Categorizing hundreds of popular biographies according to their primary appealcharacter, story, setting, language, and moodand organizing them into thematic lists, this guide will help readers' advisors more effectively recommend titles.
• A chronology of the history of the biography genre
• Brief reviews of over 450 high interest biographies
About the Author
Rick Roche is head of the Adult Services Department at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library, Western Springs, IL.