Barghouti, Kim, comp.. Handy Book of American Authors, 1907 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.Original data: Louis Harmon Peet. Handy Book of American Authors. New York, USA: Thomas Y. Crowell and Co., 1907.
Louis Harmon Peet wrote "The Handy Book of American Authors" in 1907 as a palm-sized reference book for authors and their works. This database contains the names, birth and death information for approximately 900 popular writers. Many were immigrants to America. This provides the researcher with a link to family lines in Europe