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Garrett Scott aspires to be Ann Arbor’s Captain Charley.

Garrett Scott

Antiquarian Book Shop
For Intelligent People
By Risk or Appointment

I’m not certain I meet the sign’s description, but I take the risk and enter the warehouse behind 1924 Packard, by Morgan & York’s back door.

“The sign is a reference to Joseph Mitchell’s sketch ‘Hit on the Head with a Cow’ and the proprietor of the Private Museum for Intelligent People, Captain Charley,” explains Garrett Scott, forty-six. “Should I live long enough, my hope one day is to step into a role as Ann Arbor’s Captain Charley.”

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