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84 Charing Cross Road

Categories: Literature

Countries: USA

Book written by Helene Hanff in 1970 concerning the 20-year correspondence between her and Frank Doel, chief buyer at Marks & Co.. Based in New York City she first made contact in 1949 when searching for a particular book. A friendship developed between Hanff and Doel and other staff members but Doel died and the shop closed before Hanff made it to London to visit.

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84 Charing Cross Road

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Booksellers - Marks & Co.

84 Charing Cross Road. The booksellers Marks & Co. were on this site whi...

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