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Honeyman, Gail.

26 holds on 9 copies

Summary: "Smart, warm, uplifting, the story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes the only way to survive is to open her heart. Meet Eleanor Oliphant: she struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. That, combined with her unusual appearance (scarred cheek, tendency to wear...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2017

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Johnston, E. K

Summary: At cheerleading camp, Hermione is drugged and raped, but she is not sure whether it was one of her teammates or a boy on another team--and in the aftermath she has to deal with the rumors in her small Ontario town, the often awkward reaction of her classmates, the rejection of her boyfriend, the discovery that her best friend, Polly, is gay, and above all the need to remember what happened so...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton BOOKS, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In this atmospheric, nerve-straining chiller, two young twins confined to an isolated country house transform their resentment towards their mother into a fatal illusion about her identity. In the heat of the summer, a lonesome house in the countryside between woods and corn fields. Nine-year-old twin brothers are waiting for their mother. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN GOO

Rushkoff, Douglas

Summary: Though created by humans, our technologies, markets, and institutions often contain an antihuman agenda. Douglas Rushkoff, digital theorist and host of the NPR-One podcast Team Human, reveals the dynamics of this antihuman machinery and invites us to remake these aspects of society in ways that foster our humanity. In 100 aphoristic statements, his manifesto exposes how forces for human...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 303.48 RUS

Maksik, Alexander

Summary: An electrifying novel tracks a woman's journey from the horrors of Charles Taylor's Liberia to abject poverty and self-exile on a Greek island, where she must grapple with a haunted past and find a way back into human society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Maksik 2013

Summary: Chance is a secluded gardener who has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television. After a run in with a limousine, he ends up a guest of Eve and her husband Ben. Ben is an influential, but sickly businessman. Now called Chauncey Gardner, Chance becomes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BEI

Summary: A successful businessman is forced to confront his troubled past as he isolates himself on a dilapidated sailboat.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Film Co. 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD HID RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Hi

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE HID

Kerouac, Jack.

Summary: A young man searches for meaning, creates art, and grapples with fame as he traverses the stomping grounds of the Beat Generation-from Mexico City to Manhattan-in Jack Kerouac's semi-autobiographical novel This urgently paced yet deeply introspective novel closely tracks On the Road author Jack Kerouac's own life. Jack Duluoz journeys from the Cascade Mountains to San Francisco, Mexico City,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Open Road Media 2016

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McMahon, Katharine.

Summary: The daughter of an eccentric chemist, young Emilie Selden is a scientist in an eighteenth-century world that dismisses female accomplishment, until an encounter with the temptations of the outside world lures her away from her home and her work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCM

Anderson, Laurie Halse

Summary: "Speak up for yourself―we want to know what you have to say." From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school. She is friendless―an outcast―because she busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops, so now nobody will talk to her, let alone listen to her. Through her work on an art project, she is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2018

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Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray)

Summary: He lives in solitude beneath the city, an exile from society, which will destroy him if he is ever seen. She dwells in seclusion, a fugitive from enemies who will do her harm if she is ever found. But the bond between them runs deeper than the tragedies that have scarred their lives. Something more than chance -- and nothing less than destiny -- has brought them together in a world whose hour...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Petterson, Per

Summary: An early morning adventure out stealing horses leads to the tragic death of one boy and a resulting lifetime of guilt and isolation for his friend, in this moving tale about the painful loss of innocence and of traditional ways of life that are gone forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Pet

Smith, Zadie.

Summary: Describes the lives of four northwest Londoners trying to make adult lives outside of Caldwell, the council estate of their childhood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Smith 2012

Goldstyn, Jacques.

Summary: This is a charming, touching story about an imaginative boy whose best friend is an oak tree named Bertolt. The boy admits to being an outlier among his peers, but insists that while he is alone, he is never lonely. Being independent suits him, and he considers his difference to be his advantage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enchanted Lion Books 2017

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King, Stephen

Summary: In one way or another, everybody abused Carrie. This sixteen-year-old misfit was forbidden everything that was young and fun by her fanatical mother. She was teased and taunted by her classmates, misunderstood by her teachers, and given up as hopeless by almost everyone. But Carrie had a secret: She possessed terrifying telekinetic powers that could make inanimate objects move, a lighted candle...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray)

Summary: He lives in solitude beneath the city, an exile from society, which will destroy him if he is ever seen. She dwells in seclusion, a fugitive from enemies who will do her harm if she is ever found. But the bond between them runs deeper than the tragedies that have scarred their lives. Something more than chance--and nothing less than destiny--has brought them together in a world whose hour of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOO

Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray)

Summary: Foraging for supplies by night in a beautiful but hostile urban world where strangers would kill him on sight, Addison endures a solitary existence before meeting a quicksilver girl engaged in a dangerous duel of wits with a malicious, well-placed enemy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Koo

Summary: Alan Johnson runs into his old college roommate, Charlie Fineman, on the streets of New York City. He is suprised to find that Charlie does not remember him at all. Alan later learns that Charlie is suffering with grief over the loss of his family on 9/11. Flooded with grief, Charlie quits his job and isolates himself from everyone around him. Alan attempts to help Charlie get over his grief by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Aikin, Jim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace Books 1993

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Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: "They were a perfect family, golden and carefree--until a heartbreaking tragedy shattered their happiness. Now, for the sake of an inheritance that will ensure their future, the children must be hidden away out of sight, as if they never existed. Kept on the top floor of their grandmother's vast mansion, their loving mother assures them it will be just for a little while. But as brutal days...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

Dunst, Kirsten

Summary: In a quiet Michigan community in the mid-1970s, neighborhood boys try to piece together the lives of the five Lisbon sisters, kept isolated by their over-protective parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection Inc 2018

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

Kuklin, Susan.

Summary: In Beyond Magenta, six teens tell what it is like for them to be members of the transgender community.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 306.71 KUK

Petterson, Per

Summary: Sixty-seven-year-old Trond Sander lives secluded in a far corner of Norway. Casting his mind back to 1948, he recalls a horse stealing prank with his best friend that turned tragic and changed his life forever.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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

Whittaker, Jodie

14 holds on 2 copies

Summary: After her twin brother dies, a woman approaching thirty lives in her mother's backyard shed, having trouble moving on, until she meets an awkward real estate agent and an eight-year-old boy who is obsessed with Westerns.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Films 2019

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