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The Secret Of Lost Things

Hay, Sheridan

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ISBN 10: 030727733X / ISBN 13: 9780307277336
Published by Doubleday, Random House, New York, NY, 2006
New Condition: New Soft cover
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Title: The Secret Of Lost Things

Publisher: Doubleday, Random House, New York, NY

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: 1st Edition

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Eighteen years old and completely alone, Rosemary arrives in New York from Tasmania with little other than her love of books and an eagerness to explore the city. Taking a job at a vast, chaotic emporium of used and rare books called the Arcade, she knows she has found a home. But when Rosemary reads a letter from someone seeking to â placeâ a lost manuscript by Herman Melville, the bookstore erupts with simmering ambitions and rivalries. Including actual correspondence by Melville, The Secret of Lost Things is at once a literary adventure and evocative portrait of a young woman making a life for herself in the city.

About the Author:

Sheridan Hay has worked in book stores (including the Strand) and in trade publishing for many years. She holds an MFA in writing and literature from Bennington, and has published short stories. She teaches writing in the graduate program at Parson's School of Design at the New School. This is her first novel.

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