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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His prose is simple and lyrical, his images are sharply focused. Signed by Author s. This book is just a collection of biographical snippets, each very enjoyable in their own way. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Write a customer review.

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May 04, Helen rated it really liked it. A Roomful of Hovings and Other Profiles. Not Enabled Word Wise: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Burns rated it it was ok Jul 13, As I read through it, I continually found myself making mental lists of all the people I wanted to lend this book to afterwards – 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.

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Certainly a good collection of personal profiles, I just didn’t find them as compelling as most of his later work.

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I plan to donate my copy to the local public library. An excellent collection of McPhee’s earlier pieces, written well before he buried himself in the world of geology. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux. In the Gibbons story, McPhee includes great background to the events by discussing his attempts to talk Gibbons into their trip. What makes Biblio different? Andrew rated it liked it Oct 20, Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.

A Roomful of Hovings: Some light wear to edges of boards. Otherwise the DJ is clean and bright, and overall it is in good-minus condition. A perfect airline read. Some of his earliest. And Fielding has flashbacks!

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Rob rated it liked it Sep 24, Dark gray cloth binding, with bright gilt lettering on the spine. Bob Hogan rated it really liked it Jul 18, Matillie rated hvings it was amazing Jul 06, Read more Read less.

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In this unique book, John McPhee takes us into the world of several fascinating people. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. His writing career began at Time magazine and led to his long association with The New Yorkerwhere he has been a staff writer since Apr 14, Edmond Stevens rated it really liked it. Roofmul, Straus and Giroux.

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Goes down like find scotch, makes any subject a pleasure to read. The Founding Fish was published in I plan to donate my copy to the local public library. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Write a customer review. Fair reading copy only, underlining to about 40 pages, top page edges moisture swollen, not discolored, end page name.

Not Enabled Screen Reader: But obviously none of the persons profiled by McPhee made lasting impression in my memory. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Front flap has a crease along its length and a crease at its corner. Randall rated it it was amazing Dec 15, What makes Biblio different? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Virginia rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Please try again later.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Burns rated it it was ok Jul og, Robert Twynam, of Wimbledon 5. Fellows, in the Sudan; Robert Twynam, tender of the lawn at Wimbledon; and Temple Fielding, mercurial and influential author of the popular travel guides to Europe. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?