Wednesday, July 26, 2017

7/26/1866 George Barr McCutcheon is born

July 26, 1866.  On this date George Barr McCutcheon was born.  He is best remembered for his novel Brewster's Millions, about a man who, in order to inherit seven million dollars, has to first spend one million.  It has been made into a movie a dozen times.

His most famous contribution to crime fiction is Anderson Crow, a midwestern lawman who appears in some comic novels.

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