The Resource Why we read what we read : a delightfully opinionated journey through contemporary bestsellers, Lisa Adams and John Heath, (electronic resource)

Why we read what we read : a delightfully opinionated journey through contemporary bestsellers, Lisa Adams and John Heath, (electronic resource)

Label
Why we read what we read : a delightfully opinionated journey through contemporary bestsellers
Title
Why we read what we read
Title remainder
a delightfully opinionated journey through contemporary bestsellers
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Adams and John Heath
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The authors examine the best-selling books of the past 16 years, exploring common thematic threads that resonate with American readers
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Adams, Lisa
Dewey number
028.9
Index
index present
LC call number
Z1003.2
LC item number
.H43 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Heath, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Books and reading
  • Best sellers
  • Popular literature
Label
Why we read what we read : a delightfully opinionated journey through contemporary bestsellers, Lisa Adams and John Heath, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DA2423AF-A71D-40BE-9C6C-A26ED76B3BBF
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-321) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
What we've done and why we've done it -- The obvious : diet, wealth, and inspiration -- Black and white and read all over : good and evil in bestselling adventure novels and political nonfiction -- Hopefully ever after : love, romance, and relationships -- Soul train : religion and spirituality -- Reading for redemption : trials and triumphs in literary fiction and nonfiction -- Deciphering da code : conclusions -- Appendix : bestseller lists
Control code
ocn431373133
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
340 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402224706
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)431373133
Label
Why we read what we read : a delightfully opinionated journey through contemporary bestsellers, Lisa Adams and John Heath, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DA2423AF-A71D-40BE-9C6C-A26ED76B3BBF
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-321) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
What we've done and why we've done it -- The obvious : diet, wealth, and inspiration -- Black and white and read all over : good and evil in bestselling adventure novels and political nonfiction -- Hopefully ever after : love, romance, and relationships -- Soul train : religion and spirituality -- Reading for redemption : trials and triumphs in literary fiction and nonfiction -- Deciphering da code : conclusions -- Appendix : bestseller lists
Control code
ocn431373133
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
340 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402224706
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)431373133

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