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Ex libris : confessions of a common reader

Author: Anne Fadiman; Suzanne Toren
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, 1999, ©1998.
Series: Nonfiction on cassette.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Collection of essays celebrating the joy of reading. From building castles with books as a child to the trauma of marrying her library to her husband's, the author reveals the intimate details of her lifelong affair with books.
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Genre/Form: Books and reading
Named Person: Anne Fadiman; Anne Fadiman
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Fadiman; Suzanne Toren
ISBN: 0788731130 9780788731136
OCLC Number: 41579353
Performer(s): Narrated by Suzanne Toren.
Description: 3 sound cassettes (4.5 hrs.) : analog.
Contents: Marrying libraries --
The joy of sesquipedalians --
My odd shelf --
Scorn not the sonnet --
Never do that to a book --
True womanhood --
Words on a flyleaf --
You are there --
The His'er problem --
Insert a caret --
Eternal ink --
The literary glutton --
Nothing new under the sun --
The catalogical imperative --
My ancestral castles --
Sharing the mayhem --
The P.M.'s empire of books --
Secondhand prose.
Series Title: Nonfiction on cassette.
Responsibility: by Anne Fadiman.

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Collection of essays celebrating the joy of reading. From building castles with books as a child to the trauma of marrying her library to her husband's, the author reveals the intimate details of her lifelong affair with books.

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