Badger, Joseph E, Jr

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(1848-1909) US author who began contributing Dime Novels to journals like the New York Weekly and other Beadle & Adams publications from as early as 1870, mostly under his own name or as Harry Hazard; in his Young Adult Lost Race novel, The Lost City (1898), the young protagonist and his professor mentor are carried by Airship in a storm to the Olympic Mountains in the state of Washington, where they encounter a lost Aztec civilization. Badger committed suicide in the failing pool hall of which he was part-owner. [JC]

Joseph Edward Badger Jr

born Payson, Illinois: 10 October 1848

died Blue Rapids, Kansas: 30 January 1909

works

  • The Lost City (Boston, Massachusetts: Dana Estes, 1898) [hb/L J Bridgman]

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