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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A Roomful of Hovings and Other Profiles by John McPhee
Inscribed to previous owner on half title page. Not Enabled Screen Reader: Spine a touch pulled.
Fair reading copy only, underlining to about 40 pages, top page edges moisture swollen, not discolored, end page name. Probably one of the very best non-fiction writers of the past 50 years.
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If you are a reader and haven’t read John McPhee, you need to get one of his books and begin. Early Republic Books Published: Bookplate of Bob and Edna Townsend is affixed to the front pastedown. Spine ends are slightly bumped and binding is slightly tilted but fairly tight, with sound hinges. Terry Kubat rated it liked it Jun 23, Rob rated it liked it Sep 24, A man who defined himself by his outward appearance, is described by a detailed list of his personal possessions.
Otherwise the book is clean, bright, unmarked except for McPhee’s inscription, of course! Books by John McPhee. Looking for a Ship Kindle Edition. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: McPhee is always a good read. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
Published May 1st by Farrar, Straus and Giroux first published Tim rated it it was amazing Jul 17, Olive green endpapers, light yellow top stain. You know how sometimes you hear that a musician or band that you like, is releasing an acoustic, or rarities, or demo album, and you get excited for it’s release, but it always falls flat? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. McPhee was so much more personally involved in the Hoving essay than usual – he is often involved the actual story, but in this case he seemed to be involved in the background of the story.
A Roomful of Hovings and Other Profiles
Alger rated it liked it Jan 30, Certainly a good collection of personal profiles, I just didn’t find them as compelling as most of his later work.
Hoving, art historian, sometime political influence, former floorwalker; the late Euell Gibbons, famous forager of edible wild plants and author of Stalking eoomful Wild Asparagus ; Carroll Brewster of the intrepid team of M. Matillie rated it it was amazing Jul 06, Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.