Lewis, Oscar

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(1893-1992) US editor and author active from 1912 as an author of magazine stories for boys; not to be confused with the anthropologist Oscar Lewis (1914-1970). His Alternate-History novel, The Lost Years: A Biographical Fantasy (1951), depicts through the recorded reactions of contemporaries the last years of Abraham Lincoln in a world where he was never assassinated. [JC]

Oscar Lewis

born San Francisco, California: 5 May 1893

died San Francisco, California: 11 July 1992

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