1928. Poole worked as a journalist campaigning for social reforms including an end to child labor. On the outbreak of the First World War he worked as a war correspondent for The Saturday Evening Post. His novel, His Family, won the first Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1918. Silent Storms tells the story of Barry McClurg, Wall Street financier, and his marriage to a French woman half his age. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.