[ModLib] As Requested -- New ML Feature

Scot Kamins kamins at modernlib.com
Sun Aug 17 16:13:42 EDT 2008

On Aug 17, 2008, at 1:02 PM, B.L. Clark wrote:

> This is fun!
> Book: G70
> Descriptor:  G6 binding no dj (if I recall correctly)
> Movie: 84 Charring Cross Road.
> Scene: In the last quarter of the movie
> Comment: Anne Bancroft playing Helene Hanff "Somebody gave me this  
> book for Christmas.  It's a Giant Modern Library book.  Did you ever  
> see one of those?  It's less attractively bound than the Proceedings  
> of the New York State Assembly and it weighs more.  It was given to  
> me by a gent  who knows I'm fond of John Donne.  The title of this  
> book is: The Complete Poetry & Selected Prose of JOHN DUNNE & The  
> Complete Poetry of WILLIAM BLAKE?  The question mark is mine.  Will  
> you please tell me what those two boys have in common?-- except they  
> were both English and they both Wrote?"  She continues, at length,  
> disparaging the ML Giant and eventually all abridgments.  The quote  
> above is copied from the book, which as I recall was quoted  
> virtually verbatim in the movie.
> Contributor: Benjamin Clark


John Peterson beat you to it (but only by a couple of hours). See the  
Web page for the movie quote, which is indeed quite close to the book.

Thanks for playing,

Scot Kamins
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