Growing up With Books

Book - 2017
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"Growing up in a mill town in Rhode Island, in a household that didn't foster a love of literature, Hood discovered nonetheless the transformative power of books. She learned to channel her imagination, ambitions, and curiosity by devouring ever-growing stacks. In [this book], Hood recollects how The Bell Jar, Marjorie Morningstar, The Harrad Experiment, and The Outsiders influenced her teen psyche and introduced her to topics that could not be discussed at home"
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780393254815
Characteristics: 186 pages ; 20 cm
Call Number: B HOOD, A


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CatherineG_1 Apr 25, 2018

My book club is reading The Book that Matters Most for our meeting in May. Hood talks about how books changed her life and her perceptions. She talks about finding the right book at the right time as well as people who gave her direction.
I loved her insights and could see some of my own similarities in her stories.

Aug 27, 2017

A book for bookish people. Author Ann Hood writes about different books that have had an impact on her throughout her life. I enjoyed her insight to the connections these books made to various stages of her life.


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