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Grey, Zane

Summary: After a Texan stole another man's woman, a feud errupted into war. A son and daughter of the feuding clans fell in love, becoming pawns in a bloodbath that raged until no one was left to kill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.J. Black, Inc. 1950

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Summary: "At the court of Chancery, the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case grinds on for years with no end in sight. Entangled in the lawsuit are a growing number of innocent victims: Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a child with mysterious parentage; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. As the case staggers onward,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Bleak 2005

Summary: Jude Fawley is a poor stone carver who is tricked into a loveless marriage and ultimately forced to give up his dreams of a university education. After his wife deserts him, he begins a scandalous relationship with his cousin Sue Bridehead.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: KOCH Vision 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV JUD

Dickens, Charles

Summary: Bleak House, Dickens's most daring experiment in the narration of a complex plot, challenges the reader to make connections - between the fashionable and the outcast, the beautiful and the ugly, the powerful and the victims. Nowhere in Dickens's later novels is his attack on an uncaring society more imaginatively embodied, but nowhere either is the mixture of comedy and angry satire more deftly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2011

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Boston 1642: Imprisoned for the crime of adultery, young wife Hester Prynne is condemned on her release to bear a public display of her shame - a scarlet letter 'A' stitched upon her dress. For the sake of her baby daughter Pearl, the product of her illicit liaison, she determines to weather the scorn of her Puritan community with defiance and dignity. Meanwhile, her husband is resolved to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millennium Publications 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hawthorne 2015

Ross, Ann B.

Summary: Shortly after the death of her husband, a wealthy Southern widow is visited by an impoverished young woman with a small boy. A mistress? A son? Julia Springer can't believe it, only to discover that the whole town has known for years. But she will rise to the occasion when the boy is kidnaped.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2001

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Cherryh, C. J.

Summary: Cefwyn, king at last, must rebuild his devastated kingdom. The embattled ruler is aided by his powerful friend Tristen Sihhe and two surprising allies in a struggle he must win: his two young sons. Elfwyn Aswydd, the bastard son of Cefwyn and the sorceress Tarien Aswydd, has spent years unaware of his parentage, yet now it is his time to emerge and claim the gifted birthright he's been denied...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eos 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Hester Prynn, a young woman in Puritan Massachusetts, publicly bears the burden of her sin of adultery while her husband secretly exacts his revenge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1986

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Haw

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Hailed by Henry James as "the finest piece of imaginative writing yet put forth in the country," Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter reaches to our nation's historical and moral roots for the material of great tragedy. Set in an early New England colony, the novel shows the terrible impact of a single passionate act on the lives of three people: the fiery, tortured Reverend Dimmesdale; the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2010

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Landis, Jill Marie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Landis, Jill Marie.

Summary: Married on the eve of the Civil War, young widow Sara Collier refuses to mourn her life away. But her choices make her an outcast, and haunt the miraculous return of her battle-scarred husband a year later.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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

Redwine, C. J.

Summary: Javan Najafai, crown prince of Akram, has spent the last ten years at an elite boarding school, far away from his kingdom. But his eagerly awaited return home is cut short when a mysterious impostor takes his place, and no one believes Javan is the true prince.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC RED

Ross, Ann B.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bookspan 1999

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

Unita, Yumi

Summary: Ten years have flown by since Daikichi first met Rin at his grandfather's funeral. Rin has blossomed into a smart, capable teen-ager, but the trails and tribulations of high school and adolescence await.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 UNI

Brown, Carrie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Brown

Fernández Revuelta, Alina

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FERNANDEZ, ALINA FER

Caskie, Kathryn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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

Cast, P. C.

Summary: "The House of Night is an international publishing sensation; with almost 12 million books in print, and an incredible 120 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, the series has taken the world by storm. Now, the excitement continues as the Cast mother-daughter duo shares the back stories of a few of the House of Night's most important - and mysterious - characters. The second of the House...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2012

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

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

Clark, Mary Higgins.

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Summary: At age eighty-two and in failing health, Olivia Morrow must decide whether she will expose a long-held family secret and reveal that her cousin, Catherine, gave birth to a son at age seventeen and gave him up for adoption before entering a convent. Now deceased, Sister Catherine is being considered for beatification by the Catholic Church. Catherine' s granddaughter Monica has no idea that her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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

Faulkner, William

Summary: First published in 1929, Faulkner created his "heart's darling," the beautiful and tragic Caddy Compson, whose story Faulkner told through separate monologues by her three brothers--the idiot Benjy, the neurotic suicidal Quentin and the monstrous Jason. From the Trade Paperback edition. The novel reveals the story of the disintegration of the Compson family, doomed inhabitants of Faulkner's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 1992

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FAU

Grey, Zane

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Five Star 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Hester Prynne is ostracized from her seventeenth-century Puritan community for refusing to name the father of her child, the product of an adulterous relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Roger Chillingworth arrives in New England after two years separation from his wife, Hester Prynne, to find her on trial for adultery. She refuses to reveal her lover and is sentenced to wear a scarlet letter A sewn onto her clothes. Resolving to discover the man's identity, Roger sets out to destroy his rival, while Hester desperately tries to protect her illegitimate daughter from a society...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Collector's Library 2017

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Sixsmith, Martin

Summary: Fifty years after giving her son up for adoption, Irishwoman Philomena Lee decides to find him, while, on the other side of the Atlantic, her son, a lawyer in the first Bush administration, struggles to find his mother.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LEE, PHILOMENA SIX