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Author Charles, John, 1962-

Uniform Title Mystery readers' advisory
Title The readers' advisory guide to mystery / John Charles, Candace Clark, Joanne Hamilton-Selway, and Joanna Morrison.

Edition Second edition.
Publication Info. Chicago : American Library Association, 2012.
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Description xiii, 168 pages ; 23 cm
Series ALA readers' advisory series.
Note Revision of: The mystery readers' advisory : the librarian's clues to murder and mayhem / John Charles, Joanna Morrison, [and] Candace Clark. -- Chicago : American Library Association, 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Detecting the enduring appeal of the mystery novel -- The history of mystery -- Crash course in mystery readers' advisory work -- Amateur sleuths : where's Jessica Fletcher when you need her? -- Private investigators : well-worn trench coats, smoking gats, and deadly dames -- Police procedurals : they got the beat -- Historical sleuths : crime through time -- Genre-blended mysteries : torn between two genres -- The mystery readers' advisory interview -- Mystery resources -- Collection development : buy it and they will come -- Merchandising your mystery collection -- Appendix A. Mysteries for a book discussion -- Appendix B. Mystery movies -- Appendix C. Twenty-five mystery television series.
Subject Fiction in libraries.
Readers' advisory services.
Detective and mystery stories -- Bibliography.
Genre Mystery fiction.
Added Author Clark, Candace, 1950-
Hamilton-Selway, Joanne.
Morrison, Joanna.
ISBN 9780838911136
0838911137
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