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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Edgar Ansel Mowrer  

Pen Name: None


Born: March 8, 1892 in Bloomington, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Edgar Mowrer was born, raised and educated in Illinois, graduating from the University of Chicago in 1910.

Biographical and Professional Information

Edgar was a war correspondent in France and Belgium for the Chicago Daily News from 1914-1916. After that he was the chief of the Berlin bureau; Paris bureau and became the Washington correspondent in 1940. He also was with the U.S. Office of War Information as the Deputy Director, from 1942-43, and finished his career as a syndicated columnist on foreign affairs from 1943-1969.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Germany puts the clock back
ISBN: B00086MSM4

W. Morrow & company. 1939

Softback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition suitable as a study copy. Front Cover Missing.

The dragon wakes,: A report from China,

W. Morrow and company. 1939

A good time to be alive

Duell, Sloan and Pearce. 1959

An end to make-believe
ISBN: B0006AX99I

Duell, Sloan and Pearce. 1961

Triumph and Turmoil: A Personal History of Our Times
ISBN: 0049200267

Allen & Unwin. 1970

Umano and the price of lasting peace,
ISBN: 0802221033

Philosophical Library. 1973


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