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Claude Brown

Born: Feb 23, 1937

Death: Feb 2, 2002

Birthplace: Harlem

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Claude Brown

Date of Birth : Feb 23, 1937
Date of Death : Feb 2, 2002
Birth Place : Harlem

Claude Brown is the author of Manchild in the Promised Land, published to critical acclaim in 1965, which tells the story of his coming of age during the 1940s and 1950s in Harlem. He also published Children of Ham.


  • Writer
  • Novelist

Awards Won

  • Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
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