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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.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the publication and cinematic success of 1992's Along Came a Spider, James Patterson seems to have taken up permanent residence on the bestseller lists. In the ensuing decade, his hit detective novels, with memorable nursery rhyme titles like Cat and Mouse, (1997) and Pop! Goes the Weasel (1999), came in rapid-fire succession and generated similar popularity and praise. His Alex Cross series created one of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kotker, Joan G.
James Patterson.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003026654
(OCoLC)53391237
Named Person: James Patterson; James Patterson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joan G Kotker
ISBN: 0313058350 9780313058356
OCLC Number: 61249424
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 177 pages) : portrait.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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