Thompson, Ralph, 1904-1979.

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Ralph Thompson (1904-1979) was an American author, teacher and editor.

He was a book critic at the New York Times and a contributing editor at Time Magazine, wrote reference works and translations, and was editor of the Book-of-the-Month Club from 1951 until 1975.

From the description of Ralph Thompson papers, 1929-1960. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122616059

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associatedWith Calverton, V. F. (Victor Francis), 1900-1940. person
associatedWith Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945. person
associatedWith Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979. person
associatedWith Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940. person
associatedWith Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. person
associatedWith Kerensky, Aleksandr Fyodorovich, 1881-1970. person
associatedWith Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984. person
associatedWith La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947. person
associatedWith Laski, Harold Joseph, 1893-1950. person
associatedWith Mallory, G. L. person
associatedWith Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956. person
associatedWith O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964. person
associatedWith Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972. person
associatedWith Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967. person
associatedWith Saroyan, William, 1908-1981. person
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Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
Book reviewing


Birth 1904

Death 1979

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