J.K. Rowling : a biography
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J.K. Rowling : a biography

By Kirk, Connie Ann.

Published 2003 by Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn.

ISBN 0313322058

Bib Id 833793

Description xiii, 141 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Leader
01896cam a2200385 a 4500
LCCN
2002-75330
ISBN
0313322058 (hbk.) : $27.50
Call #
B Rowling K
Title
J.K. Rowling : a biography
Varying Form of Title
Joanne K. Rowling
Joanne Kathleen Rowling
Publication Information
by Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn. :
Description
xiii, 141 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [127]-138) and index.
Contents
Origins and Contexts -- Early Life and Family -- The School Years -- Early Career -- The Life of Harry Potter -- Controversies and Criticism -- J.K. Rowling Timeline -- J.K. Rowling's Awards -- J.K. Rowling's Reading -- Organizations Important to J.K. Rowling -- Addresses for J. K. Rowling.
Summary
Suitable for high school students and undergraduates, this brief biography examines the life and work of Harry Potter creator J. K. Rowling. Her books, and the controversies and acclaim surrounding them, are situated in the contexts of the fantasy genre and popular culture, and placed against the background of the author's life. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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