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Author Schwartz, Evan I.

Title Finding Oz : how L. Frank Baum discovered the great American story / Evan I. Schwartz.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    813.4 BAUM,L SCH    Available
Description xiv, 374 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: America's adventure -- No place like home -- An unexpected journey -- A girl in a man's world -- Heart of a tin man -- Roadblock -- The mythic oilcan -- Witch-hunting -- Frontier of hope and fear -- The story store -- The brainless and the heartless -- Field of blood -- The golden path -- The glimmering city -- The wizard's challenge -- The witch is dead -- This one story -- Home again -- Epilogue: a great awakening.
Subject Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919. Wizard of Oz.
Oz (Imaginary place)
Philosophy in literature.
Mythology in literature.
Spirituality in literature.
Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780547055107 : $28.00

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