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Summary: "Bob Seger's House and Other Stories is a collection of short stories written by some of Michigan's most well-known fiction writers. This collection of twenty-two short stories serves as a celebration not only of the tenth anniversary of the Made in Michigan Writers Series in 2016 but also of the rich history of writing and storytelling in the region. As series editors Michael Delp and M. L....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOB

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Summary: The essays approach Michigan at the atomic level. This is a place where weather patterns and ecology matter. Farmers, miners, shippers, and loggers have built (or lost) their livelihood on Michigan's nature-what could and could not be made out of our elements. From freshwater lakes that have shaped the ground beneath our feet to the industrial ebb and flow of iron ore and wind power-ours is a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.6 ELE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.6 Oom

Summary: A collection of poems and short stories from the following Michigan authors : Marty Achatz, Ellen Airgood, Robert Alexander, Julie Brooks Barbour, Sally Brunk, Jennifer Burd, Lisa Fay Coutley, Sharon Dilworth, Amber Edmondson, Chad Farries, Matthew Gavin Frank, Manda Frederick, Randall R. Freisinger, Eric Gadzinski, Steve Hamilton, Sue Harrison, Joseph Daniel Haske, Barbara Henning, Jennifer A....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 WAY

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MI 810.08 Way 2013

Cooper, Desiree

Summary: "In Know the Mother, author Desiree Cooper explores the complex archetype of the mother in all of her incarnations. In a collage of meditative stories, women find themselves wedged between their own yearnings and their roles as daughters, sisters, grandmothers, and wives. ... With her lyrical and carefully crafted prose, Cooper's stories provide truths without sermon and invite empathy without...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Cooper 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P COO

Dombrowski, Chris

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 DOM

Harris, Bill

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 HAR

Mozina, Andrew

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOZ

Beardslee, Lois

Summary: Words like Thunder: New and Used Anishinaabe Prayers is a collection of poetry by award-winning Ojibwe author Lois Beardslee. Much of the book centers around Native people of the Great Lakes but has a universal relevance to modern indigenous people worldwide. Beardslee tackles contemporary topics like climate change and socioeconomic equality with a grace and readability that empowers readers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2020

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 BEA

Gilmore, Brian G.

Summary: "Come see about me, Marvin is accessible, honest poetry about and for real people. In the collection, brian g. gilmore seeks to invite the reader into a fantastical dialogue between himself and Marvin Gaye--two black men who were born in the nation's capital but moved to the Midwest for professional ambitions. In trying to acclimate himself to a new job in a new place--a place that seemed so...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 GIL

Hilberry, Conrad.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 HIL

Morgan, Cindy Hunter

Summary: Harborless, a collection of poems informed by Great Lakes shipwrecks, is part history and part reinvention. The poems explore tragic wrecks in rivers and lakes, finding and forming artistic meaning from destruction and death. Each poem begins in a real, historical moment that Cindy Hunter Morgan transforms into an imagined truth. The imaginative element is essential to this work as it provides...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 MOR

Oomen, Anne-Marie

Summary: "As the 1960s dawned in small-town Michigan, Anne-Marie Oomen was a naive farm girl whose mother was determined to keep her out of trouble-by keeping her in 4-H. In Love, Sex, and 4-H , Oomen sets the wholesomeness of her domestic lessons in 4-H club from 1959 to 1969 against the political and sexual revolution of the time. Between sewing her first dish towel and finishing the yellow dress she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OOM

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OOMEN, ANNE-MARIE OOM

Taylor, Keith

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2009

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Campbell, Bonnie Jo

Contents: The trespasser -- The yard man -- World of gas -- The inventor, 1972 -- The solutions to Brian's problem -- The burn -- Family reunion -- Winter life -- Bringing Belle home -- Falling -- King Cole's American salvage -- Storm warning -- Fuel for the millennium -- Boar taint.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MI S.C. Cam

Driscoll, Jack

Summary: Ten stories mostly set in Michigan's northern lower peninsula, a landscape as gorgeous as it is severe. If at times the situations in these stories appear hopeless, the characters nonetheless, and even against seemingly impossible odds, dare to hope. These fictional individuals are so compassionately rendered that they can hardly help but be, in the hands of this writer, not only redeemed but...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRI

Fordon, Kelly

Summary: If you thought the suburbs were boring, think again. Kelly Fordon's I Have the Answer artfully mixes the fabulist with the workaday and illuminates relationships and characters with crisp, elegant prose and dark wit. The stories in Fordon's latest collection are disquieting, humorous, and thought-provoking. They might catch you off guard, but are always infused with deep humanity and tenderness.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2020

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Foster, Linda Nemec

Summary: The Lake Michigan Mermaid is a new tale that feels familiar. The breeze off the lake, the sand underfoot, the supreme sadness of being young and not in control-these sensations come rushing back page-by-page, bringing to life an ancient myth of coming of age in a troubled world. Freed from the minds of Linda Nemec Foster and Anne-Marie Oomen, the Lake Michigan mermaid serves as a voice of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 FOS

Lenzo, Lisa

Summary: These nine stories center on Annie Zito, a smart-but-not-always-wise divorced mother, and Marly, her strong yet vulnerable daughter, as they seek and stumble upon an odd cast of boys and men.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEN

Liebler, M. L.

Summary: Product Description: A new collection from Detroit poet M.L. Liebler, a unique voice in contemporary poetry. Calm, thoughtful voice, unified collection finding the depths of things in his travels and in his daily life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 LIE

Oomen, Anne-Marie.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.603 OOM
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 818.603 OOM

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 818.60 Oomen 2010

Swan, Alison

Summary: "Alison Swan's collection of poems, A Fine Canopy, illustrates how the natural world envelops and encloses us with so many beautiful things: crowns of leaves, the ubiquitous blue sky, our luminous moon, and snow. So much snow. An ecopoet whose writing shows her advocacy for natural resources, in this collection Swan calls the reader to witness, appreciate, and sustain this world before it...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 SWA

Whelan, Gloria.

Contents: Keeping order -- Incomer -- Costumes -- Living together -- Travelogue -- It's going to be all right -- The ark -- Migrating -- When the children grow up -- Hautala country -- Icy miracles -- Keeping your place.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHE

Contents: Preface: Grim reader -- Ghost anecdote / Laura Kasischke -- Not even lions and tigers / Steve Amick -- Thin air / Elizabeth Kostova -- Backseat driver / James Hynes -- Pier Road / Nicholas Delbanco -- Bones on Bois Blanc / Laura Hulthen Thomas -- Bitchathane / Anne-Marie Oomen -- Estate sale / Kelly Fordon -- Making bakes / Lolita Hernandez -- The devil in Cross Village / Eileen Pollack -- The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.0873 GHO

Daniels, Jim

Summary: "Rowing Inland, Jim Daniel's fifteenth book of poetry, is a time machine that takes the reader back to the Metro Detroit of his youth and then accelerates toward the future. With humor and empathy, the author looks at his own family's challenges and those of the surrounding community where the legacy handed down from generation to generation is one of survival. Although the book focuses on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 DAN

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