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Author Loncraine, Rebecca, 1974-

Title The real Wizard of Oz : the life and times of L. Frank Baum / Rebecca Loncraine.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Gotham Books, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection  813.4 B327Bl, 2009    ---  Lib Use Only
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Biography  BIO Baum    ---  Available
Description xvi, 329 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Family tree -- Introduction: On telling the life story of a storyteller -- Imagining October 9th, 1899 -- In the palm of the Finger Lakes, 1848 to 1888 -- The Great Plains, 1888 to 1891 -- Crossing Lake Michigan, 1891 to 1903 -- Living between landscapes, 1903 to 1910 -- Hollywood, 1910 to 1919 -- The afterlife, 1919 to 1939.
Summary Explores the life of the unconventional author and entrepreneur, examining the era in which he lived and its influence on his work.
Source NBK 2/10 PPL
Subject Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Storytellers -- United States -- Biography.
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919 -- Homes and haunts -- United States.
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919. Wizard of Oz.
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Children's stories, American -- History and criticism.
Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9781592404490 (hardcover)
1592404499 (hardcover)

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