Individual Author Record
Name: Robert Lewis TaylorPen Name: None Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction Born: 1912 in Carbondale, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionTaylor was born in Carbondale. He attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale for one year and graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Arts in 1933.
Biographical and Professional InformationRobert Lewis Taylor was an author and journalist. In 1939, he became a writer for The New Yorker magazine, contributing biographical sketches. His work also appeared in The Saturday Evening Post and Reader's Digest. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1959.
- Adrift in a Boneyard, 1948
- Doctor, Lawyer, Merchant, Chief, 1948
- W. C. Fields: His Follies and Fortunes, 1949
- Professor Fodorski, 1950
- The Running Pianist, 1950
- Winston Churchill: An Informal Study of Greatness, 1952
- The Bright Sands, 1954
- The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, 1958
- Center Ring, 1960
- A Journey to Matecumbe, 1961
- Two Roads to Guadalupe, DoubleDay, 1964
- Vessel of Wrath: The Life and Times of Carry Nation, 1966
- A Roaring in the Wind, 1978
- Niagara, 1980
Titles At Your Library
W.C. Fields: His Follies and Fortunes
ISBN: 0891901094 Amereon Ltd. 1978 Records the celebrated comedian's Hollywood's career and depicts his off screen personality.
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (Arbor House Library of Contemporary Americana)
ISBN: 0385422229 Main Street Books. 1992 With more than one million copies in print since its first publication in 1959, this Pulitzer Prize-winning classic details the journey of 13-year-old Jaimie and his father from Kentucky to gold-rush California in 1849.
Two Roads to Guadalupe
ISBN: 9997409353 Doubleday & Company. 1964 An exciting novel about the Mexican war. The heros are the Shelby brothers: 14 year old Sam and Blaine who joins the war effort because he expects the campaign to be culturally broadening. The saga is derring-do lusty action, and black-hearted villainy in the midst of the surging, brutal, yet valiant, strugle with Mexico.