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Franzen, Jonathan.

Summary: The author describes growing up in a family of all boys in Webster Groves, Missouri, reflecting on such topics as the dynamics of a Christian youth fellowship, his role as the school prankster, his marriage, and the life lessons he has learned from birds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRANZEN, JONATHAN FRA

Franzen, Jonathan

Summary: "A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom Young Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with $130,000 in student debt, that she's squatting with anarchists in Oakland, and that her relationship with her mother-- her only family-- is hazardous. But she doesn't have a clue who her father is, why her mother has...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Franzen, Jonathan.

Summary: Presents a collection of essays and speeches that consider the human and literary themes that have shaped the author's life, exploring such topics as the suicide of David Foster Wallace, and the ways in which technology has changed how people express love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 FRA

Franzen, Jonathan.

Summary: Enid Lambert begins to worry about her husband when he begins to withdraw and lose himself in negativity and depression as he faces Parkinson's disease.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Franzen, Jonathan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2002

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Franzen, Jonathan

Summary: In this collection of essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years, Franzen explores his complex relationship with his uncle, recounts his young adulthood in New York, and offers an illuminating look at the global seabird crisis. Taken together, these essays trace the progress of a unique and mature mind wrestling with itself, with literature, and with some of the most important...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 FRA

Franzen, Jonathan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 1988

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Franzen, Jonathan

Summary: "A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom Young. Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with $130,000 in student debt, that she's squatting with anarchists in Oakland, and that her relationship with her mother--her only family--is hazardous. But she doesn't have a clue who her father is, why her mother has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Franzen, Jonathan.

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Summary: Patty and Walter Berglund were the new pioneers of old St. Paul--the gentrifiers, the hands-on parents, the avent-garde of the Whole Foods generation. Patty was the ideal sort of neighbor, who could tell you where to recycle your batteries and how to get the local cops to actually do their job. She was an enviably perfect mother and the wife of Walter's dreams. Together with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010

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Franzen, Jonathan.

Summary: The author presents his 1996 work, "The Harper's Essay," offering additional writings that consider a central theme of the erosion of civic life and private dignity and the increasing persistence of loneliness in postmodern American.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 FRA

Summary: Exposes the rampant poaching of migratory songbirds in southern Europe. Songbird populations have been drastically declining for several decades, with a number of species facing imminent extinction. This poignant documentary explores the wonder of these tiny globe-trekking marvels, millions of which are unlawfully slaughtered each year for large sums on the black market.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC EMP

Summary: The documentary tracks the unlikely musical career of one of the longest-running and most prolific of the first-wave British punk bands, charting their progression from socialist art students with no musical skills through their reinvention as the rabble-rousing progeny of Hank Williams. Featuring performances by the band as well as interviews with celebrity fans including Jonathan Franzen,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC REV

Kraus, Karl

Summary: Presents newly translated and annotated works of the Viennese satirist who was celebrated by Franz Kafka for his willingness to express unpopular opinions, including the media's manipulation of reality and the dehumanizing nature of technology.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 838.912 KRA