The binding : a novel / Bridget Collins.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|East Asheville Library||F COL (Text)||0020512205335||Adult New Fiction||Checked out||06/20/2019|
|East Regional Library||F COLLINS (Text)||31781065306092||Adult Fiction||Checked out||06/29/2019|
|Edneyville Branch||COL / Fantasy (Text)||33258008895869||Adult New Fiction||Checked out||06/25/2019|
|George H. & Laura E. Brown Library||F Col (Text)||30308101213701||Adult New Fiction||Checked out||06/28/2019|
|Goldsboro Library||F COL (Text)||900000000822875||Adult New Fiction||Checked out||06/20/2019|
|Haywood County Main Library||F Collins (Text)||33115007668138||Adult New Fiction||Checked out||06/20/2019|
|Henderson Main Branch||COL / Fantasy (Text)||33258008895877||Adult New Fiction||Checked out||06/22/2019|
|Hudson (Caldwell)||F COLLINS Bridget (Text)||50669012561214||Adult New Fiction||Checked out||07/05/2019|
|Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library||COLLINS (Text)||39149007873722||Adult Fiction||Checked out||06/28/2019|
|Lee County Main Library||FIC COLLINS (Text)||33262003260471||New Materials-Books||Checked out||07/06/2019|
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- ISBN: 9780062838094
- ISBN: 0062838091
- Physical Description: 435 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First U.S. edition.
- Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, .
- Copyright: ©2019
Young Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a strange letter arrives summoning him away from his family. He is to begin an apprenticeship as a Bookbinder — a vocation that arouses fear, superstition, and prejudice amongst their small community, but one neither he nor his parents can afford to refuse. For as long as he can recall, Emmett has been drawn to books, even though they are strictly forbidden. Bookbinding is a sacred calling, Seredith informs her new apprentice, and he is a binder born. Under the old woman's watchful eye, Emmett learns to hand-craft the elegant leather-bound volumes. Within each one they will capture something unique and extraordinary: a memory. If there's something you want to forget, a binder can help. If there's something you need to erase, they can assist. Within the pages of the books they create, secrets are concealed and the past is locked away. In a vault under his mentor's workshop rows upon rows of books are meticulously stored. But while Seredith is an artisan, there are others of their kind, avaricious and amoral tradesman who use their talents for dark ends—and just as Emmett begins to settle into his new circumstances, he makes an astonishing discovery: one of the books has his name on it. Soon, everything he thought he understood about his life will be dramatically rewritten.
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