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    LIBRARY BOOK
    Currently in stock: 9
    ISBN: 9781782392262
    Title: LIBRARY BOOK
    Author: ORLEAN SUSAN
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    After moving to Los Angeles, Susan Orlean became fascinated by a mysterious local crime that has gone unsolved since it was carried out on the morning of 29 April 1986: who set fire to the Los Angeles Public Library, ultimately destroying more than 400,000 books, and perhaps even more perplexing, why?

    With her characteristic humour, insight and compassion, Orlean uses this terrible event as a lens through which to tell the story of all libraries - their history, their meaning and their uncertain future as they adapt and redefine themselves in a digital world.

    Filled with heart, passion and extraordinary characters, The Library Book discusses the larger, crucial role that libraries play in our lives.

    Imprint: ATLANTIC BOOKS
    RRP: $29.99

    • Price: $29.99
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