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Rushdie, Salman

Summary: "Quichotte, an aging traveling salesman obsessed with the "unreal real" of TV, falls in impossible love with a queen of the screen; while obsessively writing her love letters, he wishes an imaginary son, Sancho, into existence. Together they set off across America in Quichotte's trusty Chevy Cruze to find her and convince her of his love. Meanwhile, Quichotte's tragicomic story is being told by...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Rushdie 2019

Ferber, Edna

Contents: Roast beef, medium -- Representing T. A. Buck -- Chickens -- His mother's son -- Pink tights and ginghams -- Simply skirts -- Underneath the high-cut vest -- Catching up with Christmas -- Knee-deep in knickers -- In the absence of the agent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Illinois Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

Flagg, Fannie.

Summary: The time is 1946 until the present. The town is Elmwood Springs, Missouri, right in the middle of the country, in the midst of the mostly joyous transition from war to peace, aiming toward a dizzingly bright future. Once agian, Fannie Flagg gives us a story of richly human characters, the saving graces of the once-maligned middle classes and small-town life, and the daily contest between...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2002

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Kelby, N. M. (Nicole M.)

Summary: In the tiny south Florida town of Whale Harbor, the Christmas holidays are turned upside down by the arrival of a mysterious drifter in a loincloth who is walking around town claiming to be Jesus Christ.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shaye Areheart Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

Liss, David

Summary: While working as a door-to-door encyclopedia salesman as a means of paying for his college tuition, seventeen-year-old Lemuel Altick witnesses the double assassination of two clients to whom he's about to close a sale. Surprised by Lemuel's presence, the assassin forces Lemuel to become complicit in the murder an event that instigates Lemuel's exposure to the previously hidden underworld...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIS

Flagg, Fannie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Gillespie, Karin.

Summary: For Elizabeth, Mavis, and Attalee -- the Bottom Dollar Girls -- logging nine to five at the Bottom Dollar is not just work time, it's family time. So when news gets out that the Super Saver Dollar Store chain plans to set up shop and run the Bottom Dollar out of town, things go catawampus. Manager Elizabeth, who has a good head for business even though she flunked pin-curling in beauty school,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIL

Downing, David

Summary: "It is 1913, and those who follow the news closely can see the world is teetering on the brink of war. Jack McColl, a Scottish car salesman with an uncanny ear for languages, has always hoped to make a job for himself as a spy. As his sales calls take him from city to great city--Hong Kong to Shanghai to San Francisco to New York--he moonlights collecting intelligence for His Majesty's Navy,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOW

Gillespie, Karin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIL

Karasyov, Carrie

Summary: Skewers the upper crust young people of Manhattan's Park Avenue in the story of Julie, a hip, downtown salesgirl at Pelham's jewelry store, who is adopted by wealthy Lell Palham and her friends who pass her off as an heiress as a joke.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Karas

Backer, Sara

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAC

Gillespie, Karin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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

Wilder, Thornton

Summary: George Marvin Brush, a traveling textbook salesman, is determined to lead a virtuous life, despite peddling his wares in less than virtuous places during the Great Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Cave, Nick

Summary: Struggling to maintain a grasp on reality after his wife's suicide, a soul-searching and inebriated traveling salesman peddles beauty wares and quickies to lonely southern England housewives while his son waits in their car.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faber and Faber 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAV

Shaffner, George.

Summary: Wilma Porter is the plucky and kindhearted owner of the only B&B in Ebb, Nebraska. Wilma knows everybody in town and everybody is in a bit of trouble. No one more so than Calvin Miller, though. His wife has up and left him and their ailing daughter. His department store is close to bankruptcy. His house has been destroyed by a tornado. The folks of Ebb watch Calvin's fortunes wane with great...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHA

Cave, Nick

Summary: Set adrift by his wife's suicide and struggling to keep a grip on reality, Bunny Munro does the only thing he can think of: with his young son in tow, he hits the road. To his son, waiting patiently in the car while his father peddles beauty wares and quickies to lonely housewives in the south of England, Bunny is a hero. But Bunny himself, haunted by what might be his wife's ghost, seems only...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan (Faber & Faber) 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gillespie, Karin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIL

Snyder, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SNY

Rushdie, Salman

Summary: "Quichotte, an aging traveling salesman obsessed with the "unreal real" of TV, falls in impossible love with a queen of the screen; while obsessively writing her love letters, he wishes an imaginary son, Sancho, into existence. Together they set off across America in Quichotte's trusty Chevy Cruze to find her and convince her of his love. Meanwhile, Quichotte's tragicomic story is being told by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RUS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RUS

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Macomber, Debbie

Summary: While working in the toy department of a family-run department store in New York City, Emily Merkle aka. Mrs. Miracle, seizes the opportunity to connect Holly, who is searching for the perfect robot for her nephew, with Jake, the store owner's son.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MAC

Gillespie, Karin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Macomber, Debbie.

Summary: This Christmas, Emily Merkle is working in the toy department at Finley's, the last family-owned department store in New York City. Her boss is none other than Jake Finley, the owner's son. For Jake, holiday memories of brightly wrapped gifts, decorated trees and family were destroyed in a Christmas Eve tragedy years before. Now Christmas means just one thing to him and to his father.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: CDA FICTION MAC

Watt, Mľanie

Summary: Mr. Al Foxword is one persistent salesman! He will do just about anything to sell you this book. Al tries every trick of the trade. But just when you're ready to close the book on him, he comes up with a clever tactic you simply can't refuse!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Watt 2009

Shurtliff, Liesl.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Rump has never known his full name - his mother died before she could tell him. So all his life he's been teased and bullied for his half-a-name. But when he finds an old spinning wheel, his luck seems to change. For Rump discovers he can spin straw into gold. "Magical" gold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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4 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SHU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SHU