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Who created it? Edelstein, Linda.
What's it called? Writer's guide to character traits : includes profiles of human behaviors and personality types / Linda N. Edelstein.
Who published it? Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, c2006.
Edition info! 2nd ed.
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  808.397 Ede  DUE 05-29-15 BILLED
What's it like? 378 p. ; 23 cm.
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-378) and index.
What's it about? "What makes a person commit a white-collar crime? Who is a likely candidate to join a cult? Why do children have imaginary friends? How does birth order affect whether or not a person gets married? When does mind over matter become a crippling problem?" "Writter's Guide to Character Traits, 2nd edition answers all of these questions and many others. With more than 400 easy-to-reference lists of traits blended from a variety of behaviors and influences, you'll gain the knowledge you need to create distinctive characters whose personalities correspond to their thoughts and actions - no matter how normal or psychotic they might be."--BOOK JACKET.
What's in it? Real People and Believable Characters -- Adult Personality Types -- Child and Adolescent types -- Psychological Disorders -- Criminal Types -- Sexual Issues -- Love, Marriage, and Other Arrangements -- Creating a Family -- Ordinary and Extraordinary Events -- Physical and Mind/Body Disorders -- Career Traits -- Group Influences -- Physical Appearances and Communication.
Helpful subjects! Fiction -- Technique -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Characters and characteristics in literature -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Typology (Psychology) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Human behavior -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Special numbers! 1582973903
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