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The lions of Fifth Avenue : a novel  Cover Image Large Print Book Large Print Book

The lions of Fifth Avenue : a novel / Fiona Davis.

Davis, Fiona, 1966- (author.).

1913. Laura Lyons's husband is the superintendent of the New York Public Library, allowing their family to live in an apartment within the grand building. But Laura wants more, and applies to the Columbia Journalism School. As her studies take her all over the city, she finds herself drawn to Greenwich Village's Heterodoxy Club--a radical, all-female group in which women are encouraged to loudly share their opinions on suffrage, birth control, and women's rights. When valuable books are stolen at the library, she's forced to confront her shifting priorities head on. Eighty years later, 1993. Sadie Donovan struggles with the legacy of her grandmother, famous essayist Laura Lyons. Her dream job as a curator at the New York Public Library becomes a nightmare when rare manuscripts, notes, and books for the exhibit begin disappearing from the library's famous Berg Collection. Things become personal when the investigation leads Sadie to some unwelcome truths about her own family heritage--truths that shed new light on the biggest tragedy in the library's history.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593285985 (large print : paperback)
  • ISBN: 0593285980 (large print : paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781648380457 (large print)
  • ISBN: 164838045X (large print)
  • Physical Description: 446 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First large print edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"The Good Morning America book club"--Cover.
Subject: New York Public Library > Fiction.
Grandmothers > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
Libraries > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
Book thefts > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Large type books.
Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library f (Text) 33062009758963 New Large Print Fiction Checked Out 10/09/2023

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