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Spencer, Elizabeth

Summary: Over the course of a career that spanned six decades, the southern novelist and short story writer Elizabeth Spencer established herself as one of the finest literary artists of a generation that included Flannery O'Connor, Carson McCullers, and Eudora Welty. This definitive volume brings together three remarkable novels: The Voice at the Back Door, her powerful masterpiece about racial...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SPE

Grisham, John.

Summary: A former American football star joins the Parma Panthers to play football in a small town in Italy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2007

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Unsworth, Barry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Unswo

Hall, Robert Anderson (EDT)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 458.4 FICTION ITA

Shapiro, Jeff.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA

Spencer, Elizabeth

2 holds on 1 copy

Contents: The light in the piazza -- The white azalea -- The visit -- The Pincian Gate -- Wisteria -- Knights and dragons -- The cousins.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Mississippi 1996

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Ferrante, Elena

Summary: Here is the dazzling saga of two women: the brilliant, bookish Elena and the fiery, uncontainable Lila. Both are now adults; many of life's great discoveries have been made, its vagaries and losses have been suffered. Through it all, the women's friendship has remained the gravitational center of their lives. Both women once fought to escape the neighborhood in which they grew up -- a prison of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Ferrante, Elena

Summary: The brilliant, bookish Elena and the fiery uncontainable Lila have made life's great discoveries, its vagaries and losses have been suffered. Both women once fought to escape the neighborhood in which they grew up-- a prison of conformity, violence, and inviolable taboos. Now, in a Naples that is as seductive as it is perilous-- and in a world undergoing epochal change-- Lila and Elena clash,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Ferrante 2015

Bailey, Martine

Summary: "'That's how it is for us servants. No one pays you much heed; mostly you're invisible as furniture. Yet you overhear a conversation here, and add a little gossip there. Then you find something, something you should not have found.' Irrepressible Biddy Leigh, under-cook at the foreboding Mawton Hall, only wants to marry her childhood sweetheart and set up her own tavern. But when her elderly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAI

Wood, Laura (Laura Clare)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In 1933, seventeen-year-old Bea is invited to visit her bohemian uncle in Italy where she meets Ben, a brash young artist, who challenges her to create the perfect summer romance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC WOO

Goodwin, Jason

Summary: In 1840, after hearing rumors that a long-lost Bellini painting has resurfaced in Venice, Sultan Abdulmecid tasks Yashim, his most trusted detective, with discovering the masterpiece's whereabouts. Once in Italy, Yashim collaborates with Palewski, his friend in the Polish consulate, to infiltrate the Venice underworld and locate the missing painting. Now, Yashim must solve the Bellini mystery...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

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

Goodwin, Jason

Summary: Sent to investigate rumors that a stolen art masterpiece has resurfaced in Venice, eunuch detective Yashim delegates negotiations for the work's return to Polish ambassador Palewski, in an unexpectedly dangerous case with ties to the alluring Contessa d'Aspi d'Istria.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOO

Stendhal

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Publisher / Publication Date: Elibron Classics 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 448.3 FIC STE

Fiorato, Marina.

Summary: "Hidden in the language of Shakespeare's best-loved comedy Much Ado About Nothing are several clues to an intriguing tale. It seems that the witty lovers Beatrice and Benedick had a previous love affair that ended bitterly. But how did they meet? Why did they part? And what brought them together again?When nineteen year old Beatrice is brought to live at her uncle's court in Sicily to be a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIO

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