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Taylor, Phoebe Atwood

Melissa McFarland Pennell

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Taylor, Phoebe Atwood (18 May 1909–09 January 1976), author, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of John D. Taylor, a surgeon, and Josephine Atwood. Taylor attended Barnard College on a Lucille Pulitzer Residence Scholarship and graduated with a B.A. in 1930. After graduating she returned to Boston and published her first detective novel, ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers)

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