Russell Conwell Hoban (1925-2011) received popularity as an American book writer. He focused on the science and conventional fiction, fantasy, poetry and children’s books environments. Hoban started his education at Temple University but left to enter the military service. He joined the Army at 18 and served in Italy and the Philippines as a radio operator in the Second World War. After the war, Hoban worked as an illustrator. He received opportunities at The Saturday Evening Post, Sports Illustrated and Time magazines. Some of his books include Riddley Walker (1980), Fremder (1996), The Bat Tattoo (2002) and Angelica Lost and Found (2010). Hoban published a series of children’s books, including Soonchild (2002) and Rosie’s Magic Horse (2013).
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