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The readers' advisory guide to mystery 1 edition

The readers' advisory guide to mystery
John Charles


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The readers' advisory guide to mystery
Second edition.
John Charles, Candace Clark, Joanne Hamilton-Selway, and Joanna Morrison

Published 2012 by American Library Association in Chicago .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Detecting the enduring appeal of the mystery novel
The history of mystery
Crash course in mystery readers' advisory work
Amateur sleuths : where's Jessica Fletcher when you need her?
Private investigators : well-worn trench coats, smoking gats, and deadly dames
Police procedurals : they got the beat
Historical sleuths : crime through time
Genre-blended mysteries : torn between two genres
The mystery readers' advisory interview
Mystery resources
Collection development : buy it and they will come
Merchandising your mystery collection
Appendix A. Mysteries for a book discussion
Appendix B. Mystery movies
Appendix C. Twenty-five mystery television series.

Edition Notes

Revision of: The mystery readers' advisory : the librarian's clues to murder and mayhem / John Charles, Joanna Morrison, [and] Candace Clark. -- Chicago : American Library Association, 2002.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ALA Editions' readers' advisory series


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Z711.5 .C48 2012

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