Waldo Frank

Finalist, 1952 National Book Awards

Waldo Frank was a novelist, historian and social critic whose writing primarily focused on Latin and South America. During a lecture trip to Argentina in 1942 he criticized the country’s pro-Nazi and Facist politics and was attacked and beaten by a group of Argentinians. He was then declared a persona non-grata and asked to leave the country.
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Birth of a World

First Edition Cover of Birth of a World by Waldo Frank
ISBN 9781166138905 Houghton Mifflin

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Waldo Frank

Waldo Frank was a novelist, historian and social critic whose writing primarily focused on Latin and South America. During a lecture trip to Argentina in 1942 he criticized the country’s pro-Nazi and Facist politics and was attacked and beaten by a group of Argentinians. He was then declared a persona non-grata and asked to leave the country.

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