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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  James Gould Cozzens  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: August 19, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Cozzens was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

James Cozzens spent his entire life as a writer. He also taught children of American engineers in Tuinuco, Cuba, spent one year in Europe as a traveling tutor, was a librarian at the New York Athletic Club, worked in advertising, served in the military and was an associate editor of Fortune magazine.

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