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Against the odds, three sets of owners try to run independent bookstores

By David Mehegan
Globe Staff / May 11, 2005

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Hope springs eternal, especially in the heart of an independent bookseller. Hope is essential -- in the age of superstores and Internet retailers such as Amazon.com , making a success of a bricks-and-mortar neighborhood bookshop is one of the toughest jobs going. (Full article: 1459 words)

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