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A passion for books a book lover"s treasury of stories, essays, humor, lore, and lists on collecting, reading, borrowing, lending, caring for, and appreciating books by

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Published by Times Books in New York, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Books and reading,
  • Books and reading -- Literary collections

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[edited by] Harold Rabinowitz and Rob Kaplan.
GenreLiterary collections.
ContributionsRabinowitz, Harold, 1948-, Kaplan, Rob.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ1003 .P33 1999
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxxii, 355 p.; ill.
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL37984M
ISBN 100812931122, 0965043077, 096504307X
ISBN 109780965043076
LC Control Number99025583
OCLC/WorldCa41076338

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