Bob Brown





Bob Brown

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born
in Chicago, The United States
June 14, 1886

died
August 07, 1959

gender
male

genre


About this author

Bob Brown, born Robert Carlton Brown, liked to say he had written in every genre imaginable: advertising, journalism, fiction, poetry, ethnography, screen-writing, even cookbooks. He wrote at least 1,000 pulp stories, some of which became the basis for “What Happened to Mary?” the first movie serial, released in 1912. He was on the editorial board of the radical magazine The Masses before founding a successful business magazine in Brazil. His output was so varied and his life so far-flung — he boasted of having lived in 100 cities — that some library card catalogs list him as at least two different people.

Brown was also involved in the expatriate literary community in Paris, publishing several volumes of poetry. While in France, Brown also
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