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  • Elizabeth Osborne Hodson (c.1927 - 2013)
    Elizabeth Mavor From Telegraph Elizabeth Mavor, died aged 85. She wrote novels and biographies of unusual, adventurous women; her A Green Equinox was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1973, thoug...
  • George French Angas (1822 - 1886)
    George French Angas (25 April 1822 – 4 October 1886), was an English explorer, naturalist and painter who emigrated to Australia. His paintings are held in a number of important Australian publi...
  • North Ludlow Beamish (1797 - 1872)
    Wikipedia contributors. " North Ludlow Beamish ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed . L...
  • Jennifer Allen
    Jennifer Allen is an American author and commentator, and the daughter of football coach George Allen.
  • James Abourezk, U.S. Senator
    James George Abourezk, a Representative and a Senator from South Dakota; born in Wood, Mellette County, S.Dak., February 24, 1931; attended the Wood and Mission public schools; graduated as a civil e...


Definition (Oxford Paperback Dictionary Thesaurus 2001)

A writer is a person who has written a particular text, or who writes books or articles as an occupation - the thesaurus lists author, bard, composer, dramatist, journalist, littérateur, novelist, playwright, poet, wordsmith.

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