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The storied life of A.J. Fikry

Author: Gabrielle Zevin; Scott Brick
Publisher: [Minneapolis, MN] : HighBridge Audio, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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The irascible A.J. Fikry, owner of Island Books, has already lost his wife. Now his most prized possession, a rare book, has been stolen from right under his nose. One night upon closing, he discovers a toddler in his children's section with a note from her mother saying she can no longer raise her. It doesn't take long for the locals to notice the transformation of both bookstore and owner, especially to the lovely  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Audiobooks
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gabrielle Zevin; Scott Brick
ISBN: 9781622313532 1622313534 9781622313556 1622313550
OCLC Number: 859585266
Notes: Compact disc.
Performer(s): Read by Scott Brick.
Description: 6 audio discs (7 hr.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Gabrielle Zevin.

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The irascible A.J. Fikry, owner of Island Books, has already lost his wife. Now his most prized possession, a rare book, has been stolen from right under his nose. One night upon closing, he discovers a toddler in his children's section with a note from her mother saying she can no longer raise her. It doesn't take long for the locals to notice the transformation of both bookstore and owner, especially to the lovely yet eccentric sales rep, Amelia Loman.

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