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When Nancy Goldstone bought a vintage copy of "War and Peace" to win a birthday bet with co-author Larry, the couple began their journey into the world of book collecting, meeting a hilarious cast of eccentrics along the way. Part travel story, part love story, and part memoir, this book provides a delightful love letter to book lovers everywhere.

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When Nancy Goldstone bought a vintage copy of "War and Peace" to win a birthday bet with co-author Larry, the couple began their journey into the world of book collecting, meeting a hilarious cast of eccentrics along the way. Part travel story, part love story, and part memoir, this book provides a delightful love letter to book lovers everywhere.

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Lawrence Goldstone and Nancy Goldstone are both successful novelists, Lawrence Goldstone having won a New American Writing Award for his first novel. The Goldstones live in Westport, Connecticut.

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toowylde, September 29, 2007 (view all comments by toowylde)
Anyone who loves books should find themselves absorbed in this memoir. It follows the Goldstones as they slowly change from regular readers to collectors of rare books and introduces us to the world of used and rare booksellers. The writing is clean and compelling. Thoroughly enjoyable.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780312187682
Author:
Goldstone, Lawrence
Author:
Goldstone, Nancy
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Books
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
Publishing
Subject:
Book collecting
Subject:
Middle atlantic states
Subject:
Rare books
Subject:
Bibliomania
Subject:
Goldstone, Nancy Bazelon
Subject:
Book collecting -- Middle Atlantic States.
Subject:
Book collecting -- New England.
Subject:
Antiques-Books
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
19980431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.72 x 4.98 x 0.595 in

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"Synopsis" by , When Nancy Goldstone bought a vintage copy of "War and Peace" to win a birthday bet with co-author Larry, the couple began their journey into the world of book collecting, meeting a hilarious cast of eccentrics along the way. Part travel story, part love story, and part memoir, this book provides a delightful love letter to book lovers everywhere.
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