Format:
Book
Author:
Sankovitch, Nina.
Title:
Tolstoy and the purple chair : my year of magical reading / Nina Sankovitch.
Edition:
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Harper, 2012.
Description:
x, 240 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
After the death of her sister, Nina Sankovitch kept her mind busy by dashing from one activity to another. Then on her forty-sixth birthday, she started reading a book a day and discovered the joy, healing, and wisdom.
Subjects:
Sankovitch, Nina -- Books and reading.
Sankovitch, Nina.
Sankovitch, Nina -- Books and reading.
Books and reading -- United States.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Personal Memoirs.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Literary.
Books and reading.
Books and reading -- United States.
United States.
Contents:
On the cliff -- Crossing the bridge -- Return to the bookmobile -- Such beauty in the world -- In search of books and time -- Rearranging the rhythms -- The only balm to sorrow -- Looking for the star -- Finding another change -- To welcome the interloper -- Hearing words I'd missed before -- Where warmth is found -- The expansion of experience -- Bound to the world -- Sex by the book -- The man in my dreams -- Offering a better view -- Fireflies dancing across the lawn -- The answers that mysteries provide -- Discovering purpose in kindness -- Coming off Loulou's motorcycle -- Tolstoy in my purple chair -- Complete list of books read, from October 28, 2008, to October 28, 2009.
ISBN:
9780061999857
0061999857
Other Number:
810447038
System Availability:
2
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
2
Control Number:
334042
Course Reserves:
0
# Local items in:
2
# System items in:
2