Hobson, Laura

(1900-1986)
   American novelist. She grew up in Long Island and studied at Cornell University. Her novels include The Trespassers, Gentleman's Agreement, First Papers and Consenting Adult.

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  • Hobson — /hob seuhn/, n. 1. Laura Z(ametkin) /zeuh met kin/, 1900 86, U.S. novelist. 2. Richmond Pearson /pear seuhn/, 1870 1937, U.S. naval officer and politician. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hobson — /hob seuhn/, n. 1. Laura Z(ametkin) /zeuh met kin/, 1900 86, U.S. novelist. 2. Richmond Pearson /pear seuhn/, 1870 1937, U.S. naval officer and politician …   Useful english dictionary

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