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The archivist : a novel

Author: Martha Cooley
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An aging librarian's memories are stirred by a young woman. The woman is researching her Jewishness after learning that her parents converted to Christianity. The librarian's wife, too, was a Jewess and she committed suicide, despairing of the Holocaust.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Diary fiction
Fiction
Named Person: T S Eliot; T S Eliot
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Cooley
ISBN: 0316158720 9780316158725 0316158461 9780316158466
OCLC Number: 37694914
Description: 328 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Martha Cooley.

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In the masterful tradition of A.S. Byatt's "Possession", a rich and thoughtful debut novel about passion and loss woven against a backdrop of poetry and the secret correspondence between T.S. Eliot  Read more...

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Great weekend read!

by ncunning (WorldCat user published 2008-07-17) Very Good Permalink

This is an excellent novel especially if you are a librarian or "dark archives" type of person.  It has many twists and turns and is very absorbing. 

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