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Full Name: Charles Warren Stoddard
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(1843-1909) Author, poet. Charles Warren Stoddard was born in Rochester, New York. While he was still a child his parents moved to New York City, where they lived until 1855. He wrote a book of poems which were edited by Bret Harte. His best known work is "South Sea Idyls" (1873), which was inspired by his travels to Hawaii and Tahiti. His journeys to foreign, exotic places (which served as the source for much inspiration) were necessitated by his poor health. After a tour to Egypt and Palestine in 1876 and 1877, he wrote "Mashallah!" (1880) and "A Cruise Under the Crescent" (1898). Living in Hawaii from 1881 to 1884, he wrote "The Lepers of Molokai," which was believed to have prompted Robert Louis Stevenson's famous defense of Father Joseph Damien de Veuster.
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1843 Monroe County
Charles Warren Stoddard was born in Rochester, New York, in 1843. 
1909 (Unknown) County
Charles Stoddard died in Monterey, California, in 1909. 
1873 (Unknown) County
South Sea Idyls
 
1880 (Unknown) County
Mashallah!, A Flight Into Egypt
 
1898 (Unknown) County
A Cruise Under the Crescent
 
1855 New York County
While he was still a child his parents moved to New York City, where they lived until 1855. 
1885 (Unknown) County
The Lepers of Molokai
 
1867 (Unknown) County
Poems
Collection of poetry. 
1874 (Unknown) County
Summer Cruising in the South Seas
 
1894 (Unknown) County
Hawaiian Life: Being Lazy Letters From Low Latitudes
 
1904 (Unknown) County
The Island of Tranquil Delights
 
1885 (Unknown) County
A Troubled Heart and How it was Comforted
Autobiography. 
1903 (Unknown) County
For the Pleasure of His Company
Novel. 

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