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The short story readers' advisory : a guide to the best

Author: Brad Hooper
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, ©2000.
Series: ALA readers' advisory series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With an introduction to the world of short-story writing, there are more than 200 critical essays covering short story writers past and present and a step-by-step guide on how to interview readers in order to match their tastes with stories. Flourishing with celebrated masters as well as fresh new voices, the short story genre is more popular today than ever. In this handy reference, you'll find an introduction to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Short stories
Bibliographie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Hooper
ISBN: 0838907822 9780838907825
OCLC Number: 43370564
Description: vii, 135 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Short Story: Appreciation and a definition --
"Total commitment" readers' advisory --
Masters of the past --
Contemporary masters --
Appendix --
Anthologies --
Indexes --
Author --
Nationality --
Subject.
Series Title: ALA readers' advisory series.
Responsibility: Brad Hooper.

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Accomplished short story writer, "Booklist" editor and former librarian Brad Hooper offers a detailed guide to the rich landscape of short story literature.  Read more...

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