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Charles Neville Buck
|Born||April 15, 1879|
Woodford County, Kentucky, U.S.
Charles Neville Buck (April 15, 1879 - ?) was an American writer who had many of his novels staged in theater productions and adapted into films during the silent film era. He was born in Woodford County, Kentucky. His father Charles William Buck served U.S. president Grover Cleveland's administration in Peru and wrote Under the Sun about the Inca period. His maternal grandfather was dean of the University of Kentucky Medical School.
His work includes yarns about the mountain men of Kentucky and their traditions.
He worked for a year as a cartoonist and then for about a decade as reporter in Kentucky. He moved to New York City after finding success as a writer. He married and acquired a vacation home in Orleans in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
- The Lighted Match (1910)
- The Key to Yesterday (1910)
- Portal of Dreams (1912)
- Call of the Cumberlands (1913)
- The Battle Cry (1914)
- The Code of the Mountains (1915)
- Destiny (1916)
- The Tyranny of Weakness (1917)
- When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry (1918)
- A Pagan of the Hills (1919)
- The Law of Hemlock Mountain (c. 1920)
- The Tempering (1920)
- The Roof Tree (1921)
- The Tyranny of Eben Tollman (1923)
- A Gentleman in Pajamas (1924)
- Rogue's Badge (1924)
- Portuguese Silver (1925)
- The Flight to the Hills (1926)
- Hazard of the Hills (1932)
- The Strength of Samson
- The Key to Yesterday (1914)
- A Woman's Power (1916) based on his novel The Code of the Mountains
- Her Man (1918 film) based on his novel The Battle Cry
- The Call of the Cumberlands (1916)
- Destiny (1919)
- When Bearcat Went Dry (1919), based on his novel When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry
- Love, Honor and Obey (1920) based on his novel The Tyranny of Weakness
- The Mountain Woman (1921) based on his novel A Pagan of the Hills
- The Runaway (1926) based on his novel The Flight to the Hills
- Alderman, Edwin Anderson; Harris, Joel Chandler; Kent, Charles William (September 29, 1923). "Library of Southern Literature". Martin & Hoyt Company – via Google Books.
- "Charles William Buck - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
- Richey, Ish (October 13, 1963). "Kentucky Literature, 1784-1963". Monroe County Press – via Google Books.
- "Madame Eulalie - Stories from Other Publications".
- "Epoch". Epoch publishing Company. September 29, 1914 – via Google Books.
- "The Bookman: A Literary Journal". Dodd, Mead and Company. October 13, 1921 – via Google Books.
- Buck, Charles Neville (October 13, 1920). The law of Hemlock Mountain. W. J. Watt & Company – via Hathi Trust.
- Smith, Geoffrey D. (August 13, 1997). American Fiction, 1901-1925: A Bibliography. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521434690 – via Google Books.
- Buck, Charles Neville (October 13, 1916). "Destiny /". New York. hdl:2027/wu.89090380205.
- "Munsey's Magazine for ..." Frank A. Munsey & Company. September 29, 1921 – via Google Books.
- Buck, Charles Neville (October 13, 1925). "Portuguese Silver". New York & London – via Google Books.
- Buck, Charles Neville (October 13, 1932). "Hazard of the Hills". Macaulay Company – via Google Books.
- "Destiny". June 1919 – via www.imdb.com.
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