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The art of reading

Author: Damon Young
Publisher: Melbourne : Scribe, Jackson, Tennessee : Consortium Book Sales & Distributor, 2018. 2018. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As young children, we are taught to read, but soon go on to forget just how miraculous a process it is, this turning of scratches and dots into understanding, unease and inspiration. Perhaps we need to stop and remember, stop and learn again how to read better. Damon Young shows us how to do exactly this, walking alongside some of the greatest readers who light a path for us."--
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Damon Young
ISBN: 9781947534025 1947534025
OCLC Number: 1021874560
Notes: "Published in North America by Scribe 2018"--Title page verso.
"Originally published in Australia by Melbourne University Press 2016"--Title page verso.
Description: 166 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Liberating pages --
Curiosity : the infinite library --
Patience : boredom at Buckingham Palace --
Courage : The Ninja of unfinishedness --
Pride : gospel untruths --Temperance : appetite for distraction --
Justice : no I said no I won't no --
The lumber room.
Responsibility: Damon Young.
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"As young children, we are taught to read, but soon go on to forget just how miraculous a process it is, this turning of scratches and dots into understanding, unease and inspiration. Perhaps we need to stop and remember, stop and learn again how to read better. Damon Young shows us how to do exactly this, walking alongside some of the greatest readers who light a path for us."--

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