A Roomful of Hovings and Other Profiles has ratings and 10 reviews. James said: You know how sometimes you hear that a musician or band that you like. In this unique book, John McPhee takes us into the world of several fascinating people. His inimitable style reveals the intricate details of his characters lives. Get this from a library! A roomful of Hovings and other profiles. [John McPhee] — Profiles include: Thomas P.F. Hoving, art historian, sometime political influence.

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A Roomful of Hovings and Other Profiles

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This is an old book and Thomas Hoving’s reign as museum director is long past. There are some weak points at the beginning of the fifth essay, and in the middle of the third – but otherwise, it was my pleasure.

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In this unique book, John McPhee takes us into the world of several fascinating people. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Sign In Register Help Cart. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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