Edward Dahlberg

(1900_1977 / Boston, Massachusetts)

Biography of Edward Dahlberg

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Edward Dahlberg (July 22, 1900 – February 27, 1977) was an American novelist, essayist and autobiographer.

Edward Dahlberg was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Elizabeth Dahlberg. Together mother and son led a vagabond existence, until 1905 when she operated the Star Lady Barbershop in Kansas City. In April 1912 Dahlberg was sent to the Jewish Orphan Asylum, in Cleveland, Ohio, where he lived until 1917. He eventually attended the University of California, Berkeley (1922–23) and Columbia University (B.S. in philosophy. 1925).

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