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Summary: Lonely widow Emmi Kurowski meets Arab worker Ali in a bar during a rainstorm. They fall in love--to their own surprise, and to the shock of family, colleagues, and drinking buddies. An emotional power that reflects the ethnic tensions within German society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ALI

Summary: Marina, a waitress who moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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Johansen, Iris.

Summary: Jenny Cashman has returned from school in Europe to declare her love for Steve Jason, the casino owner who adopted her after her father died. Desperate to show him the woman she has become, she would do anything to get him to love her. Steve knows he is much older and much too jaded for Jenny, but he is quickly discovering that Jenny will not give herself to any other man and that she will do...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2013

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

Summary: The film follows the blossoming love between a well-off suburban widow and her handsome and earthy younger gardener. After their romance prompts the scorn of her selfish children and snooty country club friends, she must decide whether to pursue her own happiness or carry on a lonely, hemmed-in existence for the sake of the approval of others.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2014

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ALL

Summary: When a 30-something fashion photographer agrees to a date with a precocious teenager, he gets far more than he bargained for.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER HAR

Summary: Benjamin Braddock has just finished college and is already lost in a sea of confusion and barely contained angst when he becomes sexually involved with the middle-aged mother of the young woman he's dating.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GRA

Summary: Splendor in the grass: Two 1920s Kansas teenagers find their intense sexual feelings for each other are putting them at odds with their families and the rigid respectability of the town they live in.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE GRE

Summary: This sparkling British comedy follows a May-December romance between free spirit Lauren and young-at-heart divorced grandfather Ed. The age gap isn't Lauren and Ed's only challenge: they face the disapproval of Lauren's parents, who are practically Ed's contemporaries, and her envious older sister, who's got a chaotic family of her own. On the other side, they endure Ed's down-on-his-luck,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Raney, Deborah

Summary: "At twenty-nine, Phylicia Chandler put her life on hold to care for her dying mother with her sisters, Joanna and Britt. Now Mom is gone and their father stuns them all by running off with a woman young enough to be their sister. Life is moving forward all around her, but Phylicia feels stuck--until her father's protégé, Quinn Mitchell, presents the sisters with an intriguing business...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gilead Publishing, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION RAN

Summary: Charade (1963) is comedy-mystery set in Paris about a young widow who, with the help of a handsome stranger, is trying to find the fortune her dead husband secreted away while being pursued by a trio of thugs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Madacy Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY CHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Charade 2001

Summary: In the early 1960's, 16-year-old Jenny Mellor lives with her parents in a London suburb. She is smart, pretty, and working toward her goal of being accepted into Oxford. Her life will take a big turn when she meets David, a man twice her age. Now she must decide if she will pursue an education at Oxford, or if she will choose to learn all that a charismatic, older man can teach her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA EDU

Austin, Finola

Summary: "Yorkshire, 1843: Lydia Robinson - mistress of Thorp Green Hall - has lost her precious young daughter and her mother within the same year. She returns to her bleak home, grief-stricken and unmoored. With her teenage daughters rebelling, her testy mother-in-law scrutinizing her every move, and her marriage grown cold, Lydia is restless and yearning for something more. All of that changes with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AUS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC AUS

Santoro, Lara.

Summary: A middle-aged, single mother going through an ugly divorce begins a torrid, irresponsible, and obsessive love affair with a twenty-year-old neighbor, resulting in life-changing consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAN

Ross, Ann B.

Summary: Frustrated with her life in the trailer park, Etta Mae Wiggins dreams of something better, but her ambition to marry a wealthy elderly man is challenged by the man's scheming children, her ex's underworld enemies, and her former flame Bobby Lee.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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

Hyde, Catherine Ryan

Summary: Anton Addison-Rice is determined to help his neighbor Edith leave her abusive marriage. As Anton falls hopelessly and selflessly in love, Edith fears both her husband finding her and Anton getting hurt.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Hyd

Fairley, Kim

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Kim Fairley was twenty-four when she fell in love with and married a man who was fifty-seven. Something about Vern -- his quirkiness, his humor, his devilish smile -- made her feel an immediate connection with him. She quickly became pregnant, but instead of the idyllic interlude she'd imagined as she settled into married life and planned for their family, their love was soon tested by the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: She Writes Press 2021

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Huston, Allegra

Summary: This is the time to run away, she thinks, to call it a mistake, to race back to home and safety. If I don't go home I will never feel safe again. On meeting Micajah Burnett, the son of an old school friend, Eve Armanton is faced with a choice. Years of a miserable marriage means she's as broken as the beautiful antique violin she's just found, and Micajah offers a spark of life, an opportunity...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUS

Waugh, Daisy

Summary: Sir Ecgbert Tode of Tode Hall has survived to a grand old age - much to the despair of his younger wife, Emma. But at ninety-three he has, at last, shuffled off the mortal coil. Emma, Lady Tode, thoroughly fed up with being a dutiful Lady of the Manor, wants to leave the country to spend her remaining years in Capri. Unfortunately her three tiresome children are either unwilling or unable (too...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Sneed, Christine

Summary: Jayne is questioning the choices she has made in the years since college and is struggling to pay her bills in Manhattan when she is given the opportunity to move to Paris with her wealthy lover and benefactor, Laurent Moller, who owns and operates two art galleries, one in New York, the other in Paris. He offers her the time and financial support she needs to begin her career as a painter and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media

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

Brinkley-Rogers, Paul

Summary: "Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent Paul Brinkley‑Rogers has lived an adventurous life all over the world. But there is one story he cannot forget: that of his haunting love affair with a mysterious older Japanese woman in 1959. Paul was a sailor aboard the USS Shangri‑La that long‑ago summer when he met Kaji Yukiko in the seaport of Yokosuka. A fierce intellectual,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 BRI

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRINKLEY-ROGERS, PAUL BRI

Hyde, Catherine Ryan

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "A hopeful novel of sacrifice, two lost souls, and enduring love ... It's 1965, and life has taken a turn for eighteen-year-old Anton Addison-Rice a year after his brother died in a tragic accident, Anton is still wounded--physically and emotionally. Alone for the holidays, he catches a glimpse of his neighbor Edith across the street one evening and realizes that she's in danger. Anton is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2020

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Sneed, Christine

Summary: "Jayne is questioning the choices she has made in the years since college and is struggling to pay her bills in Manhattan when she is given the opportunity to move to Paris with her wealthy lover and benefactor, Laurent Moller, who owns and operates two art galleries, one in New York, the other in Paris. He offers her the time and financial support she needs to begin her career as a painter and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SNE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Sneed 2015

Summary: Ulrich Mott is an eccentric and versatile social climber with grandiose plans to affect United States foreign policy. He is encouraged and egged on in his attempts by his strategically chosen wife, the well-connected journalist Elsa Brecht. Mott has a knack for making himself indispensable and impossible to ignore, with an impeccable sense for when to flatter and how to deftly use political...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD GEO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GEO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GEO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Amy is a recent divorcee who seeks refuge in the suburban Connecticut home of her parents. Demoralized and directionless, Amy begins an affair with 19 year old actor Jeremy that reignites her passion for life and jumpstarts her independence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2013

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE HEL

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