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Long journey to the border : a life of John Mulgan

Author: Vincent O'Sullivan
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Penguin Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Author of the classic novel Man Alone, John Mulgan emerges from this ... biography as a man who spoke for the generation that grew up between the wars, overshadowed by one and matured in another. From one perspective he was a glamorous figure - handsome, gifted, good at whatever he took up. From another the darker threads began to dominate - from the sharp political concerns that saw little to celebrate, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Mulgan; John Mulgan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent O'Sullivan
ISBN: 014301871X 9780143018711
OCLC Number: 58468600
Awards: Montana New Zealand Book Awards 2004 Finalist.
Description: 368 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. 'It's a fine, free country' --
2. 'Not a bad little town' --
3. 'There's only one Oxford' --
4. 'What a game ... ' --
5. Life's so damn transitory' --
6. 'A desert of realism' --
7. A life 'I'd not like to have missed' --
8. 'Cairo by nightfall' --
Postscript --
Mulgan's publications --
Manuscript sources.
Responsibility: Vincent O'Sullivan.

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Vincent O'Sullivan draws on a large collection of personal papers, official records, and contemporary memoirs for this vivid portrait of John Mulgan - a man who remains enduringly fascinating,  Read more...

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