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On this date in 1802, Alexandre Dumas, père, was born. The author of The Three Musketeers and The Counte of Monte Cristo often used ghost writers for his formula novels, which caused Dumas to claim, “Nobody has read everything of Dumas, not even Dumas himself.”
Raymond Chandler was born on this date in 1880. He created the famous fictional detective, Phillip Marlowe, was featured in many of Chandler’s novels, including 1939’s The Big Sleep, which was made into a film starring Humphrey Bogart.
Working on a thesis or dissertation? Sign up for the Eagle Thesis & Dissertation Boot Camp, sponsored by the Toulouse Graduate School.
The Eagle Thesis & Dissertation Boot Camp is designed to provide an environment and support for intense, focused writing time, as well as structure and motivation to overcome typical roadblocks in the dissertation-writing process. It is an interruption-free, stress-free, no-excuses-just-do-it writing time for Master’s and Ph.D. students.
This is a three day program that runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day. You are expected to attend the entire time. From 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. you are able to stay and have optional additional writing time and/or individual consulting. The dates for this camp are Wednesday, August 3 to Friday, August 5.
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