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Alan Paton

Author, Politician (11-Jan-1903 — 12-Apr-1988)


Peter F. Alexander. Alan Paton: A Biography. Oxford University Press. 1994. 510pp.

Edward Callan. Alan Paton. Twayne. 1982. 143pp.

Alan Paton. Towards the Mountain: An Autobiography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1980. 320pp.

Alan Paton. Journey Continued: An Autobiography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1988. 308pp.

Anne Paton. Some Sort of a Job: My Life with Alan Paton. Viking Press. 1992. 266pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.186)

  7. Contemporary Novelists (pp.969-71)

  8. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.757)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.783)

  10. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.202)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.388)

  12. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.547)

  13. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.415)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.41)

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