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J.K. Rowling : a biography

Author: Sean Smith
Publisher: London : Michael O'Mara, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This first full-length biography uses exhaustive research and exclusive interviews with many who have know J.K. Rowling to examine how these books came to be written and the influences that shaped both them and the life of their author ..." Cover.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: J K Rowling; J K Rowling; Joanne K Rowling
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Smith
ISBN: 1854798200 9781854798206
OCLC Number: 48417060
Description: 224 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Opening the chamber --
A bookish child --
A rebel in hiding --
Goodbye to the forest --
Natural woman --
Love in a warm climate --
The poverty trap --
A little bit of help --
The prime of Miss Joanne Rowling --
On the move --
Public property --
Hollywood --
Honoris causa --
Sweet charity --
And the winner is ... --
Fort Knox.
Responsibility: Sean Smith.

Abstract:

The biography of J.K. Rowling, the author of possibly the best-loved character in contemporary fantasy fiction. The book uncovers the quiet, dreamy, rather shy Joanne Rowling behind the hype: the  Read more...

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