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MacLeod, Susan (Susan J.)

Summary: "When Susan MacLeod accompanied her 90-year-old mother through a labyrinthine long-term care system, it was a nine-year journey navigating a government without a heart in a system without compassion. Her family, much like the system, erected walls rather than opening arms. She found herself involuntarily placed at the pivot point between her frail, elderly mother's need for love and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Conundrum Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 MAC

Hines, Stephen W.

Summary: Biography of children's author Laura Ingalls Wilder, with articles, interviews and recollections of friends and neighbors, focusing on her later life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: T. Nelson Publishers 1994

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.52 HIN

Richardson, Sarah

Summary: "Following the bestselling success of Sarah Style, HGTV star and design queen Sarah Richardson takes readers inside her personal style at home. Following up on the smash success of Sarah Style, renowned designer Sarah Richardson delivers a unique aspirational design book that walks us through her homes. From downtown Toronto to rural Ontario to the shores of Georgian Bay, the homes of Sarah and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 670 RIC

Toebes, Teun

Summary: "Twenty-one-year-old nursing student Teun Toebes (both broke and curious) decided to move into a nursing home and experience the daily life of elderly residents, not as a nurse or a carer - but as a housemate. The experience was to change his life, as well as the lives of his new friends. He initiated Friday drinks, trips out and camping evenings, and reintroduced pleasure in the small things...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: September Publishing 2023

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Kane, Barry.

Summary: Encourages everyone to use their imagination and explore nature to create, invent, learn, and build fairy houses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Light-Beams Pub. 2008

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Wright, Richard

Summary: The author grew up in the woods of Mississippi amid poverty, hunger, fear, and hatred. He lied, stole, and raged at those around him; at six he was a "drunkard", hanging about in taverns. Surly, brutal, cold, suspicious, and self-pitying, he was surrounded on one side by whites who were either indifferent to him, pitying, or cruel, and on the other side by blacks who resented anyone trying to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial Modern Classics 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WRIGHT, RICHARD WRI

Wheeler, Sara

Summary: A witty and insightful tour of contemporary Russia, using its Golden Age writers, from Pushkin to Tolstoy, as guides: part history, part sociopolitical commentary, Mud and Stars reveals the heart of a country that never fails to surprise us.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891.709 WHE

Blais, Madeleine

Summary: "In the 1970s, Madeleine Blais' in-laws purchased a vacation house on Martha's Vineyard for the exorbitant sum of $80,000. 2.2 miles down a poorly marked, one lane dirt road, the house was better termed a shack--it had no electricity, no modern plumbing, the roof leaked, and mice had invaded the walls. It was perfect. Sitting on Tisbury Great Pond--well-stocked with oysters and crab for foraged...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLAIS, MADELEINE BLA

Choudhury, Kushanava

Summary: The author describes how, after moving to New Jersey at the age of twelve, he returned to Calcutta to work for an English language newspaper, where he encountered a chaotic, living city unchanged by time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHOUDHURY, KUSHANAVA CHO

Nicolson, Adam

Summary: June 1797 to September 1798 is the most famous year in English poetry. Out of it came Samuel Taylor Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and “Kubla Khan,” as well as his unmatched hymns to friendship and fatherhood, and William Wordsworth’s revolutionary songs in Lyrical Ballads along with “Tintern Abbey,” Wordsworth's paean to the unity of soul and cosmos, love and understanding. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821 NIC

Summary: "The editors of Cabin Living magazine share their considerable knowledge of American cabins in thirty detailed stories from across the country." -- From back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728.7 CAB

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728.7 CAB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Home Build Cabin

Banville, John

Summary: "Born and bred in a small town a train ride away from Dublin, author John Banville ... saw the city as a place of enchantment when he was a child. It was first a birthday treat, the world his beloved, eccentric aunt inhabited. When he came of age and took up residence there, the city was a frequent backdrop for his dissatisfactions as a young writer (James Joyce had 'seized upon the city for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.18 BAN

Brashares, Ann

Summary: Summer for Sasha and Ray means the sprawling old house on Long Island. Since they were children, they've shared almost everything--reading the same books, running down the same sandy footpaths to the beach, eating peaches from the same market, laughing around the same sun-soaked dining table. Even sleeping in the same bed, on the very same worn cotton sheets. But they've never met. Sasha's dad...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Kaplan, Alice Yaeger.

Summary: Examines how spending time abroad in Paris changed the lives and outlooks of three notable American women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.361 KAP

Napier, Erin

Summary: "Our homes are more than an assemblage of bricks and glass, wood and nails. They are the keepers of our childhood memories, our milestones, and heartaches. They evolve as we do. As a family grows and eventually retracts, a home can change hands and begin again. We are the chapters in the book of a house. They carry on after we are gone, setting the stage for another story, a new life, new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2023

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Blume, Lesley M. M.

Summary: "The making of Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, the outsize personalities who inspired it, and the vast changes it wrought on the literary world In the summer of 1925, Earnest Hemingway and a clique of raucous companions traveled to Pamplona, Spain, for the town's infamous running of the bulls. Then, over the next six weeks, he channeled that trip's maelstrom of drunken brawls, sexual...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813 BLU

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEMINGWAY, ERNEST BLU

Han, Jenny.

Summary: Belly spends the summer she turns sixteen at the beach just like every other summer of her life, but this time things are very different as she finds herself falling for a boy she has known since childhood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2010

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Shehadeh, Raja

Summary: "In a dazzling mix of reportage, analysis, and memoir, the leading Palestinian writer of our time reflects on aging, failure, the occupation, and the changing face of Ramallah"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.94 SHE

Storey, Kate

Summary: Drawing from conversations with family members, friends, neighbors, and household and security staff, this multigenerational story of the Kennedy family as seen through their Hyannis Port compound on Cape Cod provides a sweeping history of an American dynasty that has left an indelible mark on the nation's politics and culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 STO

Welfare, Simon

Summary: "A unique and fascinating look at Victorian society through the remarkable lives of an enlightened and philanthropic aristocratic couple, the Marquess and Marchioness of Aberdeen, who exhausted their vast fortune buying homes around the globe where they entertained the rich and famous while also campaigning for the poor and disadvantaged. As the Marquess and Marchioness of Aberdeen, John and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.1081 WEL

Summary: There's a new pecking order at the Fisher & Diaz funeral home, but Nate, Ruth, David, and Claire still try to make every day above ground a good one.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SIX

Han, Jenny.

Summary: The summer after her first year of college, Isobel "Belly" Conklin is faced with a choice between Jeremiah and Conrad Fisher, brothers she has always loved, when Jeremiah proposes marriage and Conrad confesses that he still loves her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HAN

Stone, Nic

Summary: "Vernell Laquan Banks and Justyce McAllister grew up a block apart in the Southwest Atlanta neighborhood of Wynwood Heights. Years later, though, Justyce walks the illustrious halls of Yale University . . . and Quan sits behind bars at the Fulton Regional Youth Detention Center. Through a series of flashbacks, vignettes, and letters to Justyce -- the protagonist of Dear Martin -- Quan's story...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: PA FIC STO

Summary: From the east: "A journey from the end of summer to deepest winter, across Eastern Europe to Moscow."--Container

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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