Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1876-1927) German-born engineer and author whose birth name was Franz Koester; in the US from 1902 and naturalized in 1904. His Under the Desert Stars (1923) is a Lost Race tale set in the Sahara Desert. [JC]
born Sterkrade, Germany: 28 August 1876
died New York: 5 October 1927
- Under the Desert Stars (New York: Washington Square Publishing Co, 1923) [hb/L C Van Benscoten]
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