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The Child That Books Built: A Life in Reading Hardcover – 1 Oct 2002

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  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Metropolitan Books (1 Oct. 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0805072152
  • ISBN-13: 978-0805072150
  • Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 2.4 x 21.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,873,511 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Francis Spufford, a London-based journalist and critic, is a contributor to Granta and The Guardian. For his first book, I May Be Some Time, he was named the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year and received the 1997 Somerset Maugham and Writers' Guild Awards.


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