1 edition of The library found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Andrew Lang ; with a chapter on modern English illustrated books by Austin Dobson|
|Contributions||Dobson, Austin, 1840-1921|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 192 p.,  leaves of col. plates :|
|Number of Pages||192|
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In The Library Book Orlean aims to offer a well-rounded discussion of libraries, rooted by the story of the Los Angeles Library fire in When I read the summary of this book, there was a lot of emphasis placed on the library fire, which really drew me in/5.
Susan Orlean’s bestseller and New York Times Notable Book is “a sheer delight as rich in insight and as varied as the treasures contained on the shelves in any local library” (USA TODAY)—a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries.“Everybody who loves books should check out The Library Book” (The Washington Released on: Octo Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.
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At the center of “The Library Book” is a seven-hour fire that raged through the Los Angeles Central Library on Apdestroying or damaging more than a million books.
What makes The Library Book so enjoyable is the sense of discovery that propels it, the buoyancy when Orlean is surprised or moved by what she finds Her depiction of the Central Library fire on Apis so rich with specifics that it’s like a blast of heat erupting from the page.
The Library Book is about the fire and the mystery of how it started—but in some ways that’s the least of it. It’s also a history of libraries, and of a particular library, as well as the personal story of Orlean and her mother, who was losing her memory to dementia while Orlean was retrieving her own memories by writing this book.”Brand: Gale Group.
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The Library Book Susan Orlean, Simon & Schuster pp. ISBN Summary On the morning of Apa fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who had been cleared out of the building realized this was not the usual fire alarm.
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