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NEWBY, Eric

NEWBY, Eric. British, b. 1919. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Travel/ Exploration, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Worth-Paquin, manager, 1955-56; with Secker & Warburg Ltd., publrs., 1956-59; John Lewis Partner- ship, model dress buyer, 1959-63; The Observer Newspaper, London, travel editor, and Time Off Books, general editor, 1963-73. Writer. Publications: The Last Grain Race, 1956; A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush, 1958; Something Wholesale, 1962, 1985; Time Off Guide to Southern Italy, 1966; Slowly Down the Ganges, 1966; My Favourite Stories of Travel, 1967; Grain Race (in U.S. as Windjammer), 1968; (with D. Petry) Wonders of Britain, 1968; Wonders of Ireland, 1969; Love and War in the Apennines (in U.S. as When the Snow Comes They Will Take You Away), 1971; Ganga, 1973; World Atlas of Exploration, 1975; Great Ascents, 1977; The Big Red Train Ride, 1978; A Traveller's Life, 1982; On the Shores of the Mediterranean, 1984; A Book of Travellers' Tales, 1986; Round Ireland in Low Gear, 1987; What the Traveller Saw, 1989; A Small Place in Italy, 1994; Departures and Arrivals, 1999; Around the World in Eighty Years, 2000. Address: Pine View House, 4 Pine View Close, Chilworth, Surrey GU4 8RS, England.

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