The Tea Ceremony: The Uncollected Writings of Gina Berriault

by Gina Berriault | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 1593760043 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingmaryzeewing of Taneytown, Maryland USA on 3/5/2012
Buy from one of these Booksellers:
Amazon.com | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | Amazon DE | Amazon FR | Amazon IT | Bol.com
This book is in the wild! This Book is Currently in the Wild!
1 journaler for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by wingmaryzeewing from Taneytown, Maryland USA on Saturday, July 21, 2012
I found this nice little hardback book of short stories at the library's used book sale a few weeks ago. I thought someone might enjoy it.

From Amazon.com -
Compiled by Gina Berriault’s daughter and by her longtime companion, Leonard Gardner, this posthumous collection of previously uncollected fiction and nonfiction celebrates the career of an American treasure. It opens with five stories, including “The Figure Skater,” the last story published before she died in 1999. Also here is the first section of the novel she left unfinished and her brilliant acceptance speech for the Commonwealth Club of California’s Gold Medal for Literature. As reclusive as she was meticulous, Gina Berriault did not suffer fools and sat for only a handful of interviews. She was acutely aware of nuance and tended to write and rewrite not only answers but also the questions, making the interview printed here as finished and beautiful as any of her writing. Here, too, are her essays for Rolling Stone, Hungry Mind, and Esquire on subjects as diverse as the first topless dancers in San Francisco’s North Beach to the last firing squad execution. As a whole this collection becomes her credo on American culture, politics, and the written word.

Journal Entry 2 by wingmaryzeewing at Birdie's Cafe - 233 E. Main St. in Westminster, Maryland USA on Saturday, July 21, 2012

Released 6 yrs ago (7/21/2012 UTC) at Birdie's Cafe - 233 E. Main St. in Westminster, Maryland USA

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

This will be taken to our meet today; if no one takes it home, it will be left on the bookshelf in the back room. Enjoy!

Welcome to BookCrossing!

To the finder of this book:
Hello and congratulations! You have not only found yourself a good book, but a whole community of booklovers dedicated to sharing books with each other and the world at large. I hope you'll stick around a bit and get to know BookCrossing -- maybe even make a journal entry on this book. You may choose to remain anonymous or to join (it's free!) Feel free to read and keep this book, or to pass it on to a friend or even set it out "in the wild" for someone else to find like you did. If you do choose to join and journal, then you can watch the book as it travels - You'll be alerted by email each time someone makes another journal entry. It's all confidential (you're known only by your screen name and no one is ever given your e-mail address), free, and spam-free. Happy reading!

Are you sure you want to delete this item? It cannot be undone.