The moment of everything: a novel / Shelly King.
- ISBN: 9781478955603 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1478955600 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 30 min.)) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : Hachette Audio : 2014.
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Read by Kristen Sieh.
In the tradition of The Cookbook Collector comes a funny, romantic novel about a young woman finding her calling while saving a used bookstore. Maggie Duprs̈, recently "involuntarily separated from payroll" at a Silicon Valley startup, is whiling away her days in The Dragonfly's Used Books, a Mountain View institution, waiting for the Next Big Thing to come along. When the opportunity arises for her to network at a Bay Area book club, she jumps at the chance-even if it means having to read Lady Chatterley's Lover, a book she hasn't encountered since college, in an evening. But the edition she finds at the bookstore is no Penguin Classics Chatterley-it's an ancient hardcover with notes in the margins between two besotted lovers of long ago. What Maggie finds in her search for the lovers and their fate, and what she learns about herself in the process, will surprise and move readers. Witty and sharp-eyed in its treatment of tech world excesses, but with real warmth at its core, The Moment of Everything is a wonderful read.
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