Rex Beach


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Michigan novelist, spent several years in the Klondike and wrote a number of novels concerned with the region, including The Spoilers (1906), based on a Nome gold-mining case; The Silver Horde (1909), a tale of the salmon fisheries; and The Iron Trail (1913). He later turned to other backgrounds, such as the Canal Zone, in The Ne'er-do-well (1911); New York City, in The Auction Block (1914); and Florida, in Wild Pastures (1935). Personal Exposures (1941) is an autobiography.

Subjects: Literature.

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