Biography & Autobiography

International Who's Who of Authors and Writers 2004

Author: Europa Publications

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 624

View: 305

Accurate and reliable biographical information essential to anyone interested in the world of literature TheInternational Who's Who of Authors and Writersoffers invaluable information on the personalities and organizations of the literary world, including many up-and-coming writers as well as established names. With over 8,000 entries, this updated edition features: * Concise biographical information on novelists, authors, playwrights, columnists, journalists, editors, and critics * Biographical details of established writers as well as those who have recently risen to prominence * Entries detailing career, works published, literary awards and prizes, membership, and contact addresses where available * An extensive listing of major international literary awards and prizes, and winners of those prizes * A directory of major literary organizations and literary agents * A listing of members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters
Literary Criticism

International Who's Who in Poetry 2004

Author: Europa Publications

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 512

View: 944

Provides up-to-date profiles on the careers of leading and emerging poets.
Biography & Autobiography

International Who's Who in Poetry 2005

Author: Europa Publications

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 385

View: 278

The 13th edition of the International Who's Who in Poetry is a unique and comprehensive guide to the leading lights and freshest talent in poetry today. Containing biographies of more than 4,000 contemporary poets world-wide, this essential reference work provides truly international coverage. In addition to the well known poets, talented up-and-coming writers are also profiled. Contents: * Each entry provides full career history and publication details * An international appendices section lists prizes and past prize-winners, organizations, magazines and publishers * A summary of poetic forms and rhyme schemes * The career profile section is supplemented by lists of Poets Laureate, Oxford University professors of poetry, poet winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature, winners of the Pulitzer Prize for American Poetry and of the King's/Queen's Gold medal and other poetry prizes.
Reference books

American Reference Books Annual

Author: Bohdan S. Wynar

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Reference books

Page:

View: 218

1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.
Academic libraries

Choice

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Publisher:

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Category: Academic libraries

Page:

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Africa, Southern

Who's who of Southern Africa

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Publisher:

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Category: Africa, Southern

Page:

View: 978

Vols. for 1967-70 include as a section: Who's who of Rhodesia, Mauritius, Central and East Africa.
Biography & Autobiography

Who's Who of American Women 2004-2005

Author: Inc. Marquis Who's Who

Publisher: Marquis Who's Who

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1803

View: 410

A biographical dictionary of notable living women in the United States of America.

A Dance in the Woods

Author: Janet K. Brennan

Publisher: Casa de Snapdragon

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 398

View: 482

Anna and William Benton felt secure with three beautiful children, a home in the desert of New Mexico, and a wonderful marriage. Then tragedy struck. Their eldest daughter, Beth, was admitted to a hospital with asthma. Just days later she suddenly passed away in the middle of the night, plunging Anna into the depths of depression with inexplicable pain in her body that she had never experienced before, To make matters worse, her military husband received orders to report for duty with his family to a small American community in the mountains of northern Italy, resulting in the loss of their home and stability at a time when they needed it most.
Biography & Autobiography

Canadian Who's Who 2007

Author: Elizabeth Lumley

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1441

View: 153

" Now in its ninety-seventh year of publication, this standard Canadian reference source contains the most comprehensive and authoritative biographical information on notable living Canadians. Those listed are carefully selected because of the positions they hold in Canadian society, or because of the contribution they have made to life in Canada. The volume is updated annually to ensure accuracy, and 600 new entries are added each year to keep current with developing trends and issues in Canadian society. Included are outstanding Canadians from all walks of life: politics, media, academia, business, sports and the arts, from every area of human activity. Each entry details birth date and place, education, family, career history, memberships, creative works, honours and awards, and full addresses. Indispensable to researchers, students, media, business, government and schools, Canadian Who's Who is an invaluable source of general knowledge. The complete text of Canadian Who's Who is also available on CD-ROM, in a comprehensively indexed and fully searchable format. Search 'astronaut' or 'entrepreneur of the year,' 'aboriginal achievement award' and 'Order of Canada' and discover a wealth of information. Fast, easy and more accessible than ever, the Canadian Who's Who on CD-ROM is an essential addition to your electronic library. Network Licensing available. ISBN 0-8020-4057-8 For pricing information, please contact CEDROM-Sni (416) 260-2369 [email protected] PST 8% applicable to Ontario residents on all of the above CD-ROM requirements: WINDOWS: 95/98/2000/NT/XP - 386/25Mhz - 4mb RAM (8mb recommended) MAC: OS 7, 8, and 9 - 4mb RAM (8mb recommended) "
Biography & Autobiography

Who's Who in Spain 2006

Author: Giancarlo Colombo

Publisher: Whos Who in Italy

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1128

View: 109

Containing thousands of individual biographical profiles along with analyses of careers and currently held posts, this two-volume set contains valuable information for entrepreneurs and managers, international trade executives, financial groups, governments, embassies, and academic institutions throughout the world. This edition includes 3,600 biographical listings and is updated to include the new members elected to the Spanish and European parliaments as well as overviews of political, intellectual, social, and scientific culture in Spain. In addition, 2,100 institutional profiles highlight the objectives, technologies, international reach, and corporate philosophy of each institution listed. Numerous cross-references between individual and corporate profiles provide even more information about Spain's business world.
Young Adult Fiction

Tricks on the Mind

Author: Sharon Dorival

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 28

View: 875

Martha Dreams is a collection of dreams shared by a young woman from Colihaut. Her grandma was the dream expert in the village, and now that she has passed, who is going to explain these dreams to Martha? Martha dreams funny dreams, weird dreams, scary dreams, risky dreams, dramatic dreams, life-changing dreams, and even lucid dreams. Are they just reality being relived, or are they secret codes to her inner being or warnings for the future? Please read on to find out. Can you interpret these dreams? If yes, will you share the dream interpretations with us in your comments about the book?
Music

International Who's Who in Popular Music 2007

Author: Europa Europa Publications

Publisher: Europa Publications

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 616

View: 926

A comprehensive guide to the people and organizations involved in the world of popular music.
Biography & Autobiography

International Who's Who in Classical Music 2008

Author: Routledge

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 940

View: 607

The International Who's Who in Classical Music 2008 is an unparalleled source of biographical information on singers, instrumentalists, composers, conductors and managers. The directory section lists orchestras, opera companies and other institutions connected with the classical music world. Each biographical entry comprises personal information, principal career details, repertoire, recordings and compositions, and full contact details where available. Appendices provide contact details for national orchestras, opera companies, music festivals, music organizations and major competitions and awards. Entries include individuals involved in all aspects of the world of classical music: composers, instrumentalists, singers, arrangers, writers, musicologists, conductors, directors and managers. Among those listed in this new edition are Philip Glass, Lang Lang, George Crumb, Evelyn Glennie, Yo-Yo Ma and Inga Nielsen. Key features: over 8,000 detailed biographical entries covers the classical and light classical fields includes both up-and-coming musicians and well-established names. This book will prove invaluable for anyone in need of reliable, up-to-date information on the individuals and organizations involved in classical music.
Biography & Autobiography

Who's Who in International Organizations

Author: Union of International Associations

Publisher: De Gruyter Saur

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1030

View: 945

Yearbook of International Organizations is the most comprehensive reference resource and provides current details of international non-governmental (NGO) and intergovernmental organizations (IGO). Collected and documented by the Union of International Associations (UIA), detailed information on international organizations worldwide can be found here. Besides historical and organizational information, details on activities, events or publications, contact details, biographies of the leading individuals as well as the presentation of networks of organizations are included.