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The Borrower: Makkai, Rebecca

The Borrower

Makkai, Rebecca

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ISBN 10: 0670022810 / ISBN 13: 9780670022816
Editorial: East Rutherford, NJ, U.S.A.: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2011
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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First edition/first printing. Fine book in near fine dust jacket that shows some minor edge wear at corners. Now protected in a clear mylar cover. Signed by author on title page without inscription. A clean, tight, unread copy. Packaged in a box and shipped promptly with delivery confirmation. Customer satisfaction a given. N° de ref. de la librería ABE-7167575173

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Título: The Borrower

Editorial: East Rutherford, NJ, U.S.A.: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated

Año de publicación: 2011

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

In this delightful, funny, and moving first novel, a librarian and a young boy obsessed with reading take to the road.

Lucy Hull, a young children's librarian in Hannibal, Missouri, finds herself both a kidnapper and kidnapped when her favorite patron, ten- year-old Ian Drake, runs away from home. The precocious Ian is addicted to reading, but needs Lucy's help to smuggle books past his overbearing mother, who has enrolled Ian in weekly antigay classes with celebrity Pastor Bob. Lucy stumbles into a moral dilemma when she finds Ian camped out in the library after hours with a knapsack of provisions and an escape plan. Desperate to save him from Pastor Bob and the Drakes, Lucy allows herself to be hijacked by Ian. The odd pair embarks on a crazy road trip from Missouri to Vermont, with ferrets, an inconvenient boyfriend, and upsetting family history thrown in their path. But is it just Ian who is running away? Who is the man who seems to be on their tail? And should Lucy be trying to save a boy from his own parents?

About the Author:

Rebecca Makkai’s stories have been anthologized in The Best American Short Stories 2008, 2009, and 2010, and have appeared in Tin House, Ploughshares, The Threepenny Review, and on NPR’s Selected Shorts. Makkai teaches elementary school and lives north of Chicago with her husband and two daughters.

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