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Quiet, Please Publisher's summary

A humorist and honest look at a life in public service.

For most of us, librarians are the quiet people behind the desk, who, apart from the occasional "shush", vanish into the background.

But in Quiet, Please, McSweeney's contributor Scott Douglas puts the quirky caretakers of our literature front and center. With a keen eye for the absurd and a Kesey-esque cast of characters (witness the librarian who is sure Thomas Pynchon is Julia Roberts's latest flame), Douglas takes us where few listeners have gone before.

Punctuated by his own highly subjective research into library history-from Andrew Carnegie's Gilded Age to today's Afghanistan-Douglas gives us a surprising (and sometimes hilarious) look at the lives which make up the social institution that is his library.

©2008 Scott La Counte (P)2021 Scott La Counte
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  • Book 1

    • Dispatches from a Public Librarian (10th Anniversary Edition) (Nonsense Series, Book 1)
    • By: Scott Douglas
    • Narrated by: Kevin Wagner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 10-14-21
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1 rating

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  • Book 2

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