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Irwin Shaw

Playwright, Author (27-Feb-1913 — 16-May-1984)


James Richard Giles. Irwin Shaw. Twayne. 1983. 202pp.

James Richard Giles. Irwin Shaw: A Study of the Short Fiction. Gale Group. 1991. 256pp.

Michael Shnayerson. Irwin Shaw: A Biography. New York: Putnam. 1989.


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  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1279)

  8. Contemporary Novelists (pp.1123-26)

  9. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1270)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.684)

  11. Who's Who in World Jewry 1965 (p.887)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.13)

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