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Literature by Author Vocabulary 6/18/2014On this site you’ll find vocabulary lists from works by authors from Mitch Albom, who wrote Tuesdays with Morrie, to Richard Wright’s Black Boy, and 153 other novels in between. The book with the longest vocabulary list is Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Some lists contain less than twenty words. http://www.myvocabulary.com/word-list/literature-by-author-vocabulary/