The Borrower

The Borrower

A Novel

Streaming Audiobook - 2011
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Lucy Hull, a young children's librarian in Hannibal, Missouri, is unsure where her life is headed. That becomes more than a figure of speech when her favorite patron, ten-year-old Ian Drake, runs away from home and Lucy finds herself in the surprise role of chauffeur. The precocious Ian is addicted to reading, but needs Lucy's help to smuggle books past his overbearing mother, who has enrolled Ian in weekly antigay classes with celebrity Pastor Bob. Lucy stumbles into a moral dilemma when she finds Ian camped out in the library after hours with a knapsack of provisions and an escape plan. The odd pair embarks on a crazy road trip from Missouri to Vermont, with ferrets, an inconvenient boyfriend, and dubious family history thrown in their path. But who is actually running away? And from what?
Publisher: [United States] : HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books : Made available through hoopla, 2011
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781611744477
1611744474
Branch Call Number: E-AUDIOBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 15 min.)) : digital

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