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John V. A Weaver

(1893—1938)


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(1893–1938),

North Carolina-born author, whose poems, using American slang to depict shopgirls, salesmen, and other urban types in a toughly sentimental style, appear in In American (1921), Finders (1923), More “In American” (1925), Trial Balance (1931), and other books. He also wrote novels and scenarios, and of his plays the best known, written with George Abbott, is Love 'Em and Leave 'Em (1926).

Subjects: Literature.


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