The Resource The Bookshop

The Bookshop

Label
The Bookshop
Title
The Bookshop
Creator
Subject
Summary
National Book Critics Circle Award–winning author Penelope Fitzgerald's The Bookshop is "a marvelously piercing fiction" (Times Literary Supplement), short-listed for the Booker Prize.With an Introduction by David Nicholls, international best-selling author of One Day. In 1959 Florence Green, a kindhearted widow with a small inheritance, risks everything to open a bookshop—the only bookshop—in the seaside town of Hardborough. By making a success of a business so impractical, she invites the hostility of the town's less prosperous shopkeepers. By daring to enlarge her neighbors' lives, she crosses Mrs. Gamart, the local arts doyenne. Florence's warehouse leaks, her cellar seeps, and the shop is apparently haunted. Only too late does she begin to suspect the truth: a town that lacks a bookshop isn't always a town that wants one.Basis for the major motion picture starring Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, and Patricia Clarkson
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Fitzgerald, Penelope
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature
  • Fiction
Label
The Bookshop
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:a5a0fab6-0f5d-4547-bd65-6a6772703d85
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780547524771
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Bookshop
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:a5a0fab6-0f5d-4547-bd65-6a6772703d85
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780547524771
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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