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My bookstore : writers celebrate their favorite places to browse, read, and shop

Author: Ronald Rice; Leif Parsons; Booksellers Across America.
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers : Distributed by Workman Pub., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this enthusiastic, heartfelt, and sometimes humorous ode to bookstores and booksellers, 84 well-known writers pay tribute to the bricks-and-mortar stores they love and often call their second home. Writers include: Isabel Allende, Wendell Berry, Rick Bragg, Dave Eggers, Louise Erdrich, Fannie Flagg, Ian Frazier, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., John Grisham, Pete Hamill, Ann Hood, Stephanie Kallos, Laurie R. King, Kate  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Rice; Leif Parsons; Booksellers Across America.
ISBN: 1579129102 9781579129101
OCLC Number: 1037245015
Awards: Commended for Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize (Nonfiction) 2013
Commended for IndieFab awards (Essays) 2012
Description: xiv, 378 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Writers celebrate their favorite places to browse, read, and shop
Responsibility: edited by Ronald Rice and Booksellers Across America ; introduction by Richard Russo ; afterword by Emily St. John Mandel ; illustrations by Leif Parsons.

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"[Eighty-four] well-known writers pay tribute to the bricks-and mortar stores they love and often call their second home."--Front jacket flap.  Read more...

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This is more than just a celebration, more than just a compendium of bookstore kudos. This is like each of your favorite writers (84 of them!) penning a love letter to their favorite bookstore. Names Read more...

 
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