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Petterson, Per

Summary: "[A] tale of two men whose accidental meeting one morning recalls their boyhood thirty-five years ago. Back then, Tommy was separated from his sisters after he stood up to their abusive father. Jim was by Tommy's side through it all. But one winter night, a chance event on a frozen lake forever changes the balance of their friendship. Now, Jim fishes alone on a bridge as Tommy drives by in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Petterson 2015

Petterson, Per

Summary: Two men meet by accident on a bridge early one morning. Once they were best friends but Tommy and Jim haven't seen each other for 35 years. Back then, Tommy and his sister were abandoned by their mother and later by their abusive father, and Jim, who lived alone with his religious mother, went to high school and became a socialist. Then one winter, Jim started to doubt whether he was deserving...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PET

Porter, Andrew

Summary: The Hardings are teetering on the brink. Elsononce one of Houstons most promising architects, who never quite lived up to expectations is recently divorced from his wife of thirty years, Cadence. Their grown son, Richard, is still living at home: driving his mothers minivan, working at a local coffee shop, resisting the career as a writer that beckons him. But when Chloe Harding gets kicked out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION POR

Packer, Ann

Summary: "Bill Blair finds the land by accident, three wooded acres in a rustic community south of San Francisco. The year is 1954, long before anyone will call this area Silicon Valley. Struck by a vision of the family he has yet to create, Bill buys the property on a whim. In Penny Greenway he finds a suitable wife, a woman whose yearning attitude toward life seems compelling and answerable, and they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION PAC

McGrath, Patrick

Summary: Growing up in a severely dysfunctional family, Charlie Weir builds a career as a psychiatrist in New York City, but the suicide of a patient, the breakup of his marriage, and a volatile other woman lead Charlie to question everything, even his own sanity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCG