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Between father and son : family letters

Author: V S Naipaul; Gillon R Aitken
Publisher: New York : Alfred Knopf, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography   Computer File : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"In 1950, after winning a scholarship from the government of Trinidad, V.S. Naipaul, aged seventeen, left home for the first time. Following a two-week journey by steamer, he arrived in Oxford, England, a world utterly removed from the one he had longed to escape and to which he would never really return. This collection of letters gives us an intimate view of Naipaul's formative years." -- Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Correspondence
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Naipaul, V. S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad), 1932-
Between father and son.
New York : Alfred Knopf, 2000
(OCoLC)646922787
Named Person: V S Naipaul; V S Naipaul
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: V S Naipaul; Gillon R Aitken
ISBN: 0375407308 9780375407307
OCLC Number: 41278514
Description: xi, 297 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Family Trees --
September 21, 1949-September 22, 1950: Port of Spain to Oxford --
October 5, 1950-January 1, 1951: First Term at Oxford --
January 1, 1951-April 11, 1951: Lent Term, Easter Vacation --
April 14, 1951-September 13, 1951: Spring Term, Long Vacation --
September 20, 1951-January 8, 1952: Michaelmas Term, Christmas Vacation --
January 16, 1952-April 4, 1952: Lent Term, Easter Vacation --
April 21, 1952-September 28, 1952: Spring Term, Long Vacation --
October 3, 1952-August 8, 1953: Final Year --
August 10, 1953-December 8, 1953: Family Tragedy --
Postscript May 3, 1954-June 20, 1957: The Writer.
Responsibility: V.S. Naipaul ; edited by Gillon Aitken.
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"In 1950, after winning a scholarship from the government of Trinidad, V.S. Naipaul, aged seventeen, left home for the first time. Following a two-week journey by steamer, he arrived in Oxford, England, a world utterly removed from the one he had longed to escape and to which he would never really return. This collection of letters gives us an intimate view of Naipaul's formative years." -- Jacket.

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