Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1921/01/19 Mary Coates Plangman, ex-wife of Jay Bernard Plangman, gives birth to a daughter, Mary Patricia Plangman, in Fort Worth, Texas. The artists couple had divorced just ten days before their daughter's birth.
1928/06/00 With her mother and step-father, Patricia makes a trip to Endless Caverns in New Market, Virginia, where she develops an interest in Native American Indian culture. Life Endless Caverns, New Market New Market
1938/00/00 "When I was seventeen, in Texas, I met briefly a very spoiled boy who was very much like Bruno, completely dissolute ... completely worthless, and he was the genesis of Bruno." PH Author Strangers on a Train (book) Fort Worth, TX Texas
1938/00/00 Highsmith family lives at 1-7 Bank St, Greenwich Village Home Bank Street New York City
1948/00/00 Patricia Highsmith writes a rough draft of "Strangers on a Train" during a two month stay at Yaddo, an artist retreat in upstate New York. Author Strangers on a Train (book) Yaddo, artists community Saratoga Springs, NY
1950/00/00 "Strangers on a Train", a novel by Patricia Highsmith, is published. Author Strangers on a Train (book)
1955/00/00 Patricia Highsmith's "The Talented Mr Ripley" is published by Coward-McCann. Author The Talented Mr Ripley
1970/06/00 Patricia Highsmith's "Ripley Under Ground" is published in the United States by Doubleday and in the United Kingdom by William Heinemann. Author Ripley Under Ground (book)
1995/02/04 American author Patricia Highsmith dies from aplastic anemia and lung cancer at Carita hospital in Locarno, Ticino, Switzerland.
1995/03/00 Patricia Highsmith wills her estate, worth an estimated $3 million, and any future royalties to the Yaddo colony in New York State. Benefactor Yaddo, artists community Saratoga Springs, NY

3 Creative Works by Patricia Highsmith »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Strangers on a Train (book) Author Novel 1950/00/00
  • 1100 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
  • The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time
The Talented Mr Ripley Author Novel 1955/00/00
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
  • 1100 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
  • The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time
  • The Top 100 Mystery Novels of All Time
Ripley Under Ground (book) Author Novel 1970/06/00

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