The real story : a guide to nonfiction reading interests / Sarah Statz Cords ; edited By Robert Burgin.

Here is your road map to the vast and previously uncharted terrain of recreational nonfiction. After defining the genre and discussing it's unique characteristics and appeals; the author describes more than 500 popular nonfiction titles and organizes them according to genre. Everything from tru...

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Main Author: Cords, Sarah Statz, 1974-
Other Authors: Burgin, Robert.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2006.
Series:Genreflecting advisory series
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