The library book

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New York : Simon and Schuster, 2018.
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First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
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317 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
9781476740188, 1476740186


Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-317).
"Susan Orlean reopens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history, and delivers a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution--our libraries"--,Provided by publisher.
"Orlean chronicles the LAPL fire and its aftermath to showcase the larger, crucial role that libraries play in our lives; delves into the evolution of libraries across the country and around the world, from their humble beginnings as a metropolitan charitable initiative to their current status as a cornerstone of national identity; brings each department of the library to vivid life through on-the-ground reporting; studies arson attempts to burn a copy of a book herself; reflects on her own experiences in libraries; and reexamines the case of Harry Peak, the blond-haired actor long suspected of setting fire to the LAPL more than thirty years ago"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Orlean, S. (2018). The library book (First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.). Simon and Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Orlean, Susan. 2018. The Library Book. New York: Simon and Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Orlean, Susan. The Library Book New York: Simon and Schuster, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Orlean, Susan. The Library Book First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition., Simon and Schuster, 2018.

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