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A Reader's Book of Days: True Tales From the Lives and Works of Writers for Every Day of the Year

Tom Nissley ; with illustrations by Joanna Neborsky
Format
Book
Published
New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2014]
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780393239621 (hardcover), 0393239624 (hardcover)
Summary
Book connoisseur Tom Nissley has combed literary history to capture the stories that make writers' lives perennially fascinating: their epiphanies, embarrassments and achievements. Each handsome page in A Reader's Book of Days is devoted to a day of the year, featuring original accounts of events in the lives of great writers, and fictional events that took place within beloved books.
Description
xv, 448 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes
  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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