Popular Contemporary Writers - Vol. 9

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Designer: Patrice Sheridan

Photo Research: Anne Burns Images

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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) -

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American literature—20* century—Bio-bibliography—Dictionaries.
2. Popular literature—English-speaking countries—Bio-bibliography—
Dictionaries. 3. English literature—20th century—
Bio-bibliography—Dictionaries. 4. Authors, American-—20th 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

810.9Ό05—dc22

[B] 2005042005

Printed in China

10 09 08 07 06 05 6 5 4 3 2 I

Cover Portraits
Corbis/Sygma/Katy Winn: Anne Rice
Nancy Crampton: Jane Smiley
Getty Images: Jorge Ramos
Photofest: Neil Simon
Planetary Society: Carl Sagan
Ruth Rendell: Ruth Rendell
Jeff Shaara: Jeff Shaara
Jeff Shaara/Donn Dughi: Michael Shaara
Woodfin Camp: J. K. Rowling
Woodfin Camp and Associates/Bernard Gotfryd: Anna Quindlen

Volume 9 Illustration Credits

AP Wide World Photos: 1158

AP Wide World Photos/KMEX: 1178

Art Resource: 1260

Art Resource/2005 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual
Arts/ARS, NY: 1199

Art Resource/Erich Lessing: 1241

Art Resource/National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution:
1256, 1258

Art Resource/New York Public Library: 1254

Art Resource/Réunion des Musée Nationaux: 1206

Art Resource/Scala: 1168, 1209

Art Resource/Smithsonian American Art Museum: 1284

Art Resource/Snark: 1202, 1289

Barnard College Archives: 1161

The Bridgeman Art Library/British Museum: 1203

The Bridgeman Art Library/Dreweatt Neate Fine Art Auctioneers,
Newberry, UK: 1169

The Bridgeman Art Library/The Maas Gallery, London: 1162

The Bridgeman Art Library/Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lauros/Giraudon:
1166

The Bridgeman Art Library/Private Collection: 1191

The Bridgeman Art Library/The Stapleton Collection: 1189

Corbis/Paul Almasy: 1283

Corbis/Sophie Bassouls: 1182

Corbis/Bettmann: 1175, 1176, 1234, 1270, 1271, 128.1

Corbis/Dennis di Cicco: 1239

Corbis/Jerry Cooke: 1204

Corbis/Rune Hellestad: 1220

Corbis/Robert Holmes: 1212

Corbis/Wolfgang Kaehler: 1185

Corbis/NASA: 1238

Corbis/Mark Peterson: 1201

Corbis/Vittoriano Rast elli: 1217

Corbis/Roger Ressmeyer: 1243

Corbis/Reuters: 1177, 1216, 1221

Corbis/Stapleton Collection: 1286

Corbis/Sygma/Murdo MacLeod: 1219

Corbis/Sygma/Katy Winn: 1197

Nancy Crampton: 1279

Getty Images: 1171, 1173, 1249, 1285

Getty Images/Time Life Pictures: 1198, 1280, .1290

Book cover from Atravesando Fronteras by Jorge Ramos. Copyright ©
2002 by Jorge Ramos. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins
Publishers: 1174

Book cover from The Latino Wave: How Híspanles Will Elect the Next
American
President by Jorge Ramos. Copyright © 2004 by Jorge
Ramos. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers:
1179

Library of Congress: 1255, 1257

National Museum of Photography, Film & Television: 1253

Penguin Group: 1266

Photofest: 1208, 1222, 1223, 1225, 1227, 1228, 1229, 1231, 1263,
1264, 1265, 1267, 1268, 1269, 1273, 1275, 1276

Planetary Society: 1233

Random House, Inc.: 1159, 1165, 1184, 1192, 1200, 1205, 1235,
1244, 1250, 1252, 1282

Ruth Rendell: 1181

Jeff Shaara: 1247 (bottom), 1248, 1251

Jeff Shaara/Donn Dughi: 1247 (top)

SuperStock: 1163, 1195, 1211, 1236

SuperStock/The Grand Design: 1193

SuperStock/Kaetus Foto: 1186

SuperStock/Lowe Art Museum: 1187

SuperStock/Jack Novak: 1245

SuperStock/Peter Willi: 1188

SuperStock/Zubaran Galleria: 1164;

Univision: 1172

Woodfin Camp: 1215

Woodfin Camp and Associates/Bernard Gotfryd: 1157

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  • Title Page 1153
  • Contents 1155
  • Anna Quindlen 1157
  • Jorge Ramos 1171
  • Ruth Rendell 1181
  • Anne Rice 1197
  • J. K. Rowling 1215
  • Carl Sagan 1233
  • Michael Shaara Jeff Shaara 1247
  • Neil Simon 1263
  • Jane Smiley 1279
  • Index 1295
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