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    Mr Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore (Paperback) By (author) Robin Sloan

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    DescriptionA charming and hilarious adventure that has it all: secret societies, unbreakable codes, underground lairs, cutting - edge technology, the googleplex...and lots of books! Clay Jannon, twenty - six and unemployed, reads books about vampire policemen and teenage wizards. Familiar, predictable books. Books that fit neatly into a section at the bookstore. But he is about to encounter a new species of book entirely: secret, strange, and frantically sought - after. These books will introduce him to the strangest, smartest girl he's ever met. They will lead him across the country, through the shadowed spaces where old words hide. They will set him on a quest to unlock a secret held tight since the time of Gutenberg - a secret that touches us all. But before that, these books will get him a job. Welcome to Mr Penumbra's 24 - Hour Bookstore.


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    Title
    Mr Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robin Sloan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 197 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781459649361
    ISBN 10: 1459649362
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Edition
    Large type / large print
    Edition statement
    Large Print 16 pt
    Publisher
    ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
    Imprint name
    ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
    Publication date
    22 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Richmond, BC