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The bookshop

Author: Penelope Fitzgerald
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Fitzgerald
ISBN: 0395869463 9780395869468 9780544484092 0544484096
OCLC Number: 37155604
Notes: "A Mariner original."
Description: 123 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The blue flower --
Offshore.
Other Titles: Book shop
Responsibility: Penelope Fitzgerald.
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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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