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Harrison-Gray the novelist - which pen name?

Maurice Harrison-Gray was born in 1900, his true name was: Maurice Gray (“Charles and Harrison were middle names”). His name and date of birth are often misstated. MHG was a successful writer of books about native Americans. I don’t know the sub-genre. Nor do I know of any titles. He used a pen name, I was told, by Tony Priday.  If you have any thoughts on the matter – please let me know. If you have some hunches, then let me know because I can contact the publisher, or use some software to determine the likelihood that you’re hunch is good.

Wiki says: ... the child of an English father and an American mother. Much of his childhood was spent in Paris, and he became bilingual. He was educated at Haileybury School and served in the British Army at the end of World War I. In his younger days he boxed, played rugby and tennis, rode motorcycles, but leg injuries stopped his sporting activities. During World War II he was a Flight Lieutenant in the RAF. Later, he became an ardent lepidopterist, breeding tropical moths at his Hampstead home.Gray later used the surname Harrison-Gray and after leaving Haileybury School he joined the family brewing business. When the company was taken over he turned to writing, at first fiction but he soon became a full-time writer about bridge.


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