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Robert Lewis Taylor

AKA Robert Taylor

Born: 24-Sep-1912
Birthplace: Carbondale, IL
Died: 30-Sep-1998
Location of death: Southbury, CT
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters

Military service: US Navy (1942-46, WWII)

Father: Roscoe Aaron Taylor
Mother: Mabel Bowyer
Wife: Judith Martin (m. 3-Feb-1945)

    University: Southern Illinois University (one year)

    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1959 for The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters
    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Reporter (three years)
    The New Yorker Profile writer

Author of books:
Adrift in a Boneyard (1947)
Doctor, Lawyer, Merchant, Chief (1948, articles)
W. C. Fields: His Follies and Fortunes (1949, biography)
Professor Fodorski (1950, novel)
The Running Pianist (1950)
Winston Churchill: An Informal Study of Greatness (1952, biography)
The Bright Sands (1954, novel)
Center Ring: The People of the Circus (1956)
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1958, novel)
A Journey to Matecumbe (1961, novel)
Two Roads to Guadalupe (1964, novel)
Vessel of Wrath: The Life and Times of Carry Nation (1966, biography)
A Roaring in the Wind: Being a History of Alder Gulch, Montana, in its Great and its Shameful Days (1978)
Niagara (1980)
The Breach: Kilimanjaro and the Conquest of Self (1981)


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