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The storied life of A. J. Fikry, Gabrielle Zevin

Label
The storied life of A. J. Fikry
Title
The storied life of A. J. Fikry
Statement of responsibility
Gabrielle Zevin
Title variation
  • Storied life of AJ Fikry
  • Collected works of A.J. Fikry
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A.J. Fikry's life is not what he expected it to be. His wife has died, his bookstore is failing, and his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. He is isolating himself from all the people of Alice Island and from Amelia, the Knightley Press sales rep who refuses to be deterred by A.J.'s bad attitude. And then a mysterious package appears at the bookstore that gives A.J. the ability to see everything anew. It doesn't take long for the locals to notice the change; or for that determined sales rep, Amelia, to see her curmudgeonly client in a new light; or for the wisdom of all those books to become again the lifeblood of A.J.'s world
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When his most prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, is stolen, bookstore owner A. J. Fikry begins isolating himself from his friends, family and associates before receiving a mysterious package that compels him to remake his life
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Storyline
Tone
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Character
Award
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  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10298085
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zevin, Gabrielle
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Booksellers
  • Bookstores
  • Widowers
  • Abandoned children
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
The storied life of A. J. Fikry, Gabrielle Zevin
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Publication
Note
Also published as: The collected works of A. J. Fikry
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
319 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410468895
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410468895
Label
The storied life of A. J. Fikry, Gabrielle Zevin
Publication
Note
Also published as: The collected works of A. J. Fikry
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
319 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410468895
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410468895

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