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I Am in Fact a Hobbit

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Whether you've been a fan for years or you've just recently been hooked by the blockbuster [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings|Lord of the Rings movies]], "I Am in Fact a Hobbit" is an excellent starting point into the life and work of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. This indispensable and concise introduction to the career of Tolkien includes: a biographical chapter about the man who was a brilliant Oxford professor and Catholic Christian, loving father and devoted husband and close friend of [[C.S. Lewis]]; overviews and discussions of his best-selling popular works such as [[The Hobbit]] and [[The Lord of the Rings]], his often overlooked academic works and his children's books such as [[Roverandom]] and [[Mr. Bliss]]; a detailed chronology of the important events and times of his life and career; an extensive listing of his works, both published and unpublished; and a resource bibliography of the best works about him.  
 
Whether you've been a fan for years or you've just recently been hooked by the blockbuster [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings|Lord of the Rings movies]], "I Am in Fact a Hobbit" is an excellent starting point into the life and work of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. This indispensable and concise introduction to the career of Tolkien includes: a biographical chapter about the man who was a brilliant Oxford professor and Catholic Christian, loving father and devoted husband and close friend of [[C.S. Lewis]]; overviews and discussions of his best-selling popular works such as [[The Hobbit]] and [[The Lord of the Rings]], his often overlooked academic works and his children's books such as [[Roverandom]] and [[Mr. Bliss]]; a detailed chronology of the important events and times of his life and career; an extensive listing of his works, both published and unpublished; and a resource bibliography of the best works about him.  
  
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I Am in Fact a Hobbit: An Introduction to the Life and Works of J.R.R. Tolkien
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AuthorPerry C. Bramlett
PublisherMercer University Press
ReleasedDecember 2002
FormatPaperback
Pages254
ISBN086554851X

From the publisher

Whether you've been a fan for years or you've just recently been hooked by the blockbuster Lord of the Rings movies, "I Am in Fact a Hobbit" is an excellent starting point into the life and work of J.R.R. Tolkien. This indispensable and concise introduction to the career of Tolkien includes: a biographical chapter about the man who was a brilliant Oxford professor and Catholic Christian, loving father and devoted husband and close friend of C.S. Lewis; overviews and discussions of his best-selling popular works such as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, his often overlooked academic works and his children's books such as Roverandom and Mr. Bliss; a detailed chronology of the important events and times of his life and career; an extensive listing of his works, both published and unpublished; and a resource bibliography of the best works about him.