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The book of books :explore America's 100 best-loved novels

Author: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illustrated with original-manuscript and first-edition covers, a companion to the PBS 2018 summer series reveals America's 100 best-loved novels, profiling each for author stories, social relevance, media adaptations, rejections, and bannings.
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Genre/Form: Bibliographies
Bibliography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),
ISBN: 9780316417556 0316417556
OCLC Number: 1050714005
Notes: "As featured in the PBS series The great American read"--Cover.
Description: 276 pages cm
Contents: The books --
Once upon a time --
Talk the talk --
All personality --
Another day, another dollar --
#RebelReader --
"When it is finished, you are always surprised" --
From page to stage and screen --
Libraries to long for --
Predictive text --
"What's the use of a book without pictures?" --
If you like ... --
Boring, strange, and just not good --
A sense of place --
By design --
In a manner of speaking --
Mothers, lovers, and BFFs --
"There are better ways to starve to death" --
How to read a literary text.
Other Titles: Great American read (Television program)
Responsibility: PBS ; foreword by Meredith Vieira.

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Illustrated with original-manuscript and first-edition covers, a companion to the PBS 2018 summer series reveals America's 100 best-loved novels, profiling each for author stories, social relevance, media adaptations, rejections, and bannings.

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