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The real story : a guide to nonfiction reading interests

Author: Sarah Statz Cords; Robert Burgin
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2006.
Series: Genreflecting advisory series.
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Here is your road map to the vast and previously uncharted terrain of recreational nonfiction. After defining the genre and discussing it's unique characteristics and appeals; the author describes more than 500 popular nonfiction titles and organizes them according to genre. Everything from true adventure, true crime, and travel narratives to investigative nonfiction, environmental writing, and life stories. Genres  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cords, Sarah Statz, 1974-
Real story.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2006
(DLC) 2006003712
(OCoLC)63703818
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Statz Cords; Robert Burgin
OCLC Number: 607803699
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 460 pages).
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: Nonfiction genres --
True adventure --
Travel --
True crime --
Environmental writing --
Science and math --
History --
Biography --
Memoirs and autobiography --
Relationships --
Investigative writing --
Making sense.
Series Title: Genreflecting advisory series.
Responsibility: Sarah Statz Cords ; edited By Robert Burgin.

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Offers readers and professionals who work with them a road map to the terrain of recreational nonfiction. This work classifies and describes more than 500 titles popular with nonfiction readers -  Read more...

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