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100 most popular nonfiction authors : biographical sketches and bibliographies

Author: Bernard A Drew
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, ©2008.
Series: Popular authors series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Profiles of and reading lists for 100 of today's most popular adult nonfiction authors have been gathered together in this affordable single source and research tool. Profiles of and reading lists for 100 of today's most popular nonfiction authors have been gathered together in this affordable, single source reference, which covers representatives from all major nonfiction genres--true adventure, true crime, travel  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard A Drew
ISBN: 9781591584872 1591584876
OCLC Number: 137244641
Description: x, 438 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction Edward Abbey Diane Ackerman Caroline Alexander Stephen Ambrose Maya Angelou Dave Barry Rick Bass Wendell Berry Mark Bowden Taylor Branch Bill Bryson Tim Cahill Truman Capote Rachel Carson Jung Chang Deepak Chopra Ted Conover Richard Dawkins Jared Diamond Joan Didion Annie Dillard W.E.B. Du Bois Pete Earley Barbara Ehrenreich Tim F. Flannery Thomas Fleming John Hope Franklin Ian Frazier Henry Louis Gates Jane Goodall Doris Kearns Goodwin Linda Greenlaw Lee Gutkind David Halberstam Pete Hamill Stephen Hawking William Least Heat-Moon James Herriott John Hersey Seymour Hersh Laura Hillenbrand bell hooks Tony Horwitz Pico Iyer Sebastian Junger Michio Kaku Tracy Kidder Jonathan Kozol Jon Krakauer Jane Kramer Mark Kurlansky Annie LaBastille Annie LaMott William Langeweische Erik Larson Michael Lewis Robert Lindsey Barry Lopez Peter Maas Dave Marsh Peter Matthiessen Frances Mayes Peter Mayle Frank McCourt David McCullough Joe McGinniss Bill McKibben John McPhee Ved Mehta Farley Mowat Susan Orlean Nathaniel Philbrick George Plimpton Michael Pollan Ron Powers Beth Powning Richard Preston Ruth Reichl Mary Roach Ann Rule Carl Sagan David Sedaris Tim Severin Dava Sobel Art Spiegelman Robert Sullivan Gay Talese Deborah Tannen Paul Theroux Hunter S. Thompson Henry Thoreau Calvin Trillin Barbara Tuchman Sarah Vowell Andrew Weil Cornel West Simon Winchester Tom Wolfe Tobias Wolff Bob Woodward Genre Index Author/Title Index
Series Title: Popular authors series.
Other Titles: One hundred most popular nonfiction authors
Responsibility: Bernard A. Drew.
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Contains profiles and reading lists for 100 popular nonfiction authors. This book focuses on such contemporary authors as Bill Bryson.  Read more...

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