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Blood, Bedlam, Bullets, and Badguys

A Reader's Guide to Adventure/Suspense Fiction (Genreflecting Advisory)

Michael B. Gannon


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Hooked on adventure and suspense fiction? This comprehensive guide of over 2,000 annotations addresses the genre and its subgenres and includes titles published between 1941 and 2004. Each annotation describes and evaluates the best and most popular titles in the genre indicating the titles that are highly recommended and providing icons denoting the books that have been turned into films. A concise history and detailed guidelines for advising readers are included, along with subgenre definitions and related critical literature. Indexes let readers browse and search by author and title, subject, main character, page-turner, and works-to-film. Grades 6-Adult.

Libraries Unlimited, 9781563087325, 400pp.

Publication Date: February 28, 2004

About the Author

MICHAEL B. GANNON is Branch Manager at Anne Arundel County Public Library, Annapolis, Maryland, and winner of the 2003 PLA Allie Beth Martin Award.