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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Video: woman worried she’ll have to burn thousands of books (Canada)

A Saskatchewan woman is faced with the prospect of burning thousands of books after being evicted from her Pike Lake home. Seven years ago Shaunna Raycraft acquired a collection of 350,000 titles after a neighbour - an avid book collector - died. Not knowing what to do with the 60 tonnes of books he left behind, his widow began burning the collection, which includes everything from car manuals, to sports titles to fiction. That's when Raycraft stepped in and offered to give the books a home - but now she faces the same dilemma

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