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Author Davis, Fiona, 1966- author.

Title The lions of Fifth Avenue [text (large print)] : a novel / Fiona Davis.

Publication Info. New York : Random House Large Print, [2020]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Large Type Fiction    DAVIS,FIO    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Large Type Fiction.
Edition First large print edition.
Description 446 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Physical Medium large print rdafs
Note "The Good Morning America book club"--Cover.
Summary 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.-- Adapted from back 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/Form Large type books.
Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Added Title Lions of 5th Avenue
ISBN 9780593285985 (large print ; paperback)
0593285980 (large print ; paperback)

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