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The Resource Why I read : the serious pleasure of books, Wendy Lesser

Why I read : the serious pleasure of books, Wendy Lesser

Label
Why I read : the serious pleasure of books
Title
Why I read
Title remainder
the serious pleasure of books
Statement of responsibility
Wendy Lesser
Title variation
Serious pleasure of books
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lesser draws on a lifetime of pleasure reading and decades of editing one of the most distinguished little magazines in the country, The Threepenny Review, to describe a life lived in and through literature. Here the reader will discover a definition of literature that is as broad as it is broad-minded. In addition to novels and stories, Lesser explores plays, poems, and essays along with mysteries, science fiction, and memoirs
Summary
The founder and editor of The Threepenny Review and award-winning author of Music for Silenced Voices draws on a lifetime of pleasure reading and decades of editing to describe a life lived in and through literature, exploring plays, poems and essays as well as a range of fiction and nonfiction works from a variety of perspectives
Tone
Writing style
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10246700
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lesser, Wendy
Dewey number
028.9
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Lesser, Wendy
  • Books and reading
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
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the serious pleasure of books
Label
Why I read : the serious pleasure of books, Wendy Lesser
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9780374289201
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2013033000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Note
Includes index.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)859252933
  • 1381641
  • in501369434
  • (OUa)vtls000860923
  • (OCoLC)ocn859252933
Label
Why I read : the serious pleasure of books, Wendy Lesser
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9780374289201
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2013033000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Note
Includes index.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)859252933
  • 1381641
  • in501369434
  • (OUa)vtls000860923
  • (OCoLC)ocn859252933

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