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  • n. A member of an ethnographic group of Georgians.


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  • One of the most popular novels of the day, The Gates Ajar, by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, was the fictionalized first-person diary of a young woman whose brother died in the Civil War.

    The Truth About Grief

  • The Gates Ajar was rereleased by the University of Michigan in 2005.

    The Truth About Grief

  • Within the year " Gros-C â lin " was running off the shelves and rumors that it might win the Renaudot prize, traditionally reserved for younger authors, forced Gary/Ajar to instruct his publisher to withdraw it from contention.

    War Hero, Diplomat, Author, Impostor

  • Ajar ' s second novel, a story of 14-year-old Algerian boy living in Paris called " La Vie Devant Soi, " went one better.

    War Hero, Diplomat, Author, Impostor

  • This story of a lonely civil servant, which charts his mental disintegration through its increasingly contorted syntax, was submitted for publication as the work of an unknown French writer living in Brazil calling himself É mile Ajar.

    War Hero, Diplomat, Author, Impostor

  • Jonathan Ajar is the infamous "Burglar Bunch's" alleged connection to the underworld.

  • After the door got ripped off, there was only so much hearing “The Door Is Ajar” that the super-agent could take.


  • Note 85: Robert Leroy Innes believes that Suetsugu planned the entire episode from the beginning (Innes, "The Door Ajar"). back

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • Note 37: Blair and Robertson, Philippine Islands, 1493 – 1803, 18: 228 – 30, as cited in Innes, "Door Ajar," 113. back

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • The best example of this was "The Gates Ajar," a novel by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps that was enormously popular after the Civil War.

    Harvard President on the Civil War

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