Hurst, Fannie, 1889–1968, American author, b. Hamilton, Ohio, grad. Washington Univ., 1909. She is noted for her sympathetic, sentimental novels including Lummox (1923), Back Street (1930), Imitation of Life (1933), and God Must Be Sad (1961).
See biography by B. Kroeger (1999).
See more Encyclopedia articles on: American Literature: Biographies