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Fantasy authors : a research guide

Author: Jen Stevens; Dorothea Salo
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2008.
Series: Author research series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Designed for students, reader's advisors, fantasy fans, and other researchers, this guide is a launching point for researching popular fantasy authors (and their work) and finding new ones. It includes entries for approximately 100 leading contemporary and popular authors." "Each entry includes: a brief biographical sketch, including a quote from the author and his or her major awards; a list of the author's major  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Bio-bibliography
Biography
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stevens, Jen, 1970-
Fantasy authors.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2008
(OCoLC)608560383
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jen Stevens; Dorothea Salo
ISBN: 9781591584971 1591584973
OCLC Number: 181335733
Description: xxiv, 241 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Fantasy as a genre --
Fantasy timeline --
How to use this book --
Alphabetical list of authors --
Author entries --
Lists of authors by type --
Lists of major fantasy awards --
General bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Author research series.
Responsibility: Jen Stevens and Dorothea Salo.
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Includes entries for approximately 100 leading contemporary authors, listing print and online sources, as well as web sites for obtaining information. This guide includes: a biographical sketch,  Read more...

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