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"In the maze of cubicles at Samuelson Company, editors toil away in silence, studying the English language, poring over new expressions and freshly coined words - all in preparation for the next new edition of the Samuelson Dictionary. Among them is editorial assistant Billy Webb, just out of college, struggling to stay awake and appear competent. But there are a few distractions. His intriguing co-worker Mona Minot may or may not be flirting with him. And he's starting to sense that something suspicious is going on beneath this company's academic facade.".
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Hood River County Library FIC ARSENAULT (Text) 33892005579926 Adult Fiction Book None 12/13/2011 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780553386530 (pbk)
  • ISBN: 0553386530 (pbk)
  • Physical Description: 370 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: Bantam Books trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Bantam Books Trade Paperbacks, 2011.

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Originally published: Delacorte, 2009.
Summary, etc.:
"In the maze of cubicles at Samuelson Company, editors toil away in silence, studying the English language, poring over new expressions and freshly coined words - all in preparation for the next new edition of the Samuelson Dictionary. Among them is editorial assistant Billy Webb, just out of college, struggling to stay awake and appear competent. But there are a few distractions. His intriguing co-worker Mona Minot may or may not be flirting with him. And he's starting to sense that something suspicious is going on beneath this company's academic facade.".
"Mona has just made a startling discovery: a trove of puzzling citations, all taken from the same book, The Broken Teaglass. Billy and Mona soon learn that no such book exists. And the quotations from it are far too long, twisting, and bizarre for any dictionary. They read like a confession, coyly hinting at a hidden identity, a secret liaison, a crime. As Billy and Mona ransack the office files, a chilling story begins to emerge: a story about a lonely young woman, a long-unsolved mystery, a moment of shattering violence. And as they piece together its fragments, the puzzle begins to take on bigger personal meaning for both of them, compelling them to redefine their notions of themselves and each other."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject: Lexicographers > Fiction.
Massachusetts > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.

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