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Subject: Do you have a special book?
Date Posted: 4/30/2010 9:01 AM ET
Member Since: 4/3/2008
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I just inherited a very special book, and I wondered if others have books like this... where it's not only the story inside that means something to you, but THAT copy of the book.

Here's mine:

My grandparents' favorite album was Willie Nelson's Red Headed Stranger. 

Back in 1982, my mom and a family friend mad a book for my grandmother of the title song.  My mom did the lettering, and our friend illustrated it and bound it.  (I can say this in a public forum because it was made for a gift and not for profit, therefore I'm pretty sure it falls under fair use.)

I have lots of memories of both grandparents, but especially my grandmother, attached to those songs.  So I was grateful that mom saved the book for me when my grandmother's room was cleaned out last year.

 

I'd like to hear other people's stories of either special-made books or bought books where it's that particular copy that's important to you.  Please share!