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Opie Read (1852–1939)

Opie Percival Read was the youngest of ten children born to Guilford and Elizabeth Wallace Read. He was raised on his parent's plantation near Gallatin, Tennessee and later attended Neophagen College in Nashville. Prior to his enrollment, Read had worked for the Franklin (KY) Patriot Newspaper where he learned to set type. A skill that would later... See full bio »

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 1997 Oz: The American Fairyland (Video documentary) (book "The Arkansas Planter")
 1926 The Wives of the Prophet (novel)
 1921 The Jucklins (novel)
 1920 The Kentucky Colonel (novel "A Kentucky Colonel" - as Opie Percival Read)
 1919 Almost a Husband (story "Old Ebenezer")
 1915 A Yankee from the West (novel)
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 1920 Birthright
 1912 The Starbucks (Short)
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(19??). Story: "Old Ebenezer" (filmed as Almost a Husband (1919)). See more »

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1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »

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Opie Percival Read

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