The Library Book by Susan Orlean

The Library Book

Susan Orlean with Susan Orlean (Narrator)

nonfiction history true crime informative medium-paced

12 hours, 9 minutes | first published 2018

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On the morning of April 29, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who had been cleared out of the building realized this was not the usual fire alarm. As one fireman recounted, “...
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