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Octave Thanet
Birth: 1850
Andover
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: 1934
Davenport
Scott County
Iowa, USA

Author. She was one of the most well-known popular magazine contributors of the 1890's. She sold her first story to Lippincott's magazine in 1878, and was published frequently until 1913. At the height of her popularity, from 1896 to 1900, she published fifty short stories and five books. She also wrote the book "Man of the Hour," which made it to number four on the best seller list in 1905. Her real name was Alice French. (bio by: Dustin Oliver) 
 
Burial:
Oakdale Memorial Gardens
Davenport
Scott County
Iowa, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Dustin Oliver
Record added: Jun 14, 2003
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Octave Thanet
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Octave Thanet
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Octave Thanet
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- Ann Maree
 Added: May. 7, 2013
+++++++++++++++++++Alice French was a leading writer of local color stories and journalistic essays under the pseudonym Octave Thanet. Some of her best work is based on the years she spent at her winter home in Clover Bend (Lawrence County) in the Black R...(Read more)
- Someone Who Cares...
 Added: Dec. 29, 2009
Enjoyed the dry wit of your "The Day of the Cyclone." Rest in peace.
- Threeweeks
 Added: Sep. 7, 2009
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