The Library At Night

Author: Alberto Manguel
Homepage 9780300151305

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  • : $26.99(AUD)
  • : 9780300151305
  • : Yale University Press
  • : Yale University Press
  • : 0.476
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  • : 229mm X 140mm X 28mm
  • : 29.95
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  • : books

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  • : Paperback
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  • : 384
  • : 76 black-&-white illustrations
Barcode 9780300151305
9780300151305

Description

Offers a captivating meditation on the meaning of libraries. This title conducts a library tour that extends from the author's childhood bookshelves to the 'complete' libraries of the Internet, from Ancient Egypt and Greece to the Arab world, from China and Rome to Google.

Author description

Alberto Manguel is an internationally acclaimed anthologist, translator, essayist, novelist, and editor, and the author of several award-winning books, including A Dictionary of Imaginary Places and A History of Reading. A native of Buenos Aires, he lives in France.