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Miles, Miska

      Miska Miles was a pseudonym for the author Patricia Miles Martin, born November 14, 1899 in Cherokee, Kansas. She was a graduate of the University of Wyoming and worked as an elementary school teacher for four years before beginning a career in writing. Patricia began writing almost by accident. She had enrolled […]


Rand, Ted

Ted Rand was born on December 27, 1915 on Mercer Island, Washington. His mother was a teacher and his father was the principal of the Luther Burbank School, which was run by the Seattle school district for “wayward boys.” When he was young, he traveled the world. “I saw Hitler speak in Munich,” he once said, “and I saw […]