Summary: Roberta, a lonely thirty-four-year-old, works at The New and Old Bookshop in England. When she finds a letter inside her centenarian grandmother's battered old suitcase that hints at a dark secret, her understanding of her family's history is completely upturned. Running alongside Roberta's narrative is that of her grandmother, Dorothy, as a forty-year-old childless woman desperate for...
Publisher / Publication Date: Amy Einhorn Books, Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, a member of Penguin Group (USA) 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION WAL
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Walters 2014
Summary: "Ten short stories and two novellas that explores the idea of property in every meaning of the word ... These pieces illustrate how our possessions act as proxies for ourselves, and how tussles over ownership articulate the power dynamics of our relationships"--Amazon.com
Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018
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Summary: Forty years' accumulation of art, antiques, and family photographs are more than just objects for Stanley Peke--they are proof of a life fully lived. When a con man steals his houseful of possessions in a sophisticated moving-day scam, Peke wanders helplessly through his empty New England home, inevitably reminded of another helpless time: decades in Peke's past, a cold and threadbare Stanislaw...
Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2014