Contemporary Authors New Revision Series: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction, General Non-Fiction, Poetry, Journalism, Drama, Motion Pictures, Television, & Other Fields

  • Volume 47
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  • ISBN-10: 081035750X
  • ISBN-13: 9780810357501
  • DDC: 920
  • Shipping Weight: 2.95 lbs ( 1.34 kgs)
  • Print | Hardcover
  • © 1995 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available



In response to the escalating need for up-to-date information on writers, Contemporary Authors® New Revision Series brings researchers the most recent data on the world's most-popular authors. These exciting and unique author profiles are essential to your holdings because sketches are entirely revised and up-to-date, and completely replace the original Contemporary Authors® entries.

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"Everything about this series, from the quality of the physical volumes to the currentness and professionalism of the entries, suggests that it is a must for any serious library's reference collection." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999


"I am struck by the tremendous amount of work and energy spent on writing my literary biography. I learned about the existence of many reviews of my work and articles which had escaped my attention." -- Czeslaw Milosz, poet/novelist

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