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The book that changed my life : 71 remarkable writers celebrate the books that matter most to them / edited by Roxanne J. Coady and Joy Johannessen.

Book Book (c2006.)
Description: xvii, 197 p. ; 20 cm.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Gotham Books, c2006.
10 of 11 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester.
0 current holds with 11 total copies.
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  • ISBN: 1592402100
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: Toni Morrison's The bluest eye / Dorothy Allison -- Robert Coover's Pricksongs & descants / Kate Atkinson -- Gwendolyn Brook's Selected poems / James Atlas -- Joseph Campbell's The power of myth / Robert Ballard -- Jean Kerr's The snake has all the lines / Gina Barreca -- works of Shakespeare / Nicholas A. Basbanes -- J. R. R. Tolkien's The lord of the rings / Graeme Base -- little engine that could / Jeff Benedict -- J. D. Salinger's The catcher in the rye / Elizabeth Berg -- most of P. G. Wodchouse / Amy Bloom -- John Crowley's Little, big / Harold Bloom -- John Hersey's Hiroshima / Lary Bloom -- Joyce Carol Oates's Expensive people and more / Chris Bohjalian -- Theodore H. White's The making of the president, 1960 / Steven Brill -- Ernest Becker's The denial of death / Benjamin Cheever -- Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo / Da Chen -- Gertrude Stein's Ida / Harriet Scott Chessman -- Thomas Merton's The seven storey mountain / Brother Christopher -- Mary Higgins Clark's A stranger is watching / Carol Higgins Clark -- Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings's The yearling and Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita / Billy Collins -- Carolyn Keene's Nancy Drew mysteries / Claire Cook -- Caesar's Gallic wars / Caroline B. Cooney -- Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's cabin / Patricia Cornwell -- Charles Dickens's David Copperfield / Maureen Corrigan -- Ayn Rand's Atlas shrugged and more / Nelson DeMille -- Sigrid Undset's Kristin Lavransdatter / Tomie DePaola -- Virginia Woolf's A room of one's own / Anita Diamant -- Anthony Trollope's The way we live now / Dominick Dunne -- Thomas a Kempis's The imitation of Christ / Carlos Eire -- Arthur Conan Doyle's The adventures of Sherlock Holmes / Linda Fairstein -- Barbara W. Tuchman's The guns of August / Doris Kearns Goodwin -- Sebastian Junger's The perfect storm / Linda Greenlaw -- Cecil Woodham-Smith's The reason why / David Halberstam -- J. D. Salinger's The catcher in the rye / Alice Hoffman -- Dee Brown's Bury my heart at Wounded Knee / Sebastian Junger -- Geoffrey Barraclough's An introduction to contemporary history / Paul Kennedy -- Ernest Hemingway's Collected stories / Tracy Kidder -- Ernest Becker's The denial of death / Robert Kurson -- Harper Lee's To kill a mockingbird / Wally Lamb -- Ram Dass's The only dance there is and more / Anne Lamott -- Sigmund Freud's The interpretation of dreams / Barbara Leaming -- Bible / Joe Lieberman -- Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre / Margot Livesey -- Ernest Hemingway's For whom the bell tolls / John McCain -- William Shakespeare's Henry VIII / Frank McCourt -- F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby / Faith Middleton -- Betty Smith's A tree grows in Brooklyn / Jacquelyn Mitchard -- Ed McBain's 87th Precinct series / Leigh Montville -- Herman Wouk's Marjorie Morningstar and Susan Isaac's Compromising positions / Sara Nelson -- William Lewis Nida's Ab the cave man / Sherwin B. Nuland -- Kay Thompson's Eloise / Laura Numeroff -- William Maxwell's So long, see you tomorrow / Stewart O'Nan -- Albert Camus' The myth of Sisyphus / Jacques Pepin -- G. K. Chesterton's The man who was Thursday / Anne Perry -- Robert Louis Stevenson's A child's garden of verses and more / Jack Prelutsky -- Anthony Burgess's A clockwork orange / Ian Rankin -- Albert Schweitzer's Out of my life and thought and Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle series / Richard Rhodes -- Moss Hart's Act one / Frank Rich -- Maya Angelou's I know why the caged bird sings / Sark -- Frank McCourt's Angela's ashes / Lisa Scottoline -- William Saroyan's The human comedy / Bernie S. Siegel -- Christopher Morley's Kitty Foyle and Guy Endore's Voltaire! Voltaire! / Liz Smith -- Stendhal's The red and the black / Edward Sorel -- John Barth's The end of the road / Jane Stern -- Sears catalogue / Michael Stern -- Rainer Maria Rilke's Letters to a young poet / Alexandra Stoddard -- C. S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower series / Paco Underhill -- Harper Lee's To kill a mockingbird / Susan Vreeland -- E. B. White's Charlotte's web / Kate Walbert -- Steven Millhauser's Edwin Mullhouse / Katharine Weber -- F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby / Jacqueline Winspear -- books that changed their lives : a reading list of the books selected by the contributors -- Roxanne's very opinionated reading list -- Joy's very opinionated reading list.
Authors: Coady, Roxanne J. (Added Author). Johannessen, Joy. (Added Author).

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Coady, Roxanne J. "The book that changed my life : 71 remarkable writers celebrate the books that matter most to them." New York, N.Y. : Gotham Books, 2006.
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