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|Birth:||29th February, 1908|
|Death:||12th December, 2002|
|Profession:||Historian, Librarian, Novelist, Professor|
Dorris Alexander "Dee" Brown was born in Alberta, Louisiana. He was an American novelist, historian and librarian. His most famous work, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee details the history American expansionism from a point of view that is critical of its effects on the Native Americans. From 1948 to 1972, he was an agriculture librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he had gained a master's degree in library science, became a professor, and raised a son, Mitchell, and daughter, Linda, with his wife Sally. As a part-time writer, he published nine books, three fiction and six nonfiction, by the end of the 1950s. His last book-length work, Way To Bright Star is a picaresque novel set during the Civil War.
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