Forrest Wilson

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Robert Forrest Wilson (January 20, 1883 – May 9, 1942)[1][2] was an American author and journalist. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography in 1942 for his biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Crusader in Crinoline: The Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1941).[2]

Wilson was born in Warren, Ohio.[1] After the First World War he lived in Paris for some time, a period which he details in his book Paris On Parade[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Forrest Wilson, Wrote Prize Book". The New York Times. May 11, 1942. p. 15. Retrieved August 30, 2012.  (subscription required)
  2. ^ a b Elizabeth A. Brennan; Elizabeth C. Clarage (1999). Who's Who of Pulitzer Prize Winners. Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. 20–21. ISBN 978-1-57356-111-2. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Wilson, Robert Forrest, Paris On Parade, Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis, 1924

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