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Lifetime: 1870 - 1944 Passed: ≈ 80 years ago




United States

Ralph Henry Barbour

Ralph Henry Barbour was an American novelist, who primarily wrote popular works of sports fiction for boys. In collaboration with L. H. Bickford, he also wrote as Richard Stillman Powell, notably Phyllis in Bohemia. Other works included light romances and adventure.

During his career, Barbour produced more than 100 novels as well as a number of short stories.

Books by Ralph Henry Barbour

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The Secret Play

Play School Strategy Sports Fun

Clearfield High School football team has no coach. Its players will have to search for a new one, and get ready for the next football season and its decisive game against Springfield, its most important adversary.

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The Story My Doggie Told to Me

hunt Animal Children Nature Sports

The author of this book, Ralph Henry Barbour, was a prolific writer of scholastic and college sports and adventure fiction for boys. Here is a departure from that niche. This is a story about the good, and not so good, adventures of Fritz the dachshu...

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Winning His Game

Fiction Novel
Love Fear Narrative Journey Life Relationships Ambition Sports Competition

In this enchanting tale, a world of sports, romance, and unexpected twists awaits. Enter a realm where competition ignites passions, and a young athlete's journey unfolds, revealing the transformative power of love and determination. As the story un...

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For The Freedom Of The Seas

Fiction Novel War
Military Action Adventure Sea Historical Fiction Courage Freedom Heroism American Literature

Amidst the chaos of World War I, a young American's unyielding spirit takes him on a harrowing voyage in "For The Freedom Of The Seas" by Ralph Henry Barbour. Follow the daring journey of Tom Benton, a college student turned sailor, as he sets sail t...

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Arrival of Jimpson

Eleven short stories by a prolific author of boys scholastic and collegiate sports and adventure books. This summary to be revised near completion date. - Summary by Donald Cummings