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Libraries and the Assault on Paper

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Author: Baker, Nicholson
ISBN:978-0-375-72621-7
Publication Date:Apr 2002
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.00
Book Description:

The ostensible purpose of a library is to preserve the printed word. But for fifty years our country’s libraries–including the Library of Congress–have been doing just the opposite, destroying hundreds of thousands of historic newspapers and replacing them with microfilm copies that are difficult to read, lack all the color and quality of the original paper and illustrations, and deteriorate with age. With meticulous detective work and Baker’s...
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Baker, Nicholson (Author)
Nicholson Baker lives in Maine.




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