Title: Guy Harris, The Runaway
Author: Castlemon, Harry
Publication date: New York, 1887
Library: University of Iowa Main Library
Call number: PS 1694 .F15G8
Submitted by: Patricia
Harry Castlemon is the pen name for American author Charles Austin Fosdick. He was born in New York and lived in Westfield with his wife, Sarah Elizabeth Stoddard, until their deaths. He served in the Union Navy during the Civil War, and began writing as a teenager. Castlemon’s writing was made up of children’s literature – specifically adventure-style stories aimed towards young boys.
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