Historical Figures in Fiction

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Oryx Press, 1994 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 352 pages
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This is the most comprehensive index to characters in historical fiction available. Searching for historical novels featuring any of over 1,300 famous people is made easier with the help of this handy reference guide. Over 4,000 novels for adults, young adults, and children are cited in the book's 5,000 entries. Listings include author's name, publication date, any awards the book may have won, and an extensive listing of reviews. Author, title, and occupation indexes make it even easier to locate titles.

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Most libraries collect historical novels, which are read in enormous numbers by library patrons. Unfortunately, traditional cataloging practice and existing reference sources make subject access to ... Read full review


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About the author (1994)

DONALD K. HARTMAN and JEROME DROST are members of the Reference and Collection Development Department of Lockwood Memorial Library at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

GREGG SAPP, head of Access Services at the University of Miami's Richter Library, writes the annual Library Journal column "Best Sci-Tech Books for General Readers.

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