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William Wharton (1925–2008)


He and his family eventually moved to Paris, where he established his painting career. He signed his artwork with his birth name, but published his books under a pseudonym. He continued painting even after becoming a successful writer. See more trivia »

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Birdy Writer
A Midnight Clear
Dad Writer


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

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Albert DuAime

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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)


Brother-in-law of Emmaline Henry. See more »

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