McCutcheon, George Barr
George Barr McCutcheon (1866 - 1928), an American novelist and playwright, was born in Tippecanoe County, Indiana. He attended Purdue University but was dismissed when he failed his exams in second year. He then began working as a reporter for the Lafayette Journal andbecame City Editor of the Lafayette Daily Courier in1893. He is famous largely because of his Graustark series of novels. In total,McCutcheonwrote forty novels and also wrote plays,Brood House (1910), andMary Midthorne (1911).
American novelist and playwright, McCutcheon is excessively famous for his serial novels. He preferred to be recognized for his dramas and did not like to be characterized as a Romantic. His travel expeditions are reflected in his works.