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"I always start writing with a clean piece of paper and a dirty mind." -- Patrick Dennis
Patrick Dennis (May 18, 1921 — November 6, 1976) was an American author. His novel An Irreverent Escapade (1955) was one of the bestselling American books of the 20th century. In chronological vignettes "Patrick" recalls his adventures growing up under the wing of his madcap aunt, Mame Dennis. Dennis wrote a sequel,Around the World with Auntie Mame, in 1958.
Total Books: 39
"I write in the first person, but it is all fictional. The public assumes that what seems fictional is fact; so the way for me to be inventive is to seem factual but be fictional." All of Dennis's novels employ to some degree the traditional comic devices of masks, subterfuge and deception.