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Author Charles, John, 1962-
Uniform Title Mystery readers' advisory
Title The readers' advisory guide to mystery [electronic resource] / John Charles ...[et al.].
Publication Info. Chicago : American Library Association, 2012.
Edition 2nd ed.
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xiii, 168 p.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Fiction in libraries -- United States.
Libraries -- United States -- Special collections -- Detective and mystery stories.
Readers' advisory services -- United States.
Detective and mystery stories -- Bibliography.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780838911136
9780838993903 (e-book)
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