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Considered to be the most successful German author of all time with more than 100 million copies of his 70 plus adventure novels translated in over 30 different languages and sold world-wide.
This collection does not include any manuscripts or personal papers of May and is thought to have been separated previously from the Major General Charles Willoughby Collection (MS - 024.) The 2-volume typescript English translation of May's In the Desert was most likely done by Willoughby.
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German literature, Charles Willoughby, Karl Friedrich May, In the Desert
European History | German Language and Literature | German Literature | History | Intellectual History
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Ameduri, Christine M., "MS-013: Karl Friedrich May Collection" (January 2002). Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids. Special Collection and College Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College.