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message 1: by Clare (new)

Clare O'Beara | 240 comments
is the correct spelling for
and please bring along his book as well

I also have bio information about this author.
Please let me know when to post it here.

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Olivia (livka) | 7927 comments profiles merged

message 3: by Clare (last edited Apr 06, 2019 08:34AM) (new)

Clare O'Beara | 240 comments Thank you!
Here is bio info.
which says
'Gerald Raftery was born on October 30, 1905. He died in August 1986 at 80 years old. We know that Gerald Raftery had been residing in Arlington, Bennington County, Vermont.'

We found a burial record for him at Arlington Military Cemetery.

I have a hardback book here by this author, Grey Lance, publisher The Bodley Head, edition 1960. On the back inside flap it says:

Gerald Raftery lives in Elizabeth, New Jersey, where he has been a school librarian in a joined elementary and junior high school since 1947. He has been teaching since 1930, except for three years of World War II when he served as an intelligence specialist in Europe.
He has written a little bit of almost everything - but mostly children's fiction and newspaper and magazine verse. Of his other interests Gerald Raftery writes: 'My only other hobby of consequence is Vermont where I have a small place and where my wife and I spend all of our spare time.'

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