The Open Door: When Writers First Learned to Read

David R. Godine Publisher, 1989 - 125 Seiten
Published in conjunction with the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress to celebrate the Year of the Young Reader. Excerpts of one to three pages from the work of 29 writers, either autobiographical or nearly so. Includes photographs and brief biographical notes. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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These excerpts from literary autobiographies tell of realizing how to read (cracking the code) as well as of discovering personal reading preferences and of librarians good and bad. Often very ... Vollständige Rezension lesen


Benjamin Franklin
Frederick Douglass
Winston Churchill
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Richard Rodriguez

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Über den Autor (1989)

Steven Gilbar lives in Santa Barbara and does not get to spend as much time in the wilderness as he would like. His previous anthologies include "Tales of Santa Barbara" (1994) and "Red Tiles, Blue Skies" (1996).

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