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Author Sankovitch, Nina.
Title Tolstoy and the purple chair : my year of magical reading / Nina Sankovitch.
Published New York : Harper, 2011.
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 Learning Commons Bestsellers  Z1003.2 .S26 2011    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 240 p. ; 22 cm.
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.
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.
Subject Sankovitch, Nina -- Books and reading.
Books and reading -- United States.
ISBN 0061999849 (hardback)
9780061999840 (hardback)
9780061999857 (paperback)
0061999857 (paperback)
OCLC number 670475816