Ross Lockridge

Ross Lockridge

April 25, 1914 – March 06, 1948
Countries: USA

Ross Franklin Lockridge Jr., (April 25, 1914 – March 6, 1948) was an American novelist of the mid-20th century. He is noted for Raintree County (1948), a widely praised novel which many readers and critics considered a contender for the "Great American Novel," and for his death by suicide just as it was reaching the top of the best-seller lists.