The bookshop

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Houghton Mifflin,
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1st U.S. ed.
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.
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Full title bookshop
Author fitzgerald penelope
Grouping Category book
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display_description The pettiness of an English seaside town. It is described by Florence Green, a middle-aged widow who buys a house for a bookshop, something the town has not had for over a century. Leading her enemies is Mrs. Gamart who wanted the house for an arts center.
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subject_facet Booksellers and bookselling -- Fiction, Bookstores -- Fiction, England -- Fiction, Political fiction, Widows -- Fiction, Women in the book industries and trade -- Fiction
title_display The bookshop
title_full The bookshop / Penelope Fitzgerald
title_short The bookshop
topic_facet Booksellers and bookselling, Bookstores, Political fiction, Widows, Women in the book industries and trade