A twentieth-century American author known for using his novels to criticize aspects of American life, such as small-town narrowness, insincere preachers, and the discouragement of scientific curiosity. His books include Babbitt, Elmer Gantry, and Main Street. Lewis won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1930.
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Michael Lewis, who coined the term and penned the 2003 bestselling book of that name.
In Vietnam, Lewis was advisor to a Vietnamese infantry unit, whose nickname for him was “Captain of Many Kilos.”
“After the withdraw, they realized that firefighter Craig-Lewis was missing,” said Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer.
When they thought about Lewis, what struck the players most was that he never acted like a do-gooder.
Craig-Lewis is survived by two children, a 16-year old son and a 16-month old daughter.
Mr. King and Mr. Lewis walking together in Birmingham, a chimney sweeper and his boy passed them.
I have shown your account of your thrashing by steam, and Sir John Sinclair and Mr. —— very highly approve it.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
The other escaped, rushed back to the camp and reported to General Lewis that he had observed "four acres of ground" of Indians.
Malus Island is separated from Lewis Island by a strait a mile wide; it is probably deep.
On October 10, two of Lewis' men went hunting, strictly against his orders.