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J. K. Rowling

Author (born 31-Jul-1965)


Mary C. Baumann. A Detective's Analysis of Harry Potter and the Mysteries Within. Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse. 2004. 228pp.

Marc Shapiro. J. K. Rowling: The Wizard Behind Harry Potter. New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, LLC. 2000. 107pp.

Sean Smith. J. K. Rowling: A Biography. London: Michael O'Mara. 2001. 224pp.

Lana A Whited. The Ivory Tower and Harry Potter: Perspectives on a Literary Phenomenon. Colombia, MO: University of Missouri Press. 2002. 408pp.


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  2. Twitter: @jk_rowling


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