Franklin

The bookshop / Penelope Fitzgerald.

Author/Creator:
Fitzgerald, Penelope.
Other Title:
Book shop
Edition:
1st U.S. ed.
Publication:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
Format/Description:
Book
123 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Women in the book industries and trade -- Fiction.
Booksellers and bookselling -- Fiction.
Bookstores -- Fiction.
Widows -- Fiction.
Cities and towns -- England -- Fiction.
England -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Political fiction.
Summary:
The pettiness of an English seaside town. It is described by Florence Green, a middle-aged widow who buys a house for a bookshop, something the town has not had for over a century. Leading her enemies is Mrs. Gamart who wanted the house for an arts center.
Notes:
"A Mariner original."
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy housed in slipcase with The Blue Flower and Offshore.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has promotional slip in slipcase.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1997
Cited in:
McMains, Victoria Golden. The readers' choice : 200 book club favorites, 88
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0395869463
OCLC:
37155604
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