Leda Schubert * Writer of Picture Books

An Occasional Post

The Encyclopedia Britannica and Reverend Gary Davis

May 15, 2011

Tags: guitar, encyclopedias, internet

I grew up before personal computers. Obviously. When I entered high school, my parents bought an Encyclopedia Britannica. It was the best encyclopedia of its timeómore trustworthy than World Book, more complete than Comptonís, more thorough than any other. And it was a financial sacrifice for my parents in those years. Though it stayed in their house when I went to college, I picked up the occasional volume during vacations just to read something intriguing. (more…)

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