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A Glass Half Full
By Bill Sanderson (illustrator) and Felix Dennis
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Miramax
Publication date August 15, 2004
Pages 208
Binding Paperback
Edition Pap/com
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781401359539
ISBN-10 1401359531
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.75 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.28 lbs.
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Published in Great Britain
Original list price $12.95
§As reported by publisher
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Summary
The British multimillionaire and publishing mogul brings together 187 of his sly and irreverent poems, in which he explores such topics as sex, ecology, the Third Reich, old dogs, whales, and the Crusades in his trademark, unorthodox style, accompanied by an audio CD of the author reading from his work. Original. 25,000 first printing.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Felix Dennis, better known as the enfant terrible of magazine publishing and one of Britain's richest men, hasastonishinglybecome Britain's best-selling poet with A Glass Half Full.

American novelist and critic, Tom Wolfe, calls Dennis "a twenty-first century Kipling" and says that his poetry 'rollicks and rolls with rhyme, meter, and melody.'

Now, gathered together with an American audience in mind, together with a spoken-word CD, comes a selection of Dennis's poems.

Whether reflecting ruefully on getting older, celebrating Bob Dylan, serenading the United States or sending up the cliches and stereotypes of our times, Felix Dennis reveals himself as a poet with an eye for the tender telling detail, and a powerful gift for communication. Funny, touching, frank, and uncompromising, A Glass Half Full is a woonderful and inspiring collection.

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Pap/com edition from Miramax (August 15, 2004)
9781401359539 | details & prices | 208 pages | 6.75 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.28 lbs | List price $12.95
About: The British multimillionaire and publishing mogul brings together 187 of his sly and irreverent poems, in which he explores such topics as sex, ecology, the Third Reich, old dogs, whales, and the Crusades in his trademark, unorthodox style, accompanied by an audio CD of the author reading from his work.
from Gardners Books (November 7, 2002)
9780091795337 | details & prices | 224 pages | List price $10.70
About: Whilst undergoing test in a clinic for a mysterious and debilitating illness, the author felt a sudden compulsion to try his hand at a 'spot of poetry'.

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