The Day They Came to Arrest the Book - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary

Deirdre is watching Barney as he looks through the card catalog, and is wondering if he is shy, since he has not spoken to her, when he approaches the librarian's desk. Barney asks where a specific title regarding banned books may be found, and Deirdre replies that the book has been "removed," but that he is free to borrow her own private copy. Barney thanks her, and as the two talk, Barney asks if Deirdre had problems in previous positions with individuals wishing to ban books. Deirdre tells Barney of her previous employment in a private school for girls. According to Deirdre, the school was run by a headmistress who was solely responsible for choosing the titles used in the library and thus, titles were censored before any title ever arrived. Barney admits to wanting to be a writer, and tells Deirdre of his library...

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