As per our current Database, Dorothy West has been died on Aug 16, 1998 (age 91).
When Dorothy West die, Dorothy West was 91 years old.
|Popular As||Dorothy West|
|Age||91 years old|
|Born||June 2, 1907 (Massachusetts)|
Dorothy West’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.
Dorothy West was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.
An American Novelist and short story Writer associated with the Harlem Renaissance, she published such works as The Living Is Easy (1948) and The Richer, The Poorer: Stories, Sketches, and Reminiscences (1995). Her 1995 work, The Wedding, was made into a television miniseries by Oprah Winfrey.
She began writing at the age of seven; by her mid-teens, she had won several literary contests.
She died at the age of ninety-one.
Her father, Isaac Christopher West, was a slave for part of his life.
She tied with Zora Neale Hurston in a 1926 short story contest.