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  • 18 of 30 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler F COL (Text) 34044000978831 Adult Fiction Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown FIC COLLINS (Text) 79361000112740 Adult Fiction Checked out 07/24/2019
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC COLLINS B (Text) 33118000190182 Adult: New Book Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville F Col (Text) 32604000226574 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville FIC COL (Text) 39230031962267 Adult New Books Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library FIC COL (Text) 33187004527251 Fiction (adult) Available -
Garrett PL - Garrett FIC COL (Text) 30010170870599 Fiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg FAN COLLINS (Text) 32826014199764 New Books Available -
Greentown PL - Greentown AF COLLINS (Text) 75342000088378 Adult Fiction Checked out 07/29/2019
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown FICTION COLL (Text) 39213000867543 Adult Fiction In transit -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062838094
  • ISBN: 0062838091
  • Physical Description: 435 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]

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General Note:
Originally published as The Binding in the United Kingdom in 2019 by The Borough Press.
Summary, etc.:
"In the tradition of Sarah Waters, Helene Wecker, and Jessie Burton, an atmospheric and mystery-laden historical novel set within a magical world where books are not stories but the repository of individual lives. Young Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a strange letter arrives summoning him away from his family. He is to begin an apprenticeship as a Bookbinder--a vocation that arouses fear, superstition, and prejudice amongst their small community, but one neither he nor his parents can afford to refuse. For as long as he can recall, Emmett has been drawn to books, even though they are strictly forbidden. Bookbinding is a sacred calling, Seredith informs her new apprentice, and he is a binder born. Under the old woman's watchful eye, Emmett learns to hand-craft the elegant leather-bound volumes. Within each one they will capture something unique and extraordinary: a memory. If there's something you want to forget, a binder can help. If there's something you need to erase, they can assist. Within the pages of the books they create, secrets are concealed and the past is locked away. In a vault under his mentor's workshop rows upon rows of books are meticulously stored. But while Seredith is an artisan, there are others of their kind, avaricious and amoral tradesman who use their talents for dark ends--and just as Emmett begins to settle into his new circumstances, he makes an astonishing discovery: one of the books has his name on it. Soon, everything he thought he understood about his life will be dramatically rewritten. An unforgettable novel of enchantment, mystery, memory, and forbidden love, The Binding is a beautiful homage to the allure and life-changing power of books--and a reminder to us all that knowledge can be its own kind of magic."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Historical.
Bookbinders > Fiction.
Books and reading > Fiction.
Magic > Fiction.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.

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