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Crummey, Michael

Summary: When a whale beaches itself on the shore of a remote coastal town, a living man is found inside. Reeking of fish, the man is christened Judah, and the townspeople try to determine whether he is man or beast, blessing or curse, miracle or demon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2010

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Kay, Terry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2003

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

Steinbeck, John

Summary: Depicts the hardships and suffering endured by the Joads as they journey from Oklahoma to California during the Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P STE

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC STE

Brontë, Emily

Summary: This best-selling Norton Critical Edition is based on the 1847 first edition of the novel. For the Fourth Edition, the editor has collated the 1847 text with several modern editions nd has corrected a number of variants, including accidentals. The text is accompanied by entirely new explanatory annotations. New to the Fourth Edition are twelve of Emily Bronte's letters regarding the publication...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Bronte

Bailey, Tom

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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Brontë, Emily

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Association 1982

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Brontë, Emily

Summary: The sole novel of Emily Bront,͡ who died a year after its publication at the age of thirty, Wuthering Heights is one of the most original classics in the canon of English literature. Set amid the wild and stormy Yorkshire moors, it is the tale of childhood playmates who grow into soul mates, and whose tempestuous natures and obsessive love eventually destroy them and those around them. High on...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2010

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Bailey, Tom

Summary: Gary and Susan Hazen are natives of the Adirondacks, high school sweethearts who have raised their two sons on the satisfaction of living off the land. Gary is a highly principled and respected woodsman and hunter, but his self-righteousness brings him into conflict with his sons. Both young men have secrets that will strain the family fabric, and together father and sons weave a tangle of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2005

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

Bront,͡ Emily

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barnes & Noble Classics 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

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Bronte, Emily

Summary: A self-satisfied young man in flight from polite society stumbles upon a household in which the dogs try to bite him and the people snarl like dogs at each other and at him, and where a ghost cries outside his bedroom window demanding to be let in. Thus begins a story of violent loves and hatreds, and of a passion that extends across two generations and across death itself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Books 0000

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Wingate, Lisa.

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Summary: When Kate and her husband and baby son move to her grandmother's Missouri farm in an effort to influence the grandmother to move to a nursing home, Kate is helped by the discovery of her grandmother's journal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

Steinbeck, John

Summary: This second volume in The Library of America's authoritative edition of John Steinbeck features his acknowledged masterpiece, The Grapes of Wrath. Written in an incredibly compressed five-month period, the novel had an electrifying impact upon publication in 1939, unleashing a political storm with its vision of America's dispossessed struggling for survival. It continues to exert a powerful...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Literary Classics of the United States 1996

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Woodrell, Daniel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2006

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Lawson, Mary

Summary: In the rural farm country of northern Ontario, the lives of two families--the farming Pye family, and zoologist Kate Morrison and her three brothers--are brought together and torn apart by misunderstanding, resentment, family love, and tragedy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LAW

Woodrell, Daniel.

Summary: Reaching her sixteenth year in the harsh Ozarks while caring for her poverty-stricken family, Ree Dolly learns that they will lose their house unless her bail-skipping father can be found and made to appear at an upcoming court date.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

McGahan, Andrew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCG

Trollope, Joanna.

Summary: The death of Caro Meredith turns the lives of her grieving husband, in-laws, brother-in-law, and stepdaughter upside down as they all struggle to cope with the loss of a woman who had been the central figure in all their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRO

Logsdon, Gene.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ohio University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOG

Clinch, Jon.

Summary: On a primitive farm on the margins of an upstate New York town, three Proctor brothers live together in a kind of crumbling stasis--until one of them dies in his sleep and the other two are suspected of murder. A deeply intimate saga of the human condition at its limits.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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Warren, Dianne

Summary: "Juliet, Saskatchewan is a blink-and-you-miss-it kind of town--the welcome sign promises a population of one thousand and eleven--so it's easy to believe that nothing of consequence takes place there. But the heart of Juliet beats with rich stories of its inhabitants. They all bring the prairie desert and the town of Juliet to vivid life in this funny, tragic and touching novel"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2012

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Babb, Sanora.

Summary: The poor but proud Dunne family and their friends struggle to survive on the dust-plagued prairies of the Oklahoma Panhandle, but discover bitter disappointment in the orchards and vineyards of the so-called promised land of California.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAB

Hamner, Earl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2005

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

Roy, Lori.

Summary: Celia Scott and her family move back to her husband's hometown in Kansas, where his sister died under mysterious circumstances twenty years before, and where Celia and two of her children struggle to adjust--especially when a local girl disappears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROY

Steinbeck, John

Summary: The insensitivity between neighbors leads to the gradual disintegration of a small California farm community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1995

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