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Gary, who had already received the prize in 1956, published...for a while.
Gary 's first wife was the British writer, journalist, and Vogue Vogue...
Gary, with whom she had a son, Alexandre Diego Gary, also committed...
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 Romain Gary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Romain Gary (May 8, 1914–December 2, 1980) was a novelist, film director, World War II pilot, and diplomat.
Romain Gary, who had already received the prize in 1956 for Les racines du ciel, published La vie devant soi under the pseudonym of Émile Ajar in 1975.
Gary's first wife was the British writer, journalist, and Vogue editor Lesley Blanch (author of The Wilder Shores of Love).
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 Gary, Romain on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Jean SEBERG, actrice amcaine et Romain GARY, ivain frans.
Portrait daté du 26 janvier 1975 de l'écrivain français et diplomate Romain Gary Né en 1914 en Lituanie dans une famille.
Gary Allan performs at Hart Plaza, downtown Detroit, Michigan, on Saturday May 17, 2003 during the 21st annual Budweiser Downtown Hoedown.
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Gary was founded by the U.S. Steel Corporation, which purchased the...
Gary, Romain, (romaN´ gere´) (KEY), 1914-80, French novelist, b.
Gary, Ind. As a child in the 1960s and 70s he was the dominant voice and youngest member of the Jackson Five, a pop...
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 Romain Gary: brief biography, history and dates
Romain Gary, novelist, was born in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Gary wrote in both French and English and under the pseudonyms Emile Ajar Gary and Fosco Sinibaldi.
Gary died from a self-inflicted gunshot in Paris, France in 1980.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Gary Romain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Gary, Romain, real name Romain Kacew (1914-1980), French novelist and diplomat, born in Vilna (now Vilnius), Lithuania.
A port of entry on Lake Michigan, Gary was once one of the largest steel-producing centres in the world.
Larson, Gary (1950- ), American syndicated cartoonist known for his offbeat humour.
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Gary was founded by the U.S. Steel Corporation, which purchased the land in 1905 and landscaped it for a city.
Gary steelworkers were especially active in the nationwide steel strike of 1919, when federal troops occupied the city for several months.
Romain Gary - Gary, Romain, 1914–80, French novelist, b.
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 Romain Gary | Schoolcraft, Ralph
Schoolcraft details Gary's frustrated struggle to evolve as a writer in the eye of a public that now considered him a known quantity.
In the early 1970s Gary made his departure from the conservative literary establishment, publishing works that boasted a quirky, elliptical style under a variety of pseudonymous personae, the most successful of which was that of an Algerian immigrant by the name of Emile Ajar.
Exploring the depths of a story that has long remained shrouded in mystery, Romain Gary: The Man Who Sold His Shadow is as much a fascinating biographical sketch as it is a thought-provoking reflection on the assumptions made about identities in the public sphere.
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 Romain Gary --  Encyclopædia Britannica
In 1906 the town (named for Elbert H. Gary, chief organizer of the United States Steel Corporation) was laid out as an adjunct of the company's vast new manufacturing complex.
The site was chosen because it lay on navigable water midway between the iron ore mines to the northwest and the coal mines to the south and was also near the limestone quarries of Michigan.
The French author Romain Rolland was awarded the Nobel prize for literature in 1915 for his series of novels ‘Jean-Christophe' (ten volumes, published from 1904 to 1912) and for his pamphlet “Above the Battle” (1915).
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 Jean Seberg/Romain Gary tedstrong.com
The Russian-born novelist Romain Gary met Jean a few years ago in Los Angeles, when he was the French consul there and she was in town shopping around for movie work.
We had dinner with Romain a few nights later, and he made quite an impression on me." Gary's first meeting with her suggested a character for his novel The Talent Scout.
Through dinner, the bits and pieces of evidence that Gary is cast in the Pygmalion role opposite Miss Seberg's Galatea were as plentiful as the fine wine.
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 Tirvengadum: Linguistic Fingerprints and Literary Fraud
In the mid-nineteen-seventies, France witnessed one of the most elaborate hoaxes ever to be played on the literary scene when Romain Gary, a well known French author, published a few novels under the name of Émile Ajar.
The work of Romain Gary provides thus an excellent example for the study of authorship attribution -- which is, itself, the analysis of stylistic traits of an author as an index of authenticity.
As Romain Gary's literary career spanned nearly thirty years, these four books, all written within a four year period, were chosen to avoid problems associated with change in style over time.
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 French Culture | books: Roger Grenier, Difficulty of being a Dog Excerpt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Gary said that the rue du Bac was his country.
In one year, Gary's former wife (the actress Jean Seberg), Gary himself, and Ulysses all died, and the street was empty.
The photo of Romain Gary that they have there adds to my sadness because it shows Gary holding his dog Pancho in his arms, a dog that looks at you seriously, almost severely, and that died in Majorca, run over by a car.
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Explaining his motives in the posthumous memoir, Gary claimed he was tired of being "the famous Romain Gary"; he wanted to be someone else.
Romain Gary, writing as the unknown "Emile Ajar," is no longer writing as Gary, but as Gary-through-"Ajar"; the Danish noblewoman, Baroness Karen Blixen, choosing "Isak Dinesen" ("Isak": one who laughs) as a pseudonym, is writing as Blixen-through-"Isak Dinesen," thereby evoking an ancestral, magisterial, and certainly unfeminine self.
(Romain Gary compared his "doubling" with "Ajar" in terms of Macpherson's with "Ossian.") When the now-famous Karen Blixen/"Isak Dinesen" published a parablelike novel called The Angelic Avengers in 1944 under the pseudonym "Pierre Andrezel," she arranged for her longtime secretary-companion Clara Svendsen to be named on the title page as the translator.
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 The Weird Review: Romain Gary
Romain Gary with his wife, actress Jean Seberg.
Romain Gary (1914-1980) was a Russian-born French novelist with an impressive literary career; some of you older readers may be familiar with The Roots of Heaven (1958), The Ski Bum (1965), The Gasp (1973), or his collection Hissing Tales (1964).
One gets the impression though that this was not the case here, for Gary made it his business to face painful truths about a lot of things.
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 News from the Republic of Letters
Among the many generous gifts—reviews, comments, advice—which Bondy gave literature, was this eliciting from his childhood friend, Romain Gary, of a kind of spoken autobiography.
But here it’s clear that Bondy, the more reticent of the two, was fascinated by the enigmatic Gary, who fittingly led a multiplicity of public and private lives: aviator, resistant, diplomat and novelist under two names, neither of them his own, each winners of the Prix Goncourt, lover, star and fleeting connoisseur of the great.
Romain Gary was born in Moscow in 1914.
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 Jean Seberg
But such was Seberg's influence, esspecially in Europe, that FBI director J. Edgar Hoover considered her a genuine liability, and, in 1970 when she was seven months preganant, issued instructions that Seberg be "neutralised".
Thus it was that a fake letter was "leaked" to the Hollywood gossip columns, suggesting that the father of the child was not Gary, but a member of the Black Panthers.
Seberg and Gary were survived by a son, Diego Gary.
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 1975 in literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1974 in literature, other events of 1975, 1976 in literature, list of years in literature.
Writing under the pseudonym of "Emile Ajar," author Romain Gary becomes the only person to ever win the Prix Goncourt twice.
Prix Goncourt: Romain Gary as Emile Ajar - La vie devant soi
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 The Penn Current / March 28, 2002 / Bookquick
In “Romain Gary: The Man Who Sold His Shadow,” Ralph Schoolcraft explores the career of the French author, film director and diplomat—a romantic and tragic figure whose fictions extended well beyond his books.
Schoolcraft details Gary’s struggle to evolve as a writer in the eye of a public that now considered him a known quantity.
Going so far as to recruit a cousin to stand in as the public face of this phantom author—an Algerian immigrant by the name of Emile Ajar—Gary concealed his secret until his violent death in 1980 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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 AllRefer.com - Romain Gary (French Literature, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Romain Gary[rOmaN´ gerE´] Pronunciation Key, 1914–80, French novelist, b.
In France after 1928, he fought in World War II and later entered the diplomatic service.
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 Infoplease Search: gary romain
(Encyclopedia) Romains, Jules, 1885–1972, French writer, whose original name was Louis Farigoule.
(Almanac - People) Gary Adams Age: 56 founder of the Taylor Made Golf Co. in 1979 and golf club innovator known as...
(Almanac - People) Gary Graham, 36, convicted killer, was executed in June in Austin, Texas, despite a high-profile,...
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 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 2001053011   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Table of contents for Romain Gary : the man who sold his shadow / Ralph Schoolcraft.
The Invention of Romain Gary, 1935-1952 22 2.
The Consecration of Romain Gary, 1952-1961 41 3.
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 Daily Press Briefing (January 25, 2002)
Held symbolically at the Quai d'Orsay itself, it will honor an outstanding, passionate and unusual man, a free Frenchman in more than one sense, too little known and appreciated, including at the Foreign Ministry, which he joined in 1945, holding the positions of U.N. spokesman and consul general in Los Angeles, among others.
The idea is to pay tribute to the legendary figure of this writer-diplomat, a man of such complex relations in both the diplomatic world and in writing.
An exhibition of documents drawn from the Ministry's archives dealing with Romain Gary's career will also be on view at the event.
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 The Birmingham Post (England): A real American hero; Gary Cooper - American Hero. By Jeffrey Myers (Robert Hale, pounds ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Gary Cooper was the sort of American one seldom sees nowadays; tall, lean, radiating integrity and dignity, the very embodiment of middle American values.
In 1969 the French writer Romain Gary wrote a novel based on this coincidence entitled Adieu, Gary Cooper, in which the hero lamenting the actor's death comments, 'It's finished Gary Cooper.
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 Romain Gary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Gary shot himself in Paris on December 2, 1980.
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 jean seberg | biography (1938-79)
On 8th September her decomposed body is found in a car in a quiet Paris street.
Her former husband, Romain Gary, commits suicide (gunshot)
She divorced him and married novelist Romain Gary, and then played in
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