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Emily Hahn

Emily Hahn (1905-1997) was an American journalist and author. Called "a forgotten American literary treasure" by The New Yorker magazine, she was the author of 52 books and more than 180 articles and stories. Ms. Hahn smoked large cigars, drank with gusto and maintained a chaotic love life across several continents.

Articles by this Author

A collection of little-known early-twentieth-century photographs of St. Louis recalls the author’s unfashionably happy childhood
Trove, October/November 1980 | Vol. 31, No. 6
The saga of Kip Wagner, the first modern American to grow rich from ancient Spanish treasure
Spies and assassins stalked our first consul to Japan, his hosts bluntly told him to leave, and his own government neglected him
A long-buried series of letters to an African game hunter reveals T. R. as half thinker, half boy scout