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Memoir of the Bobotes

Author: Joyce Cary
Publisher: London : Phoenix, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Joyce Cary, one of the 20th century's greatest novelists (the author of The Horse's Mouth) was 23 years old at the start of the Balkan War of 1912-1913. A one-time art student in Edinburgh and Paris and newly down from Trinity College, Oxford he went through the war as a stretcher bearer in the Red Cross. Shortly after his return he wrote Memoir of the Bobotes without thought of publication."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Cary
ISBN: 1842121022 9781842121023
OCLC Number: 47903076
Notes: Originally published: University of Texas, 1960.
Description: 169 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Joyce Cary ; foreword by Walter Allen.

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"Joyce Cary, one of the 20th century's greatest novelists (the author of The Horse's Mouth) was 23 years old at the start of the Balkan War of 1912-1913. A one-time art student in Edinburgh and Paris and newly down from Trinity College, Oxford he went through the war as a stretcher bearer in the Red Cross. Shortly after his return he wrote Memoir of the Bobotes without thought of publication."--Back cover.

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