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Tom Mccarthy

A former newspaper and radio-television journalist, Mr. McCarthy now lives and writes in Goshen, New Hampshire. There is no book-length biography of Vivian Burnett. His The Romantick Lady (Scribner’s, 1927) is the most substantial biography of his mother.

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The lady author modelled her famous fictional creation after her own wonder boy —and condemned a generation of “manly little chaps” to velvet pants and curls
John Solomon Rarey was possibly the greatest horse tamer the world has ever seen; his incredible feats made him the toast of Victoria, Napoleon III, and the Czar