Pick, John Barclay

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PICK, John Barclay

PICK, John Barclay. British, b. 1921. Genres: Novels, Recreation, Biography, Humor/Satire. Career: J. Pick and Sons Ltd., sales manager, then director, 1959-81. Publications: Under the Crust, 1946; Out of the Pit, 1951; The Lonely Aren't Alone, 1952; Phoenix Dictionary of Games, 1952; 180 Games for One Player, 1954; Spectators' Handbook, 1956; (co-author) A Land Fit for Eros, 1957; The Fat Valley (in U.S. as The Last Valley), 1959; (co-author) The Strange Genius of David Lindsay, 1970; 100 Games for One Player, 1974; 100 More Games for One Player, 1976; Freedom Itself, 1979; (co-author) Neil M. Gunn: A Highland Life, 1981; (ed.) Selected Letters of Neil Gunn, 1987; (co-author) Neil Gunn's Country, 1991; The Great Shadow House, 1993. Address: Hollins, Balmaclellan, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire DG7 3QH, Scotland.