Magill's literary annual 2006; essay-reviews of 200 outstanding books published in the United States during 2005; 2v.9781587653117
Magill's literary annual 2006; essay-reviews of 200 outstanding books published in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. during 2005; 2v.
Ed. by John D. Wilson and Steven G. Kellman.
This two-volume annual collection, useful for both librarians and readers, contains critical reference reviews of 200 major books of fiction and nonfiction non·fic·tion
1. Prose works other than fiction: I've read her novels but not her nonfiction.
2. The category of literature consisting of works of this kind. published during 2005 chosen because they might be of interest to general readers, reflect publishing trends, add to the careers of often-studied authors, or have endured over time. Organized alphabetically al·pha·bet·i·cal also al·pha·bet·ic
1. Arranged in the customary order of the letters of a language.
2. Of, relating to, or expressed by an alphabet. by title, each essay of about four pages is preceded by reference information, type, time period, location, description, and a list of principle characters or people in the volume. A discussion of the focus and previous success of the author, a longer description of the work, a brief biography, and evaluation of the book's merit or shortcomings A shortcoming is a character flaw.
Shortcomings may also be:
1. Containing, consisting of, or relating to the facts or events in a person's life.
2. Of or relating to biography as a literary form. works by subject, and category, title, and author indexes.
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