Horgan, Paul

Horgan, Paul

(Paul George Vincent O'Shaughnessy Horgan), 1903–95, American writer, b. Buffalo, N.Y. His diverse works reflect his fascination with the effects of history and landscape on people. Among his books are the novels Main Line West (1936), Things As They Are (1964), Whitewater (1970), and The Thin Mountain Air (1977); his nonfiction includes Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History (1954; Pulitzer Prize), Encounters With Stravinsky (1972), Approaches to Writing (1975), and Lamy of Santa Fe (1975; Pulitzer Prize).
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Gaffney's achievements are all the more remarkable in so much as he's had to make do without Ireland flanker David Wallace since the start of the season and been forced to replace players like Jeremy Staunton, Anthony Horgan, Paul O'Connell and skipper Jim Williams in big games.