The Resource The little Paris bookshop, Nina George ; [translated by Simon Pare]

The little Paris bookshop, Nina George ; [translated by Simon Pare]

Label
The little Paris bookshop
Title
The little Paris bookshop
Statement of responsibility
Nina George ; [translated by Simon Pare]
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Language
eng
Summary
On a beautifully restored barge on the Seine, Jean Perdu runs a bookshop; or rather a 'literary apothecary', for this bookseller possesses a rare gift for sensing which books will soothe the troubled souls of his customers. The only person he is unable to cure, it seems, is himself. He has nursed a broken heart ever since the night, twenty-one years ago, when the love of his life fled Paris, leaving behind a handwritten letter that he has never dared read. His memories and his love have been gathering dust - until now. The arrival of an enigmatic new neighbour in his eccentric apartment building on Rue Montagnard inspires Jean to unlock his heart, unmoor the floating bookshop and set off for Provence, in search of the past and his beloved
Member of
Summary
""A book is both doctor and medicine. It makes diagnoses and provides therapy. Bringing the right novels together with the appropriate people is the way I sell books."
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10392549
Cataloging source
BT
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1973-
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George, Nina
Dewey number
833/.92
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the German
Literary form
fiction
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Pare, Simon
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True
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  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • Books and reading
  • Mental healing
  • Paris (France)
Target audience
adult
Label
The little Paris bookshop, Nina George ; [translated by Simon Pare]
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9780349140353
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780349140353
Label
The little Paris bookshop, Nina George ; [translated by Simon Pare]
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9780349140353
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780349140353

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