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William Wharton (1925–2008)

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Keeping pet canaries was a lifetime hobby that found its way into his book "Birdy", along with his war-time experiences. See more trivia »

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 1992 A Midnight Clear (novel)
 1989 Dad (novel)
 1984 Birdy (based on the novel by)
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Alternate Names:

Albert DuAime
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Personal Quote:

Not thinking of myself as a writer gives me the freedom to be one. I basically just look into my head and see the image and look for words. (from a 1986 interview with the Times of London, on how painting was still as important to him as writing)

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He enlisted in the Army and was severely wounded during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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