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William Gilbert Patten

(1866—1945)


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(1866–1945),

under the pseudonym Burt L. Standish wrote dime novels and several series of juvenile stories about college life and amateur sports. The best-known series deals with Frank Merriwell, a wholesome college athlete. The series began in 1896, included more than 200 novels, and sold over 25,000,000 copies.

Subjects: Literature.


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