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Gary Paulsen : a companion to the young adult literature

Author: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., [2018]
Series: McFarland companions to young adult literature
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"American novelist Gary Paulsen is best known for his young adult fiction, including bestsellers Nightjohn, Soldier's Heart and Woods Runner. This literary companion introduces readers to his life and work. An A-to-Z guide explores themes such as alcoholism, coming of age, slavery, survival and war. A glossary defines terms unique to his work"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Gary Paulsen; Gary Paulsen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
ISBN: 9781476673318 1476673314
OCLC Number: 1005195624
Description: viii, 191 pages ; 26 cm.
Series Title: McFarland companions to young adult literature
Responsibility: Mary Ellen Snodgrass.

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Surveys the major titles and themes of America's top adventure writer for tweens. Entries cover the Brian and Tucket series and analyse the significance of alcoholism, coming of age, survival, war,  Read more...

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"Snodgrass introduces readers to the life and works of Gary Paulsen, prolific author of wilderness and coming-of-age books for young people.... The detailed chronology conveys the chaotic events of Read more...

 
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