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One of several authors on a paper I need to cite has only one name. How do I format the BibTeX entry?

author = {Smith, J and Jones, S and Singleton and Brown, A}

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What bibliography style are you using? – egreg Aug 6 '12 at 13:53
@egreg: I made my own one years ago. If I add the author as Singleton, {}, the output is Singleton, . which is not what I want. Do I need to run makebst again? – SabreWolfy Aug 6 '12 at 15:21
Can you show the entry in the .bbl file? – egreg Aug 6 '12 at 18:00
@egreg: Thanks, but honza's answer below has solved this. – SabreWolfy Aug 6 '12 at 19:47
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What if you use just author = {Smith, J and Jones, S and {Singleton} and Brown, A}? That works for me without problems with natbib, and a custom style based on abbrvnat.

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