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J.K. Rowling : a biography

Author: Connie Ann Kirk
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This unofficial biographical study of J.K. Rowling invites fans and critics alike to take a close look at the person behind the phenomenon. Annotation. Suitable for high school students and undergraduates, this brief biography examines the life and work of /Harry Potter/ creator J.K. Rowling. Her books, and the controversies and acclaim surrounding them, are situated in the contexts of the fantasy genre and popular  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: J K Rowling; J K Rowling; Joanne Kathleen Rowling; Harry Potter, (personnage fictif); Joanne K Rowling
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Connie Ann Kirk
ISBN: 0313322058 9780313322051 0313039445 9780313039447
OCLC Number: 49991592
Description: xiii, 141 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Origins and contexts --
Early life and family --
School years --
Early career --
Life of Harry Potter --
Controversies and criticism --
Conclusion --
Appendix A: J.K. Rowling timeline --
Appendix B: J.K. Rowling's awards --
Appendix C: J.K. Rowling's reading --
Appendix D: Organizations important to J.K. Rowling --
Appendix E: Addresses for J.K. Rowling.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Other Titles: Joanne K. Rowling
Joanne Kathleen Rowling
Responsibility: Connie Ann Kirk.
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This unofficial biographical study of J.K. Rowling invites fans and critics alike to take a close look at the person behind the phenomenon. Annotation. Suitable for high school students and undergraduates, this brief biography examines the life and work of /Harry Potter/ creator J.K. Rowling. Her books, and the controversies and acclaim surrounding them, are situated in the contexts of the fantasy genre and popular culture, and placed against the background of the author's life.

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