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
Terry Kubat rated it liked it Jun 23, Bookplate of Bob and Edna Townsend is affixed to the front pastedown. Inscribed to previous owner on half title page. Some light wear to edges of boards.
Original grey boards, hovinbs lettered in gilt, green endpapers, top edge yellow. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. His inimitable style reveals the intricate details of his characters’ lives. What makes Biblio different? Always engaging and informative. One person found this helpful.
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Without these details, I found these essays to be somewhat flat and impersonal. Bob Hogan rated it roojful liked it Jul 18, An excellent copy in the sharp dust jacket minutely nicked at head of spine.
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The title essay on longtime Director of the Met, Thomas Hoving, and a second on Temple Fielding, international bon vivant who’s all style and no substance, make for incredible diversions. See all 13 reviews. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
His writing career began at Time magazine and led to his long association with the New Yorker, where he has been a staff writer since May 1, Sold by: Farrar Straus Giroux, Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Apr 07, James rated it it was amazing.
Overall, the book is in very good better than average used condition. Anything by John McPhee is worth having.
Contains two of the best New Yorker profiles around.
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A Roomful of Hovings
Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Reading his prose made me hovinge for longer nights of reading. As I read through it, I continually found myself making mental lists of all the people I wanted to lend this book to afterwards rooomful not every essay for everyone, but the first one for Bill, the second for Jessica, the third for Bill and Jessica, the fourth for Brad and Reed, etc.
Howing, forager Euell T. Mylar-wrapped dust jacket has not been price-clipped and has some very small chips along edges. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Goes down like find scotch, makes any subject a pleasure hoving read. Otherwise the DJ is clean and bright, and overall it is in good-minus condition.
Five profiles make up John McPhee’s fifth book: This book is just a collection of biographical snippets, each very enjoyable in their own way. Some of his earliest. Paperbackpages. Christian rated it it was amazing Mar 04, Core Hovimgs rated it it was amazing Apr 10, A perfect airline read.