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Author Loncraine, Rebecca, 1974-

Title The real Wizard of Oz : the life and times of L. Frank Baum / Rebecca Loncraine.

Publication Info. New York : Gotham Books, [2009]
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 Nichols Adult Biography  BIO BAUM    AVAILABLE
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Description xvi, 329 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-316) and index.
Contents Family tree -- Introduction: On telling the life story of a storyteller -- Imagining October 9th, 1899 -- In the palm of the Finger Lakes, 1848 to 1888 -- The Great Plains, 1888 to 1891 -- Crossing Lake Michigan, 1891 to 1903 -- Living between landscapes, 1903 to 1910 -- Hollywood, 1910 to 1919 -- The afterlife, 1919 to 1939.
Summary Explores the life of the unconventional author and entrepreneur, examining the era in which he lived and its influence on his work.
Subject Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919.
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919 -- Homes and haunts.
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919. Wizard of Oz.
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Storytellers -- Biography.
Children's stories, American -- History and criticism.
Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9781592404490 (hardcover)
1592404499 (hardcover)
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