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

His inimitable style reveals the intricate details of his characters’ lives. Dustwrapper a bit of scuffing to spine ends of dustwrapper, but overall, a crisp, clean copy of the scarce first edition of the author’s fifth book. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

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A Roomful of Hovings

Lists with This Book. He brings home the impact that individuals, with a passion for their craft, can have on this world. Looking for a Ship Kindle Edition. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Early Republic Books Published: Some light wear to edges of boards. Mylar-wrapped dust jacket has not been price-clipped and has some very small chips along edges. It could be that I enjoy how he usually inserts his own personal details into his later work.

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A Roomful Of Hovings by McPhee, John

Wimbeldon grass has a footnote! Sold AS IS, do not purchase if condition is important to you. Otherwise the book is clean, bright, unmarked except for McPhee’s inscription, of course! McPhee was so much more personally involved in the Hoving essay than od – he is often involved the actual story, but in this case he seemed to be involved in the background of the story. The article on the development of ot 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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