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The Resource Who was Edgar Allan Poe?, by Jim Gigliotti ; illustrated by Tim Foley

Who was Edgar Allan Poe?, by Jim Gigliotti ; illustrated by Tim Foley

Label
Who was Edgar Allan Poe?
Title
Who was Edgar Allan Poe?
Statement of responsibility
by Jim Gigliotti ; illustrated by Tim Foley
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Filled with broken hearts and black ravens, Edgar Allan Poe's ghastly tales have delighted readers for centuries. Born in Boston in 1809, Poe was orphaned at age two. He was soon adopted by a Virginia family who worked as tombstone merchants. In 1827 he enlisted in the Army and subsequently failed out of West Point. His first published story, The Raven, was a huge success, but his joy was overshadowed by the death of his wife. Poe devoted his life to writing and his tragic life often inspired his work. He is considered to be the inventor of detective fiction and the father of American mystery writers. His work continues to influence popular culture through films, music, literature, and television
Member of
Summary
Chronicles the life and work of the famous nineteenth-century American author whose poetry is known for its lonely and macabre themes, songlike rhythms, and sense of longing
Illustration
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10438847
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gigliotti, Jim
Dewey number
  • 818.309
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
870
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Foley, Tim
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Who was...?
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • Poets, American
  • Poets, American
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Who was Edgar Allan Poe?, by Jim Gigliotti ; illustrated by Tim Foley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-105)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn893895292
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
105 pages
Isbn
9780448483115
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)893895292
Label
Who was Edgar Allan Poe?, by Jim Gigliotti ; illustrated by Tim Foley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-105)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn893895292
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
105 pages
Isbn
9780448483115
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)893895292

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