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Mary Patricia (1906-1997) was a novelist and newspaper columnist for The New Yorker. Aged sixteen, she wrote The Shoreless Sea which became a bestseller; eight editions were published in 1923 and 1924, and the book was serialised in The Daily Mirror. Her second novel The Chase was published in 1925. Her selected works include My Husband Simon (1931), One Fine Day (1947) and Good Evening, Mrs Craven.