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Patrick O'Brian : a life revealed

Author: Dean King
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Tells the story of a man, an artist and an intellectual, born Richard Patrick Russ, who first achieves literary recognition as an adolescent, when he publishes a series of popular adventure stories. After the Second World War, he emerges as Patrick O'Brian, a writer of dark, sometimes tortured short stories and highly literary novels". -- Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Patrick O'Brian; Patrick O'Brian; Patrick O'Brian; Patrick 1914-2000 O'Brian
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dean King
ISBN: 0805059768 9780805059762
OCLC Number: 42437180
Description: xviii, 397 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Dean King.
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"Tells the story of a man, an artist and an intellectual, born Richard Patrick Russ, who first achieves literary recognition as an adolescent, when he publishes a series of popular adventure stories. After the Second World War, he emerges as Patrick O'Brian, a writer of dark, sometimes tortured short stories and highly literary novels". -- Jacket.

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