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Anthony Abbot

(Charles Fulton Oursler)
USA flag (1893 - 1952)

Born 22nd January, 1893, in Baltimore, Fulton Oursler was an editor, journalist, playwright and author who ended his career as a senior editor at Reader's Digest. He wrote detective novels under the name Anthony Abbot and assisted the police in solving homocides. His radio show attracted a large audience. He converted to Catholicism in 1943. The Greatest Story Ever Told, published in 1949, and later released as a motion picture, was his attempt to write the life of Christ in a way that would appeal to modern-day readers. He Died 24nd May, 1952 in New York City.

Genres: Mystery
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