by Tom Rachman
Hardcover, 384 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $27 |
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Enduring life in an isolated bookstore on the Welsh countryside, young American woman Tooly reflects on her childhood under the care of bandits before a long-lost boyfriend offers clues to help her with unanswered questions.
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