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Marilyn Johnson is a former editor and writer for Life, Esquire, and Outside magazines, and lives with her husband, Rob Fleder, in New York's Hudson Valley.

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Johnson's (marilynjohnson.net) first book, The Dead Beat, was a Borders Original Voices selection of 2006. In this follow-up, her praise for the modern-day Western library seeps through nearly every passage as she discusses the technological, political, social, and practical obstacles with which librarians today grapple on a daily basis in order to serve the public. Johnson's prose is agreeable and easy to follow, not bogged down with technical jargon or airy tones, while Audie Award nominee Hillary Huber (A Field of Darkness) slips gracefully into Johnson's persona, her light and inviting voice brimming with excitement and emphasis as needed. An immensely enjoyable narrative significantly enhanced by Huber's reading; recommended for all. ["This spirited book will be enjoyed by all who love libraries, or are poised to discover their value," read the review of the HarperCollins hc, LJ 1/10; see Audio Newsbriefs, LJ 3/15/10; visit www.libraryjournal.com for video clips of LJ's interview with the author.-Ed.]-Lance Eaton, Peabody, MA Copyright 2010 Reed Business Information.

"Topical, witty.... Johnson's wry report is a must-read for anyone who's used a library in the past quarter century."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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