RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 53391237 LA English T1 James Patterson : a critical companion A1 Kotker, Joan G., PB Greenwood Press PP Westport, Conn. YR 2004 SN 0313320853 9780313320859 AB "A full chapter offers a delving biographical study of Patterson, including a brief timeline, that traces his early literary and personal interests and later professional achievements. Another chapter discusses the genres of detective and mystery writing, and situates Patterson's contributions within this framework. Patterson's sociological writings are also considered. Whether for personal pursuits or school assignments, this volume provides ample insight and extensive bibliographic information on Patterson's work, including critical sources and reviews."--BOOK JACKET.