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To my embarrassment by Basil Boothroyd

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Published by George Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

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  • Wit and humor

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StatementJ.B. Boothroyd.
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. ;
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22926433M
OCLC/WorldCa2124035

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  My Embarrassment with the Book of Mormon by John G. Turner. The Book of Mormon embarrasses me. Not because of its content, but because I haven't read it. I cringe when Mormon History friends ask me if I've read the most famous of American scriptures, as it seems irresponsible to undertake a project of any significance on Mormon history and.   Kathryn Williams: I am a book nerd but also a writer nerd. When I was in fourth grade we had a story-writing contest. My opus was Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade meets the New Testament (yes, Jesus was my protagonist), and I won. My prize: a little clear box of mineral specimens. Literally, a box of rocks. To this day, one of my proudest Author: Melissa Albert. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Castillo, Sandra M. My father sings, to my embarrassment. Buffalo: White Pine Press, © One of my favourite descriptions of embarrassment comes right out of the first page of Neal Stephenson’s Anathem. “Embarrassment is something I can feel in my flesh, like a handful of sun-warmed mud clapped on my head. The embarrassment had turned runny. It was horrifying my scalp along a spreading frontier.”.