Arthur Gordon, 1912—

Arthur Gordon has a reputation for excellence in many pursuits.  He attended Yale University where he earned a B.A. in 1934, and then travelled to Oxford as a Rhodes scholar.  He graduated in 1936.  When the United States joined World War II, he entered the U.S. Army Air Forces as a lieutenant; when the war was over, he was a lieutenant colonel who had earned an Air Medal and Legion of Merit.  His writing career was equally meritorious.  He was managing editor of Good Housekeeping  from 1938-41(post interrupted by Pearl Harbour), and editor of Cosmopolitan from 1946-48.  He has written both novels and non-fiction and has contributed over 200 stories and articles to major magazines.  He makes his home in the city of his birth, Savannah, Georgia.