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James Patterson : a critical companion

Author: Joan G Kotker
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Series: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kotker, Joan G.
James Patterson.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607069294
Online version:
Kotker, Joan G.
James Patterson.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
(OCoLC)609507040
Named Person: James Patterson; James (Schriftsteller) Patterson; James Patterson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joan G Kotker
ISBN: 0313320853 9780313320859
OCLC Number: 53391237
Description: xi, 177 p. : port. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The life of James Patterson --
Genre --
The Thomas Berryman number (1976) --
Along came a spider (1992) --
Kiss the girls (1995) --
Jack & Jill (1996) --
Cat & mouse (1997) --
Pop! goes the weasel (1999) --
Roses are red (2000); Violets are blue (2001) --
Blind mice (2002) --
1st to die (2001) --
2nd chance (2002).
Series Title: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Responsibility: Joan G. Kotker.
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This is the only full-length critical study of James Patterson and his best-selling detective fiction.  Read more...

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