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Genova, Lisa

Summary: An accomplished concert pianist, Richard received standing ovations from audiences all over the world in awe of his rare combination of emotional resonance and flawless technique. Richard now has ALS, and his entire right arm is paralyzed. He knows his left arm will go next. When Richard becomes increasingly paralyzed and is no longer able to live on his own, his distant wife Karina becomes his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2018

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

Apelfeld, Aharon

Summary: "A poignant, heartbreaking new work by "one of the best novelists alive" (Irving Howe)--the story of a lonely older man and his devoted young caretaker who transform each other's lives in ways they could never have imagined. Ernst is a gruff seventy-year-old Red Army veteran from Ukraine who landed, almost by accident, in Israel after World War II. A retired investment advisor, he lives alone...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC APP

Berg, Elizabeth.

Summary: It is the summer of 1964. In Tupelo, Mississippi, the town of Elvis's birth, tensions are mounting over civil-rights demonstrations occurring ever more frequently--and violently--across the state. But in Paige Dunn's small, ramshackle house, there are more immediate concerns. Challenged by the effects of the polio she contracted during her last month of pregnancy, Paige is nonetheless...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Berg 2006

Shipman, Viola

Summary: "The Hope Chest is a deeply emotional novel about three people who have seemingly lost all hope until one woman's heirloom hope chest is rediscovered in the attic, along with its contents and secrets. Mattie is a fiercely independent woman battling ALS; Don, her deeply devoted husband is facing a future without his one true love; and Rose, their struggling caregiver, is a young, single mother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SHI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Shipman 2017

Grafton, Sue.

Summary: "T is for Trespass", dealing with the issues od identity theft, elder abuse, betrayal of trust, and the breakdown in the institutions charged with caring for the weak and the dependent, could not be more timely. It targets an all-too-real rip in the social fabric.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2007

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Grafton 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: M Gra

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS GRA

Bostwick, Marie

Summary: "An uplifting story of three grief support group dropouts--women united in loss and rescued through friendship. An accident has left Grace's husband in a vegetative state. Nan, a widow for twenty years, is feeling the emptiness now that her children are grown. Monica is reeling over her husband's sudden death and the revelation of his infidelity"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Grafton, Sue.

Summary: Private investigator Kinsey Millhone searches for sociopath Solana Rojas, an identity she stole that gives her access to private caregiving jobs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2007

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

Grafton, Sue.

Summary: Private investigator Kinsey Millhone searches for sociopath Solana Rojas, an identity she stole that gives her access to private caregiving jobs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M GRA

Macomber, Debbie

1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: "As the holiday season begins, Laurel McCullough could use some good news. She and her husband, Zach, have been praying for a baby that seems more and more like an impossible dream, and they've had to move in with her beloved grandmother, Helen, who's having trouble taking care of herself. But when Laurel contacts a local home-care organization for help, there are no caregivers available. Then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAC

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: A mother and daughter confront respective challenges, cope with celebrity and work through tragedy while maintaining an idyllic facade to the outside world, in an uplifting tale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steel 2014

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: "A heartwarming and inspirational novel about a mother and daughter who face challenges, cope with celebrity, and overcome tragedy while maintaining the outward appearance of . . . A PERFECT LIFE. The epitome of intelligence, high-powered energy, and grace, Blaise McCarthy is an icon in the world of television news, asking the tough questions and taking on the emotionally charged issues of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC STE

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: Blaise is a famous anchor on morning news and a legend in her field. In order to rise to the top, she had to place her blind daughter, Salima, in a boarding school. When tragedy hits, Salima is forced to move in with Blaise. They both have to contend with a new caretaker who has little patience for indulging Salima's handicap. Blaise can't deny that Salima seems to be improving under Simon's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio, Inc. 2014

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Donellan, J. M. (Joshua M.)

Summary: Freya Miller, funny and tenacious with a taste for vodka, escapes a recent tragedy by answering an advertisement for a nursing job that promises LIGHT DUTIES. LARGE PAY. NO QUESTIONS ASKED OR ANSWERED. Her new employer is the infamous, eccentric, and stupendously rich Vincetti family, heads of the Halcyon Corporation. Her task will be to care for their adored heir, Elijah, who is currently...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

Endicott, Marina

Summary: Clara Purdy is at a crossroads. At forty-three, she is divorced, living in her late parents' house, and nearing her twentieth year as a claims adjuster at a local insurance firm. Driving to the bank during her lunch hour, she crashes into a sharp left turn, taking the Gage family in the other car with her. When bruises on the mother, Lorraine, prove to be late-stage cancer, Clara decides to do...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC END

White, Karen (Karen S.)

Summary: "When Vivien Walker left her home in the Mississippi Delta, she swore never to go back, as generations of the women in her family had. But in the spring, nine years to the day since she'd left, that's exactly what happens--Vivien returns, fleeing from a broken marriage and her lost dreams for children. What she hopes to find is solace with "Bootsie," her dear grandmother who raised her, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WHI

Evison, Jonathan.

Summary: After losing virtually everything meaningful in his life, Benjamin trains to be a caregiver, but his first client, a fiercely independent teen with muscular dystrophy, gives him more than he bargained for and soon the two embark on a road trip to visit the boy's ailing father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVI

Moyes, Jojo

Summary: Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life, and has never been farther afield than her tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will is acerbic, moody, and bossy. But Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2012

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

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Moy

Messud, Claire

Contents: Simple tale -- Hunters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MES

Savage, Lila

Summary: A beautiful, bracingly honest debut novel about the triangle formed between a young woman and the couple whose life she enters one transformative year: a story about love and compassion, the fluidity of desire, and the myriad ways of devotion. Ella is nearing thirty, and not yet living the life she imagined. Her artistic ambitions as a student in Minnesota have given way to an unintended career...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SAV

White, Karen (Karen S.)

Summary: "When Vivien Walker left her home in the Mississippi Delta, she swore never to go back, as generations of the women in her family had. But in the spring, nine years to the day since she'd left, that's exactly what happens--Vivien returns, fleeing from a broken marriage and her lost dreams for children. What she hopes to find is solace with "Bootsie," her dear grandmother who raised her, a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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

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

Conaghan, Brian

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Bobby Seed, the devoted but exhausted primary caregiver for his terminally-ill mother and difficult younger brother, finds respite in a support group and good friends, but must face his mother's impossible choice alone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CON

Wiggs, Susan

Summary: "When caregiver Faith McCallum arrives at the enchanted lakeside estate of Avalon's renowned Bellamy family, she's intent on rebuilding her shattered life and giving her two daughters a chance at a better future. But she faces a formidable challenge in the form of her stubborn and difficult new employer, Alice Bellamy. While Faith proves a worthy match for her sharp-tongued client, she often...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WIG

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIG

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Friction Wiggs 2015

Wiggs, Susan.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When caregiver Faith McCallum arrives at the enchanted lakeside estate of Avalon's renowned Bellamy family, she's intent on rebuilding her shattered life and giving her two daughters a chance at a better future. But she faces a formidable challenge in the form of her stubborn and difficult new employer, Alice Bellamy. While Faith proves a worthy match for her sharp-tongued client, she often...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2015

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC WIG

Copeland, Lori.

Summary: In 1887 rural Missouri, Lyric Bolton lives a life of isolation to care for her mother when Ian Cawley bursts into her life on a runaway stallion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COP