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Ann Fairbairn (1902–1972)

Author of Five Smooth Stones

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Ann Fairbairn, whose real name was Dorothy Tait, was born in Cambridge and attended the Leland Powers School in Boston. She worked in newspapers, television and radio and as publicity director for music groups. "Five Smooth Stones" (1966), a Literary Guild selection in 1967, won her an enthusiastic following in the United States and abroad. She also wrote "That Man Cartwright" (1970), "Call Him George" (1960), a biography about New Orleans jazz clarinetist George Lewis, and was in the process of writing a third novel at the time of her death. Fairbairn died apparently of a heart attack at age 70 in February 1972 -Boston Globe 11/14/1994. http://www.southsiouxcity.org/egov/do...

"Call Him George" was originally written under the pen name Jay Allison Stuart.
http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=au:J... Allison Stuart&qt=hot_author
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