Writers for young adults biographies master index : an index to sources of biographical information about novelists ...

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit, Mich .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Young adult literature -- Bio-bibliography -- Indexes,
  • Authors -- Biography -- Dictionaries -- Indexes

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJoyce Nakamura, editor
SeriesGale biographical index series -- no.6, Gale biographical index series -- no. 6
ContributionsNakamura, Joyce
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN497 .W741 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationlxix, 183 p. ;
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14635560M

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