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Orlean, Susan

3 holds on 11 copies

Summary: "Orlean chronicles the LAPL fire and its aftermath to showcase the larger, crucial role that libraries play in our lives; delves into the evolution of libraries across the country and around the world, from their humble beginnings as a metropolitan charitable initiative to their current status as a cornerstone of national identity; brings each department of the library to vivid life through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 027 ORL
1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 027 ORL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 027 ORL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 027 ORL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 027 ORL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 027.4794 ORL

Orlean, Susan

Summary: "Orlean chronicles the LAPL fire and its aftermath to showcase the larger, crucial role that libraries play in our lives; delves into the evolution of libraries across the country and around the world, from their humble beginnings as a metropolitan charitable initiative to their current status as a cornerstone of national identity; brings each department of the library to vivid life through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT 027 ORL

Orlean, Susan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: On the morning of April 29, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, patrons and staff outside of the building realized this was not the usual fire alarm. As one fireman recounted, "Once that first stack got going, it was 'Goodbye, Charlie.'" The fire was disastrous, reaching 2000 degrees and burning for more than seven hours. It consumed four hundred...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 027 ORL

Orlean, Susan

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Susan Orlean re-opens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history, and delivers a dazzling love letter to the beloved institution of libraries.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks, imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 027 ORL

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