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  • THE LIBRARY BOOK. by Orlean, Susan.
    Orlean, Susan.
    THE LIBRARY BOOK.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2018). First edition - An investigation of the most devastating library fire in US history - that of 29 April 1986 at the Los Angeles Public Library, which destroying more than 400,000 books, and which is still unsolved. Orlean uses this 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." 310 pp.

    Condition: Fine in red illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 75299
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  • MASTERS OF ILLUSION. by Smith, Mary-Ann Tirone.
    Smith, Mary-Ann Tirone.
    MASTERS OF ILLUSION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Novel of the Connecticut Circus Fire" at a matinee perfomance of the Barnum and Bailey circus, in Hartford, Connecticut in 1944, a fire which claimed 169 lives and injured more than 1000 others, mostly women and children. 210 pp. ISBN: 0-446518069.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 70717
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