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Buch·an

 (bŭk′ən, bŭKH′-), Sir John First Baron Tweedsmuir. 1875-1940.
British writer and government official who was governor-general of Canada (1935-1940) but is best known for his adventure novels, such as The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915).

Buchan

(ˈbʌkən)
n
(Biography) John, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir. 1875–1940, Scottish statesman, historian, and writer of adventure stories, esp The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915) and Greenmantle (1916); governor general of Canada (1935–40)
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When they went away, she always put on the silk-gown and the jet-black row of curls represented in that portrait (her hair was reddish-grey in the kitchen), established herself in the breakfast-room, put her spectacles between two particular leaves of Doctor Buchan's Domestic Medicine, and sat looking over the blind all day until they came back again.
Summary: A biography by author's granddaughter, Ursula Buchan, reveals truth duller than fiction
The only survivor was second engineer John Jackson Buchan.
Preparation work is under way at the St Peter Street site in the Buchan town
THE historic family home of author John Buchan - where he spent holidays which inspired his most famous novel The 39 Steps - is up for sale.
Allan Buchan, 57, was accused of groping the two men, both now aged 44 , at the campus medical practice in the 1990s.
Graeme Buchan is said to have driven a black Volvo S40 at "speeds well in excess of the speed limit" on July 14 this year.
AT THE end of his defence of benefits-funded mother-of-eight Marie Buchan, Eddie Sanders ('Woman has committed no crime', Talkback, August 30) describes those who criticise Buchan as 'whining moralists'.
Final: J Buchan & D Harvey 17 K Atkinson & R Byram 18.
IRESENT single mum-of-eight Marie Buchan who has grasped the bottom rung of celebrity status simply by being a single mum-of-eight.
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