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1. Harry Allen Smith was born in McLeansboro, Illinois in 1907. In which of his many books did he write about his childhood ?
2. By the time he was 17, Smith's family had moved to Huntington, Indiana. It was there, he recounts, that he was arrested for the first time. What was his crime?
3. Smith supported himself when a youth by working as a journalist for newspapers throughout the United States. He was working in Sebring, Florida when he met his future wife. What was her name?
4. Although he was very successful as a journalist, Smith made his mark in the world as a humorist. He had his first bestseller in 1941. What was it?
5. After the success of his first two books, Smith was able to quit his job at the "New York World-Telegram" and concentrate on his writing. In 1943 he spent eight months in Hollywood, working for Paramount Studios. He wrote a book about his experiences in Hollywood. What was its title?
6. In 1945, Smith and his wife moved to Mt. Kisco, New York. The following year he wrote one of his most famous books, "Rhubarb," about a cat who does what?
7. In 1950, Smith wrote a very funny book called "People Named Smith." Who did he blame for the book's relatively poor sales?
8. H. Allen Smith considered himself to be the world's leading authority on what subject?
9. Smith loved to travel, and many of his books are based on his vacation adventures, such as "Waikiki Beachnik" and "Smith's London Journal." What was the book that described his trip to Tahiti?
10. One of Smith's best and funniest books was his autobiography. What was it called?
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