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 : John McPhee :
In this unique book, John McPhee takes us into the world of several fascinating people. 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.
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Olive green endpapers, light yellow top stain. Not Enabled Word Wise: Anything by John McPhee is x having. See all 13 reviews.
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A Roomful Of Hovings by McPhee, John
In this unique book, John McPhee takes us into the world of several fascinating people. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Want to Read saving…. Hoving, art historian, sometime political influence, former floorwalker; the late Euell Gibbons, famous forager of edible wild roomfup and author of Stalking the Wild Asparagus hobings Carroll Brewster of the intrepid team of M. Certainly a good collection of personal profiles, I just didn’t find them as compelling as most of his later work. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Edition: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
A Roomful of Hovings and Other Profiles
You know how sometimes you hear that a musician or band that you like, is releasing an acoustic, or rarities, or demo album, and you get excited for it’s release, but it always falls flat?
But this gives good insight into the time of their influence. Sign In Register Help Cart. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. An excellent collection of McPhee’s earlier pieces, written well before he buried hkvings in the world of geology.
Without these details, I found these essays to be somewhat flat and impersonal. Robert Twynam, of Wimbledon 5. Virginia rated it hovingz was amazing Sep 09, A man who defined himself by his outward appearance, is described by a detailed list of his personal possessions. What makes Biblio different? Get to Know Us. 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, roommful 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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First edition, first printing. Set up a giveaway. There’s a little of that here, just not as roomflu as I’m used to. An excellent copy in the sharp dust jacket minutely nicked at head of spine.