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One for the Books

Author: Queenan, Joe

Publisher: Penguin Books

Format:Softcover
List Price:$15.00
Our Price:$5.99 (60% OFF) USD
Stock:1

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One for the Books :

An absolute must-read for anyone who loves books

In Closing Time, Joe Queenan shared how he became a voracious reader to escape a joyless childhood. Now, like many bibliophiles, he fears for the books that once saved him. In One for the Books, Queenan examines the entire culture of reading and what books really mean in people's lives today. What does it suggest if a person has no books displayed in his living room? Can an obsession with reading prove detrimental to one's well being? How useful are covers in selling books? Queenan's many fans - as well as anyone who loves books and reading - will want to join him on his unforgettably funny and moving journey.


Category   Subject
Literary Criticism   Books & Reading
Language Arts & Disciplines   General

ISBN 13:9780143124207
ISBN 10:014312420X
Format:Softcover
Language:English
Pages:244
Size:7.83" l x 5.22" w x 0.70" h
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