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The Lions of Fifth Avenue

$6.00

Fiona Davis

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A Good Morning America Book Club Pick and a New York Times bestseller! ΓÇ£A page-turner for booklovers everywhere! . . . A story of family ties,their lost dreamsand the redemption that comes from discovering truth.ΓÇ¥ΓÇöAdriana Trigianibestselling author of The Shoemaker’s Wife In New York Times bestselling author Fiona Davis’s latest historical novela series of book thefts roils the iconic New York Public Libraryleaving two generations of strong-willed women to pick up the pieces. It’s 1913and on the surfaceLaura Lyons couldn’t ask for more out of lifeΓÇöher husband is the superintendent of the New York Public Libraryallowing their family to live in an apartment within the grand buildingand they are blessed with two children. But headstrongpassionate Laura wants moreand when she takes a leap of faith and applies to the Columbia Journalism Schoolher world is cracked wide open. As her studies take her all over the cityshe is drawn to Greenwich Village’s new bohemiawhere she discovers the Heterodoxy ClubΓÇöa radicalall-female group in which women are encouraged to loudly share their opinions on suffragebirth controland women’s rights. SoonLaura finds herself questioning her traditional role as wife and mother. And when valuable books are stolen back at the librarythreatening the home and institution she lovesshe’s forced to confront her shifting priorities head on . . . and may just lose everything in the process. Eighty years laterin 1993Sadie Donovan struggles with the legacy of her grandmotherthe famous essayist Laura Lyonsespecially after she’s wrangled her dream job as a curator at the New York Public Library. But the job quickly becomes a nightmare when rare manuscriptsnotesand books for the exhibit Sadie’s running begin disappearing from the library’s famous Berg Collection. Determined to save both the exhibit and her careerthe typically risk-averse Sadie teams up with a private security expert to uncover the culprit. Howeverthings unexpectedly become personal when the investigation leads Sadie to some unwelcome truths about her own family heritageΓÇötruths that shed new light on the biggest tragedy in the library’s history.

The Lions of Fifth Avenue

$6.00

1 in stock

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