Who the Hell Is Pansy O'Hara?: The Fascinating Stories Behind 50 of the World's Best-LovedBooks

by Jenny Bond, Chris Sheedy | Nonfiction |
ISBN: 014311364X Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingeponine38wing of Winchester, Massachusetts USA on 4/11/2012
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Journal Entry 1 by wingeponine38wing from Winchester, Massachusetts USA on Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The 50 books covered in this collection run in chronological order from Pride and Prejudice (1813) to The DaVinci Code (2003), and include such diverse titles as Crime and Punishment, Peter Pan, Winnie-the-Pooh, Casino Royale, Valley of the Dolls, Jaws, Harry Potter...

Ten nonfiction are also included, from Samuel Johnson's The English Dictionary (1755) to A Brief History of TIme (1988).

Of course, after reading the story behind all these titles, it was inevitable that some would make their way onto my Books-I-Must-Now-Plan-To-Read list (shamefully enough, I'd only read 13 of the 40 fiction titles! :-( and one of the nonfiction (All the President's Men).

Journal Entry 2 by wingeponine38wing at Winchester, Massachusetts USA on Saturday, April 14, 2012

Released 7 yrs ago (4/14/2012 UTC) at Winchester, Massachusetts USA


Added to MaryZee's Bookish bookbox. Hope someone will enjoy it!

Journal Entry 3 by wingNancyNovawing at Lansdale, Pennsylvania USA on Saturday, April 28, 2012
Picked out of the bookish bookbox and adding to the stash of TBRs! Looks interesting.

Journal Entry 4 by wingNancyNovawing at Lansdale, Pennsylvania USA on Saturday, August 10, 2013
from MaryZee's bookish book box; As the title says - the backstory behind 50 books. Interesting how some of the authors only had one, and others churned out lots of reading material. And to answer the question in the title, originally it was Pansy O'Hara in Gone with the Wind. CAn you imagine GWTW without a Scarlett? This will be moving along again in another bookish book box.

Journal Entry 5 by wingNancyNovawing at Donalds, South Carolina USA on Saturday, August 10, 2013

Released 6 yrs ago (8/10/2013 UTC) at Donalds, South Carolina USA


Originally from MaryZee's Bookish bookbox, now into the books bookbox. Enjoy!

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