Author:Harry Leon Wilson

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Harry Leon Wilson
(1867–1939)
American novelist and dramatist best known for his novels, Ruggles of Red Gap (1914) and Merton of the Movies (1922).

Works[edit]

(partial list)


  • The Boss of Little Arcady (1905)
  • Zigzag Tales from the East to the West (1894)
  • The Spenders: A Tale of the Third Generation (1902) illustrated by Rose Cecil O'Neill
  • The Lions of the Lord, a Tale of the Old West (1903) illustrated by Rose Cecil O'Neill
  • The Seeker (1904) illustrated by Rose Cecil O'Neill
  • The Boss of Little Arcady (1905) illustrated by Rose Cecil O'Neill
  • Ewing's Lady (1907)
  • The Man from Home (1908) with Booth Tarkington
  • Cameo Kirby (1908) with Booth Tarkington
  • Foreign Exchange (1909) with Booth Tarkington
  • Springtime (1909) with Booth Tarkington
  • If I Had Money (1909) with Booth Tarkington
  • Your Humble Servant (1910) Booth Tarkington
  • Bunker Bean (1913) illustrated by Frederic R. Gruger
  • Ruggles of Red Gap (1914, 1915)
  • The Man from Home: A Novel (1915) based on the play
  • Somewhere in Red Gap (1916) illustrated by John R. Neill
  • Life (1919) play
  • The Gibson Upright (1919) with Booth Tarkington
  • Ma Pettengill (1919)
  • The Wrong Twin (1921) illustrated by Frederic R. Gruger
  • Merton of the Movies (1922)
  • So This Is Golf! (1923)


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1939, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 75 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.