J.K. Rowling A Biography

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Michael O'Mara Books, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 248 pages
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Recounts the life and career of the author of the "Harry Potter" books.

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Review: JK Rowling - A Biography

User Review  - Terri Moore - Goodreads

This is a popular biography and not a scholarly one. I enjoyed it because I am a writer who likes reading about the lives of other, successful writers. I would have appreciated more about the ... Read full review

Review: JK Rowling - A Biography

User Review  - MJL - Goodreads

This book is brilliant. As a huge fan of JK Rowling having a glance into her life and knowing what she went through is amazing. Watching her going from success to poverty to a multimillionaire. This book is brilliant for anyone who wants to see the truth about the famous author. Read full review

Contents

Opening the Chamber
15
A Bookish Child
26
A Rebel in Hiding
52
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Sean Smith is one the UK's leading celebrity biographers whose books have been translated throughout the world. Since his internationally acclaimed biography of JK Rowling he has turned his attention to the world of pop icons -- beginning with Kylie Minogue.

The bestselling "Robbie: The Biography" was published in 2003 and praised for being the book to get clisest to the real Robbie Williams, "Justin: The Biography" is his ninth book. He lives in West London.

As a pediatrician, writer, wife, and mother, Perri Klass has demonstrated how medicine is integral to the health of families and communities, and how doctors themselves struggle to balance the conflicting needs of profession, self, and family. As medical director of Reach Out and Read, she encourages other pediatricians to foster pre-reading skills in their young patients. While earning her M.D. at Harvard, Klass contributed articles to "Mademoiselle" and "The New York Times" as well as to scientific and medical journals. She also wrote her first book, "A Not Entirely Benign Procedure "(1987), which chronicles her introduction to medicine and motherhood. In the following years she has continued to publish books, essays, award-winning short stories, a novel, and numerous articles, ranging from professional papers to popular journalism and travel pieces.