Harold Sherman

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Harold Morrow Sherman
Born (1898-07-13)July 13, 1898
Traverse City, Michigan, United States
Died August 19, 1987(1987-08-19) (aged 89)
Mountain View, Arkansas, United States
Occupation Novelist, lecturer, humanitarian
Nationality American
Period 20th century
Genre Adventure novel

Harold Sherman (1898-1987) was a prolific American author, lecturer and psychical researcher.[1]

Biography[edit]

Harold Morrow Sherman was born on July 13, 1898, in Traverse City, Michigan. He studied at the University of Michigan for a short amount of time, then moved to Detroit to work for the Ford Motor Company. He married Martha Bain on September 26, 1920, and had two daughters: Mary and Marcia.

In 1921, Harold worked as a reporter for The Marion Chronicle in Indiana. He moved to New York City in 1924 to write several popular boys' sports and adventure books (notably the Tahara series) and to produce two plays on Broadway.

The Sherman family spent the 1950s and early 1960s in Hollywood, writing for television and lecturing on his most recent work.

He died on August 19, 1987.

Selected bibliography[edit]

Sherman's personal papers are archived here: http://uca.edu/archives/m87-08-harold-m-sherman-collection/

Non Fiction[edit]

  • Your Key to Happiness (1935)
  • Thoughts through Space (with Sir Hubert Wilkins) (1942)
  • Your Key to Married Happiness (1944)
  • Your Key to Youth Problems (1945)
  • Your Key to Romance (1948)
  • You Live After Death (1949)
  • You Can Stop Drinking (1950)
  • Know Your Own Mind (1953)
  • Adventures in Thinking (1956)
  • TNT, the Power Within You (with Claude Bristol; 1957)
  • How To Turn Failure into Success (1958)
  • How to Use the Power of Prayer (1958)
  • How To Make ESP Work For You (1964)
  • How to Solve Mysteries of Your Mind and Soul (1965)
  • Wonder Healers of the Philippines (1967)
  • Your Mysterious Powers of ESP (1969)
  • How to Foresee and Control Your Future (1970)
  • How to Take Yourself Apart and Put Yourself Back Together Again (1971)
  • The Harold Sherman ESP Manual (with Ambrose and Olga Worrall; 1972)
  • Your Power to Heal (1972)
  • You Can Communicate with the Unseen World (1974)
  • How to Know What to Believe (1976)
  • How to Picture What You Want (1978)
  • The Dead Are Alive! (1981)

Adventure Fiction[edit]

  • Cameron McBain, Backwoodsman (1927)
  • Ding Palmer, Air Detective (1930)
  • The Land of Monsters (1931)
  • Let Freedom Ring! (1932)
  • Tahara Among the African Tribes (1933)
  • Tahara: Boy King of the Desert (1933)
  • Tahara: Boy Mystic of India (1933)
  • Tahara in the Land of the Yucatan (1933)
  • Call of the Land (1948)

Sports Fiction[edit]

  • Block that Kick! (1928)[2]
  • Over the Line (1929)
  • It's a Pass! (1931)
  • Strike Him Out (1931)
  • Interference (1932)
  • Under the Basket (1932)
  • Down the Ice (1932)
  • Double Play (1932)
  • The Tennis Terror (1932)
  • Captain of the Eleven (1933)

Fantasy[edit]

  • The Green Man (1946)
  • All Aboard for the Moon (1947)
  • The Green Man Returns (1947)
  • This Way to Heaven (1948)

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