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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Forrest Crissey  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction Poetry

Audience: Adult; Children;

Born: 1864 in Stockton, New York

-- Forrest Crissey on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

At the time of his death, Forrest lived in Geneva, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

In 1877 when Forrest was 13 his family moved to Marengo, Illinois. In the early 1880's he took a job at the Geneva weekly paper, The Patrol. He spent the rest of his life as a writer and a novelist.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Tattlings of a Retired Politician.

Clarkson & Cooper,. 1904

Where Opportunity Knocks Twice

The Reilly & Britton co. 1914

Alexander Legge, 1866-1933
ISBN: B0011649O0

Lakeside Press. 1936

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The Country Boy

Fleming H. Revell Company. 1903

The tale of a farm boy with big ambitions. A wonderful tale of a life on the farm.