Entry updated 9 August 2021. Tagged: Author.
Pseudonym of John Franklin Carter (1897-1967). a journalist who did intelligence work for the American government in World War Two, and the author of several nonfiction books on American political figures as well as two sf novels, Champagne Charlie (1950), a mild Near Future political Satire, and The Rat Race (8 March-5 April 1947 Collier's Weekly; rev 1950), about a Shapeshifting politician. He may or may not be the John Franklin Carter credited with anonymous work for the Stratemeyer Syndicate. [JC]
John Franklin Carter
born Fall River, Massachusetts: 27 April 1897
died Washington, District of Columbia: 28 November 1967
- Champagne Charlie (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1950) [hb/]
- The Rat Race (Los Angeles, California: Fantasy Publishing Company, 1950) [hb/Jack Gaughan]
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