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Michael Crichton : a critical companion

Author: Elizabeth A Trembley
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Series: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Until now, Michael Crichton's many readers have had nowhere to turn for more information on one of America's most popular novelists. This companion features clear analyses of Crichton's life and literary influences, as well as chapter on each of his 10 major novels to date. It will help Chrichton's readers learn more about how significant events in his life affected the development of his fiction and literary style
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Trembley, Elizabeth A. (Elizabeth Ann), 1963-
Michael Crichton.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605200420
Named Person: Michael Crichton; Michael Crichton; Michael Crichton; Michael Crichton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth A Trembley
ISBN: 0313294143 9780313294143
OCLC Number: 32665096
Description: xi, 192 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Series Foreword / Kathleen Gregory Klein --
1. The Life of Michael Crichton --
2. Michael Crichton's Literary Heritage --
3. The Andromeda Strain (1969) --
4. The Terminal Man (1972) --
5. The Great Train Robbery (1975) --
6. Eaters of the Dead (1976) --
7. Sphere (1987) --
8. Congo (1980) --
9. Jurassic Park (1990) --
10. Rising Sun (1992) --
11. Disclosure (1994) --
12. The Lost World --
13. Bibliography.
Series Title: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Responsibility: Elizabeth A. Trembley.

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