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J.K. Rowling : a biography

Author: Connie Ann Kirk
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2002075330
(OCoLC)49991592
Named Person: J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); J K Rowling; J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Connie Ann Kirk
ISBN: 0313039445 9780313039447 0313322058 9780313322051
OCLC Number: 56576191
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004. Available via the World Wide Web. Access is limited to subscribers of ebooks.greenwood.com.
Description: xiii, 141 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
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.

Abstract:

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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