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The library book

Author: Susan Orlean
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 2018.
Series: Hello Sunshine Book Club.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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The author reopens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history. This book chronicles the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) fire, and its aftermath, to showcase the crucial role that libraries play in our lives. The author delves into the evolution of libraries around the world, from their humble beginnings to their status as a cornerstone of the community; brings the departments of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: True crime stories
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Orlean
ISBN: 9781476740188 1476740186 1476740194 9781476740195 1476740208 9781476740201 9781782392262 1782392262
OCLC Number: 1029886122
Notes: Added to Reese Witherspoon's book club Hello Sunshine after publication.
Description: 319 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Title: Hello Sunshine Book Club.
Responsibility: Susan Orlean.

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The bestselling author of Rin Tin Tin and The Orchid Thief reopens the unsolved mystery of one of the most catastrophic library fires in history and delivers a dazzling love letter to a beloved  Read more...

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