Bruce Lancaster





Bruce Lancaster


Born
in Worcester, Massachusetts, The United States
August 22, 1896

Died
June 20, 1963

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Bruce Lancaster was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on August 22, 1896. He served in the U.S. Army along the Mexican border in 1916 and later in France. After the war he returned to school and received a B.A. from Harvard in 1918. He worked in administration and sales for nine years, after which he served in the U.S. Foreign Service as Vice-Consul to Kobe, Japan (1928-1932). Following his return to the United States he became assistant secretary to the board of governors of the Society of New York Hospitals, and began to write the novels which would make him famous. Most of his works are historical novels, including Guns of Burgoyne, Trumpet to Arms, and Blind Journey. He has also written historical non-fiction, such as From Lexington to L ...more

Average rating: 3.78 · 254 ratings · 25 reviews · 18 distinct works · Similar authors
The American Revolution

3.65 avg rating — 129 ratings — published 1955 — 16 editions
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The Secret Road

3.78 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1940 — 4 editions
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American Heritage History o...

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Phantom Fortress

4.42 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1976 — 2 editions
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Guns of Burgoyne

4.17 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1975 — 2 editions
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Blind Journey

3.64 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1953 — 3 editions
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Trumpet To Arms

3.90 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1944 — 3 editions
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The Scarlet Patch

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No Bugles Tonight

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The Big Knives

3.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1964 — 2 editions
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