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Encyclopedia > Patrick Robinson

Patrick Robinson is a novelist and former newspaper columnist. Daniel Defoes Robinson Crusoe; title page of 1719 newspaper edition A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella, new) is an extended fictional narrative in prose. ... A columnist is a journalist who produces a specific form of writing for publication called a column. Columns appear in newspapers, magazines and the Internet. ...

His more recent books are naval thrillers, each telling the story of a crisis facing the world at the start of the 21st century. His earlier works include four nonfiction books about thoroughbred horses; True Blue, the story of the 1987 Oxford Boat Race mutiny (for which he, and co-author Dan Topolski won the inaugural William Hill Sports Book of the Year in 1989); and One Hundred Days, the biography of Admiral Sir Sandy Woodward. Navy is also:- shorthand for Navy Blue the nickname of the United States Naval Academy A navy is the branch of the armed forces of a nation that operates primarily on water. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The University of Oxford (often called Oxford University), located in the city of Oxford, England, is the oldest university in the English-speaking world. ... Boat Race Logo Exhausted crews at the finish of the 2002 Boat Race The Boat Race is a rowing race between the rowing clubs of the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge. ... Daniel Topolski is an author, former rower and regular voice on BBC Radio. ... The William Hill Sports Book of the Year is an annual British book award dedicated to rewarding excellence in sports writing. ... Sir John Forster Sandy Woodward GBE KCB (born May 1, 1932) is a British Admiral who joined the Royal Navy in 1946 at age thirteen. ...




  • Nimitz Class (1997)
  • Kilo Class (1998)
  • H.M.S. Unseen (1999)
  • USS Seawolf (2000)
  • The Shark Mutiny (2001)
  • Barracuda 945 (2003)
  • Scimitar SL-2 (2004)
  • Hunter Killer (2005)
  • Ghost Force (2006)

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  • Classic Lines
  • The Golden Post
  • Horse Trader
  • Decade of Champions
  • Born to Win
  • True Blue: Oxford Boat Race Mutiny (with Dan Topolski)
  • One Hundred Days

Bubblegum is an album released by Mark Lanegan in 2004 (see 2004 in music). ...

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Preceded by:
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William Hill Sports Book of the Year winner
Succeeded by:
Paul Kimmage

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