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- ISBN: 9781101889848 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (9 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2015.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator: Steve West.
|Summary, etc.:|| "There are books that are suitable for a million people, others for only a hundred. There are even remedies--I mean books--that were written for one person only...A book is both medic and medicine at once. It makes a diagnosis as well as offering therapy. Putting the right novels to the appropriate ailments: that's how I sell books." Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary. From his floating bookstore in a barge on the Seine, he prescribes novels for the hardships of life. Using his intuitive feel for the exact book a reader needs, Perdu mends broken hearts and souls. The only person he can't seem to heal through literature is himself; he's still haunted by heartbreak after his great love disappeared. She left him with only a letter, which he has never opened. After Perdu is finally tempted to read the letter, he hauls anchor and departs on a mission to the south of France, hoping to make peace with his loss and discover the end of the story. Joined...
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