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American novelists since World War II. Seventh series

Author: James Richard Giles; Wanda H Giles
Publisher: Detroit : Thomson/Gale, 2003.
Series: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 278.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide career biographies of eighty American authors who either began writing novels after 1945 or have done their most important work since then; each with a list of principal works and a bibliography.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Dictionaries
Bio-bibliography
Biography
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Biobibliographie Dictionnaires anglais
Biographies Dictionnaires anglais
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Richard Giles; Wanda H Giles
ISBN: 0787660221 9780787660222
OCLC Number: 51799420
Notes: "A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book."
Description: xxii, 412 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Sherman Alexie (1966- ) --
Rudolfo A. Anaya (1937- ) --
James Baldwin (1924-1987) --
Russell Banks (1940- ) --
Ann Beattie (1947- ) --
Madison Smartt Bell (1957- ) --
T. Coraghessan Boyle (1948- ) --
Michael Chabon (1963- ) --
Annie Dillard (1945- ) --
Clyde Edgerton (1944- ) --
Stanley Elkin (1930-1995) --
Irvin Faust (1924- ) --
William Gaddis (1922-1998) --
John Hersey (1914-1993) --
William Humphrey (1924-1997) --
John Irving (1942- ) --
John Jakes (1932- ) --
Charles Johnson (1948- ) --
Gayl Jones (1949- ) --
Norman Mailer (1923- ) --
Armistead Maupin (1944- ) --
William Maxwell (1908-2000) --
Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) --
Reynolds Price (1933- ) --
John Rechy (1931- ) --
Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-1991) --
Peter Taylor (1917-1994).
Series Title: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 278.
Responsibility: edited by James R. Giles and Wanda H. Giles.

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Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide career biographies of eighty American authors who either began writing novels after 1945 or have done their most important work since then; each with a list of principal works and a bibliography.

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