Encyclopedia of American popular fiction /

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Main Author: Hamilton, Geoff.
Other Authors: Jones, Brian, 1959-
Format: Book
Published:New York, NY : Facts on File, [2009]
Series:Literary movements.
Facts on File library of American literature.
Online Access:Table of contents only 
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Vivid characters and first-rate storytelling are the hallmarks of good popular fiction.Encyclopedia of American Popular Fictionis a new A-to-Z resource that covers those contemporary authors and works that have enjoyed commercial success in the United States but are typically neglected by moreliteraryguides. Written by literary scholars, this invaluable resource provides high school and college students with everything they need to know to understand the authors and works of American popular fiction.Coverage includes:The Bourne IdentityThe Bridges of Madison CountyTom ClancyThe Da Vinci CodeSue GraftonJohn GrishamHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's StoneErica JongBarbara KingsolverTheLeft BehindbooksElmore LeonardJames PattersonThe Secret Life of BeesThe Silence of the LambsNicholas Sparksand more. Excerpted from Encyclopedia of American Popular Fiction by Geoff Hamilton, Brian Jones All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.