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Feature: A passion for books

Original post made on Nov 20, 2010

As a small girl, Faith Bell was given a huge turkey-feather duster and would spend afternoons tickling the books on display in her parents' Emerson Street shop, Bell's Books. A half-century later -- as one of Palo Alto's oldest family businesses marks its 75th anniversary -- Bell occupies the manager's chair while her 6-year-old grandson Joshua plies the shelves with the very same feather duster.

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Posted by Will
a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Nov 20, 2010 at 2:16 pm

Quite a fun store, totally unlike "the big guys". You might not find what you are looking for but you'll find something.