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A well-read woman : the life, loves, and legacy of Ruth Rappaport / Kate Stewart
Book | Little A | 2019 | First edition.

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First edition.
xv, 382 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-371) and index.
For forty years, book by book, one librarian saved our nation. This is her story. Books were the one constant in a life full of trauma and turmoil, and Ruth Rappaport always turned to them for reassurance, renewal, and solace when she had no one and nothing else ... Above all, this book is a tribute to a teenage girl who understood the power of forbidden books: that by reading them she would find a way to liberate herself. She devoted the rest of her long life to liberating them for the readers of the world. That includes you.
9781503904156 (hardcover) $24.95
1503904156 (hardcover) $24.95
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