File 3/3. - Zorn,

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  • [1986]. (Creation)

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Jan Morris, formerly James Morris, travel writer, historian and novelist, was born in Somerset in 1926 of Welsh and English parents. She spent ten years on the editorial staffs of The Times and The Guardian, and her books about places evolved from her travel experiences as a wartime soldier and as a foreign correspondent. Her published books, articles and essays include a historical trilogy about the British Empire, books concerning Wales, major studies of several cities around the world, books of collected travel essays, biographical works about Abraham Lincoln and Admiral Fisher, a novel, and several volumes of memoirs.

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Notebook containing the first manuscript draft of his novel Zorn published in 1986, book reviews and letters of appreciation, including a letter from Jan [Morris].

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.

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Notes and draft passages for Zorn are in 3/2.

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Preferred citation: 3/3.

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  • Text: 3/3 (3).