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M. E. Kerr (Marijane Meaker)
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Kingsbury, Mary. "The Why of People: The Novels of M. E. Kerr." Horn Book (June 1977): 288-295. An article which reviews most of Kerr's novels and reaches the realization that a common theme appears in each of them. "The author is concerned with love, its presence and, more commonly, its absence in the lives of her characters." An excellent review about Kerr, the author.

Sweeney, Paticia Runk. "Self-discovery and Rediscovery in the Novels of M. E. Kerr." The Lion and the Unicorn (Fall 1978): 37-42. This article focuses on the basic structures of Kerr's novels as well as looks at the motifs which often appear. The article sums up by saying, "In showing her readers so many patterns of discovery, revolt, and return, M. E. Kerr is providing them with hope and a wonderful relish for the variety in human nature."

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