Significant American authors, poets, and playrights.
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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Authors, American -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Authors, American.

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About the Edition

Brief biographies of 152 prominent American authors, poets, and playwrights arranged in chronological and alphabetical order.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesAuthors, poets, and playrights.
SeriesA Picture and text reference
LC ClassificationsPS106 .S45
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p. :
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5198080M
ISBN 100516053027
LC Control Number75020689

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