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The music shop : a novel

Author: Rachel Joyce
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"It's 1988. The CD has arrived. Sales of the shiny new disks are soaring on high streets in cities across the country. Meanwhile, down a dead-end street, Frank's music shop stands small and brightly lit, jam-packed with records of every kind. It attracts the lonely, the sleepless, the adrift. There is room for everyone. Frank has a gift for finding his customers the music they need. Into this shop arrives Ilse  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Fiction
Romance fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Joyce
ISBN: 9780812996685 0812996682
OCLC Number: 987376408
Notes: "Originally published in the United Kingdom by Doubleday ..., in 2017"--Title page verso.
Description: 306 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Rachel Joyce.

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"It's 1988. The CD has arrived. Sales of the shiny new disks are soaring on high streets in cities across the country. Meanwhile, down a dead-end street, Frank's music shop stands small and brightly lit, jam-packed with records of every kind. It attracts the lonely, the sleepless, the adrift. There is room for everyone. Frank has a gift for finding his customers the music they need. Into this shop arrives Ilse Brauchmann - practical, brave, well-heeled. Frank falls for this curious woman who always dresses in green. But Ilse's reasons for visiting the shop are not what they seem. Frank's passion for Ilse seems as misguided as his determination to save vinyl. How can a man so in tune with other people's needs be so incapable of helping himself? And what will it take to show he loves her? The Music Shop is a story about good, ordinary people who take on forces too big for them. It's about falling in love and how hard it can be. And it's about music - how it can bring us together when we are divided and save us when all seems lost"--
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