Charles Bertrand Lewis


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(1842–1924), Ohio humorist, whose sketches in the Detroit Free Press won him a contemporary reputation. Much of his writing was collected in books, typical examples being Brother Gardener's Lime Kiln Club (1882), a parody of a black society, and Trials and Troubles of the Bowser Family (1889), about the domestic tribulations of a middle-class family. He wrote under the pseudonym M. Quad.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

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