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ghost writer

A writer (usually a professional) who assists in the writing of something (such as a book or speech) without taking credit for it. A: "I'm so impressed with the celebrity memoir I'm reading. I didn't expect this singer to be able to write so well!" B: "Yeah, she probably had a ghost writer!" Being the ghostwriter of some of the president's speeches is the greatest achievement of my life.
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The Ghost is replacing Mike McCara, the original ghost writer who wound up dead, apparently from falling from a ferry--the very same ferry the Ghost finds himself riding to meet Lang and continue McCara's story.
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The Ghost Writer features a fictionalised Tony Blair - Prime Minister Adam Lang played by Pierce Brosnan - accused of war crimes.
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Travel Within" was ghost written by Dave Cunningham, the release writer notes, seemingly forgetting that the idea is to keep the ghost writer anonymous.
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The ghost writer is more and more sorry he ever took on the job, especially as he finds out about the person who preceded him on the rewrite.
In 1996 Chris Mead came to the Chamber as Editor of the Detroiter and over the years also become known as historian, ghost writer, speech writer, fact checker and expert proofreader.