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Robert C. O'Brien (I) (1918–1973)

Robert Lesley Conly aka Robert C. O'Brien was an American author best known for his 1975 novel 'Z for Zachariah', a post-apocalyptic story set in the wake of World War III. It follows sixteen-year-old central protagonist Ann Burden, who has survived a nuclear war having found a remote section of valley that is protected from nuclear fallout. The ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Secret of NIMH
(1982)
Z for Zachariah
(2015)
Play for Today
(1984)

Filmography

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 2015 Z for Zachariah (novel)
 1998 The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (Video) (characters)
 1984 Play for Today (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Z for Zachariah (1984) ... (novel)
 1982 The Secret of NIMH (novel "Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH")
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 2004 Everwood (TV Series) (text - 1 episode)
- The L Word (2004) ... (text: "Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh")
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Other Works:

Novel: "Z for Zachariah" (filmed as Play for Today: Z for Zachariah (1984)).
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His parents both worked for the New York Herald Tribune Fresh Air Fund, a charitable organization that operated summer camps for poor city children, and so did Robert and his siblings when they were kids. See more »

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Capricorn

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