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Harriet Doerr

Novelist, short story writer, essayist


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Harriet Huntington Doerr was an American author whose debut novel was published at the age of 74.Early life A granddaughter of California railroad magnate and noted collector of art and rare books, Henry Edwards Huntington, Harriet Green Huntington grew up in a Pasadena, California, family that encouraged intellectual endeavors. She attended high school at Westridge School, in Pasadena. She then enrolled in Smith College in 1927, but transferred to Stanford University the following year where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta. In 1930, after her junior year, she left school and married Albert Doerr, Jr., a Stanford '30 graduate whom she had known in Pasadena. The Doerrs spent the next 25 years in Pasadena, where they raised a son, Michael , and a daughter, Martha.

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Smith College

Private women's liberal arts college in Massachusetts

Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States