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The most prolific writer – Part 3


April 13, 2018

American novelist and short story author Frederick Schiller Faust was better known to readers of his works as Max Brand. Faust, however, also used other pseudonyms because he wrote so much.

Brand specialized in writing western stories. One of his most popular works was “Destry Rides Again,” published in 1930. The novel spawned three movie versions (starring Tom Mix, Jimmy Stewart and Audie Murphy), a Broadway musical and a television series.

Brand not only wrote westerns, but he published books in other genres as well. Among his many works were several medical dramas. Perhaps the most e...

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