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Stafford Library FIC LEE (Text to phone) 34061088406089 Adult New Fiction Available -
Bethel Public Library NEW LEE (Text to phone) 34030147221599 Adult New Fiction Checked out 09/24/2021
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport Adult On Order (Text to phone) acq1104458 Acquisitions On order -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC LEE (Text to phone) 34014150102284 Adult New Fiction Checked out 09/25/2021
East Side Branch - Bridgeport Adult On Order (Text to phone) acq1104253 Acquisitions On order -
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven F LEE (Text to phone) 31953145369156 Adult New Fiction Checked out 09/17/2021
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven F LEE (Text to phone) 31953145370675 Adult New Fiction Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding FIC Lee (Text to phone) 33620150396600 Adult Fiction Checked out 10/08/2021
Milford Public Library LEE Jonathan (Text to phone) 34013150219171 Adult New Fiction Available -
Rockville Public Library F LEE B&T (Text to phone) 34035148328780 Adult Fiction Checked out 10/01/2021
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"From the acclaimed author of High Dive comes an enveloping, exultant novel of New York City at the turn of the twentieth century, a story of one man's rise to fame and fortune, and his murder in a case of mistaken identity. On Friday the 13th of November, 1903, a famous man was killed on Park Avenue in broad daylight by a stranger. It was neither a political act nor a crime of passion. It was a mistake. The victim was Andrew Haswell Green, the "Father of Greater New York," who shaped the city as we know it. Without him there would be no Central Park, no Metropolitan Museum of Art, no Museum of Natural History, no New York Public Library. His influence was everywhere, yet he died alone, misunderstood, feeling that his whole life might have been, after all, a great mistake. A work of tremendous depth and piercing emotion, The Great Mistake is a portrait of a self-made man--farm boy to urban visionary; the reimagining of a murder investigation that shook the city; and the moving story of a singular individual who found the world closed off to him, and, in spite of all odds, enlarged it"-- Provided by publisher.

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