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message 1: by Paul (new)

Paul | 11 comments Today I read that Hollywood makeup legend Dick Smith had passed away. I came to check when Dick Smith's Do-It-Yourself Monster Make-Up Handbook was published and noticed the "by the same author" link has books by Australian entrepreneur Dick Smith. I'm assuming the softball book is by yet another. What's the best way to go about making the distinction?


message 2: by Abcdarian (new)

Abcdarian | 21209 comments We separate authors by using spaces between first and last names. I changed that particular Dick Smith to Dick^^^Smith, where ^ means a space, and added a Librarian Note: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show... There was already a Dick^^Smith. There are no doubt others that need disambiguating.


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