The Library Book
by Susan Orlean
Hardcover- \$14.00

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"the library book" by Carolynr (see profile) 11/10/18

sorry...could just not give it the high reviews others did....this was very slow moving for me and there was a lot I skimmed. however it IS an interesting history of libraries in general and what people go to libraries for. but that was only a small part of the book and the interesting part for me

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"" by Ljwagoner (see profile) 01/20/19

3.5??s. This is a look at the Los Angles Central Library fire of 1986. Orlean takes an in-depth look at the fire and the continuing mystery around its origin. This book also provides a reminder about the importance of libraries in our communities and how their presence and use is more that just a house for books. Libraries are a vital central location providing support and information for everyone.

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"Totally new insight into the workings of a library" by Homewithatwist (see profile) 02/28/19

Having loved going to the library as a child, I enjoyed all this book shared -- history, mystery, architecture, library science and how the library serves as not only a place of education, but refuge and connectedness regardless of your belief or social stature. Loved it!

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Read this book then lend it!

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"Very Boring Book" by LauraAdams (see profile) 12/14/19

I work in a library and was excited to read this book. Some of the information contained within the book was very informative but overall the book was unbelievable boring. Parts were torture to get through. I was very disappointed.

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