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Women Who Love Books Too Much: Bibliophiles, Bluestockings & Prolific Pens from the Algonquin Hotel to the YA-YA Sisterhood

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Book News Annotation:

Bibliophiles will savor the vignettes of famous and obscure literary "mothers of invention" who lived, and sometimes suffered, for books throughout written herstory. Includes a foreword by Vicki Le<'o>n, the author of the Uppity Women series.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

With this irreverent tribute, Knight casts a lovingly arch eye at the women who have devoted their lives to books. From Sylvia Beach and other booksellers to librarians, editors, writers, bibliophiles, and celebrated book clubs, Knight takes readers on a ribald ride through the pages of history. 40 photos.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-253) and indexes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573240246
Subtitle:
(bibliophiles, bluestockings, & prolific pens from the Algonquin Hotel to the Ya-Ya sisterhood )
Author:
Knight, Brenda
Publisher:
Conari Press
Location:
Berkeley, Calif. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
Bibliomania
Subject:
Women book collectors.
Series Volume:
7
Publication Date:
c2000
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xi, 274 p.
Dimensions:
6.22x7.51x.84 in. .80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , With this irreverent tribute, Knight casts a lovingly arch eye at the women who have devoted their lives to books. From Sylvia Beach and other booksellers to librarians, editors, writers, bibliophiles, and celebrated book clubs, Knight takes readers on a ribald ride through the pages of history. 40 photos.
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