Reading for Survival

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Library of Congress, 1987 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 26 pages
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User Review  - andyray - LibraryThing

Written for the Library of Congress in the year of the book 1987, JMD illustrates his belief that a person who can not read should be pitied. He uses a conversation between Travis McGee and Meyer to ... Read full review

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

Actually a short essay MacDonald wrote in 1985 for the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, this is a dialog between MacDonald's great characters McGee and Meyer on the importance of ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
9
Section 3
15
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

John D. MacDonald was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania in 1916. He attended Syracuse University for his B. S degree, then went on to Harvard University for his M. B. A. After serving during World War II, MacDonald published "Brass Cupcake," his first novel. By the time he had written over 40 novels, MacDonald had received the Ben Franklin Award, the Mystery Writers of America's Grandmaster Award, and the American Book Award. John D. MacDonald died in 1986 at St. Mary's Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from complications of an earlier heart bypass operation.

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