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Dictionary of American literary characters

Author: Benjamin Franklin; Gary Geer; Judith Giblin Haig
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes and identifies the major characters in significant America novels--in addition to those in some uncelebrated novels and in a sampling of best sellers. A few of the books are often referred to as novellas, and some as "non-fiction novels." Covers the period 1789 through 1979. The entries are factual and contain little interpretation. The index lists characters alphabetically by novel.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Franklin; Gary Geer; Judith Giblin Haig
ISBN: 0816019177 9780816019175
OCLC Number: 20754873
Notes: "A Bruccoli Clark Layman book."
Includes index.
Description: 542 pages ; 29 cm
Responsibility: edited by Benjamin Franklin V ; associate editors, Gary Geer and Judith Haig.

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This dictionary acts as a reference source for the most significant characters in American literature over the past two centuries. It contains over 11,000 entries in A-Z format, and has a  Read more...

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