Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1915-1997) US Catholic priest, film director and author, whose Children's SF novel, The Adventures of Pancho of Peru (1953), describes the brave behaviour of the eponymous native, who has connections with a Lost World deep in the mountains. It was published as part of the didactic Adventures with a Purpose series. [JC]
Albert Francis Jerome Nevins
born Yonkers, New York: 11 September 1915
died Ossining, New York: 15 December 1997
- The Adventures of Pancho of Peru (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1953) [Adventures with a Purpose: illus/hb/Kurt Wiese]
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