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Dear Fahrenheit 451 : love and heartbreak in the stacks

Spence, Annie, author.,
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First Edition.

"A Gen-X librarian's laugh-out-loud funny, deeply moving collection of love letters and break-up notes to the books in her life. Librarians spend their lives weeding. Not weeds, but books! Books that have reached the end of their shelf life, both literally and figuratively. They remove the ones that patrons no longer check out, and they put back the ones they treasure. Annie Spence, who has a decade of experience as a Midwestern librarian, does this not only at her Michigan library but also at home, for her neighbors, at cocktail parties--everywhere. In Dear Fahrenheit 451, she addresses those books directly. We read her love letters to Just Kids and Frog and Toad Storybook Treasury, as well as her break-ups with The Giving Tree and Dear John. Her notes to The Goldfinch and The Time Traveler's Wife feel like classics. Through the lens of the books in her life, Annie comments on everything from feminism to health to poverty to childhood aspirations. Hilarious, compassionate, and wise, Dear Fahrenheit 451 is the consummate book-lover's book"--

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  • 3 of 5 copies available at OWWL.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Clyde-Savannah Public Library 028.9 Spence (Text)
New Materials
52116300692770
Available
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This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Livonia Public Library 808.6 SPE (Text)
Adult New
52140300516128
Checked out
01/02/2018
Perry Public Library FIC SPE (Text)
Adult Fiction
52142302210411
Checked out
12/21/2017
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Sodus Community Library 028.9 SPE (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52148300471574
Available
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Warsaw Public Library 028.9 SPE (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52151300298138
Available
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This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.

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