Robert McKay Collection

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TxAM-CRS C000240

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Robert McKay Collection


  • 1976 (Creation)


1 box (2.5 linear inches)

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Robert McKay was born on June 4, 1921, in Maysville, NY. He wrote several novels during the course of his career, mostly about teenage life in the 1960s and 1970s, including The Troublemaker (1973), The Running Back (1979), and Dave's Song (1982). Skean (1976) was McKay's only science fiction novel.

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This collection consists of the uncorrected proofs (44 sheets) for McKay's 1976 novel Skean.

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These materials are stored offsite and require additional time for retrieval.

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Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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  • English

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