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Maryse Conde

1934 -

Maryse Condé is a Guadeloupean, French language author of historical fiction, best known for her novel Segu (1984-1985). Maryse Condé was born as Maryse Boucolon at Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, the youngest of eight children. In 1953, her parents sent her to study at Lycée Fénelon and Sorbonne in Paris, where she majored in English. In 1959, she married Mamadou Condé, a Guinean actor. After graduating, she taught in Guinea, Ghana, and Senegal. In 1981, she divorced, but the following year married Richard Philcox, English language translator of most of her novels. (Source.)

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February 20, 2010 Edited by Winnie Edited without comment.
February 9, 2010 Edited by Winnie Updated author information from Wikipedia
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