Saving a bookstore

Posted: May 14, 2014 at 4:11 a.m.

It was a sad day in the winter of 2012 when Mary Gay Shipley, the nationally known proprietress of That Bookstore in Blytheville, announced that one of the finest independent bookstores in the country was for sale.

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