Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore / [large print] Robin Sloan.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: The Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon out of his life as a San Francisco web-design drone - and serendipity, sheer curiosity, and the ability to climb a ladder like a monkey has landed him a new job working the night shift at Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore. After just a few days on the job, Clay finds that this store is even more curious than the name suggests. There are only a few customers, but they come in repeatedly and never seem to actually buy anything, instead "checking out" impossibly obscure volumes from strange corners of the store. The store must be a front for something larger, Clay concludes, and soon he's embarked on a complex analysis of the customers' behavior and roped his friends into helping to figure out just what's going on.
    • Other Titles:
      Mister Penumbra's twenty-four hour bookstore.
    • ISBN:
      9781611736090 (library binding : alk. paper)
      1611736099 (library binding : alk. paper)
    • LCCN:
      2012033621
    • OCLC:
      ocn806981306
      806981306
    • Accession Number:
      fay.371927