Popular Contemporary Writers - Vol. 4

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Designer: Patrice Sheridan

Photo Research: Anne Burns Images
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Indexing: Cynthia Crippen, AEIOU Inc.

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Popular contemporary writers / editor, Michael D. Sharp,
                  p. cm.
    Includes bibliographical references.
    Contents: v. 1. Douglas Adams-Russell Banks – v. 2. Nevada Barr-
Bill Bryson – v. 3. Octavia Butler-Arthur C. Clarke – v. 4. James
Clavell-Rita Dove – v. 5. Louise Erdrich-Thomas Harris – v. 6. William
Least Heat-Moon-Stephen King – v. 7. Barbara Kingsolver-Anne
McCaffrey – v. 8. Frank McCourt-Mario Puzo – v. 9. Anna Quindlen-
Jane Smiley – v. 10. Zadie Smith-Tobias Wolff – v. 11. Index.
    ISBN 0-7614-7601-6 (set : alk. paper) –
    ISBN 0-7614-7602-4 (v. 1 : alk. paper) –
    ISBN 0-7614-7603-2 (v. 2 : alk. paper) –
    ISBN 0-7614-7604-0 (v. 3 : alk. paper) –
    ISBN 0-7614-7605-9 (v. 4 : alk. paper) –
    ISBN 0-7614-7606-7 (v. 5 : alk. paper) –
    ISBN 0-7614-7607-5 (v. 6 : alk. paper) –
    ISBN 0-7614-7608-3 (v. 7 : alk. paper) –
    ISBN 0-7614-7609-1 (v. 8 : alk. paper) –
    ISBN 0-7614-7610-5 (v. 9 : alk. paper) –
    ISBN 0-7614-7611-3 (v. 10 : alk. paper) –
    ISBN 0-7614-7612-1 (v. 11 : alk. paper)
American literature—20th century—Bio-bibliography—Dictionaries.
2. Popular literature—English-speaking countries—Bio-bibliography—
Dictionaries. 3. English literature—20th century—
Bio-bibliography—Dictionaries. 4. Authors, American—20* century—
Biography—Dictionaries. 5. Authors, English—20th century—
Biography—Dictionaries. 6. American literature—20th
century—Dictionaries. 7. English literature—20th century—
Dictionaries. I. Sharp, Michael D.

PS228.P67P67 2005
810.9'005—dc22

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Cover Portraits
Associated Press: Pat Conroy
Corbis/Jessica Kovaks/Sygma: Patricia Comwell
Nancy Crampton: Billy Collins and Michael Dorris
Getty Images: Roald Dahl
Photofest: James Clavell and Michael Crichton
University of Wisconsin at Madison: James Dickey
Fred Viebahn: Rita Dove

Volume 4 Illustration Credits

Art Resource: 523
Art Resource, 2005 ARS, NY/SIAE, Rome, Erich Lessing: 487
Art Resource/Bildarchiv Preussischer Kulturbesitz: 555
Art Resource/Bridgeman-Giraudon: 444
Art Resource/Cameraphoto Arte, Venice: 570
Art Resource/HIP/Scala: 497
Art Resource/Image Select: 527
Art Resource/Erich Lessing: 506
Art Resource/The Newark Museum: 557
Art Resource/The New York Public Library: 567
Art Resource/Scala: 459, 463
Art Resource/SEF: 546
Art Resource/Smithsonian American Art Museum/Romare Bearden
Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, NY: 458, 465
Associated Press: 467, 468, 469, 472
Associated Press/Gino DeMenico: 455
Australia War Memorial: 445
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association/Russ Busby: 489
Tim Bowden: 438, 443
Bridgeman Art Library/Arts Council Collection/Hayward Gallery, 2005
ARS, NY/DACS, London: 530
The Citadel Archives and Museum: 481
Corbis/James Amos: 477
Corbis/Bettmann: 460, 516, 521
Corbis/© Burstein Collection: 566
Corbis/Jessica Kovaks/Sygma: 483, 484
Corbis/© Macduff Everton: 554
Corbis/John Marshall-Mantel: 485
Corbis/Reuters: 494
Corbis/Royalty Free: 562, 569
Nancy Crampton: 453, 454, 549, 551
Dartmouth College Library: 556
Special Collections and Archives, Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory
University: 534, 535, 536
Getty Images: 515, 529, 550
Getty Images/Time Life Pictures: 502, 504, 517, 522
Globe Photos: 518
Kathryn Jacobi: 488, 492, 496
Library of Congress: 553
Penguin Group: 520
Penguin Group, Berkley Books: 493
Anne Perryman: 456
Photofest: 437, 439, 440, 450, 451, 474, 475, 479, 499, 500, 505,
508, 512, 525, 531, 543, 547
Ballantine Books, Random House: 503
Jacket Covers from The Prince of Tides and The Water Is Wide by Pat
Conroy. Used by permission of Bantam Books, a division of Random
House, Inc.: 471, 478
Jacket Cover from Deliverance by James Dickey. Used by permission of
Dell Publishing, a division of Random House, Inc.: 538
Jacket Cover from Sh_gun by James Clavell. Used by permission of
Dell Publishing, a division of Random House, Inc.: 441
Superstock: 448, 542
Superstock/Culver Pictures: 447
Superstock/Richard Cummins: 565
Superstock/James Reynolds Draper: 490, 541
Superstock/David Forbert: 545
Used by permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press: 457, 462
University of Wisconsin at Madison: 533, 539
Fred Viebahn: 559, 560, 561, 564, 572, 573

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  • James Clavell 437
  • Billy Collins 453
  • Pat Conroy 467
  • Patricia Cornwell 483
  • Michael Crichton 499
  • Roald Dahl 515
  • James Dickey 533
  • Michael Dorris 549
  • Rita Dove 559
  • Index 575
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