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The collected works of Ducrot Pepys

Author: John Murphy; Roger Hilsman; Lewis F Webster
Publisher: Newburgh, New York : Moore Publishing Company, Inc., 1943.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Originally the material for this book was printed in the cadet-run Pointer magazine as the diary of "Mr. Ducrot Pepys," a Plebe freshman at West Point. Ducrot Pepys chronicled the adventures and misadventures of his righteous "sane wife" and his "other wife," old West Point slang terms for roommates. As a member of the Class of 1944 that became the wartime emergency Class of June 1943, Ducrot Pepys eventually  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Murphy; Roger Hilsman; Lewis F Webster
OCLC Number: 3502719
Description: 77 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Ronan C. Grady ; collected and edited by Roger Hilsman, Jr. ; pen and ink illustrations by Lewis F. Webster.

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"Originally the material for this book was printed in the cadet-run Pointer magazine as the diary of "Mr. Ducrot Pepys," a Plebe freshman at West Point. Ducrot Pepys chronicled the adventures and misadventures of his righteous "sane wife" and his "other wife," old West Point slang terms for roommates. As a member of the Class of 1944 that became the wartime emergency Class of June 1943, Ducrot Pepys eventually became Mr. Yearling (sophomore) Pepys, then Cadet Pepys--Second Class (junior) for five months, and finally Cadet Pepys--First Class (senior) for the remainder of his time at West Point. In all, 60 installments of the diary made it into print" --

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by tfmorris (WorldCat user on 2008-01-30)

This book was actually authored by Ronan C. Grady Jr (1921-1992) and illustrated by Lewis Frazer Webster. John Murphy is a pseudonym that Ronan Grady used for works published later in his life.

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