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The Resource The world is what it is : the authorized biography of V.S. Naipaul, Patrick French

The world is what it is : the authorized biography of V.S. Naipaul, Patrick French

Label
The world is what it is : the authorized biography of V.S. Naipaul
Title
The world is what it is
Title remainder
the authorized biography of V.S. Naipaul
Statement of responsibility
Patrick French
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This authorized study of Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul examines his difficult early life as a child of Indian parents in colonial Trinidad, his Oxford education, the depression that marked his life in England, his complex personal life and romantic relationships, and his pursuit of becoming a great writer
Summary
This authorized study of Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul examines his difficult early life as a child of Indian parents in colonial Trinidad, his Oxford education, the depression that marked his life in England, his complex personal life and romantic relationships, and his pursuit of becoming a great writer
Award
  • Hawthornden Prize, 2009.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography, 2008.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2008
Biography type
individual biography
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288284
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
French, Patrick
Dewey number
  • 823/.914
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9272.9.N32
LC item number
Z69 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Naipaul, V. S.
  • Authors, Trinidadian
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the authorized biography of V.S. Naipaul
Label
The world is what it is : the authorized biography of V.S. Naipaul, Patrick French
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [491]-532) and index
Control code
ocn192080882
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xvi, 554 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400044054
Lccn
2008006988
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)192080882
Label
The world is what it is : the authorized biography of V.S. Naipaul, Patrick French
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [491]-532) and index
Control code
ocn192080882
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xvi, 554 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400044054
Lccn
2008006988
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)192080882

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