On a snowy January afternoon in Manhattan, Kyle Beachy is on the prowl for rare books. In New York to visit his girlfriend, the St. Louis-bred novelist stops into Left Bank Books, a cluttered West Village hole in the wall. Unlike the unaffiliated St. Louis shop of the same name, this store is piled to the ceiling with hard-to-find tomes. Beachy makes a beeline for an enclosed case and emerges with a pair of Don... More >>>
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Beachy's father, Roger, heads the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, while his mother, Terry, is a retired speech pathologist for the Special School District of St. Louis county.