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Ex libris : confessions of a common reader

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays discusses the central and joyful importance of books and reading in the author's life.
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Genre/Form: Books and reading
Named Person: Anne Fadiman; Anne Fadiman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Fadiman
ISBN: 0374527229 9780374527228 0374148600 9780374148607
OCLC Number: 45567201
Description: xi, 162 pages ; 19 cm
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.
Responsibility: Anne Fadiman.

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A collection of essays discusses the central and joyful importance of books and reading in the author's life.

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