Bisbee, Eugene Shade

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(1864-1933) US author whose first work of sf interest is "A Hundred Thousand Dollar Trance" for The Black Cat in 1896, though it is in fact about a hoax involving hypnotism; The Treasure of the Ice (1898) is a Lost Race tale set at the south pole, where a civilization of waif Greeks has flourished, partly due to Eugenics; there is little argument in the text about such matters, however, as it is almost entirely given over to romantic intrigues. [JC]

Eugene Shade Bisbee

born Columbus, Ohio: 18 August 1864

died New York: 10 September 1933

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