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Contemporary fiction writers of the South : a bio-bibliographical sourcebook

Author: Joseph M Flora; Robert Bain
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These essays, covering such writers as Pat Conroy, Gail Godwin, T.R. Pearson, Anne Tyler and Alice Walker, present biographical sketches, analyses of each writer's style and themes, an assessment of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Biography
Dictionaries
Bibliographie
Biographisches Nachschlagewerk
Biography Dictionaries
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Contemporary fiction writers of the South.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993
(OCoLC)902849658
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph M Flora; Robert Bain
ISBN: 0313287643 9780313287640
OCLC Number: 26764060
Description: xiii, 571 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Alice Adams (1926- ) / Barbara A. Herman --
Lisa Alther (1944- ) / Mary Anne Ferguson --
Toni Cade Bambara (1939- ) / Nancy D. Hargrove --
Madison Smartt Bell (1957- ) / R. Reed Sanderlin --
Larry Brown (1951- ) / Thomas J. Richardson --
Rita Mae Brown (1944- ) / Barbara Ladd --
Pat Conroy (1945- ) / Lamar York --
John William Corrington (1932-1988) / Terry Roberts --
Ellen Douglas [Josephine Ayres Haxton] (1921- ) / Carol S. Manning --
Andre Dubus (1936- ) / Anne E. Rowe --
Clyde Edgerton (1944- ) / R. Sterling Hennis, Jr. --
John [Marsden] Ehle, Jr. (1925- ) / Leslie Banner --
Jesse Hill Ford (1928- ) / Charmaine Allmon Mosby --
Richard Ford (1944- ) / Frank W. Shelton --
Kaye Gibbons (1960- ) / Julian Mason --
Ellen Gilchrist (1935- ) / Robert Bain --
Marianne Gingher (1947- ) / Lucinda H. MacKethan --
Gail Godwin (1937- ) / Mary Anne Wimsatt --
Alex [Murray Palmer] Haley (1921-1992) / Mary Kemp Davis --
Barry Hannah (1942- ) / Owen W. Gilman, Jr. --
[Henry] William Hoffman (1925- ) / Jeanne R. Nostrandt --
William Humphrey (1924- ) / Stephen Cooper --
Josephine Humphreys (1945- ) / Joseph Millichap. Gayl Jones (1949- ) / Barbara Patrick --
Madison [Percy] Jones (1925- ) / David K. Jeffrey --
Beverly Lowry (1938- ) / Merrill Maguire Skaggs --
Bobbie Ann Mason (1940- ) / Joseph M. Flora --
Cormac McCarthy (1933- ) / Jerry Leath Mills --
Jill McCorkle (1958- ) / Lynn Z. Bloom --
Tim McLaurin (1953- ) / Jerry Leath Mills --
James Alan McPherson (1943- ) / Joseph T. Cox --
Berry Morgan (1919- ) / Christina Albers --
Helen Norris (1916- ) / Susan Snell --
T[homas] R[eid] Pearson (1956- ) / John N. Somerville, Jr. --
Jayne Anne Phillips (1952- ) / Dorothy Combs Hill --
Charles [McColl] Portis (1933- ) / John L. Idol, Jr. --
Padgett Powell (1952- ) / Thomas M. Carlson --
Ferrol Sams (1922- ) / Linda Welden --
Mary Lee Settle (1918- ) / Nancy Carol Joyner --
Bob [Robert G.] Shacochis (1951- ) / Bert Hitchcock --
Susan Richards Shreve (1939- ) / Katherine C. Hodgin --
Lee Smith (1944- ) / Elizabeth Pell Broadwell --
John Kennedy Toole (1937-1969) / Beverly Jarrett --
Anne Tyler (1941- ) / Anne R. Zahlan --
Alice [Malsenior] Walker (1944- ) / Laura J. Bloxham. James Wilcox (1949- ) / John M. Allison, Jr. --
Sylvia Wilkinson (1940- ) / Joyce M. Pair --
Calder [Baynard] Willingham, Jr. (1922- ) / Donald R. Noble --
John Yount (1935- ) / Robert Bain.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph M. Flora and Robert Bain.

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