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us: Volkoff, Vladimir

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    • us: Volkoff, V. (Vladimir)
    • us: Wołkow, Władimir
    • us: Volkov, Vladimir
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    • us: Volkoff, V. (Vladimir)
    • us: Wołkow, Władimir
    • us: Volkov, Vladimir
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    • found: His Les mousquetaires de la République, 1964.
    • found: His The turn-around, 1981: t.p. (Vladimir Volkoff) pub. info. (The turn-around is Vladimir Volkoff's sixth novel but the first to be published in English under his real name. The traitor was published by Doubleday in 1973 under the pseudonym Lavr Divomlikoff (an anagram of his real name))
    • found: His Vladimir Volkoff, c1982: t.p. (Vladimir Volkoff) p. 259 (b. 11/7/32, Paris) spine (V. Volkoff)
    • found: His Operat͡sii͡a "Tverdyĭ znak," 1987: t.p. (Vladimir Volkov)
    • found: Montaż, 1986: t.p. (Władimir Wołkow)
    • found: French Wikipedia WWW site, Sept. 19, 2005 (Vladimir Volkoff; b. Nov. 7, 1932, Paris; d. Sept. 14, 2005, Bourdeilles (Dordogne); French author of Russian origin)
    • found: BnF, 1 Oct. 2008 (hdg.: Volkoff, Vladimir, 1932-2005; pseud. refs.: Divomlikoff, Lavr, 1932-2005; Lieutenant X, 1932-2005)
    • found: Gale Literature Resource Center WWW Site, 5 Sep. 2008: French authors page (Vladimir Volkoff; has also written under the pseudonyms Rholf Barbare and Victor Duloup)
    • found: The pope's guest, 2013: CIP t.p. (Vladimir Volkoff) data view ("(1932-2005) was born in Paris, the son of White Russian émigrés. He was a member of the faculty of Agnes Scott College and taught creative writing at Mercer University. Holder of a doctoral degree from the Université de Liège, he was an intelligence officer in the French army during the Algerian War. Known primarily for his espionage fiction, he was a prolific writer who also published essays, poems, plays, biographies, science fiction, and the wildly popular Lieutenant X spy novels for youth. He was made a chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur and won many literary prizes, including the Grand Prix du Roman, awarded by the French Academy") preface ("a man of widely diverse talents and interests: an intelligence officer . . . , a college professor, an actor/director, an avid hunter, fencer, chess player, and weapon collector . . . his great grand uncle [is] Tchaikovsky . . . trilingual, he spoke Russian, French, and English . . . this man who was so passionately devoted to the Russian and French cultures lived for over two decades in Georgia, first in Decatur, where he taught languages at Agnes Scott College, and then in Macon after he retired from teaching to devote full time to his writing career")
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    • PQ2682.O4
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    • 1981-04-21: new
    • 2013-08-25: revised
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