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Better Than Life
By Daniel Pennac and David Homel (trans)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Coach House Books
Publication date January 1, 1994
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780889104846
ISBN-10 0889104840
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.75 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published in Canada
Original list price $16.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A personal meditation on the world of literature challenges current perceptions that restrict how individuals read, giving book lovers permission to skip pages, re-read, read aloud, take their time, and more. IP.
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Hardcover
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from Coach House Books (January 1, 1994)
9780889104846 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $16.95
About: Discusses the love of reading and stories in children and how ways of teaching reading may cause many children to lose their love of books, and suggests a 'Readers's Bill of Rights' for readers of all ages
Paperback
Book cover for 9781571103178
 
from Stenhouse Pub (June 1, 1999)
9781571103178 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $17.50
About: Discusses the love of reading and stories in children and how ways of teaching reading may cause many children to lose their love of books, and suggests a 'Readers's Bill of Rights' for readers of all ages.
Reprint edition from Coach House Pr (April 1, 1996)
9780889104990 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $16.95
About: In this entertaining and illuminating little book, French writer Daniel Pennac identifies the ways that well-meaning parents and teachers unintentionally quash their children's joy of reading and offers simple, practical, inspired suggestions to restoring that joy.

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