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Loncraine, Rebecca, 1974-
The real Wizard of Oz : the life and times of L. Frank Baum / Rebecca Loncraine
New York, N.Y. : Gotham Books, c2009
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 4th Floor  PS3503.A923 Z74 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919
Subject(s) Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Storytellers -- United States -- Biography
Subject Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919 -- Homes and haunts -- United States
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919. Wizard of Oz
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919 -- Criticism and interpretation
Subject(s) Children's stories, American -- History and criticism
Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism
Physical Description xvi, 329 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note "A selected bibliography of works by L. Frank Baum" (p. 301-306)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-316) 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

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