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Leave me alone, I'm reading : finding and losing myself in books

Author: Maureen Corrigan
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A lifelong book lover and NPR book critic speaks out on the authors and the books that have played a key role in her life, exploring how the magic of reading has helped her understand herself and reflecting on how a love of literature can help transform our lives.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Corrigan, Maureen.
Leave me alone, I'm reading.
New York : Random House, c2005
(OCoLC)623213843
Named Person: Maureen Corrigan; Maureen Corrigan
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen Corrigan
ISBN: 0375504257 9780375504259
OCLC Number: 57682287
Description: xxxii, 201 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ain't no mountain high enough: women's extreme-adventure stories (and one of my own) --
Tales of toil: what John Ruskin and Sam Spade taught me about working for a living --
"They're writing songs of love, but not for me": Gaudy night and other alternatives to the traditional "mating, dating, and procreating" plot --
Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition: what Catholic martyr stories taught me about getting to heaven--and getting even --
Epilogue. My New York: September 8, 2001.
Responsibility: Maureen Corrigan.
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A lifelong book lover and NPR book critic speaks out on the authors and the books that have played a key role in her life, exploring how the magic of reading has helped her understand herself and reflecting on how a love of literature can help transform our lives.

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