Ford, James Allan

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FORD, James Allan

FORD, James Allan. Scottish, b. 1920. Genres: Novels, Essays. Career: Entered U.K. Civil Service, 1938; Assistant Secretary, Dept. of Agriculture for Scotland, Edinburgh, 1958-66; Registrar General for Scotland, 1966-69; Director of Establishments, Scottish Office, Edinburgh, 1969-79. President, Scottish Centre, International P.E.N., 1970-73, and 1983-86. Publications: The Brave White Flag, 1961; Season of Escape, 1963; A Statue for a Public Place, 1965; A Judge of Men, 1968; The Mouth of Truth, 1971. Address: 6 Hillpark Court, Edinburgh EH4 7BE, Scotland.