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The little bookstore of big Stone Gap : a memoir of friendship, community, and the uncommon pleasure of a good book / Wendy Welch.

Welch, Wendy. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781250010643 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1250010640 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 291 pages)
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2012.

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Summary, etc.: Wendy Welch and her husband had always dreamed of owning a bookstore, so when they left their high-octane jobs for a simpler life in an Appalachian coal town, they seized an unexpected opportunity to pursue thier dream. The only problems? A declining U.S. economy, a small town with no industry, and the advent of the e-book. They also had no idea how to run a bookstore. Against all odds, but with optimism, the help of their Virginian mountain community, and an abiding love for books, they succeeded in establishing more than a thriving business - they built a community.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Bookstores > Virginia.
Antiquarian booksellers > Virginia.
Married people > Employment.
Book collectors.
Genre: Electronic books.

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