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Raymond Carver

Raymond Carver was a short-story writer credited with revitalizing the form in the United States during the 1970s and '80s. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Carver spent most of his childhoo…

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(in Jerusalem Delivered). Master of 4,000 infantry, Count of Toulouse, equal to Godfrey in the “wisdom of cool debate” (bk. iii.). This Nestor of the Crusaders slew Aladine, th…

Randie Carver

Randie CarverAge: 24 North American Boxing Federation supermiddleweight champion; nicknamed “the Natural”; former Golden Gloves champion; professional record was 23-0-1 going into …

George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver was a celebrated botanist and inventor at a time when it was still rare for African-Americans to reach those heights. The son of a Missouri slave, George Washington Carver gr…

George Washington Carver

George Washington Carvereducator, scientistBorn: 1864Birthplace: Diamond Grove, Mo. After a university in Kansas refused to admit him because he was African American, George Washington Carver …

George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver Born: 1864 Birthplace: near Diamond Grove, Mo. Cosmetic and process of producing same; paint and stain and process of producing the same—When Carver's method of…

Michael Carver TROUT

TROUT, Michael Carver, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Hickory Township, Mercer County, Pa., September 30, 1810; received a very limited education; employed as a hatter for three ye…

Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler was a writer of detective stories and a founder (with Dashiell Hammett and James M. Cain) of the hard-boiled school of mystery fiction. His detective hero Philip Marlowe, a tough and …

Raymond Naimoli

Raymond NaimoliAge: 56 Tampa Bay Devil Rays chief financial officer and senior vice president; younger brother of Devil Rays general partner Vincent Naimoli; before joining the team, he served…

Raymond Chandler

Raymond ChandlerauthorBorn: 7/23/1888Birthplace: Chicago Author of detective novels that depict the seedy, dark side of Los Angeles. His novels, which include The Big Sleep (1939) and Farewel…