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Film, Video Nancy Pearl: Book Fest 07

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  • Nancy Pearl: Book Fest 07


  • Nancy Pearl in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

Event Date

  • September 29, 2007


  • -  Nancy Pearl is a librarian, author, book reviewer, and the model for the Librarian Action Figure. Her books include "Book Lust" (2003) and "Book Crush" (Sasquatch, 2007), featuring recommended reading for children and teens. She is the former executive director of the Washington Center for the Book at the Seattle Public Library and is credited with starting the One Book, One Community reading promotion initiative, "If All Seattle Read the Same Book", which has spread throughout the U.S. The recipient of the Women¿¿¿s National Book Association Award, she is a regular commentator on National Public Radio and hosts a television show titled Book Lust on a community channel in Seattle where she lives.

Running Time

  • 28 minutes 4 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text





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