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Alexander, Caroline, 1956-


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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1956-03-13
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1982
        • Affiliation End: 1985
        • Organization: Chancellor College (Zomba, Malawi)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Oxford University
        • Organization: Columbia University
        • Organization: University of Malawi
    • Birth Place

        Florida
    • Associated Locale

        Europe
    • Associated Locale

        Africa
    • Associated Locale

        Caribbean
    • Associated Locale

        Africa, East
    • Occupation

        Journalist
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    • Sources

      • found: The way to Xanadu, 1994:CIP t.p. (a new translation by Caroline Alexander) data sheet (b. 3-13-56)
      • found: Iliad, 2016:t.p. (Caroline Alexader) dust jacket (Caroline Alexander received her doctorate in classics from Columbia University and was the founder of the Department of Classics at the University of Malawi in East Africa)
      • found: English Wikipedia website, viewed Dec. 20, 2016:(Caroline Alexander (born 1956) is an author and journalist. She has written for The New Yorker, Granta, and National Geographic. Her books include One Dry Season: In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley (1989), The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War (2009), The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty (2004), and The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition (1998). She taught classics at Chancellor College in Zomba, part of the University of Malawi, from 1982 to 1985 during the rule of Hastings Banda)
      • found: Amazon.com website, viewed Dec. 20, 2016:(Caroline Alexander was born in Florida, of British parents and has lived in Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. She studied philosophy and theology at Oxford as a Rhodes scholar and has a doctorate in classics from Columbia University. She is the author of the best-selling The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition which has been translated into thirteen languages. She writes frequently for The New Yorker and National Geographic, and she is the author of four other books, including Mrs Chippy's Last Expedition, the journal of the Endurance's ship's cat)
    • LC Classification

      • PS3551.L34855
    • Change Notes

      • 1993-10-04: new
      • 2016-12-20: revised
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