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Women On The Warpath The story of the women of the first world war
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message 1: by Vilma (new)

Vilma (vaalkyrjaa) | 26 comments Hi,

I have just noticed that this David Mitchell

http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/...

has this book "Women On The Warpath"

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11...

on his dashboard which he definitely has not written. It is clearly misplaced as he is born in 1969 while the book was first published in 1965.

I assume the author is David J. Mitchell

http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/...

but I lack proof. The only source I have is a worldcat link

http://www.worldcat.org/title/women-o...

It would fit his other titles but that is just a guess on my side. Maybe somebody could straighten this out? Thanks


message 2: by Vicky (new)

Vicky (librovert) | 2459 comments I've moved it over to David J. Mitchell, it looks convincing enough that he's the author to me. :)


message 3: by Vilma (new)

Vilma (vaalkyrjaa) | 26 comments Vicky wrote: "I've moved it over to David J. Mitchell, it looks convincing enough that he's the author to me. :)"

Thank you Vicky :)


message 4: by Vilma (last edited Sep 22, 2012 02:00PM) (new)

Vilma (vaalkyrjaa) | 26 comments I have had just a second look on the author profile and there are books too which are not his own. The fist five(The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet, Cloud Atlas, Number9Dream, Ghostwritten, Black Swan Green) he has written but the rest - apart from translations - are misplaced too. Sorry, didnt check it earlier and dont have a clue who the real author is, another David Mitchell, but which one?

Official website: http://www.thousandautumns.com/

Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Mi...

It looks like this profile needs a truckload of work.


message 5: by Vicky (new)

Vicky (librovert) | 2459 comments Oh yikes, there are 18 different David Mitchells.

I'll bookmark this to look at tomorrow if no one gets there first.


message 6: by Banjomike (new)

Banjomike | 5530 comments Vicky wrote: "Oh yikes, there are 18 different David Mitchells.

I'll bookmark this to look at tomorrow if no one gets there first."


So is there an alternative to David^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^Mitchell?


message 7: by [deleted user] (new)

The David^Mitchell's combine page is cleaned up now.

The list of David^Mitchell's contributions:
http://www.goodreads.com/author/list/...
needs some cleaning too.

There should be a law that restrains the writers from using too usual names and surnames :P


message 8: by Vilma (new)

Vilma (vaalkyrjaa) | 26 comments Thank you :) As I am a fan of THIS David Mitchell it is now more pleasant to look at his author profile and at his books without all the "wrong" ones.

One more request in this: Noticed somebody has added recently an Russian edition of "Cloud Atlas" which needs to be combined and it lacks a description too.

Russian edition: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16...
Original: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/49...

A neverending task it is...


message 9: by Banjomike (last edited Sep 23, 2012 09:22AM) (new)

Banjomike | 5530 comments I think two of us were working there. Anyway, combined and Russian blurb added.

I wonder if it would make sense if a librarian posted a message to say that he/she was taking on a particular task?


message 10: by Riona (new)

Riona (rionafaith) | 122 comments Luisa wrote: "There should be a law that restrains the writers from using too usual names and surnames :P "

Heh, it should be like Actors' Equity where you need to have a unique name to join. Hence why so many Broadway actors use their middle names.


message 11: by Beth (new)

Beth (bethjustbeth) | 1586 comments Banjomike wrote: "I think two of us were working there. Anyway, combined and Russian blurb added.

I wonder if it would make sense if a librarian posted a message to say that he/she was taking on a particular task?"


It does help!


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