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William Eastlake

(1917—1997)


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(1917–1997),

born and reared in New York City, after army service and residence in Paris moved to a New Mexico ranch. His novels include Go in Beauty (1956), about rivalry between brothers; Bronc People (1958), again a contrast of brothers, but these younger, also set in New Mexico; Portrait of an Artist with Twenty-Six Horses (1963), a story of fantasy and suspense involving a white man about to die and his Navajo friend; and Castle Keep (1965), concerning American soldiers seizing a European castle in World War II. Eastlake is also known for his many short stories.


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