Charles Neville BuckCharles 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.
Buck was born near Midway, Kentucky and grew up in Kentucky apart from four years living with his father in South America. Buck graduated from the University of Louisville in 1898.
He and P.G. Wodehouse were both gypped by the same agent in New York c. 1907.
Many of his works were serialized such as ''Battle Cry'' in ''Munsey's Magazine''. The story was set in Kentucky's Cumberland Mountains. Several of his novels include illustrations by various artists.
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 fining success as a writer. He married and acquired a vacation home in Orleans in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Buck also published under the pseudonym Hugh Lundsford. Provided by Wikipedia