Authors

  • A. T. Anderson

    Brigadier-General Austin Thomas Anderson (1886–1949) was an Australian brigadier-general who was in the Royal Artillery. Anderson was the son of William Mather Anderson (Chief Inspector of the Oriental Bank in London and Acting Governor of Mauritius at one time) and Mary Anne Neilley (born and married in Australia and died in England). He was born on 28 August 1868 in Mauritius. On 8 October 1908, Anderson married Ethel Campbell in Ahmednagar, India. During World War I, he served in the 7th (Meerut) Division and was commanded the 48th (South Midland) Division artillery from 1920 through 1924. He retired from the military in 1924 and settled in Sydney. Anderson is said to have received the French Légion d'honneur medal in the park at Cambrai in 1916. However, the Musée de la Légion d'honneur says that Augustin Thomas Anderson, a colonel in the British Army, received the medal on 12 December 1918. ...
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  • A. W. Tozer

    Aiden Wilson Tozer (April 21, 1897 – May 12, 1963) was an American Christian pastor, preacher, author, magazine editor, and spiritual mentor. For his work, he received two honorary doctoral degrees. ...
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  • A. W. Tozer

    Aiden Wilson Tozer (April 21, 1897 – May 12, 1963) was an American Christian pastor, author, magazine editor, and spiritual mentor. For his work, he received two honorary doctoral degrees. ...
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  • A.G. Lafley

    Alan George "A. G." Lafley (born June 13, 1947) is an American businessman who led consumer goods maker Procter & Gamble (P&G) for two separate stints, from 2000 to 2010 and again from 2013 to 2015, during which he served as chairman, president and CEO. In 2015, he stepped down as CEO to become executive chairman of P&G, eventually retiring in June 2016. As CEO, Lafley was called "one of the most lauded CEOs in history" and is credited with revitalizing P&G under the mantra “Consumer is Boss,” with a focus on billion dollar brands like Crest, Tide, and Pampers. But he also brought in several new brands, like Swiffer and Febreze, by merging P&G’s internal resources with outside “open” innovation, referred to as Connect + Develop. Prior to rejoining P&G in 2013, Lafley consulted on business and innovation strategy, advising on CEO succession and executive leadership development, and coaching ...
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  • A.S. King

    Amy Sarig King (born March 10, 1970) is an American writer of short fiction and young adult fiction. ...
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  • ABC Radio

    ABC Radio may refer to: Australian Broadcasting Corporation ABC Local Radio, a network of local radio stations in Australia ABC Radio National (An Australia-wide radio network) ABC NewsRadio, a national rolling-news service before renamed as ABC News in 2017 ABC Classic FM, a classical music radio station ABC Classic 2, an un-presented streaming-only classical music radio station ABC Triple J, a national radio youth network) ABC Radio Australia, a radio network that broadcasts throughout South-East Asia ABC Radio Grandstand, a live sports radio station ABC Radio and Regional Content, a division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for radio output and regional content ABC Radio (Bangladesh), an FM radio in Bangladesh ABC Radio (United States), a new American radio network launched in 2015. ABC News Radio, the radio service of ABC News Cumulus Media Networks, a defunct American radio network, previously known as ABC Radio and then Citadel Media, absorbed ...
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  • Aaro Hellaakoski

    Aaro Hellaakoski (June 22, 1893 – November 23, 1952) was a Finnish poet whose work includes some of the earliest examples of modernism in Finnish literature. Hellaakoski was born in Oulu. By profession he was a geographer conducting studies in physical geography and geomorphology and working as a school teacher of geography as well as a university teacher. As a geographer he published scientific studies on topics such as the geological history of lake Saimaa and the geological history of lake Puula and spent his summers in geomorphological fieldwork in the Finnish Lakeland for many years. He also wrote some geography textbooks for schools together with other scholars. ...
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  • Aaron Allston

    Aaron Dale Allston (December 8, 1960 – February 27, 2014) was an American game designer and author of many science fiction books, notably Star Wars novels. His works as a game designer include game supplements for role-playing games, several of which served to establish the basis for products and subsequent development of TSR's Dungeons & Dragons game setting Mystara. His later works as a novelist include those of the X-Wing series: Wraith Squadron, Iron Fist, Solo Command, Starfighters of Adumar, and Mercy Kill. He wrote two entries in the New Jedi Order series: Enemy Lines I: Rebel Dream and Enemy Lines II: Rebel Stand. Allston wrote three of the nine Legacy of the Force novels: Betrayal, Exile, and Fury, and three of the nine Fate of the Jedi novels: Outcast, Backlash, and Conviction. ...
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  • Aaron Elkins

    Aaron Elkins (born Brooklyn July 24, 1935) is an American mystery writer. He is best known for his series of novels featuring forensic anthropologist Gideon Oliver—the 'skeleton detective'. ...
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  • Aaron Fechter

    Aaron Fechter (born December 21st, 1953) is an American engineering entrepreneur who owns and operates Creative Engineering, Inc. He invented the Whac-A-Mole and the animatronic characters featured at Showbiz Pizza Place (later Chuck E Cheese's), The Rock-afire Explosion. ...
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