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July 07, 2002

Writer Louis Alexander Dies

Pioneering ELT writer Louis Alexander, most recently the author of Longman's Direct English multimedia course, died last month at the age of 70 after several years of illness. According to the Guinness Book of Records, during his heyday of the 1960s and 70s, Alexander was Britain's best-selling author, with a record of 4.7 million books sold in one year.

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