Octavus Roy Cohen





Octavus Roy Cohen


Born
in Charleston, South Carolina, The United States
June 26, 1891

Died
January 06, 1959

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Octavus Roy Cohen was an American author, born in South Carolina where he received his secondary education at the Porter Military Academy, now the exclusive Porter-Gaud School. He went on to receive a college education at the Clemson University. Between 1910 and 1912 he worked in the editorial departments of the Birmingham Ledger, the Charleston News and Courier, the Bayonne Times, and the Newark Morning Star. He became popular as a result of his stories printed in The Saturday Evening Post which concerned themselves with the adventures of the Southern Negro. If his people seemed to possess the usual mythical Negro qualities of drollery and miscomprehensions, his tales at any rate were spirited. In 1913, he was admitted to the South Carolin ...more

Average rating: 3.52 · 67 ratings · 19 reviews · 61 distinct works
Midnight

3.76 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1922 — 27 editions
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The Corpse That Walked

2.81 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1951 — 12 editions
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Six Seconds of Darkness

3.75 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1921 — 13 editions
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Don't Ever Love me

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My Love Wears Black

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Gray Dusk

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Romance in the First Degree

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Come Seven

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Midnight

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The Crimson Alibi

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