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The Resource The Paris bookseller, Kerri Maher

The Paris bookseller, Kerri Maher

Label
The Paris bookseller
Title
The Paris bookseller
Statement of responsibility
Kerri Maher
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When bookish young American Sylvia Beach opens Shakespeare and Company on a quiet street in Paris in 1919, she has no idea that she and her new bookstore will change the course of literature itself. Shakespeare and Company is more than a bookstore and lending library. Many of the prominent writers of the Lost Generation, like Ernest Hemingway, consider it a second home. It's where some of the most important literary friendships of the 20th century are forged - none more so than the one between Irish writer James Joyce and Sylvia herself. When Joyce's controversial novel Ulysses is banned, Beach takes a massive risk and publishes it under the auspices of Shakespeare and Company. But the success and notoriety of publishing the most infamous and influential book of the century comes with steep costs. The future of her beloved store itself is threatened when Ulysses's success brings other publishers to woo Joyce away. Her most cherished relationships are put to the test as Paris is plunged deeper into the Depression and many expatriate friends return to America. As she faces painful personal and financial crises, Sylvia - a woman who has made it her mission to honour the life-changing impact of books - must decide what Shakespeare and Company truly means to her
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Maher, Kerri
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beach, Sylvia
  • Shakespeare and Company (Paris, France)
  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • Bookstores
  • Self-realisation in women
  • Families
  • Life change events
Target audience
adult
Label
The Paris bookseller, Kerri Maher
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000070297732
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
485 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432896867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1287747347
Label
The Paris bookseller, Kerri Maher
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000070297732
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
485 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432896867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1287747347

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