Paul Gallico

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Paul William Gallico (July 26, 1897 – July 15, 1976) was a successful American novelist, short story and sports writer. Many of his works were adapted for motion pictures. He is perhaps best remembered for The Snow Goose, his only real critical success, and for the novel The Poseidon Adventure, primarily through the 1972 film adaptation.

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  • ''No one can be as calculatedly rude as the British, which amazes Americans, who do not understand studied insult and can only offer abuse as a substitute.''
    Paul Gallico (1897-1976), U.S. novelist. New York Times (Jan. 14, 1962).
  • ''If there is any larceny in a man, golf will bring it out.''
    Paul Gallico (1897-1976), U.S. novelist. New York Times (March 6, 1977).
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