Alan Armstrong


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Alan Armstrong started volunteering in a friend's bookshop when he was eight. At 14, he was selling books at Brentano's. As an adult, every so often, he takes to the road in a VW bus named Zora to peddle used books. He is the editor of Forget Not Mee & My Garden, a collection of the letters of Peter Collinson, the 18th-century mercer and amateur botanist. He lives with his wife, Martha, a painter, in Massachusetts. ...more

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Whittington

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Raleigh's Page

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Looking for Marco Polo

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Racing the Moon

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Preemptive Strike: The Secr...

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Off in Zora

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Say It in Maori: Phrase Book

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The Lost Daughter

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The Economy of Kent, 1640-1914

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1996
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Maori Customs And Crafts

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“Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their championship character.”
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