Thomas Wolfe grave
Thomas Wolfe
Riverside Cemetery
Asheville, North Carolina

Thomas Wolfe died quite young at the age of 37 from tuberculosis. Look Homeward, Angel was his first novel, published in 1929. Widely considered a classic of American literature, it is on the 101 Bananas Required Reading List For the Human Race.

Thomas Wolfe postage stamp
U.S. postage stamp honoring
Thomas Wolfe, issued in 2000