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Camino Island

by Grisham, John,

Format: Book on MP3 Disc 2017
Availability: Available at 10 Libraries 11 of 11 copies
Available (11)
Location Collection Call #
Andrew Carnegie Free Library Audio PL FIC GRISHA
Location  Andrew Carnegie Free Library
Collection  Audio
Call Number  PL FIC GRISHA
Brentwood Library Adult Audiobooks PLAYAWAY Grisham
Location  Brentwood Library
Collection  Adult Audiobooks
Call Number  PLAYAWAY Grisham
CLP - Library for the Blind Audiovisual Collection AUDIO DEVICE Grisham PY 137
Location  CLP - Library for the Blind
Collection  Audiovisual Collection
Call Number  AUDIO DEVICE Grisham PY 137
CLP - Library for the Blind Audiovisual Collection AUDIO DEVICE Grisham PY 137
Location  CLP - Library for the Blind
Collection  Audiovisual Collection
Call Number  AUDIO DEVICE Grisham PY 137
Monroeville Public Library Audio PL GRISHAM John Unabridged
Location  Monroeville Public Library
Collection  Audio
Call Number  PL GRISHAM John Unabridged
Moon Township Public Library Audiovisual PLAY GRISHAM John
Location  Moon Township Public Library
Collection  Audiovisual
Call Number  PLAY GRISHAM John
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Audio Books PL GRISHAM John
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Collection  Audio Books
Call Number  PL GRISHAM John
Northland Public Library Audio Books FIC GRISHAM (DIGITAL AUDIO PLAYER)
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Audio Books
Penn Hills Library Audio Visual PL GRI
Location  Penn Hills Library
Collection  Audio Visual
Call Number  PL GRI
Sewickley Public Library AV - Playaways MP3 F GRI
Location  Sewickley Public Library
Collection  AV - Playaways
Call Number  MP3 F GRI
Upper St. Clair Township Library Audiobooks PLAYAWAY GRISHAM John
Location  Upper St. Clair Township Library
Collection  Audiobooks
Bestselling author John Grisham stirs up trouble in paradise in his endlessly surprising new thriller. Priceless F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts stolen in a daring heist; a young woman recruited to recover them; a beach-resort bookseller who gets more than he bargained for-all in one long summer on Camino Island.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Novelists who write novels about novelists often produce fine work, from literary fiction like Michael Chabon's Wonder Boys through thrillers (Donald E. Westlake's The Hook) and horror (Stephen King's Misery). And now John Grisham, who continues the quality run with this thoroughly entertaining thriller about a novelist who's recruited by a shadowy organization to infiltrate the inner circle of a rare-books dealer and find proof that he's in possession of F. Scott Fitzgerald's handwritten manuscripts, which, in the story, were recently stolen from Princeton University. As Mercer Mann, our hero, gets to know the captivating book dealer Bruce Cable, she runs the risk of falling under his spell and forgetting what she's supposed to be doing. Filled with lively supporting characters (most of whom are writers) and with insider knowledge of the book business, this offers a fascinating take on people who write novels for a living. And it has a genuinely suspenseful plot, too. HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: Approximate number of John Grisham books sold: 300 million.--Pitt, David Copyright 2017 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "The opening chapters detailing an elaborate scheme to steal five F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts from Princeton are the best part of this thriller from bestseller Grisham (The Whistler). A sophisticated gang pulls off the theft after faking a campus shooting that causes widespread panic. The university's insurance company, liable for millions, reaches out to unemployed academic and struggling writer Mercer Mann, who has just lost her position at the University of North Carolina and is in desperate financial straits. Mercer grew up spending summers on Florida's Camino Island, where Donna Watson, the shadowy insurance company representative, believes the stolen manuscripts are; she thinks they're in the possession of Bruce Cable, who runs a successful independent bookstore there. Despite Mercer's initial misgivings about functioning as a spy, she agrees to return to Camino Island and insinuate herself into its literary community as a precursor to gaining Bruce's confidence-and determining whether he has the stolen goods. But after this promising setup, the plot follows predictable lines to a conclusion that genre fans have seen before. Author tour. Agent: David Gernert, Gernert Company. (June) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."

Additional Information
Subjects Bookstores -- Fiction.
Antiquarian booksellers -- United States -- Fiction.
Florida -- Fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Playaway (Preloaded audio player)
Publisher [New York, N.Y.] :2017
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors LaVoy, January, narrator.
Random House Audio Publishing, publisher.
Findaway World, LLC, distributor.
Participants/Performers Performed by January LaVoy.
Language English
Notes Unabridged.
Title from Playaway label.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
Accompanying material may vary.
System Details Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
Description 1 audio media player (9 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 1/4 x 2 in.
ISBN 9781509445066
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