"I told him that maybe he didn't hear me right, that my mother had just died, otherwise I'm sure that she would have returned it on time," she said.
"His only reply was: 'That will be 50 cents.'
Elizabeth Schaper had only found the book, The Price of Silence by Camilla Trinchieri, a few days after her mother's death. Connie Perrotta, a secretary for the director of the Harrison Public Library, confirmed that the incident occurred but said the library would have no comment. Link