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Zadoorian, Michael.

Summary: John and Ella Robina, a couple married 50+ years--she has stopped her cancer treatments, he has Alzheimer's-- kidnap themselves from the adult children and the doctors who seem to run their lives, and steal off on a forbidden vacation determined to prove that, when it comes to life, you can go back for seconds and sneak a little extra time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZAD

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC Zad

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Zadoorian 2009

Coe, Jonathan.

Summary: A family saga examines the events and relationships that bind three generations of women, as the elderly Rosamund records her memories of her troubled cousin Beatrix and the tragedy that transformed all of their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COE

Tyler, Anne.

Summary: "It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon." This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The whole family--their two daughters and two sons, their grandchildren, even their faithful old dog--is on the porch, listening contentedly as Abby tells the tale they have heard so many times before. And yet this gathering is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2015

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Kuznetsova, Maria

Summary: "Larissa is a stubborn, brutally honest woman in her eighties, tired of her home in Kiev, Ukraine, tired of everything in life, really, except for her beloved granddaughter, Natasha. Natasha is tired as well, but that's because she has just had a baby, and she's struggling to balance her roles as a new mother, a wife, an actress (or she used to be, anyway), and a host to her husband's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC KUZ

Margulies, Phillip

Summary: A sweeping historical tale based on the life and times of the daughter of a New York merchant finds the orphaned Belle suffering at the hands of a rival cousin before working as a prostitute and transforming herself repeatedly to win the love and life she desires.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Rasmussen, Rebecca.

Summary: As elderly women, sisters Twiss and Milly live alone in the house where they grew up in Spring Green, Wis. They spend their days tending to injured birds and roaming their land, lost in memories. For Milly, there is the constant reminder of what could have been. Twiss spent her childhood happily trailing behind their golf-pro father, but Milly dreamed about a family and children that never...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shaye Areheart Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAS

Griffin, Anne

Summary: If you had to pick five people to sum up your life, who would they be? If you were to raise a glass to each of them, what would you say? And what would you learn about yourself, when all is said? At the bar of a grand hotel in a small Irish town sits 84-year-old Maurice Hannigan. He's alone, as usual, though tonight is anything but. Pull up a stool and charge your glass, because Maurice is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GRI

See, Lisa.

Summary: In nineteenth century China, in a remote Hunan county, a girl named Lily, at the tender age of seven, is paired with a laotong, or "old same," in an emotional match that will last a lifetime. The two women exchange messages written on silk fans and handkerchieves using nu shu, a unique language that women created in order to communicate in secret, sharing their experiences, but when a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION See

Dean, Debra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DEA

Henry, Patti Callahan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2006

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HEN

Pouncey, Peter R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POU

Cardillo, Linda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CAR

Azzopardi, Trezza.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC AZZ

Dressler, Mylène

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BlueHen Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRE

Hudson, Melanie

Summary: "'This is a note to yourself, Juliet. You must keep the memories alive, because once upon a time you told a man called Edward Nancarrow that you would, and it's important to keep that promise.' A daring WWII pilot who grew up among the clouds, Juliet Caron's life was one of courage, adventure - and a love torn apart by war. Every nook of her Cornish cottage is alive with memories just waiting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Hudson 2019

McCormack, Una

Summary: "An original novel based on the new Star Trek TV series! A thrilling novel leading into the new CBS series, Una McCormack's The Last Best Hope introduces you to brand new characters featured in the life of beloved Star Trek captain Jean-Luc Picard-widely considered to be one of the most popular and recognizable characters in all of science fiction"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Dean, Debra

Summary: In a novel that moves back and forth between the Soviet Union during World War II and modern-day America, Marina, an elderly Russian woman, recalls vivid images of her youth during the height of the siege of Leningrad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEA

Griffin, Anne

Summary: At the bar of a grand hotel in a small Irish town sits 84-year-old Maurice Hannigan. He's alone, as usual, though tonight is anything but. Over the course of this evening he will raise five toasts to the five people who have meant the most to him. Toasts to unspoken joy and regret, a secret tragedy kept hidden, a fierce love that never found its voice. The toasts tell you about the people who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GRI

Mistry, Rohinton

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faber 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIS

Waldman, Ayelet.

Summary: A tale inspired by the World War II Hungarian Gold Train follows the 1945 American capture of a locomotive filled with riches and the efforts of a Jewish-American lieutenant's granddaughter to track down a mysterious woman seventy years later.

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 WAL

Dorner, Marjorie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOR

Ferry, Peter

Summary: "Tom Johnson has just turned eighty-five. When faced with a nursing home, he escapes to the Netherlands to find the woman he fell in love with during World War II. His children want him back, but Tom fights to stay in the Netherlands for love, family and all the remaining rights of an old man"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC FER

Tan, Amy.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: In 1949, four Chinese women--drawn together by the shadow of their past--begin meeting in San Francisco to play mah jong, invest in stocks and "say" stories. They call their gathering the Joy Luck Club--and forge a relationship that binds them for more than three decades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2006

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Robinson, Marilynne.

Summary: In 1956, as a minister approaches the end of his life, he writes a letter to his son chronicling three previous generations of his family, a story that stretches back to the Civil War and reveals uncomfortable family secrets.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sound Library/BBC Audiobooks America 2005

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FICTION Robinson 2006

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