Frederick Schiller Faust (1892-1944), best known as Max Brand, was an author of western novels such as
Destry rides again (1930),
Singing guns (1938), and
Danger trail (1940). He also wrote spy and crime novels under the pseudonyms Frederick Frost and Walter C. Butler including
Calling Dr. Kildare (1940) and its sequels. The collection consists of stories clipped from pulp magazines written by Faust under his various
Frederick Schiller Faust was born in Seattle, Washington on May 29, 1892; best known as Max Brand, author of western novels
such as Destry rides again (1930), Singing guns (1938), and Danger trail (1940); also wrote spy and crime novels under pseudonyms Frederick Frost and Walter C. Butler; wrote Calling Dr. Kildare (1940) and its sequels, and worked on films based on them; published poetry, The village street and other poems (1922) and Dionysus in Hades (1931); killed while a war correspondent for Harper's at Santa Maria Infante, Italy, May 12, 1944.
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