Brand, Max, 1892-1944

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Dates:
Birth 1892-05-29
Death 1944-05-12
Gender:
Male

Biographical notes:

Frederick Schiller Faust was born in Seattle, WA on May 29, 1892; best known as Max Brand, author of western novels such as Destry rides again (1930), Singing guns (1938), and Danger trail (1940); also wrote spy and crime novels under pseudonyms Frederick Frost and Walter C. Butler; wrote Calling Dr. Kildare (1940) and its sequels, and worked on films based on them; published poetry, The village street and other poems (1922) and Dionysus in Hades (1931); killed while a war correspondent for Harper's at Santa Maria Infante, Italy, May 12, 1944.

From the description of Stories, 1917-1963. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38060729

Biography

Frederick Schiller Faust was born in Seattle, Washington on May 29, 1892; best known as Max Brand, author of western novels such as Destry rides again (1930), Singing guns (1938), and Danger trail (1940); also wrote spy and crime novels under pseudonyms Frederick Frost and Walter C. Butler; wrote Calling Dr. Kildare (1940) and its sequels, and worked on films based on them; published poetry, The village street and other poems (1922) and Dionysus in Hades (1931); killed while a war correspondent for Harper's at Santa Maria Infante, Italy, May 12, 1944.

From the guide to the Max Brand Stories, 1917-1963, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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  • American fiction--20th century
  • Western stories
  • Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources

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