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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robert Lewis Taylor  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1912 in Carbondale, Illinois

Died: 1998


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


Illinois Connection

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.

Biographical and Professional Information

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

Selected Titles At Your Library

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

Putnam,. .

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 Number: 63703825

W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co.,. .

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 Number: 894797541

Doubleday,. .

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 Number: 25914100

Doubleday,. .

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 Number: 260575118

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment ;. .

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 Number: 877359254

Mayflower,. .

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

Amereon Ltd,. .