Librarianist, The: A Novel
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HarperAudio, 2023.
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9780063085152
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10h 2m 36s
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English

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Patrick Dewitt., Patrick Dewitt|AUTHOR., & Jim Meskimen|READER. (2023). Librarianist, The: A Novel . HarperAudio.

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Patrick Dewitt, Patrick Dewitt|AUTHOR and Jim Meskimen|READER. 2023. Librarianist, The: A Novel. HarperAudio.

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Patrick Dewitt, Patrick Dewitt|AUTHOR and Jim Meskimen|READER. Librarianist, The: A Novel HarperAudio, 2023.

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Patrick Dewitt, Patrick Dewitt|AUTHOR, and Jim Meskimen|READER. Librarianist, The: A Novel HarperAudio, 2023.

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Full titlelibrarianist the
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	Bob Comet is a retired librarian passing his solitary days surrounded by books and small comforts in a mint-colored house in Portland, Oregon. One morning on his daily walk he encounters a confused elderly woman lost in a market and returns her to the senior center that is her home. Hoping to fill the void he's known since retiring, he begins volunteering at the center. Here, as a community of strange peers gathers around Bob, and following a happenstance brush with a painful complication from his past, the events of his life and the details of his character are revealed.
	Behind Bob Comet's straight-man façade is the story of an unhappy child's runaway adventure during the last days of the Second World War, of true love won and stolen away, of the purpose and pride found in the librarian's vocation, and of the pleasures of a life lived to the side of the masses. Bob's experiences are imbued with melancholy but also a bright, sustained comedy; he has a talent for locating bizarre and outsize players to welcome onto the stage of his life.
	With his inimitable verve, skewed humor, and compassion for the outcast, Patrick deWitt has written a wide-ranging and ambitious document of the introvert's condition. The Librarianist celebrates the extraordinary in the so-called ordinary life, and depicts beautifully the turbulence that sometimes exists beneath a surface of serenity.
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