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V.S. Naipaul : the authorized biography

Author: Patrick French
Publisher: London : Picador, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Offers an account of the most compelling literary figures, V. S. Naipaul. This book examines early privations, Naipaul's first recollections, and his life within a displaced community. He describes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: V S Naipaul; V S Naipaul
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick French
ISBN: 9780330433501 0330433504
OCLC Number: 502289669
Awards: Winner of National Book Critics Circle Awards: Biography 2008.
Shortlisted for Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2008.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: by Patrick French.

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