Authors with Last Names Beginning with "F"
Fairbank, John K.
John King Fairbank was born in South Dakota and educated at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Harvard College, and Oxford University where he specialized in Chinese studies. He established an undergraduate course as an instructor at Harvard University following his studies in China and was sometimes criticized for his positions on U. S. assistance in the development of China.
Feagans, Carolyn Tyree
Carolyn Tyree Feagans grew up in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains near Amherst, Virginia. The natural beauty, rural culture, family life, and Native American traditions of the area strongly influence her and her historical fiction writing.
Fehrenbach, T. R.
T. R. Fehrenbach was born in Texas and educated at Princeton University. He was a well-respected columnist and historian and served as an officer in the Korean war and later as head of the Texas Historical Commission. He also wrote a weekly column for a San Antonio newspaper.
Feist, Raymond E.
Fenady, Andrew J.
Tina Fey had dreamed of becoming a successful comedian on television and has watched her dreams become fulfilled including appearances on Saturday Night Live.
Fire Lame Deer, Archie
Archie Fire Lame Deer is a full-blooded Sioux medicine man that has dedicated himself to teaching his native religion and culture to a worldwide audience. He also served as a soldier in Korea, performed as a stunt man in Hollywood, and was a counselor to incarcerated Native Americans.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott
Fannie Flagg was born Patricia Neal in Alabama and grew to be a writer and producer for television. She was frequently seen on television game shows and also became distinguished as an actress. She suffered from dyslexia and serves as a reminder that success is possible for those regardless of any personal limitations if you want it badly enough.
Fontana, Bernard L.
Bernard L. Fontana has served as the ethnologist for the Arizona State Museum, as field historian for the University or Arizona Library, and as president and ethnologist for the American Society for Ethnohistory. He has collaborated with Clifton B. Kroeber as coauthors.
Frank, Dorothea Benton
Franks, Jr., Retired General Frederick M.
Retired General Frederick M. Franks, Jr. has served in many field commands throughout his career and has been involved in training and the development of military concepts for battlefields of the future.
Friedman, Michael Jan
Fulwiler, Jr., Harry
Harry Fulwiler, Jr. was born in Buchanan, Virginia of Pennsylvania Dutch descent. He attended Auburn University and became a career professional in electrical engineering.