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message 1: by Ellie (new)

Ellie Rose McKee (ellierosemckee) | 137 comments There seem to be at least three Patrick Browns, and their books need to be separated out.
There's the author of all the academic type books, then there's the author of 'The Oaks' novel (different guy), and then their the comics artist/author of graphic novels (his are all the titles in the 'Cattle Raid of Cooley' series - if someone could list that as an actual series, that would be awesome - 'Short Stuff' & 'Ness') not sure about some of the other books (like 'False! Error in the Church' - could easily be a forth person).

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Ellie Rose McKee (ellierosemckee) | 137 comments Someone, please?

message 3: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments I think there's far more than three. It's a mess. I'm not sure there's any point in disambiguating it. It looks like some effort has been made in the past, and there are already 3 other Patrick Browns, none of whom authored anything currently on the default, one-space profile. Unless one of these authors comes to Goodreads and wishes to claim a profile/disambiguate their works from other Patrick Browns, any effort we put forward now will just be undone the next time we get a database import.

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Sophie (notemily) | 469 comments I go through sometimes and disambiguate really common names, but only when I have the time, because it takes a LOT of time. I'll take a look at this one at some point.

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