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Biographical Resources: Books

Locating Book-Length Biographies



Long and in-depth analyses of a person's life are usually found in books. Search with the person's name as a subject to find biographies and autobiographies, OR search for an occupation, a time period, a geographical area, etc., add the word biography to the search.


  • king, martin luther, jr.
  • authors, american 19th century biography
  • physicists biography
  • united states biography

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