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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAL

Robinson, Marilynne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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

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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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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Millet, Lydia

3 holds on 2 copies

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,...

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

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Bowen, Elizabeth

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2000

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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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hepworth 2015

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

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

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Everyman's Library 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRO

Robinson, Marilynne.

2 holds on 4 copies

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004

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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

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

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

Harrison, Jim

Summary: The son of a wealthy family of timber barons struggles to reconcile himself with the damage his family has done to Michigan's Upper Peninsula--a scarring that cuts deeply into the fabric of his own family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI FICTION HAR

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL FIC HAR

Baggio, Sue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NAL Accent 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAG

Hadley, Tessa.

Summary: After growing up in a household with no male family members, Joyce works to protect her nuclear family and wonders why her own daughter rejects domestic life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAD

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