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Dare Wright


Birth Name: Dare Wright

Born: 3 December 1914 Died: 25 January 2001

Country of origin: Canada


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Description: Dare Wright was a children's author, model and photographer. Born in Canada, she spent most of her childhood in Cleveland, Ohio, and moved to New York City in her twenties. In 1957, she photographed her childhood Lenci doll, Edith, along with two teddy bears, for her first children's book, titled The Lonely Doll. The book made The New York Times Best Seller List for children's books, and was followed by eighteen other stories. Make Me Real, which features another of Dare Wright's childhood dolls, and Ocracoke in The Fifties, her only book written for adults, have been published posthumously. From accounts from those who ... (more)
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