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(1862-1932) US author and literary editor of The Women's Home Companion; The Adventures of Jones (coll of linked stories 1895), in which Jones tell his audience various tall tales, some of them sf, some of them about his own Inventions; during the course of these narratives, much contemporary sf – including the fading vogue for the extraordinary voyage (see Fantastic Voyages) is spoofed. [JC]
Fred Hayden Carruth
born Minnesota: 31 October 1862
died Riverdale-on-Hudson, New York: 1932
- The Adventures of Jones (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1895) [coll of linked stories: hb/]
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