Personal and business correspondence; typescripts, ca. 1950-55. Craig Rice (Georgiana Ann Randolph) (1908-1957) published
her first book, 8 Faces at 3, in 1939. She married several times; one was to Beat writer Larry Lipton. She became an enormously
popular writer of mystery and detective stories, at one point rivalling Agatha Christie in sales. Agatha Christie with mystery
fans, rivalling her in sales. Rice died at the age of 49 in 1957.
Craig Rice (Georgiana Ann Randolph) (1908-1957) was born to an artist and a Chicago socialite who travelled frequently. Georgia
never lived for more than three years with her parents at a time. Indeed, supposedly her happiest times were spent being watched
over by her father's sister, Mrs. Elton Rice. It was from her, of course, that Rice drew her pen name. Rice wrote for the
papers, radio, and kept her hand in publicity work, publishing her first book, 8 Faces at 3, in 1939. She married several
times; one was to Beat writer Larry Lipton.
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