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Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Summary: A meditative novel of a young boy on the cusp of adulthood follows a single year in the life of thirteen-year-old Jason Taylor as he grows up in what is for him the sleepiest village in Worcestershire, England, in 1982.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIT

Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Summary: Down the road from a working-class British pub, along the brick wall of a narrow alley, if the conditions are exactly right, you'll find the entrance to Slade House: a surreal place where visitors see what they want to see, including some things that should be impossible. Every nine years, the house's residents--an odd brother and sister--extend a unique invitation to someone who's different or...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Summary: 1799, Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor. Jacob de Zoet, a devout and resourceful young clerk, has a chance encounter with Orito Aibagawa, the disfigured daughter of a samurai doctor and midwife to the city's powerful magistrate. The borders between propriety, profit, and pleasure blur until Jacob finds his vision clouded, one rash promise made and then fatefully broken--the consequences of which will...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Summary: In 1799, the artificial island of Dejima lies in Nagasaki Harbor as Japan's outpost for the Dutch East Indies Company. There, Jacob de Zoet has come to make a fortune large enough to return to Holland and marry the woman he loves.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD Fiction Mitchell 2010

Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Summary: 1799, Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor. Jacob de Zoet, a devout and resourceful young clerk, has a chance encounter with Orito Aibagawa, the disfigured daughter of a samurai doctor and midwife to the city's powerful magistrate. The borders between propriety, profit, and pleasure blur until Jacob finds his vision clouded, one rash promise made and then fatefully broken--the consequences of which will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIT

Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Summary: "A vast, intricate novel that weaves six narratives and spans from 1984 to the 2030s about a secret war between a cult of soul-decanters and a small group of vigilantes called the Night Shift who try to take them down. An up-all-night story that fluentlymixes the super-natural, sci-fi, horror, social satire, and hearbreaking realism"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MIT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mitchell 2014

Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Summary: Recounts the connected stories of people from the past and the distant future, from a nineteenth-century notary and an investigative journalist in the 1970s to a young man who searches for meaning in a post-apocalyptic world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MIT

Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIT

Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Summary: A novel of boyhood on the cusp of adulthood and the old on the cusp of the new, tracking a single year of 13-year-old Jason Taylor's life in Worcestershire in a dying Cold War England, 1982.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Summary: A vast, intricate novel that weaves six narratives and spans from 1984 to the 2030s about a secret war between a cult of soul-decanters and a small group of vigilantes called the Night Shift who try to take them down. An up-all-night story that fluently mixes the super-natural, sci-fi, horror, social satire, and hearbreaking realism.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Summary: "Down the road from a working-class British pub, along the brick wall of a narrow alley, if the conditions are exactly right, you'll find the entrance to Slade House: a surreal place where visitors see what they want to see, including some things that should be impossible. Every nine years, the house's residents--an odd brother and sister--extend a unique invitation to someone who's different...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MIT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MIT

Higashida, Naoki

Summary: Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Parents and family members who never thought they could get inside the head of their autistic loved one at last have a way to break through to the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 616.85882 HIGASHIDA, NAOKI Hig

Summary: An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. The story is a time-shifting weave of six interlinking narratives, with diverse settings from the savagery of a Pacific Island in the 1850s to a dystopian Korea of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE CLO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI CLO