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Robert Lewis Taylor

Born: 1912 in Carbondale, Illinois
Died: 1998

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Taylor was born in Carbondale. He attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale for one year and graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Arts in 1933.

Biography: Robert Lewis Taylor was an author and journalist. In 1939, he became a writer for ''The New Yorker'' magazine, contributing biographical sketches. His work also appeared in ''The Saturday Evening Post'' and ''Reader's Digest''. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1959.


Awards:
    '''''The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters'''''
  • -- Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1959

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Robert Lewis Taylor on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=robert+lewis+taylor


Selected Titles

A roaring in the wind :
ISBN: 0399120890 OCLC: 3415194

Putnam, New York : ©1978.

Follows the adventures of Ross Nickerson, who leaves Harvard College in 1857 to live in the untamed mountains of Montana.

Leading lives that matter :
ISBN: 0802829317 OCLC: 63703825

W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., Grand Rapids, Mich. : ©2006.

Leading Lives that Matter draws together a wide range of texts -- including fiction, autobiography, and philosophy -- that offer challenge and insight for those who are thinking about what to do with their lives.

The travels of Jaimie McPheeters
ISBN: 9780307768674 OCLC: 894797541

Doubleday, New York : [1993]

Enjoyed by millions since its first publication in 1959, The Travels Of Jaimie McPheeters is the lively story of a 13-year-old boy's adventures on a journey across America in 1849. This million-copy Pulitzer Prize-winning classic details the journey of Jaimie and his father from Kentucky to gold-rush California.

The travels of Jaimie McPheeters /
ISBN: 0385422229 OCLC: 25914100

Doubleday, New York : [1993]

Enjoyed by millions since its first publication in 1959, The Travels Of Jaimie McPheeters is the lively story of a 13-year-old boy's adventures on a journey across America in 1849. This million-copy Pulitzer Prize-winning classic details the journey of Jaimie and his father from Kentucky to gold-rush California.

  Treasure of Matecumbe
ISBN: 0788892800 OCLC: 260575118

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment ; [California] : [2008]

After inheriting a treasure map, young David is joined by four fellow adventurers and begins his search for the treasure despite deadly interference by his late father's archenemy.

  Two roads to Guadalupe
ISBN: 0583114660 OCLC: 877359254

Mayflower, London : 1969.

  W.c. fields :
ISBN: 0891901094 OCLC: 948729112

Amereon Ltd, [Place of publication not identified] : 1978.

 

 

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