New York library book returned 55 yea...

New York library book returned 55 years late, with $100

There are 6 comments on the Inside Bay Area story from Feb 6, 2013, titled New York library book returned 55 years late, with $100. In it, Inside Bay Area reports that:

The Daily News says the biography of a 16th-century priest called "Fire of Francis Xavier" was checked out of the Fort Washington branch in upper Manhattan on April 10, 1958.

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Level 8

Since: Dec 12

#1 Feb 6, 2013
Honest person who returned the book. Salute ....

Since: Feb 09

Location hidden

#2 Feb 6, 2013
long time to read a book..


Level 7

Since: Apr 08

Location hidden

#3 Feb 6, 2013
PFfff wrote:
long time to read a book..
Ive read books like that, ya just keep starting over, and over,, trying to get into it..and too stubborn to give it up...
now that I think of it, think I still have one from High School...

“Up with which, I will not put”

Since: Jul 08

Sao Paulo

#5 Feb 7, 2013
That's less than a daily interest of half-a-cent. A smart entrepreneur could lease out these library books for a profit.
Parden Pard

Catasauqua, PA

#6 May 10, 2015
(crossed fingers) Uh,Uh,,,I ain't got no books,,,,,,

“Forehead wrinkle”

Since: Dec 10


#7 May 11, 2015
What's this thing they call "book"?

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