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James Purdy

Author (17-Jul-1914 — 13-Mar-2009)


Henry Chupack. James Purdy. Twayne. 1975. 144pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  5. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.195)

  6. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.618)

  7. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.160)

  8. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.1172-75)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.842)

  10. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.1251)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.591)

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