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Rosen, Renée

Summary: "The bestselling author of White Collar Girl and What the Lady Wants explores one woman's journey of self-discovery set against the backdrop of a musical and social revolution. In the middle of the twentieth century, the music of the Mississippi Delta arrived in Chicago, drawing the attention of entrepreneurs like the Chess brothers. Their label, Chess Records, helped shape that music into the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Dickson, Athol

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIC

Bank, Melissa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

Thoene, Bodie

Summary: Her own identity was safely disguised. But what about those she loved most. They would soon disappear with all the others unless... .

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 1989

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC THOENE

Kahn, Sharon

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2001

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M KAH

Margolis, Sue.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delta Trade Paperbacks 2004

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Littell, Robert

Summary: Struggling with disjointed memories about his past identities with the CIA, former field agent turned private detective Martin Odum wonders if he can trust his CIA psychiatrist and struggles to retain a hold on his sanity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIT

Kahn, Sharon

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M KAH

Leffler, Maggie.

Summary: "Estranged from her family since just after World War II, Mary Browning has spent her entire adult life hiding from her Jewish heritage. Now eighty-seven years old and a widow, she is haunted by a lifetime of secrets and fading memories of the family sheleft behind. Her one outlet is the writing group she's presided over for a decade, but when a new member walks in--a fifteen year old girl who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LEF

Isaacs, Susan

Summary: Astonished when her seemingly devoted husband is found murdered in a prostitute's apartment, Susie, a mother of four-year-old triplets, bristles at her neighbors' mixed reactions and tackles everyone from her husband's partners to the DA to restore her family's honor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ISA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ISC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Isaacs 2010

Foroutan, Parnaz

Summary: For all his wealth and success, Asher Malacouti -- the head of a prosperous Jewish family living in the Iranian town of Kermanshah -- cannot have the one thing he desires above all: a male son. His young wife Rakhel, trapped in an oppressive marriage at a time when a woman's worth is measured by her fertility, is made desperate by her failure to conceive, and grows jealous and vindictive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION FOR

Chessman, Harriet Scott.

Summary: Hannah Pearl is a French-born World War II survivor now residing in a Connecticut nursing home, where she is increasingly prey to memory loss. The author uses Hannah's condition as the starting place for a series of finely crafted meditations that blur the lines between past and present, English and French. This technique allows for many melancholy confusions. Hannah's ongoing encounters with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2004

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

Margolis, Sue.

Summary: Tallulah's grandmother, Nana Ida, wants her granddaughter to have a big Jewish wedding although Tallulah and her fiancé would prefer a small wedding. After months of planning the groom doesn't show up. So Nana Ida gets busy with matchmaking and Tallulah discovers that happiness doesn't always come in the form of the perfect doctor and that real love doesn't require a catered affair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Solomons, Natasha.

Summary: " A stunning new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The House at Tyneford London, 1958. It's the eve of the sexual revolution, but in Juliet Montague's conservative Jewish community where only men can divorce women, shefinds herself a living widow, invisible. Ever since her husband disappeared seven years ago, Juliet has been a hardworking single mother of two and unnaturally...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SOL

Horn, Dara

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOR

Carner, Talia

5 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Thelate 1800s find fourteen-year-old Batya in the Russian countryside, fleeing with her family endless pogroms. Desperate, her father leaps at the opportunity to marry Batya to a worldly, wealthy stranger who can guarantee his daughter an easy life and passage to America. Feeling like a princess in a fairytale, Batya leaves her old life behind as she is whisked away to a new world. But soon she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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Matthiessen, Peter.

Summary: "From the two-time National Book Award winning author of The Snow Leopard and Shadow Country, a short, powerful novel about an American professor of Holocaust Studies who, over the course of a weeklong spiritual retreat at Auschwitz, is forced to grapplewith his own past and a family secret: the Jewish mother abandoned to her doom by his Gentile father"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Matthiessen 2014

Bank, Melissa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2005

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

Plain, Belva.

Summary: Though Iris Stern considers herself a modern woman, with a successful academic career and a happy marriage, she still holds steadfast to her old-fashioned sensibilities. But as the mother of three adult children, each with their own lives and burdens to bear, she often finds those sensibilities called into question when confronted with the choices her children have made.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Plain 2011

Dudman, Clare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUD

Plain, Belva.

Summary: Though Iris Stern considers herself a modern woman, with a successful academic career and a happy marriage, she still holds steadfast to her old-fashioned sensibilities. But as the mother of three adult children, each with their own lives and burdens to bear, she often finds those sensibilities called into question when confronted with the choices her children have made.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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Kanon, Joseph.

Summary: In 1946, Europe begins its slow recovery from World War II. Adam, an American soldier, and Claudia, a Jewish woman, two people scarred by their devastating experiences during the war, fall in love, but they are forced to confront a Venice at war with itself, haunted by atrocities it would rather forget.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M Kanon

Weiner, Jennifer.

Summary: Cannie Shapiro is about to find out it's not easy to hide your past, especially when it's been in print. Now anonymously writing science fiction, seven pounds lighter and enoying life as a soccer mom and doctor's wife, Cannie must deal with the consequences when her daughter Joy stumbles onto her first novel.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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Weiner, Jennifer.

Summary: No longer famous, journalist Cannie Shapiro writes science fiction under a pen name while raising her teenage daughter, and considers her husband Peter's request to have Cannie's flamboyant sister provide surrogate services so that they can have a second child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2008

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