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Sumner Locke Elliott

Sharon Clarke

Sumner Locke Elliott

writing life : a biography

by Sharon Clarke

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Allen & Unwin in St. Leonards, NSW, Australia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Elliott, Sumner Locke.,
    • Novelists, Australian -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Australia -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Sharon Clarke.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.E44 Z463 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 292 p., xxiv p. of plates :
      Number of Pages292
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL584501M
      ISBN 101863737464
      LC Control Number96174243

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        Sumner Locke Elliott died in New York City in Dennis Altman is a professorial fellow in human security at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. His publications include the groundbreaking Homosexual: Oppression and Liberation () and, more recently, Gore Vidal's America and 51st State? His latest book is The End of the Homosexual?Reviews: 2. Sumner Locke Elliott. Born 17 October Sydney. Died: 24 June (aged 73) New York City, United States. Cause of death: Colon cancer: Occupation: Novelist: Sumner Locke Elliott (17 October – 24 June ) was an Australian (later American) novelist and playwright.


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