Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1883-1947) US newspaperman, songwriter, translator and author, mostly of sea stories; The Drifting Diamond (July-August 1912 Popular Magazine; 1912) is an adventure tale recounted with a Club Story frame in which the giant stone exercises Basilisk-like power over its successive owners. [JC]
Lincoln Ross Colcord
born at sea, near Cape Horn: 14 August 1883 [on board the Charlotte A Littlefield]
died Belfast, Maine: 16 November 1947
- The Drifting Diamond (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1912) [hb/]
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