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Allende, Isabel

Summary: Sponsored by the poet Pablo Neruda to flee the violence of the Spanish Civil War, a pregnant widow and an army doctor unite in an arranged marriage only to be swept up by the early days of World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Pérez-Reverte, Arturo

Summary: En route from Lisbon to Buenos Aires in 1928, Max and Mecha meet aboard a luxurious transatlantic cruise ship. There Max teaches the stunning stranger and her erudite husband to dance the tango. A steamy affair ignites at sea and continues as the seedy decadence of Buenos Aires envelops the secret lovers. Nice, 1937. Still drawn to one another a decade later, Max and Mecha rekindle their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

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Benedetti, Mario

Summary: "Santiago, a political prisoner in Uruguay, was jailed after a brutal military coup that saw many of his comrades flee elsewhere. Santiago, feeling trapped, can do nothing but write letters to his family, and try to stay sane. Far away, his nine-year-old daughter Beatrice wonders at the marvels of 1970s Buenos Aires, but her grandpa and mother--Santiago's beautiful, careworn wife,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Benedetti 2018

Neuman, Andrés

Summary: "A searing family drama from one of Latin America's most original voices One trip. Two love stories. Three voices. Lito is ten years old and is almost sure he can change the weather when he concentrates very hard. His father, Mario, anxious to create a memory that will last for his son's lifetime, takes him on a road trip in a truck called Pedro. But Lito doesn't know that this might be their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEU

Correa, Armando Lucas

Summary: "An unforgettable family saga exploring a hidden piece of World War II history and the lengths a mother will go to protect her children"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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Correa, Armando Lucas

Summary: Before everything changed, young Hannah Rosenthal lived a charmed life. But now, in 1939, the streets of Berlin are draped with red, white, and black flags; her family's fine possessions are hauled away; and they are no longer welcome in the places that once felt like home. Hannah and her best friend, Leo Martin, make a pact: whatever the future has in store for them, they'll meet it together....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Correa 2016

Domínguez, Carlos María

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOM

Dueñas, María

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Maria Duenas returns with The Vineyard, a magnificent story of ambition, heartbreak, and desire set in the 1860s Mexico, Cuba, and Spain--perfect for fans of Kate Morton and Kristin Hannah. Mauro Larrea's fortune, the result of years of hardship and toil, comes crashing down on the heels of a calamitous event. Swamped by debt and uncertainty, he gambles the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUE

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster--a 60-year-old human rights scholar--hits the car of Evelyn Ortega--a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala--in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2017

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Allende, Isabel

Summary: "From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2015

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

Coelho, Paulo.

Summary: A mysterious stranger carrying a backpack containing a notebook and eleven gold bars arrives in the remote mountain village of Viscos, searching for the answer to a question that torments him: are human beings, in essence, good or evil?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COE

Neuman, Andres

Summary: Playful, philosophizing, and gloriously unpredictable, Andrés Neuman's short stories consider love, lechery, history, mortality, family secrets, therapy, Borges, mysterious underwear, translators, and storytelling itself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Open Letter 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEU

Palma, Felix J.

Summary: When a New York socialite challenges her millionaire suitor to reproduce the extraterrestrial invasion featured in Wells' War of the Worlds, three fantastical adventures in time travel and mystery ensue, replete with cameos by such figures as a young Edgar Allan Poe, Captain Shackleton and Charles Winslow from "The map of time'.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

Palma, Félix J.

Summary: London, 1896. Andrew Harrington's lover Marie Kelly was murdered by Jack the Ripper and he longs to turn back the clock and save her. Meanwhile, Claire Haggerty, forever being matched with men her family consider suitable, yearns for a time when she can be free to love whom she choses. As their quests converge, it becomes clear that time is the problem -- to escape it or to change it. Hidden in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life irreversibly intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

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Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life irreversibly intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2020

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Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life irreversibly intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 0000

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC ALL

Allende, Isabel.

Summary: "From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ALL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Allende 2015

Correa, Armando Lucas

Summary: "BERLIN, 1939. The dreams that Amanda Sternberg and her husband, Julius, had for their daughters are shattered when the Nazis descend on Berlin, burning down their beloved family bookshop and sending Julius to a concentration camp. Desperate to save her children, Amanda flees toward the south of France, where the widow of an old friend of her husband's has agreed to take her in. Along the way,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COR

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García Sáenz, Eva

Summary: "Already a major bestseller in Spain and Latin America, the first installment of the sensational Trilogy of the White City introduces Inspector Unai López de Ayala and follows his hunt for a terrifying serial killer. Young Inspector Unai López de Ayala, known as "Kraken," is charged with investigating a series of ritualistic murders. The murders are eerily similar to ones that rattled the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAR

Palma, Felix J.

Summary: "The action of the wondrous final volume in Spanish author Palmaas speculative thriller trilogy (which began with "The Map of Time" unfolds in several Victorian eras in parallel universes, beginning with esteemed biologist Herbert George Wells' attempt to create a virus that will allow the residents of his doomed steampunk world to escape to another realm free of threat"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

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