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J.M. Barrie & the lost boys

Author: Andrew Birkin; Sharon Goode
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the Scottish novelist and dramatist's life focuses on his discovery, befriending, and guardianship of five boys who served as models for "Peter Pan" and "The Lost Boys."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: J M Barrie; Nicholas Llewelyn Davies; Peter Llewelyn Davies; John Llewelyn Davies; Peter Pan, (Fictitious character); J M Barrie; J M Barrie; J M Barrie; John Llewelyn Davies; Nicholas Llewelyn Davies; Peter Llewelyn Davies; Peter Pan, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Birkin; Sharon Goode
ISBN: 0300098227 9780300098228
OCLC Number: 52830123
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain in 1979 by Constable and Company. With new pref. and additional illustrations.
Description: 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Geneaology --
1860-1885 --
1885-1894 --
1894-1897 --
The Davies Family --
1898-1900 --
1900-1901 --
1901-1904 --
1904-1905 --
1905-1906 --
1906-1907 --
1907-1908 --
1908-1910 --
1910-1914 --
1914-1915 --
1915-1917 --
1917 1921.
Other Titles: J.M. Barrie and the lost boys
Responsibility: Andrew Birkin ; research, Andrew Birkin, Sharon Goode.

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Drawing on a range of material by and about J.M. Barrie, this is a biography of the novelist, playwright, and author of "Peter Pan or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up". It includes material from recorded  Read more...

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