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Edwards, Eldonna

Summary: Grace Carter has the Knowing. It offers glimpses of people's pasts and futures, and allows Grace to talk to Isaac, her twin brother who died at birth. To Aunt Pearl, the Knowing is a family gift; to Grace's strict Evangelical pastor father, it's witchcraft. Her sisters Hope, Joy, and Chastity enjoy a normal life. It's Grace's friendships that keeps her afloat: Lyle, a gentle, homeless man, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: John Scognamiglio Books, Kensington Books 2018

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Robinson, Marilynne.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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Parr, Delia.

Summary: "Life changes drastically for Ruth Livingstone the day her father puts a young child in her arms and sends her under an assumed name to a small village in New Jersey. There she dutifully awaits his acquittal, certain that her father, Reverend Livingstone, soon will be cleared of the outrageous accusations against him. When tragic events transpire, Ruth finds solace tending a garden along the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2010

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Robinson, Marilynne.

Summary: With her father ailing, Glory Boughton has returned home to Gilead to care for him. Shortly after she returns, her brother Jack shows up after a twenty year absence. As the family copes with the death of their patriarch, they learn valuable lessons about love, death, and the fortitude of familial bonds.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2008

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Cather, Willa, 1873-1947

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Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 2008

Hardy, Thomas

Summary: "Hardy's penultimate work, Tess of the D'Urbervilles is arguably the greatest tragedy of all Victorian literature. It tells the story of Tess, an impoverished woman whose past relations and miscarriage cause her to be rejected by her husband on their wedding night. Touching upon the themes of class, religion, gender, and sexuality, the novel was highly controversial for its time and is held...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Amazon Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Goldsmith, Oliver

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2008

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Barnes, Julian.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2006

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Coulter, Catherine.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Signet 2002

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Dickey, Eric Jerome.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2001

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Blackstock, Terri

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2002

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Robinson, Marilynne.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004

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Robinson, Marilynne.

Summary: Reverend John Ames is dying in 1956 in Gilead, Iowa, and he in recording his family's story. Glory Boughton has returned to care for her dying father and soon her brother, Jack, the prodigal son, comes home, too.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2004

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Robinson, Marilynne.

Summary: Returning to Gilead to care for her dying father, Glory Boughton is joined by her long-absent brother, with whom she bonds throughout his struggles with alcoholism, unemployment and their father's traditionalist values.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008

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Brunstetter, Wanda E.

Summary: Betsy Nelson reluctantly returns to her childhood home to care for her failing father, a faithful minister who served the town for years. William Covington, a confirmed bachelor, comes to town to become the new pastor and set aside the luxuries of his birth for service to God. Can Betsy and William find common ground on which to work together for the better of the townspeople?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Oasis Audio 2010

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Lewis, Beverly

Summary: Annie Zook, the daughter of an Amish preacher, finds herself caught between her world and the outside world while living with her shunned friend Esther and longing for her forbidden art and her relationship with Ben Martin.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2006

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Robinson, Marilynne.

Summary: In 1956, as a minister approaches the end of his life, he writes a letter to his son chronicling three previous generations of his family, a story that stretches back to the Civil War and reveals uncomfortable family secrets.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sound Library/BBC Audiobooks America 2005

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Price, Reynolds

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2005

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Roby, Kimberla Lawson.

Summary: The Reverend Curtis Black's daughter, Alicia, reaches adulthood determined not to repeat her father's mistakes, but her love of money and the things it can buy threatens to destroy her marriage to Phillip, the assistant pastor of her father's church.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2009

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Brunstetter, Wanda E.

Summary: Relive the glory of a Pennsylvania canal town through the eyes of those who ministered to the needs of the workers. Betsy Nelson reluctantly returns to her childhood home to care for her failing father, a faithful minister who served the town for years. William Covington, a confirmed bachelor, comes to town to become the new pastor and set aside the luxuries of his birth for service to God. Can...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2010

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Gardam, Jane.

Summary: To escape her religious father and bitter mother, Margaret Marsh roams the meadows and beaches of coastal England, where she meets childhood friends of her mother that expose her to a side of her mother Margaret has never known.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2010

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Klassen, Julie.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2007

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Lewis, Beverly

Summary: Ben Martin and Annie Zook, sweethearts from two different worlds, try to cope with the separation imposed by her Amish father. But after Ben's Kentucky parents tell him startling secrets about his past, he must return to Paradise, Pennsylvania, to answer some troubling questions. When he approaches Paradise's covered bridge, he wonders who's re-hung the old rope swing. Drawing closer, he sees a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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Quinn, Julia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2004

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