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The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry
By Gabrielle Zevin and Scott Brick (narrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Highbridge Co
Publication date April 1, 2014
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781622313532
ISBN-10 1622313534
Dimensions 0.50 by 5 by 5 in.
Weight 0.36 lbs.
Original list price $29.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The irascible A. J. Fikry, owner of Island Books-the only bookstore on Alice Island-has already lost his wife. Now his most prized possession, a rare book, has been stolen from right under his nose in the most embarrassing of circumstances. The store itself, it seems, will be next to go.One night upon closing, he discovers a toddler in his children's section with a note from her mother pinned to her Elmo doll: �I want Maya to grow up in a place with books and among people who care about such kinds of things. I love her very much, but I can no longer take care of her.� A search for Maya's mother, A. J.'s rare book, and good childcare advice ensues, but it doesn't take long for the locals to notice the transformation of both bookstore and owner, something of particular interest to the lovely yet eccentric Knightley Press sales rep, Amelia Loman, who makes the arduous journey to Alice Island thrice each year to pitch her books to the cranky owner.

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Hardcover
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Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (April 4, 2014)
9781410468895 | details & prices | 319 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $33.99
About: In the spirit of "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" and "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry," Gabrielle Zevin s enchanting novel is a love letter to the world of books--and booksellers--that changes our lives by giving us the stories that open our hearts and enlighten our minds.
from Algonquin Books (April 1, 2014)
9781616203214 | details & prices | 260 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.94 lbs | List price $24.95
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With John Eyles, Kevin J. Woods | from Palgrave Macmillan (June 1, 1983); titled "The Social Geography of Medicine and Health"
9780312732929 | details & prices | List price $32.50
This edition also contains The Social Geography of Medicine and Health
About: This book, originally published in 1983, drawing material from Europe, the USA, the Soviet Union and the Developing World, provides a comprehensive review of the key issues in medical geography.
Paperback
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Large print edition from Large Print Pr (December 10, 2014)
9781594138416 | details & prices | 317 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $14.95
With Julie Kistler | from Harlequin Books (February 1, 1988); titled "Wildflower"
9780373162369 | details & prices | List price $2.75
This edition also contains Wildflower
CD/Spoken Word
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With Scott Brick (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Highbridge Co (April 1, 2014)
9781622313532 | details & prices | 5.00 × 5.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.36 lbs | List price $29.95
About: The irascible A.
Prebinding
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Reprint edition from Turtleback Books (March 3, 2015)
9780606360760 | details & prices | 270 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $26.90
About: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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