Paule Marshall

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Paule Marshall (born Valenza Pauline Burke; April 9, 1929 – August 12, 2019) was an American feminist writer. She was born in New York City. Her best known works were Brown Girl, Brownstones (1959), The Chosen Place, the Timeless People (1969) and Praisesong for the Widow (1983).

Marshall died in Richmond, Virginia on August 12, 2019 from dementia, aged 90.[1]

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