84, Charing Cross Road

by Helene Hanff | Biographies & Memoirs |
ISBN: 0140143505 Global Overview for this book
Registered by tabby-cat-owner of Bellingham, Washington USA on 11/11/2014
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Journal Entry 1 by tabby-cat-owner from Bellingham, Washington USA on Tuesday, November 11, 2014
This charming classic, first published in 1970, brings together twenty years of correspondence between Helene Hanff, a freelance writer living in New York City, and a used book dealer in London. Through the years, though never meeting and separated both geographically and culturally, they share a winsome, sentimental friendship based on their common love for books.

Journal Entry 2 by tabby-cat-owner at Phoenix, Arizona USA on Tuesday, December 22, 2015
A slim book but interesting in that it provides insight into life in Britain and in the U.S. after World War II.

Journal Entry 3 by tabby-cat-owner at Bookbox, Postal Release -- Controlled Releases on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Released 3 yrs ago (7/13/2016 UTC) at Bookbox, Postal Release -- Controlled Releases

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

This book is going into the potluck bookbox organized by waternixie. It will be mailed to josierivers of Leesville, South Carolina.

Journal Entry 4 by HDeaton27 at Nederland, Texas USA on Thursday, October 13, 2016
Thank you so much, I received this in a winning sweeps on bookcrossing! I cant wait to read it! <33333

Journal Entry 5 by HDeaton27 at Nederland, Texas USA on Monday, December 05, 2016

Released 2 yrs ago (12/5/2016 UTC) at Nederland, Texas USA

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

I didn't have a chance to read this book like I had planned, but I am releasing this book on to the next person in the papebck book swap

Journal Entry 6 by wingSouthernfryedwing at Lexington, South Carolina USA on Sunday, December 11, 2016
I am taking this book from Meekachu07's Surprise Bookbox. I am pretty sure I saw a movie about this. Looking forward to reading it.

7/15/2017
Loved the book! It's great to know that people can become friends via the mail (coming from a retired postal employee). Not sure what I am going to do with this book yet, reserving it for a future bookring.

Journal Entry 7 by wingSouthernfryedwing at Lexington, South Carolina USA on Friday, September 15, 2017

Released 2 yrs ago (9/16/2017 UTC) at Lexington, South Carolina USA

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in the mail-on it's way to elizardbreath who claimed it form the general literature virtual book box

Journal Entry 8 by elizardbreath at Bella Vista, Arkansas USA on Sunday, September 24, 2017
Thanks so much for sending this my way!

Journal Entry 9 by elizardbreath at Bella Vista, Arkansas USA on Tuesday, November 07, 2017
I really, really enjoyed this book! It was hilarious, heart-warming, and a bit sad---mostly funny, though, as I found myself laughing out loud several times! I'm almost happy Helene never made the trip to England. With a postal mail relationship of that length, it's almost as if the correspondents were characters---not quite real to each other---and sometimes it's good to leave things that way. I've met internet friends in person after having communicated online for several years and it always seems something is lost after. Some bit of intrigue...or they don't look as I imagined they would...or we seem to not connect as well as we did before meeting. Anyway, lovely book. I'm really glad I read it.

Sending to a paperbackswap.com member in MI. Enjoy!

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