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Now, devoted fans can delve into her life and work with this definitive guide.

Author: Glen L. Feole

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101204894

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

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One of today's hottest writers, Patricia Cornwell has pushed the envelope with her popular character Kay Scarpetta, her cutting-edge nonfiction work, Portrait of a Killer, and her own TV appearances covering investigations into Jack the Ripper and the mysterious death of Princess Diana. Now, devoted fans can delve into her life and work with this definitive guide. The Complete Patricia Cornwell Companion features: Book-by-book synopses with excerpts and little-known facts An examination of Cornwell's life, writing accomplishments, and forensic expertise Character portraits of both good guys and bad guys-from Kay Scarpetta, Pete Marino, and Andy Brazil to the cold-hearted killers A handy in-depth chronology of all her novels The many connections between the author's life history and her fascinating fiction A comprehensive list of settings-from Tangier Island to Paris Forensic detection "shop talk" and procedures
2005-01-04 By Glen L. Feole

Cornwell's philanthropy. “I think the Richmond Police Department and the entire Richmond community are extremely fortunate to have a fine friend like Patricia Cornwell. She continues to contribute to the community in more ways than can ...

Author: George Beahm

Publisher: Renaissance Books

ISBN: 9781429970730

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 289

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The Unofficial Patricia Cornwell Companion is the first and only book devoted to this bestselling author and her beloved heroine, forensic pathologist Dr. Kay Scarpetta. It's the definitive work on Cornwell--encompassing all the details of her life, her body of work, and the deep and intriguing relationship between the two. Including numerous interviews and articles about Cornwell's work, a number of rare photographs of the author and her world, as well as a detailed discussion of each title, the Companion is a fact-packed encyclopedia for the millions of readers who've become hooked on Scarpetta and her creator. Fans will delight in the true insider's look at Richmond, the city Kay Scarpetta calls home, as well as a thorough examination of the geography of Cornwell's world. A glossary of forensic terminology and a guide to the characters who appear in each novel round out the book, making it a useful reference tool in addition to a revealing look at a reclusive author. All in all, The Unofficial Patricia Cornwell Companion is a must-read for each of Patricia Cornwell's millions of fans.
2011-04-01 By George Beahm

The Unojficial Patricia Cornwell Companion: A Guide to the Bestselling Author's Life and Work. ... Espinoza, Galina, with Diane Herbst, “Killer Instinct: Author Patricia Cornwell Thinks She Has Unmasked a Notorious Serial Killer.

Author: Bernard Alger Drew

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598844450

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 439

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Provide your mystery fans with background information on their favorite writers and series characters, and use this as a guide for adding contemporary titles to your collections. * Provides interesting and informative profiles of 100 popular, contemporary mystery and crime writers as well as overviews of their series characters * Contains over 60 author photographs * A bibliography lists information on each author's works as well as supporting source materials for the profiles

Feole, Glenn L. The Complete Patricia Cornwell Companion. New York: Berkley Publishing Company, 2005. “Patricia Cornwell.” Patricia Cornwell Web site. Available online. URL: http://www.patricia-cornwell.com/ about_main.html.

Author: Carol Kort

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 9781438107936

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 417

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Presents a biographical dictionary profiling important women authors, including birth and death dates, accomplishments and bibliography of each author's work.
2007-01-01 By Carol Kort

The Complete Patricia Cornwell Companion. New York: Berkley Books, 2005. Gregoriou, Christiana. Deviance in Contemporary Crime Fiction. Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. Mizejewski, Linda. ''Illusive Evidence: Patricia ...

Author: Emmanuel S. Nelson

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313348600

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 762

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In this two-volume work, hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries survey contemporary lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer American literature and its social contexts. • Hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries discuss authors, literary works, movements, genres, and social issues • An alphabetical list of entries offers a quick survey of the encyclopedia's contents • A guide to related topics quickly and conveniently directs readers to entries likely to interest them • Bibliographies for specific entries help students find sources of additional information on specialized topics • A selected, general bibliography directs students to the most helpful print and electronic resources on contemporary LGBTQ American literature
2009-07-14 By Emmanuel S. Nelson

Forensic pathology and the process of psychological profiling have played an increasing role, most strikingly in the work of Thomas Harris and Patricia Cornwell. In both cases, the effect has been to reshape the investigative narrative, ...

Author: Charles J. Rzepka

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119675778

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 552

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A Companion to Crime Fiction presents the definitive guide to this popular genre from its origins in the eighteenth century to the present day A collection of forty-seven newly commissioned essays from a team of leading scholars across the globe make this Companion the definitive guide to crime fiction Follows the development of the genre from its origins in the eighteenth century through to its phenomenal present day popularity Features full-length critical essays on the most significant authors and film-makers, from Arthur Conan Doyle and Dashiell Hammett to Alfred Hitchcock and Martin Scorsese exploring the ways in which they have shaped and influenced the field Includes extensive references to the most up-to-date scholarship, and a comprehensive bibliography
2020-06-08 By Charles J. Rzepka

641.56314 Complete idiot's guide to understanding Buddhism . 294.3 Complete idiot's guide to understanding Islam . 297 The complete love's little instruction book . 306.7 The complete Patricia Cornwell companion .

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ISBN: UOM:39015066043236

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... by its “Roman” actor, and the costumes and setting of the Roman banquet (complete with servant delivering grapes). ... directed by John McNaughton or novelist‐turned‐researcher Patricia Cornwell's Jack the Ripper: Portrait of A ...

Author: Arthur J. Pomeroy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118741443

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 568

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A comprehensive treatment of the Classical World in film and television, A Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome on Screen closely examines the films and TV shows centered on Greek and Roman cultures and explores the tension between pagan and Christian worlds. Written by a team of experts in their fields, this work considers productions that discuss social settings as reflections of their times and as indicative of the technical advances in production and the economics of film and television. Productions included are a mix of Hollywood and European spanning from the silent film era though modern day television series, and topics discussed include Hollywood politics in film, soundtrack and sound design, high art and low art, European art cinemas, and the ancient world as comedy. Written for students of film and television as well as those interested in studies of ancient Rome and Greece, A Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome on Screen provides comprehensive, current thinking on how the depiction of Ancient Greece and Rome on screen has developed over the past century. It reviews how films of the ancient world mirrored shifting attitudes towards Christianity, the impact of changing techniques in film production, and fascinating explorations of science fiction and technical fantasy in the ancient world on popular TV shows like Star Trek, Babylon 5, Battlestar Galactica, and Dr. Who.
2017-06-01 By Arthur J. Pomeroy

The Unofficial Patricia Cornwell Companion. New York: St. Martin's. The life and works of the creator of Kay Scarpetta. Bishop, David. The Complete Inspector Morse. Richmond, Surrey, UK: Reynolds & Hearn. A guide to Colin Dexter's ...

Author: Ed Gorman

Publisher: Forge Books

ISBN: 9781429974394

Category: Fiction

Page: 640

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More than 200,000 words of the best mystery and suspense fiction from around the world The world's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories Each year, editors Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg cast their net far and wide, across the seas, throughout the world to catch the best-the most suspenseful, most original, intriguing, confounding, downright entertaining stories of crime and mystery. Edgar winners from the U.S., Silver Dagger winners from the U.K., and stories from elsewhere as well come together here in a bountiful crop of great stories by the best in the business, including Lawrence Block - Jon L. Breen - Stanley Cohen - Bill Crider - Jeffery Deaver - Jeremiah Healy - Clark Howard - Susan Isaacs - John Lutz - Sharyn McCrumb - Ralph McInerny - Anne Perry - Bill Pronzini - Donald E. Westlake and many others. This book's a killer! At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
2003-09-13 By Ed Gorman

This prospect becomes dramatically heightened when an “event” book is issued—a new Patricia Cornwell, Stephen King, or Mary Higgins Clark or the latest Harry Potter. Sometimes several items are offered in a collection, like three Nelson ...

Author: Stanley J. Corwin

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781466840713

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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Whether you're sitting on one blockbuster idea or half a dozen bright possibilities, The Creative Writer's Companion will help you parlay what you've created into the widest number of outlets. You'll learn how your plot and characters can become a book, a movie, a television show, or even a cartoon strip, and how limiting your queries to just one of those industries can hamper your project's ultimate success. Corwin will show you how to get your ideas into the hands of decision makers, explain how proposals get noticed, and divulge tips on presentation and packaging both ideas and written material. The world of media is hungry for content, and there are more opportunities than ever to place your work. The Creative Writer's Companion will give you the inspiration and the strategies you need to turn your ideas into product.
2001-04-09 By Stanley J. Corwin