The girl who reads on the métro
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Schwartz, Ros, translator.
Published
New York : Flatiron Books, 2019.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Physical Desc
175 pages ; 19 cm
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Published
New York : Flatiron Books, 2019.
Format
Book
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Language
English

Notes

General Note
"Originally published in France in 2017 as La Fille qui lisait dans le métro by Editions Denoël"--Title page verso.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-175).
Description
"In the vein of Amélie and The Little Paris Bookshop, a modern fairytale about a French woman whose life is turned upside down when she meets a reclusive bookseller and his young daughter. Juliette leads a perfectly ordinary life in Paris, working a slow office job, dating a string of not-quite-right men, and fighting off melancholy. The only bright spots in her day are her métro rides across the city and the stories she dreams up about the strangers reading books across from her: the old lady, the math student, the amateur ornithologist, the woman in love, the girl who always tears up at page 247. One morning, avoiding the office for as long as she can, Juliette finds herself on a new block, in front of a rusty gate wedged open with a book. Unable to resist, Juliette walks through, into the bizarre and enchanting lives of Soliman and his young daughter, Zaide. Before she realizes entirely what is happening, Juliette agrees to become a passeur, Soliman's name for the booksellers he hires to take stacks of used books out of his store and into the world, using their imagination and intuition to match books with readers. Suddenly, Juliette's daydreaming becomes her reality, and when Soliman asks her to move in to their store to take care of Zaide while he goes away, she has to decide if she is ready to throw herself headfirst into this new life. Big-hearted, funny, and gloriously zany, The Girl Who Reads on the Métro is a delayed coming-of-age story about a young woman who dares to change her life, and a celebration of the power of books to unite us all"--,Provided by publisher.
Language
Translated from the French.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Féret-Fleury, C., & Schwartz, R. (2019). The girl who reads on the métro (First U.S. edition.). Flatiron Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Féret-Fleury, Christine and Ros, Schwartz. 2019. The Girl Who Reads On the Métro. Flatiron Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Féret-Fleury, Christine and Ros, Schwartz. The Girl Who Reads On the Métro Flatiron Books, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Féret-Fleury, Christine,, and Ros Schwartz. The Girl Who Reads On the Métro First U.S. edition., Flatiron Books, 2019.

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