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Hemingway, Valerie

Summary: Irish reporter Valerie Hemingway chronicles the years she spent as a personal secretary and confidante to Ernest Hemingway and his wife, Mary, and her eventual marriage to Hemingway's estranged son, Gregory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.52 HEM

Summary: "Moving, joyful, and insightful collection of conversations with today's living literary legends about the books that changed their lives, made them think, and brought them joy, from 'American's Librarian' Nancy Pearl and noted playwright Jeff Schwager"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper One, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 028 WRI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 028 WRI

Bradford, Richard

Summary: "Made famous by the great success of her psychological thrillers, The Talented Mr Ripley and Strangers on a Train, Patricia Highsmith is lauded as one of the most influential and celebrated modern writers. However, there has never been a clear picture of the woman behind the books. The relationship between Highsmith's lesbianism, her fraught personality - by parts self-destructive and malicious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Caravel 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HIGHSMITH, PATRICIA BRA

Shields, Charles J.

Summary: This biography tells the story of how Harper Lee struggled to become an author and created one of the most popular novels of the 20th century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: B LEE SHI

Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1972

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.5 LIN

Moser, Benjamin

Summary: "Benjamin Moser's Sontag, a biography of Susan Sontag, is a portrait of the iconoclastic and prolific essayist, novelist, and critic and her role in the history of American intellectualism" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SONTAG, SUSAN MOS

Bowles, Jane

Summary: Though Jane Bowles published only one novel, one play, and a handful ofstories, her genius for spare prose and vivid dialogue had an outsized influence onher contemporaries. Tennessee Williams called her "the most important writer ofprose fiction in modern American letters"; for John Ashbery she was "one of thefinest modern writers of fiction in any language." Now, on the occasion of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library Of America 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 BOW

Reed, Glynnis

Summary: "James Baldwin was an outspoken advocate for social justice and equality for Black people in America. He lent a creative and powerful voice to the Civil Rights struggle of the 1960s and brilliantly critiqued the problems of race in the 20th century. Through his novels, plays, poetry and essays, Baldwin urged the world to understand and appreciate the humanity and complexity of his fellow...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Black Artists 818 Reed 2020

Conrad, Vicki

Summary: "A beautifully illustrated children's biography of Beverly Cleary, from her roots in Portland to her years as a librarian and an eventual children's book writer. The debut book in Little Bigfoot's new Growing to Greatness series of notable people from the Pacific Northwest"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bigfoot, an imprint of Sasquatch Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CLE

Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1974

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.5 LIN

Hogan, Linda.

Summary: In this book, the author recounts her difficult childhood as the daughter of an army sergeant, her love affair at age fifteen with an older man, the legacy of alcoholism, the troubled history of her adopted daughters, and her own physical struggles since a recent horse accident. She shows how historic and emotional pain are passed down through generations, blending personal history with stories...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 Hogan 2001

Ephron, Delia

5 holds on 7 copies

Summary: The bestselling, beloved writer of romantic comedies like You've Got Mail tells her own late-in-life love story in her "resplendent memoir," complete with a tragic second act and joyous resolution. Delia Ephron had struggled through several years of heartbreak. She'd lost her sister, Nora, and then her husband, Jerry, both to cancer. Several months after Jerry's death, she decided to make one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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Conrad, Vicki

Summary: "The Florida Everglades are made up of nine different ecosystems supporting an astonishing variety of wildlife-panthers, manatees, snails, frogs, and a rainbow of bird species. But for years, the Everglades were threatened. They needed a voice to speak up for them. Marjory Stoneman Douglas became that voice. Her book "A River of Grass" helped the world see the irreplaceable beauty and value of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DOU

Summary: Birth is not inevitable. Life certainly isn't. The sole inevitability of existence, the only sure consequence of being alive, is death. In these eloquent and surprising essays, twenty writers face this fact, among them Geoff Dyer, who describes the ghost bikes memorializing those who die in biking accidents; Jonathan Safran Foer, proposing a new way of punctuating dialogue in the face of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9 SHI

Contents: Journaling-a stepping stone / James Brown -- The use of the journal in writing the private eye novel / Sue Grafton -- On meeting yourself / Robin Hemley -- Journal-the place of no limit / Kim Stafford -- Using my notebook / Ilan Stavans -- A life observed / Katherine Towler -- Blogging like a child-arsonist / Tony Trigilio -- "Musements" and mental health / Zan Bockes -- Clearing the decks /...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of South Carolina Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.0669 WRI

Conroy, Pat

Summary: A powerful and intimate memoir by the beloved best-selling author of The Prince of Tides about his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, and a re-affirmation that love can conquer even the meanest of men.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 CONROY, PAT CON

Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: How did Jon Scieszka get so funny? He grew up as one of six brothers with Catholic school, lots of comic books, lazy summers at the lake with time to kill, babysitting misadventures, TV shows, and jokes told at family dinner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SCI

Duval, Jean-Francois.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sun Dog Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 DUV

Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.5 LIN

Meaker, Marijane

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cleis Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HIGHSMITH, PATRICIA MEA

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: "Traces the life of L. Frank Baum from his dreamy privileged childhood in mid-19th-century upstate New York through the many detours on his road to Oz. A failure as an actor, a breeder of prize chickens, a merchant in a wild west town, among other occupations, he finally made a success doing exactly what he had always loved to do: tell stories for children."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BAU

North, Sterling

Summary: The author recalls his carefree life in a small midwestern town at the close of World War I, and his adventures with his pet raccoon, Rascal.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD NOR

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: The author describes some of the dogs that have had special places in his life, including his first dog, Snowball, in the Philippines; Dirk, who protected him from bullies; and Cookie, who saved his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAU

Yaccarino, Dan.

Summary: The story of four generations of an Italian American jamily, beginning with an immigrant who came through Ellis Island with big dreams, a small shovel, and his parents' good advice: "Work hard, but remember to enjoy life, and never forget your family."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE YAC

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