Marilyn Johnson
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Marilyn Johnson

Marilyn Johnson is the author of three books: Lives in Ruins, about contemporary archaeologists, This Book Is Overdue! about librarians and archivists in the digital age, and The Dead Beat, about the art of obituaries and obituary writers. Lives in Ruins was on PW's list of Best Books of 2014 and Amazon's Best 100 Books (Print). The Dead Beat was chosen for the Borders Original Voice program and was a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Discover Award. Johnson is a former editor at Esquire and Outside magazines, and a former staff writer for Life. She lives with her husband in New York's Hudson Valley.
Visit her website at http://www.marilynjohnson.net.

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    • Lives in Ruins

    • Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble
    • By: Marilyn Johnson
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 86
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    Marilyn Johnson's Lives in Ruins is an absorbing and entertaining look at the lives of contemporary archaeologists as they sweat under the sun for clues to the puzzle of our past....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great introduction to archaeology for the general

    • By Rhiana Desiree Casias on 01-31-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Dead Beat

    • By: Marilyn Johnson
    • Narrated by: Marilyn Johnson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
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    Marilyn Johnson was enthralled by the remarkable lives that were marching out of this world - so she sought out the best obits in the English language....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Thorough Pleasure

    • By anonymous on 07-19-11

    Regular price: $21.67

    • This Book Is Overdue!

    • How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All
    • By: Marilyn Johnson
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
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    • Story
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    Buried in information? Cross-eyed over technology? From the bottom of a pile of paper and discs, books, e-books, and scattered thumb drives comes a cry of hope: Make way for the librarians....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Marian Isn't You Librarian

    • By Lynn on 05-24-11

    Regular price: $24.49

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