Oliver La Farge

  • Born: (New York City, NY, USA)
  • Died: (Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA)

Oliver Hazard Perry La Farge II was an American writer and anthropologist. During 1925 he explored early Olmec sites in Mexico, and later studied additional sites in Central America and the American Southwest. In addition to more than 15 scholarly works, mostly about Native Americans, he wrote several novels, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning, 'Laughing Boy' (1929). In addition, La Farge's short stories were published in the magazines 'The New Yorker' and 'Esquire'.


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