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The book of books / foreword by Meredith Vieira ; text by Jessica Allen.

Allen, Jessica, author. (Author). Vieira, Meredith, writer of foreword. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cormorant LINK Site 016.8088 BOO (Text) 33500012766168 New Checked out 11/29/2018
Detroit Lakes Public Library 016.8088 BOO (Text) 33500012763074 New In transit -
Warroad Public Library 016.8088 BOO (Text) 35500006079014 Main Checked out 12/20/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316417556
  • ISBN: 0316417556
  • Physical Description: xi, 276 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note: "As featured in the PBS series The great American read"--Cover.
Includes index.
Summary, etc.: What are America's best-loved novels? PBS will launch The Great American Read series with a 2-hour special in May 2018 revealing America's 100 best-loved novels, determined by a rigorous national survey. Subsequent episodes will air in September and October. Celebrities and everyday Americans will champion their favorite novel and in the finale in late October, America's #1 best-loved novel will be revealed. The Great American Read: The Book of Books will present all 100 novels with fascinating information about each book, author profiles, a snapshot of the novel's social relevance, film or television adaptations, other books and writings by the author, and little-known facts. Also included are themed articles about banned books, the most influential book illustrators, reading recommendations, the best first-lines in literature, and more. Beautifully designed with rare images of the original manuscripts, first-edition covers, rejection letters, and other ephemera, The Great American Read: The Book of Books is a must-have book for all booklovers.
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PBS, with nearly 350 member stations, offers all Americans the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and digital content. Each month, PBS reaches nearly 100 million people through television and nearly 28 million people online, inviting them to experience the worlds of science, history, nature and public affairs; to hear diverse viewpoints; and to take front row seats to world-class drama and performances. PBS' broad array of programs has been consistently honored by the industry's most coveted award competitions.

Subject: Fiction > Bibliography.
Best books.
Books and reading > United States.
Genre: Bibliographies.

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