Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1912-1983) US author best known for nonfantastic work like A Walk in the Spring Rain (1966) and who began publishing work of genre interest with "Turnip's Blood" for Story Magazine in 1936. In The Green Kingdom (1957), a Lost World tale, a mysterious enclave serves as a kind of echo chamber that amplifies the interactions of the five bewildered protagonists trapped in the unknown. Some of the stories assembled as The Way Things Are: The Stories of Rachel Maddux (coll 1992) are fantasy. [JC]
Rachel Maddux Baker
born Wichita, Kansas: 15 December 1912
died Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee: 19 November 1983
- The Green Kingdom (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957) [hb/Joan Cummings]
- The Way Things Are: The Stories of Rachel Maddux (Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee Press, 1992) [hb/]
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