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The King's English, Adventures of an Independent Bookseller - Betsy Burton
The King's English, Adventures of an Independent Bookseller
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Betsy Burton, owner of The King's English bookstore in Salt Lake City, has been a bookseller for nearly thirty years, and a passionate book lover all her life.
Betsy Burton, owner of The King's English bookstore in Salt Lake City, has been a bookseller for nearly thirty years, and a passionate book lover all her life.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781586856878 (1586856871)
ASIN: 1586856871
Publisher: Gibbs Smith, Publisher
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
3.0
There's quite a bit of detail here about the joys and woes of owning an independent bookstore. Some very interesting, some merely scanworthy unless you are yourself a bookstore owner. The best thing for me about the book was the book lists. Burton requested a variety of "best of" lists from other...
debnance
debnance rated it
4.0 The King's English: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller
If I wasn’t a librarian, I think I’d like to be a bookstore owner. After reading The King’s English, I see it is a lot harder than it seems. Competition with big chains…tiffs among owners and employees…finding readers…difficulties obtaining books…prima donna authors…and those are the big problems. N...
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