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Oliver Hazard Perry La Farge (December 19, 1901 - August 2, 1963) was an American writer and anthropologist, best known for his 1930 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Laughing Boy.

Named for his uncle, Oliver H.P. La Farge, he was the grandson of the artist and stained-glass pioneer John La Farge, and his wife Margaret Mason Perry. Her father was Christopher Grant Perry, the son of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry and Elizabeth Champlin Mason. He was a descendant of Gov. Thomas Prence (1599 - March 29, 1673) a co-founder of Eastham, Massachusetts, a political leader in both the Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay colonies, and governor of Plymouth (1634, 1638, and 1657 - 1673); and Elder William Brewster , (c. 1567 - April 10, 1644), the Pilgrim leader and spiritual elder of the Plymouth Colony and a passenger on the Mayflower.

His great-grandmother was Frances Sergeant was the daughter of Chief Justice Thomas Sergeant and Sarah Bache, the daughter of Sarah Franklin Bache and Richard Bache. Frances was a great-granddaughter of Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America and Deborah Read.

He was the son of the noted Beaux-Arts architect Christopher Grant La Farge, and father of the folksinger and painter Peter La Farge.

La Farge's short stories were published in The New Yorker and Esquire magazines. His more notable works, fiction and non-fiction, concern Native American culture.

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Total Books: 37
A Pause in the Desert
2009 - A Pause in the Desert [Southwest Heritage] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780865346772
ISBN-10: 0865346771

Raw Material
2008 - Raw Material (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780865346734
ISBN-10: 0865346739
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

Behind the Mountains
2008 - Behind the Mountains (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780865346765
ISBN-10: 0865346763
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

Laughing Boy
2008 - Laughing Boy (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781439527368
ISBN-10: 1439527369

Laughing Boy  A Navajo Love Story
2004 - Laughing Boy a Navajo Love Story (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780618446728
ISBN-10: 0618446729
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

The Serpent's Tongue  Prose Poetry and Art of the New Mexican Pueblos
1997 - The Serpent's Tongue Prose Poetry and Art of the New Mexican Pueblos (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780525455141
ISBN-10: 0525455140
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

A Pictorial History of the American Indian
1988 - A Pictorial History of the American Indian (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780517514764
ISBN-10: 0517514761

Santa Fe  The Autobiography of a Southwestern Town
1981 - Santa Fe the Autobiography of a Southwestern Town (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780806116969
ISBN-10: 080611696X
Genre: History

American Indian
American Indian (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780307608468
ISBN-10: 0307608468

All the Young Men Stories
All the Young Men Stories (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780404145668
ISBN-10: 0404145663

Laughing Fox [Signet Books] (Paperback)
Santa Fe
Santa Fe (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780806104348
ISBN-10: 0806104341

The Enemy Gods
The Enemy Gods [A Zia Book] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780826303950
ISBN-10: 0826303951

The Mother Ditch
The Mother Ditch (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780865340091
ISBN-10: 0865340099
Genres: Children's Books, Nonfiction

Introduction to American Indian Art 2 Volumes in 1
Introduction to American Indian Art 2 Volumes in 1 [Rio Grande Classic] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780873801515
ISBN-10: 0873801512