The little Paris bookshop : a novel
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Pare, Simon translator.
Published
New York : Crown, 2015.
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
9780553418774 (hardback), 9780553418774, 0553418777
Physical Desc
392 pages : map ; 22 cm
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Published
New York : Crown, 2015.
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780553418774 (hardback), 9780553418774, 0553418777

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"Originally published in Germany as Das Lavendelzimmer by Knaur Verlag in 2013"--Verso title page.
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""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 by a bestselling but blocked author and a lovelorn Italian chef, Perdu travels along the country's rivers, dispensing his wisdom and his books, showing that the literary world can take the human soul on a journey to heal itself"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

George, N., & Pare, S. (2015). The little Paris bookshop: a novel (First edition.). Crown.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

George, Nina, 1973- and Simon Pare. 2015. The Little Paris Bookshop: A Novel. Crown.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

George, Nina, 1973- and Simon Pare. The Little Paris Bookshop: A Novel Crown, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

George, Nina, and Simon Pare. The Little Paris Bookshop: A Novel First edition., Crown, 2015.

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