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In search of a character : two African journals

Author: Graham Greene
Publisher: New York : The Viking Press, 1962, ©1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Not intended for publication, the journal of Graham Greene's trip to the Belgian Congo in 1959 was the raw material for the novel that became A Burnt-out Case. A shorter journal, of a wartime convoy to West Africa in 1941, was a prelude to the writing of The Heart of the Matter. Together with the author's introduction and plentiful notes, they are a fascinating revelation of the fiction writer's craft." Book flap.
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Genre/Form: Dust jackets
Named Person: Graham Greene; Graham Greene
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Greene
OCLC Number: 365667
Notes: "Published in 1962 ..."--Title page verso.
"First American edition"--Wobbe.
Description: xv, [1], 93 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Congo journal --
II. Convoy to West Africa.
Responsibility: by Graham Greene.

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"Not intended for publication, the journal of Graham Greene's trip to the Belgian Congo in 1959 was the raw material for the novel that became A Burnt-out Case. A shorter journal, of a wartime convoy to West Africa in 1941, was a prelude to the writing of The Heart of the Matter. Together with the author's introduction and plentiful notes, they are a fascinating revelation of the fiction writer's craft." Book flap.

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