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Rebecca Makkai Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Makkai's Book Reviews

The Borrower
A small-town librarian leaves her life behind to save a boy. Lucy Hull, a children's librarian at a small library in a small town, lives alone and, in her late twenties, thinks that is what she wants. Soon, the appearance of Ian Drake, a young boy who visits the library in search of good books, upsets Lucy's carefully balanced life. Lucy helps Ian find a series of books that she enjoyed when she was Ian's age, but Ian's mother soon appears to put a sto...