Final Chapter for a Beloved Indie Book Store

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Gloria Hillard
Dave Dutton, surrounded by the clutter of new, used and rare books.

Dave Dutton, surrounded by the clutter of new, used and rare books.

Gloria Hillard

Small, independent Dutton's book store is closing its doors after 46 years in North Hollywood, Calif. Gloria Hillard profiles the shop and its owner, a man who has devoted his life to books.

Dave Dutton took over from his father as a young man, but will soon shutter Dutton's Books — a refuge for older, sometimes forgotten tomes.

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