Holder, C F

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(1851-1915) US naturalist, sportsman and author, mostly of nonfiction on nature or sport or both; two Young Adult tales are of sf interest: The Treasure Divers: A Boy's Adventures in the Depths of the Sea (1898), involving an Invention and mysteries Under the Sea; and The Adventures of Torqua: Being the Life and Remarkable Adventures of Three Boys, Refugees on the Island of Santa Catalina (Pimug-na), in the Eighteenth Century (1902), a Lost Race tale set in a romanticized eighteenth-century California. [JC]

Charles Frederick Holder

born Lynn, Massachusetts: 5 August 1851

died Pasadena, California: 10 October 1915

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