Definition of Yerby, Frank in English:

Yerby, Frank

proper noun

  • (1916–91), US writer; full name Frank Garvin Yerby. He wrote action-packed novels such as The Foxes of Harrow (1946), Judas, My Brother (1968), and The Dahomean (1971). Discrimination against black people in the US caused him to live in Spain from 1955.

Pronunciation

Yerby, Frank

/ˈyərbē/ /ˈjərbi/