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The wand in the word : conversations with writers of fantasy

Author: Leonard S Marcus
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Interviews with 13 American and English authors of fantasy fiction discussing their lives, literary influences, work routines and their beliefs about the place of fantasy in literature and our lives. Includes a "reader" listing each author's major fantasy works.
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Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction
Children's literature
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wand in the word.
Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607922505
Named Person: Lloyd Alexander; Franny Billingsley; Susan Cooper; Nancy Farmer; Brian Jacques; Diana Wynne Jones; Ursula K Le Guin; Madeleine L'Engle; Garth Nix; Tamora Pierce; Terry Pratchett; Philip Pullman; Jane Yolen
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard S Marcus
ISBN: 0763626252 9780763626259
OCLC Number: 58720648
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: 202 pages : illustrations, facsimile ; 24 cm
Contents: Lloyd Alexander --
Franny Billingsley --
Susan Cooper --
Nancy Farmer --
Brian Jacques --
Diana Wynne Jones --
Ursula K. Le Guin --
Madeleine L'Engle --
Garth Nix --
Tamora Pierce --
Terry Pratchett --
Philip Pullman --
Jane Yolen.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Leonard S. Marcus.
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Interviews with 13 American and English authors of fantasy fiction discussing their lives, literary influences, work routines and their beliefs about the place of fantasy in literature and our lives. Includes a "reader" listing each author's major fantasy works.

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