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us: Macdonald, Ross, 1915-1983

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  • Variants

    • us: Makdonaldas, Rosas, 1915-1983
    • us: Makdonaldas, R. (Rosas), 1915-1983
    • us: Makdonalʹd, Ross, 1915-1983
    • us: Millar, Kenneth, 1915-1983
    • us: Macdonald, John, 1915-1983
    • us: Macdonald, John Ross, 1915-1983
  • Addtional Information

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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Los Gatos (Calif.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Santa Barbara (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) California
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Detective and mystery stories
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Novelists
      • Use For

      • Sources

        • found: Sleeping beauty, 1973.
        • found: Blue City, 1987?, c1947: t.p. (Ross Macdonald) jkt. (d. 1983)
        • found: Ross Macdonald, 1990.
        • found: Contemp. auth. CANR 16 (Millar, Kenneth, 1915- ; pseuds.: John Macdonald; John Ross Macdonald, Ross Macdonald)
        • found: LC data base, July 6, 1989 (hdg.: Macdonald, Ross, 1915- ; usage: Ross Macdonald; John Ross Macdonald)
        • found: Nuotykiniai užsienio rašytojų kūriniai, 1977: p. [183] (Rosas Makdonaldas) table of contents (R. Makdonaldas)
        • found: Nasmeshlivyĭ lik smerti, 2002: t.p. (Ross Makdonalʹd) cover (Ross Macdonald [in rom.])
        • found: Wikipedia, Feb. 3, 2009 (Ross Macdonald is the pseudonym of the American-Canadian writer of crime fiction Kenneth Millar; b. Dec. 13, 1915, Los Gatos, CA; d. July 11, 1983, Santa Barbara, CA; he completed his first novel, The Dark Tunnel, in 1944. At this time, he wrote under the name John Macdonald, in order to avoid confusion with his wife, who was writing as Margaret Millar. He then changed briefly to John Ross Macdonald before settling on Ross Macdonald, in order to avoid mixups with contemporary John D. MacDonald)
        • found: On crime writing, 1973: t.p. (Ross Macdonald)
        • found: Bruccoli, M.J. Kenneth Millar/Ross Macdonald: a checklist, 1971
        • found: Kreyling, M. The novels of Ross Macdonald, 2005
      • LC Classification

        • PS3525.I486
      • Editorial Notes

        • [Kenneth Millar wrote successively under his real name then under the pseudonyms John Macdonald and John Ross Macdonald before finally establishing himself as Ross Macdonald under which name he is best known and under which name all his previous works seem to have subsequently been published; per RDA the authorized access point for these works is Ross Macdonald.]
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        • 1979-07-09: new
        • 2015-05-06: revised
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