The Library Book

by Susan Orlean | History |
ISBN: 9781782392262 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingdiscoveryloverwing of Wellington City, Wellington Province New Zealand on 1/2/2017
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by wingdiscoveryloverwing from Wellington City, Wellington Province New Zealand on Saturday, December 28, 2019
A history of the Los Angeles Public Library system, also looking at the arson case at the main library. I thought this book had some truly excellent characters featured, including the female library director who was fired because the board wanted a man to do the job but who refused to hand in her keys and just kept showing up to work!

Journal Entry 2 by bookfrogster from Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on Saturday, December 28, 2019
Received in a Christmas parcel from Discoverylover.

Journal Entry 3 by bookfrogster at Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on Saturday, April 18, 2020
I read this bit by bit over the past week while lockdown continues. I enjoyed parts of this book, but I thought the author needed to decide if she was writing about the fire and the possible arsonist or the history of the library. I found the parts about the past librarians the most engaging parts. There were some real eccentrics amongst them. I loved the guy who walked from Ohio to California to take up his post. I'm sure this is one that will appeal to other Bookcrossers so will save for a future meet-up. Hope that is not too many months from now! Thanks for sending me this one Discoverylover.

Journal Entry 4 by bookfrogster at Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on Monday, August 03, 2020

Released 1 mo ago (8/3/2020 UTC) at Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom

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And off it goes to Diane-Fraser's lockdown LFL.

Journal Entry 5 by wingDiane-Fraserwing at Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear United Kingdom on Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Brightened up a sad day receiving the surprise books for my LFL. Thank you 😊

Journal Entry 6 by wingDiane-Fraserwing at Little Free Library in West Moor, Tyne and Wear United Kingdom on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Released 1 day ago (9/23/2020 8:00 PM UTC) at Little Free Library in West Moor, Tyne and Wear United Kingdom

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