Ernest Cook Poole

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General Information

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Name: Ernest Cook Poole

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction

Born: 1880 in Chicago, Illinois

Deceased: 1950 in Franconia, New Hampshire

Illinois Connection

Ernest lived in Chicago until 1902 when he moved to New York to write.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ernest Poole was born in Chicago in 1880. After graduating from Princeton University in 1902 he worked as a journalist where he campaigned for social reforms including an end to child labour. Poole's first novel, The Voice of the Street, was published in 1906.

On the outbreak of the First World War Poole worked as a war correspondent for The Saturday Evening Post. His novel about trade unions, The Harbour, was published in 1915. Two years later His Family won the Pulitzer Prize.

In 1917, for The New Republic magazine he went to Russia to report on the Russian Revolution. After the war, Poole, Paul Kennaday, and Arthur Livingston founded an agency, the Foreign Press Service, that negotiated for foreign authors with English-language publishers.

Published Works

  • The Harbor (Originally published in 1915), Nabu, 2010
  • His Family (Originally printed in 1917), Create Space, 2012
  • The Distroyer, Macmillan, 1931
  • Nurses on Horseback (Originally printed in 1932), Jackson Press, 2008
  • Great Winds, Macmillan, 1933
  • One of Us, Macmillan, 1934
  • The Bridge: My Own Story,, Macmillan, 1940
  • Giants Gone; Men Who Made Chicago , Whittlesey House, 1943
  • The Great White Hills of New Hampshire, Doubleday, 1947
  • The Nancy Flyer: A Stagecoach Epic, Thomas Y Crowell Company, 1949

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The harbor

ISBN: 1177454548
Release Date: 2010-08-19

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His Family

ISBN: 1470056313
Release Date: 2012-03-15

Find on World Cat

Nurses On Horseback

ISBN: 1443726397
Release Date: 2008-11-04

Find on World Cat

Great winds

Release Date: 1933

One of us,

Release Date: 1934

The great white hills of New Hampshire

Release Date: 1947

Literary Awards

  • Pulitzer Prize, His Family

External Links

Ernest Cook Poole on WorldCat

Ernest Cook Poole on Amazon


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