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William wharton 7 november 1925 29 october 2008, the pen name of the artist albert william du aime, was an americanborn author best known for his first novel birdy, which was also made into a critically acclaimed film by the same name in 1984. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites. A midnight clear was published in 1982 and is set in the ardennes in 1944. Tidings by william wharton paperback harpercollins. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 176 pages and is available in paperback format. Author of such classic wartime novels as birdy and a midnight clear, william wharton was one of the most acclaimed write. Jack is a middleaged american living as a squatter in a paris attic. Set in the ardennes forest on christmas eve 1944, sergeant will knott and five other gis are ordered close to the german lines to establish an observation po.
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