Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1857-1937) Canadian surgeon and author, in US from 1892, member of the American College of Surgeons; he served in World War One as a captain in the American Army Medical Corps. Of sf interest is The Quest (1909), a Lost Race tale whose protagonist – a doctor who has fled to Venezuela to avoid criminal charges – spends five years treating an ancient Gaelic-speaking civilization of mixed Viking and Incan ancestry. [JC]
Thomas Alva Stoddard
born Clam Harbour, Nova Scotia: 22 August 1857
died Pueblo, Colorado: 18 November 1937
- The Quest (New York: Cochrane Publishing Company, 1909) [hb/nonpictorial]
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