Readers' Advisory Guide To Street Literature, The

Readers' Advisory Guide To Street Literature, The

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Readers' Advisory Guide To Street Literature, The by Teri Woods, Vanessa Irvin Morris

Street lit, also known as urban fiction, addresses with unflinching grit the concerns and problems of city living. Controversial in some quarters, it is also wildly popular, and this readers' advisory by street lit expert Morris

• Sketches out the rich history of the genre, shwoing why it appeals so strongly to readers and providing a quick way for street lit novices to get up to speed

• Covers a variety of subgenres in terms of scope, popularity, style, major authors and works, and suggestions for readers' advisory

• Serves as a tool to improve library customer service by strengthening the relationship between library staff and patrons who may be new to using public librarise Emphasing an appreciation for street lit as a way to promote reading and library use, Morris' book helps library staff establish their "street cred" by giving them the information they need to provide knowledgeable guidance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780838911105
Publisher: ALA Editions
Publication date: 09/26/2011
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 0.34(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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