Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1874-1939) US author, most of his work focused on Native American civilizations, several of his titles, like The Crooked Tree: Indian Legends and a Short History of the Little Traverse Bay Region (coll 1917) containing his versions of traditional material. He is of some sf interest for The Great Myth (1922), a Lost Race tale about the Mound People, which treats his central concerns. This author, who was sometimes known as John C Wright, should not be confused with John C Wright. [JC]
John Couchois Wright
born Harbor Springs, Michigan: 14 April 1874
died Alma Gratiot County, Michigan: 23 May 1939
works (highly selected)
- The Great Myth (Lansing, Michigan: The Michigan Education Company, 1922) [hb/]
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