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Sheean, Vincent

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1899-1975) US journalist, traveller and author best known for nonfiction like An American Among the Riffi (1926); he witnessed the Nazi takeover of Prague, and the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948). Of some sf interest is The Tide (1933), which traces the consequences of the Reincarnation of Jesus Christ in a small American city. [JC]

James Vincent Sheean

born Pana, Illinois: 5 December 1899

died Arolo, Piedmont, Italy: 16 March 1975

works (highly selected)

  • The Tide (Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1933) [hb/]


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