Close, Robert S. (Robert Shaw), 1903-1995

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Robert Close has written eight books, mostly novels. He is best known for his 1945 novel Love me, sailor which was banned for obscenity and resulted in the trial and conviction of Close and his publisher. After living abroad for 25 years Close returned to Australia in 1977.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1948-1975. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225841891

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associatedWith Ingamells, Rex, 1913-1955. person
associatedWith Stone, Walter, 1910-1981. person
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Birth 1903-07-15

Death 1995-07-17

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