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Perrotta, Tom

Summary: What would happen if The Rapture actually took place and millions of people just disappeared from the earth? How would normal people respond? The residents of Mapleton use a variety of coping mechanisms in this thought-provoking novel about love, connection, and loss.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PER

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION PER

Perrotta, Tom

Summary: "From one of the most popular and bestselling authors of our time, a penetrating and hilarious new novel about sex, love, and identity on the frontlines of America's culture wars. Eve Fletcher is trying to figure out what comes next. A forty-six-year-old divorcee whose beloved only child has just left for college, Eve is struggling to adjust to her empty nest when one night her phone lights up...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PER

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Perrotta, Tom

Summary: A collection of stories focuses on suburban nuclear families, including "Senior Season," "Nine Inches" and "The Smile on Happy Chang's Face."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Perrotta, Tom

Summary: A group of young suburban parents, including a stay-at-home dad, a former feminist, and an over-structured mom, finds its sleepy existence shattered when a convicted child molester moves back into town and two of the parents have an affair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Perrotta, Tom

Summary: The new collection from the New York Times bestselling author of The Leftovers and Little Children, featuring stories focusing on Perrotta's familiar suburban nuclear families.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC PER

Perrotta, Tom

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Perrotta, Tom

Summary: "For many ivy league college students, spring break means a raucous road trip to a spot in the sun. For Danny, a Yale junior, the spring of 1982 means two weeks in central New Jersey behind the wheel of his dad's lunch truck, the Roach Coach. But Danny can use the time with the coffee urn to try to make sense of a love life that's gotten a little complicated. There's loyal and patient...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Perrotta, Tom

Summary: "What if ... with no explanation--a number of us simply vanished? Would we think it was the Rapture? Would others of us go on, one foot in front of the other, as we did before the world turned upside down? That's what the bewildered citizens of Mapleton, who lost many of their neighbors, friends, and lovers in the event known as the Sudden Departure, have to figure out. Because nothing has been...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Perrotta, Tom

Summary: Eve Fletcher is trying to figure out what comes next. A forty-six-year-old divorcee whose beloved only child has just left for college, Eve is struggling to adjust to her empty nest when one night her phone lights up with a text message. Sent from an anonymous number, the mysterious sender tells Eve, "U R my MILF!" Over the months that follow, that message comes to obsess Eve. While leading her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Perrotta 2017

Summary: With Mapleton thrown into chaos at the close of season one, season two finds many of its residents searching for a fresh start. Kevin Garvey retires as police chief and moves his newly formed family to a small Texas town that seems to have been spared from the event that shook the rest of the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEF

Summary: A popular high school teacher is determined to de-rail an over-achieving student's obsessive campaign to be elected student body president.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 1999

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ELE

Summary: Two percent of the world's population has disappeared. Was it the Rapture? A mass murder? Cult suicides? Aliens? Based on Tom Perrotta's bestselling novel, the series follows Kevin Garvey, police chief and father of two in Mapletown, New York, three years after the mysterious event. As Garvey struggles to grieve for his losses, rebuild his life, and regain a sense of normalcy within the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEF

Summary: Adaptation of Tom Perrotta's novel about life in a small town after many of its residents vanished in a Rapture-like event.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEF

Summary: Sarah Pierce is a new stay at home mom struggling with the solitude of her new role. Spending every moment with a three year old tests the patience of the one-time English scholar. One day, at a local playground, she interacts with a group of moms and the differences are clear. They embrace motherhood and seem to relish all that their new role brings. One day, Brad, a stay at home dad brings...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Presents twenty of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES