A Passion for Books

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  • Author : Harold Rabinowitz
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Pages : 384 pages
  • ISBN : 0307419665
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 14 reviews
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A Passion for Books

A Passion for Books
  • Author : Harold Rabinowitz,Rob Kaplan
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release : 18 December 2007
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A collection of sixty classic and contemporary essays, stories, lists, poems, quotations, and cartoons that celebrates the joys of reading, the feeling of spending hours browsing through a bookstore, and the people for whom buying books is a necessity. Booklovers will find themselves in good company within the pages of A Passion for Books, beginning with science-fiction great Ray Bradbury's foreword and throughout contributions like-- Umberto Eco's How to Justify a Private Library, dealing with the question everyone with a

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  • Author : Julie Lessman
  • Publisher : Revell
  • Release : 01 September 2008
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Graced with physical beauty, though shallow of heart, Charity O'Connor is a woman who knows what she wants. She sets her sights on the cantankerous Mitch Dennehy, editor at the Irish Times, who has unwittingly stolen her heart. And although the sparks are there, Mitch refuses to fan the coals of a potential relationship with his ex-fiancée's sister. But Charity has a plan to turn up the heat and she always gets what she wants--one way or another. Is

Where Books Fall Open A Readers Anthology of Wit and Passion

Where Books Fall Open  A Readers Anthology of Wit and Passion
  • Author : Bascove
  • Publisher : David R. Godine Publisher
  • Release : 06 October 2022
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This is a book about books, about the pleasures, passions & rewards of reading, about authors who are dedicated to the act of writing and readers who are devoted to the joys of words in the right order. Funny, moving, and beautiful, it features an eclectic selection from some of the world's finest writers, as well as sixteen full-color paintings by artist and editor Bascove. Book jacket.

A Passion Most Pure The Daughters of Boston Book 1

A Passion Most Pure  The Daughters of Boston Book  1
  • Author : Julie Lessman
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release : 01 January 2008
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Refusing to settle for anything less than a romantic relationship that pleases God, Faith O'Connor steels her heart against her desire for the roguish Collin McGuire. But when Collin tries to win her sister Charity's hand, Faith isn't sure she can handle the jealousy she feels. To further complicate matters, Faith finds herself the object of Collin's affections, even as he is courting her sister. The Great War is raging overseas, and a smaller war is brewing in the O'Connor

A Passion for Books

A Passion for Books
  • Author : D. Salwak
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 23 April 1999
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Leading writers and critics, including Margaret Drabble, Alan Sillitoe and Ferdinand Mount, share their passion for books and the joys of reading in an inspiring collection of essays and writings. A Passion for Books is both a celebration of the value and importance of reading and a spirited defence against the many gloomy voices in our so-called electronic age who say the book will soon be obsolete. This book, itself a joy to read, is written for anyone who cares

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  • Author : Robert J. Vallerand,Nathalie Houlfort
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 31 May 2019
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Passion is a pervasive concept in the work domain. Workers aspire to be passionate in the hope of finding meaning and satisfaction from their professional life, while employers dream of passionate employees who will ensure organizational performance. Does passion for work matter ? Does passion invariably bring about the anticipated positive outcomes or is there a darker side to passion for work that can also lead to negative outcomes for individuals and organizations? The goal of this book is to address

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Colossians
  • Author : David J. Landegent
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Release : 06 June 2017
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Some people cant see the forest for the treesthey get so bogged down in details that they lose sight of what its all about. Others cant see the trees for the forestthey miss the wondrous details all around them. So why not look instead at both the forest and the trees? This commentary on Pauls letter to the Colossians guides you in doing just that. Even though we will be exploring ancient biblical cultures and learning plenty about the Greek

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  • Author : Professor Miriam Allott,Miriam Allott
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 31 October 2013
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First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Passion s Palette
  • Author : Peggy Jaeger
  • Publisher : The Wild Rose Press Inc
  • Release : 04 August 2017
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Talented and witty portrait artist Serena MacQuire is successful in everything but love. Her gift for capturing people on canvas is rivalled only by her fiery and legendary temper. A tragedy from the past keeps her heart securely locked away, preventing any man from getting close enough to claim it. But Seamus Cleary isn’t just any man. After he left his professional football career to become a veterinarian, his bitter wife ended their marriage. Now, as he starts his