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Powell's found the book my third grade teacher had read to the class, I'd been looking for it for years.
Powell's found my lost five year old between two rows of erotica, I'd been looking for her frantically.
Powell's found the perfect first edition to give to that little girl when she graduated college.
Powell's found me a book on cancer that gave me comfort when the nights were long and I was scared.
Powell's found a loyal customer and member of its family when I wandered in there on a visit to Portland years and years ago.
For her pains and love, we're sending her:
A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet by Reif Larsen
Portland Noir by Kevin Sampsell (Ed.)
The Likeness by Tana French
Downtown Owl by Chuck Klosterman
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