By Edward William Bok
Edward William Bok (born Eduard Willem Gerard Cesar Hidde Bok) (October nine, 1863 – January nine, 1930) was once a Dutch-born American editor and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer. He used to be editor of the women' domestic magazine for 30 years (1889-1919).
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