Frederick L. Allen

Finalist, 1953 National Book Awards

Frederick Lewis Allen (1890–1954) was born in Boston, studied at Groton, and graduated from Harvard in 1912. He was assistant and associate editor of Harper’s Magazine for eighteen years, then the magazine’s sixth editor in chief for twelve years until his death. In addition to The Lords of Creation, Allen was well known for Only Yesterday, Since Yesterday, and The Big Change. [Open Road Media]
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The Big Change

cover of the big change by frederick lewis allen
ISBN 9788992151214 eStar Books / Harper & Row

The Big Change illustrates a transformative moment in American history and provides an implicit and illuminating perspective 1900 to 1950 from the perspective of someone at that moment in history. More about this book >

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Frederick L. Allen

Frederick Lewis Allen (1890–1954) was born in Boston, studied at Groton, and graduated from Harvard in 1912. He was assistant and associate editor of Harper’s Magazine for eighteen years, then the magazine’s sixth editor in chief for twelve years until his death. In addition to The Lords of Creation, Allen was well known for Only Yesterday, Since Yesterday, and The Big Change. [Open Road Media]

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