Seven Stairs: An Adventure of the Heart

Seven Stairs: An Adventure of the Heart

by Stuart Brent
     
 

Here in a new, updated edition is the famous story of an ex-GI named Stuart Brent who turned his passion for reading into a bookstore that became a mecca for book lovers across America. His exuberant memoir reveals the strategies and beliefs that made him one of the nation's most colorful and revered independent booksellers. Filled with personal anecdotes about… See more details below

Overview

Here in a new, updated edition is the famous story of an ex-GI named Stuart Brent who turned his passion for reading into a bookstore that became a mecca for book lovers across America. His exuberant memoir reveals the strategies and beliefs that made him one of the nation's most colorful and revered independent booksellers. Filled with personal anecdotes about celebrated authors, pioneering publishers and editors, and illustrious customers such as Katharine Hepburn and Ernest Hemingway, The Seven Stairs provides a rare window on the world of books. For everyone who believes in the power of literacy and the joy of reading, the story shines with conviction and inspiration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671673949
Publisher:
Touchstone
Publication date:
05/15/1989
Series:
Touchstone Book Series
Edition description:
1st Touchstone ed
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
0.58(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

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