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Banville, John

Summary: "Born and bred in a small town a train ride away from Dublin, author John Banville ... saw the city as a place of enchantment when he was a child. It was first a birthday treat, the world his beloved, eccentric aunt inhabited. When he came of age and took up residence there, the city was a frequent backdrop for his dissatisfactions as a young writer (James Joyce had 'seized upon the city for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.18 BAN

Banville, John.

Summary: Max Morden visits the seaside town where he spent his summers as a child after the death of his wife. There he remembers the Graces, the family that introduced him to a world of feeling he'd never experienced before. Interwoven with this story are Morden's memories of his wife, Anna--of their life together, of her death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

Banville, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

Banville, John.

Summary: When a young woman threatens to expose a damaging secret from his former life, Axel Vander, an elderly scholar and master liar, is forced to examine his past to uncover the truths that he has so carefully hidden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

Banville, John

Summary: "As he pushes fifty, painter and petty thief Oliver Otway Orme reflects on his life, trying to uncover the answer to how and why things have turned out as they have, excavating memories of family, of places he has called home, and of the way he has apprehended the world around him"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BAN

Banville, John.

Summary: Oliver Otway Orme, a semi-famous artist and petty thief, despairing of limits in his talents, flees when his latest theft is discovered and sequesters himself in his childhood home, where he struggles to understand how he reached his current state.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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

Banville, John.

Summary: Irishman Max Morden, grieving the death of his wife Anna, returns to the seaside town where he spent his summer holidays as a child, and finds himself engulfed in thoughts and memories of a momentous summer spent with the vacationing Grace family, his life with Anna, and his relationship with his grown daughter.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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

Banville, John.

Summary: Oliver Otway Orme, a semi-famous artist and petty thief, despairing of limits in his talents, flees when his latest theft is discovered and sequesters himself in his childhood home, where he struggles to understand how he reached his current state.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Banville 2015

Banville, John.

Summary: Alexander Cleaver, a famous actor with a disintegrating career, retreats to his childhood home where he struggles to come to terms with his memories, the unsettling presence of a caretaker and teenage housekeeper, and ghosts of the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

Banville, John

Summary: "From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea and The Blue Guitar--a dazzling new novel that extends the story of Isabel Archer, the heroine of Henry James's The Portrait of a Lady, into unexpected (and completely stand-alone) territory. Isabel Archer is a young American woman, swept off to Europe in the late nineteenth century by an aunt who hopes to round out the impetuous but naive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

Banville, John.

Summary: While old Adam Godley, a mathematical genius, lies on his deathbed, his family gathers in anticipation of his passing. His son, young Adam, is distracted by his faltering marriage to a prominent movie actress while his daughter is distraught by voices in her head. All the while, the Greek patriarchal god Zeus hovers over the family with his eyes on young Adam's wife.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BAN

Banville, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: D.R. Godine 1987

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

Summary: Max returns to the sea where he spent his childhood summers in search of peace following the death of his wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE SEA