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Potter, David

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

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(1874-1962) US naval officer and author who published nonfiction and sentimental novels under his own name and, pseudonymously, a Lost Race novel, The Lost Goddess (1908) as by Edward Barron, in which a beautiful descendant of the Mayans proves to come from a mysterious Island up a great South American river, where some of her folk have survived. [JC]

David Potter

born Bridgeton, New Jersey: 19 December 1874

died San Mateo, California: 13 December 1962


  • The Lost Goddess (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1908) as by Edward Barron [hb/]


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