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Galm, Ruth

Summary: "Ruth Galm's spare, poetic debut novel, set in the American West of early Joan Didion, traces the drifting path of a young woman caught between generations as she skirts the law and her own oppressive anxiety. Into the Valley opens on the day in July 1967 when B. decides to pass her first counterfeit check and flee San Francisco for the Central Valley. B. is caught between generations. She's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAL

Thayer, Nancy

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: A grandmother-granddaughter duo are eager to spend their summer together on peaceful Nantucket, but the season that unfolds brings about unforgettable surprises in New York Times best selling author Nancy Thayer's magical, multigenerational novel.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio, Inc. 2021

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Robinson, Marilynne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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

Ekwuyasi, Francesca

Summary: "Spanning three continents, Butter Honey Pig Bread tells the interconnected stories of three Nigerian women: Kambirinachi and her twin daughters, Kehinde and Taiye. Kambirinachi believes that she is an Ogbanje, or an Abiku, a non-human spirit that plagues a family with misfortune by being born and then dying in childhood to cause a human mother misery. She has made the unnatural choice of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EKW

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

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

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD Fiction Robinson 2008

Rivers, Francine

Summary: In a saga set from the 1950s to the present, the rift between mother and daughter is examined.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION RIV

Thayer, Nancy

Summary: "Fresh off the heels of her college graduation, Eleanor's dear granddaughter, Ari, has just ended an engagement that felt less like true love and more like a chore. She longs for a change of scenery and to venture far from her parents' snobbish expectations. Taking advantage of her newfound freedom, she heads to Nantucket to clear her head before graduate school, moving in with her grandmother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: LP FIC THA

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Thayer 2021

Bowen, Elizabeth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2000

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Millet, Lydia

Summary: "[This novel] follows a group of children and their families on summer vacation at a lakeside mansion. The teenage narrator Eve and the other children are contemptuous of their parents, who spend the days and nights in drunken stupor. This tension heightens when a great storm arrives and throws the house and its residents into chaos. Named for a picture Bible given to Eve's little brother Jack,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

Eicher, Jerry S.

Summary: Emma Raber has refused to remarry since her daughter Katie's daett died soon after she was born. And in an effort to keep Katie home, she has forbidden her from participating in the rumspringa tradition. When widower Jesse Mast calls for Mamm's hand in marriage, Katie hopes to move into a new phase of life and leave the old "Emma Raber's daughter" behind. But sparks fly when Jesse's children...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Pilcher, Rosamunde.

Summary: This is a warm family saga of three generations of heroines: Penelope, her daughter Olivia, and a young girl named Antonia, whom Olivia and Penelope have adopted as surrogate child. Confronted with her own mortality, Penelope returns to the Cornwall coast to come to terms with her son Noel, with Antonia's haunted young boyfriend Danus, and with the memory of Richard, the soldier who never...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: MacMillan Audio 2017

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

Gynther, Dana.

Summary: "Crossing on the Paris chronicles the experiences of three women from different generations and classes whose lives intersect on a majestic ocean liner traveling from Paris to New York"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GYN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gynther 2012

Hepworth, Sally

Summary: "Neva Bradley, a third-generation midwife, is determined to keep the details surrounding her own pregnancy, including the identity of the baby's father, hidden from her family and coworkers for as long as possible. Her mother Grace finds it impossible to let this secret rest. The more Grace prods, the tighter Neva holds to her story, and the more the lifelong differences between private, quiet...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Pilcher, Rosamunde.

Summary: A tale of three generations of an English family with roots in London and Cornwall, and a cherished painting that has passed from generation to generation and threatens to tear the family apart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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Trollope, Anthony

Summary: "Newly restored from the original manuscript and more than a quarter longer than the existing editions: one of the finest novels from one of the greatest English novelists is finally available in the form he intended. Trollope wrote The Duke's Children,his final Palliser novel, as a four-volume work but was required by his publisher to reduce it to three, necessitating the loss of nearly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Everyman's Library 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRO

Bagshawe, Tilly.

Summary: Born into a Hollywood dynasty, Siena McMahon seems to have a fairy-tale life. Yet behind the gates of the sprawling McMahon mansion, the family is bound together by infighting and ambition. Siena must search the dysfunctional landscape of her life for people who will help her survive and become the person she was meant to be.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner AudioBooks 2005

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BAG

Ray, Jeanne.

Summary: Ruth draws on her talent for concocting delectable cakes and desserts when her family begins to disintegrate around her--her husband loses his job, her mother moves in, and her long-estranged father shows up at the door with no place to go.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAY

Brown, Sandra

Summary: Returning to her Louisiana hometown after the suicide of her younger brother, Danny, Sayre Lynch examines the turbulent relationship between Danny and their favored older brother and begins to suspect that Danny was murdered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRO

Gamble, Terry.

Summary: Returning to her family summer home near Lake Michigan after an eleven-year absence, Maddie Addison struggles to reconnect with people she has long avoided, including a mother whose life was compromised by her husband's rigid mores.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAM

Graver, Elizabeth

Summary: Returning to Ashuant Point to escape from the chaos of rapidly changing times, Helen Porter and her son Charlie soon discover that the Point has not remained unscathed from events unfolding beyond its borders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Ray, Jeanne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2004

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

Robinson, Marilynne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROB

Cramer, W. Dale.

Summary: "A family saga of pain and reconciliation set behind the closed doors of an Amish community. Spanning three generations, the story follows the life of Will McGruder, who having fled as a young man, seeks to heal the past by bringing his new family to meet his Amish relatives"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CRA

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