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Science fiction authors : a research guide

Author: Maura Heaphy
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2009.
Series: Author research series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Written for students, scholars, readers' advisors, and curious SF readers and fans, this guide provides an easy-to-use launch pad for researching and learning more about science fiction writers and their works. If you want information on popular SF authors, this should be your first stop!" "Emphasizing the best popular and contemporary authors, Heaphy covers 100 science fiction writers, providing for each: a brief  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliographie
Biographie
Bio-bibliography
Biography
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
biobibliografi uppslagsverk
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heaphy, Maura, 1953-
Science fiction authors.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2009
(OCoLC)681550439
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maura Heaphy
ISBN: 9781591585152 1591585155
OCLC Number: 232656020
Description: xxvii, 318 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: What is science fiction? --
Timeline of authors and their work --
About the authors --
Organization of entries --
Read-alike lists --
Alphabetical list of authors --
How to use this book / by Jen Stevens --
Some notes about the text --
Author entries --
Lists of major awards --
General bibliography --
Subject index --
Author/title index.
Series Title: Author research series.
Responsibility: Maura Heaphy.
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Covering 100 SF writers, this book provides a brief biographical sketch, including a quote from the author, awards, a list of the author's major works; and, research sources including biographies,  Read more...

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