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(1845-1905) US author of Aristopia: A Romance-History of the New World (1895), an Alternate History, a very early example of the form in English: the first white settlers in Virginia, having discovered an enormous deposit of gold, use their wealth to ensure the success of their colony, which they turn into a Utopia destined to take over America in the twentieth century. [JC]
Castello Newton Holford
born Beetown, Wisconsin: 7 December 1845
died Washington Asylum Hospital: 29 May 1905
- Aristopia: A Romance-History of the New World (Boston, Massachusetts: Arena Publishing Co, 1895) [hb/]
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