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J.K. Rowling : a biography

J.K. Rowling : a biography

Author: Connie Ann Kirk
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
This unofficial biographical study of J.K. Rowling invites fans and critics alike to take a close look at the person behind the phenomenon. Annotation. 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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
collective biographies
Children's stories
Named Person: J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); J K Rowling; J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); J K Rowling; Joanne Kathleen Rowling; Harry Potter, (personnage fictif); J K Rowling; Joanne K Rowling
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Connie Ann Kirk
ISBN: 0313322058 9780313322051 0313039445 9780313039447
OCLC Number: 49991592
Description: xiii, 141 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Origins and contexts --
Early life and family --
School years --
Early career --
Life of Harry Potter --
Controversies and criticism --
Conclusion --
Appendix A: J.K. Rowling timeline --
Appendix B: J.K. Rowling's awards --
Appendix C: J.K. Rowling's reading --
Appendix D: Organizations important to J.K. Rowling --
Appendix E: Addresses for J.K. Rowling.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Other Titles: Joanne K. Rowling
Joanne Kathleen Rowling
Responsibility: Connie Ann Kirk.
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Explores both the critical acclaim and the controversies surrounding Rowling's books and the characters. Chapters follow Rowling's early childhood in England through her school year's, friendships,  Read more...


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