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Summary: Walter Vale is a widower who teaches economics at a Connecticut university. He lives alone and is no longer motivated by his work. In New York to present a paper at a conference, he goes to the apartment that he has not visited in some time, but has kept since his wife was alive, only to discover a young couple living there. Despite their great cultural differences, Walter befriends Tarek, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Visitor 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD VIS RATED PG-13

Summary: Walter Vale is a widower who teaches economics at a Connecticut university. In New York to present a paper at a conference, he goes to the apartment that he has not visited in some time, only to discover a young couple living there. Despite their great cultural differences, Walter befriends them. One day, when returning from Central Park with Walter, Tarek is arrested for jumping a stuck subway...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McCarthy, Mary

Summary: In the second volume of the definitive edition of her fiction, three novels by the witty and provocative writer who defined a generation, including the landmark classic The Group. In Mary McCarthy's most famous novel, The Group (1963), she depicts the lives of eight Vassar College graduates during the 1930s as they grapple with sex, sexism, money, motherhood, and family. McCarthy's final two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

McCarthy, Mary

Summary: Seventy-five years ago Mary McCarthy provoked a scandal with her electrifying debut novel, The Company She Keeps (1942), announcing the arrival of a major new voice in American literature. A candid, thinly-veiled portrait of the late-1930s New York intellectual scene, its penetrating gaze and creative fusion of life and literature-"mutual plagiarism," she called it--became the hallmark of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC