A Roomful of Hovings and Other Profiles has ratings and 10 reviews. James said: You know how sometimes you hear that a musician or band that you like. In this unique book, John McPhee takes us into the world of several fascinating people. His inimitable style reveals the intricate details of his characters lives. Get this from a library! A roomful of Hovings and other profiles. [John McPhee] — Profiles include: Thomas P.F. Hoving, art historian, sometime political influence.

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Robert Twynam, of Wimbledon 5. Contains two of the best New Yorker profiles around. Read more Read less. Fair reading copy only, underlining to about 40 pages, top page edges moisture swollen, not discolored, end page name. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Jonathan Mcnicol rated it really liked it Dec 27, The article on the development of the uses of nuclear energy is written so that the laymen can at least follow the story without getting lost in the language of physics.

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Tim rated it it was amazing Jul 17, Wimbeldon grass has a footnote! Fellows, in the Sudan; Robert Twynam, tender of the lawn at Wimbledon; and Temple Fielding, mercurial and influential author of the popular fo guides to Europe.

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Overall, the book is in very good better than average used condition. Virginia rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Early Republic Books Published: An excellent collection of McPhee’s earlier pieces, written well before he buried himself in the world of geology. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the romoful. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Stated first printing. Original grey boards, spine lettered in gilt, green endpapers, top edge yellow.


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Some light wear to edges of boards. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

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Author-Signed bookplate affixed to the half-title page. This guy is one of my writing heroes — entertaining yet amazingly informing. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Milt rated it really liked it May 30,

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