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Scott Douglas
Scott Douglas lives in Anaheim, California. He has a masters degree in Library Science and a bachelors degree in English Literature and Comparative Religion--none of this is relevant to what he writes. He has a wife, who is his muse. He also has three cats and two dogs. show more

Scott Douglas lives in Anaheim, California. He has a masters degree in Library Science and a bachelors degree in English Literature and Comparative Religion--none of this is relevant to what he writes. He has a wife, who is his muse. He also has three cats and two dogs.
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 6 years ago
Scott Douglas writes entertainingly and often with some exageration about his life as a Librarian in a couple of Southern Californian Public Libraries. I felt myself nodding along to the descriptions of occurences and people the only real differences being the languages. It's the people that stand ...
The Library Lass Booklikes Blog
The Library Lass Booklikes Blog rated it 6 years ago
Quiet Please: Dispatches from a Public Librarian by Scott Douglas is a memoir about Douglas' experience working in public libraries in southern California. I would recommend it to librarians, but I doubt its appeal reaches beyond the library community. While I found the narrator unlikable and, at ti...
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This book was problematic for me. Although it was amusing, it suffered at times from a lack of narrative direction. After the basic plot points were covered--boy decides to be librarian, etc.--it devolved into a series of loosely collected patron and staff vignettes and opinions on human behavior. T...
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Itinerant Librarian on Books rated it 10 years ago
If I could have, I would have rated this book at 3 1/2 stars. It is not because the book is bad, but I do have some very mixed feelings about it overall. I am not sure if I am supposed to recommend it to people as a true look of what our work is like, or if I am supposed to recommend it to people as...
sandin954
sandin954 rated it 10 years ago
Boring and tedious look at working in a library. Never did connect with the author's style.
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