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Shriver, Lionel

Summary: It is 2029. The Mandibles have been counting on a sizable fortune filtering down when their 97-year-old patriarch dies. Yet America's soaring national debt has grown so enormous that it can never be repaid. Under siege from an upstart international currency, the dollar is in meltdown. A bloodless world war will wipe out the savings of millions of American families. Their inheritance turned to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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Shriver, Lionel.

Summary: Sent to a Portuguese backwater where a homegrown terrorist movement has recently emerged, foreign correspondent Edgar Kellogg hopes to make a name for himself, but soon discovers that things are not what they seem.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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Shriver, Lionel

Summary: "Ten short stories and two novellas that explores the idea of property in every meaning of the word ... These pieces illustrate how our possessions act as proxies for ourselves, and how tussles over ownership articulate the power dynamics of our relationships"--Amazon.com

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Shriver, Lionel.

Summary: Two years ago, Eva Khatchadourian's son, Kevin, murdered seven of his fellow high-school students, a cafeteria worker, and a popular algebra teacher. Because he was only fifteen at the time of the killings, he received a lenient sentence and is now in a prison for young offenders in upstate New York. Telling the story of Kevin's upbringing, Eva addresses herself to her estranged husband through...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2003

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Shriver, Lionel.

Summary: When her massively overweight brother, a once slim, hip New York Jazz pianist, comes for a visit, Pandora is forced to choose between her exercise fanatic husband and her brother, who desperately needs her support in losing weight.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2013

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Shriver, Lionel.

Summary: From the acclaimed author of the National Book Award finalist So Much for That and the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin comes a striking new novel about siblings, marriage, and obesity. When Pandora picks up her older brother Edison at her local Iowa airport, she literally doesn't recognize him. In the four years since the siblings last saw each other, the once slim, hip...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2013

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Shriver, Lionel.

Summary: After the death of Mr. and Mrs. McCrea, their three children inherit a gorgeous mansion on the North Carolina coast. Corlis McCrea, the middle and only daughter, must devise a way to deceive her brothers and make the inheritance hers alone.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

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Shriver, Lionel.

Summary: A tale told from the parallel perspectives of two possible timelines considers the life of American expatriate Irina McGovern, who in one reality stays faithful to her disciplined American intellectual partner, and in the other runs off with an exuberantBritish friend.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007

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