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Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Summary: The comical adventures of an African American family living in suburbia. This animated series brings the hilarious exploits of Huey, Riley, Granddad, Ruckus, Jazmine and the rest of the crew to life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOO

Duffy, Erin

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Summary: Claire thought she had everything a woman was supposed to want: a loving husband, a newborn son, a beautiful home in the suburbs. Then she walked in on her husband canoodling with their Realtor in their newly renovated kitchen, and in an instant, her perfect life came crashing down. With her marriage headed for divorce, Claire knows it's time to stop feeling sorry for herself. But how can she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUF

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUF

Summary: Just how different can neighbors be and still be neighborly? While the Goods struggle to live off their suburban London plot, the Leadbetters struggle with living next door to the Goods.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2005

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV GOO

Weisberger, Lauren

Summary: Emily Charlton does not do the suburbs. A successful stylist and image consultant to Hollywood stars, she cut her teeth as assistant to legendary fashion editor Miranda Priestly in New York. But with Snapchatting millennials stealing her clients, Emily needs to get back in the game -- and fast. She holes up at the home of her oldest friend Miriam in the upscale suburb of Greenwich. And when...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Weisberger 2018

Summary: A bureaucrat becomes a suburban guru who marries a follower with a son who's a punk rocker named Charlie Hero. Consequently, the guru's son is propelled from his bland life into a series of erotic experiences in London. Set to a backdrop of politics, fashion, music, drugs, morality and race, Karim must negotiate adolescence, a dysfunctional family and his own sexuality, as he seeks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV BUD

Summary: The comical adventures of an African American family living in suburbia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOO

Hartnett, Sonya

Summary: With their father, there is always a catch. Colt Jenson and his younger brother Bastian have moved to a new, working-class suburb. The Jensons are different. Their father, Rex, showers them with gifts, toys, bikes, all that glitters most and makes them the envy of the neighbourhood. To Freya Kiley and the other local kids, the Jensons are a family from a magazine, and Rex a hero, successful,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC HAR

Langsdorf, Julie

Summary: A turf war between neighbors leads to a small-town crisis in this hilarious, addictive, and sharply observant debut novel. The White Elephant looms large over the quaint suburban town of Willard Park: a gaudy, newly constructed behemoth of a home, it soars over the neighborhood, dwarfing the houses that surround it. When owner Nick Cox cuts down Allison and Ted Millers' precious red maple--in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LAN

Summary: This contemporary drama is about romance between two imperfect, alcoholic, resentful ordinary people, neighbors in the suburbs, adults with enough money to support themselves in the discontent to which they have become accustomed. Terry Wolfmeyer, suburban Detroit mother of four girls, is suddenly abandoned by her husband, and sinks into depression and subsists on a steady diet of vodka tonics....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

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

White, Karen (Karen S.)

Summary: Recently divorced, Merilee Talbot Dunlap moves with her two children to the Atlanta suburb of Sweet Apple, Georgia. It's not her first time starting over, but her efforts at a new beginning aren't helped by an anonymous local blog that dishes about the scandalous events that caused her marriage to fail.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction White 2017

Summary: "A lighthearted take on director Yasujiro Ozu's perennial theme of the challenges of intergenerational relationships, Good Morning tells the story of two young boys who stop speaking in protest after their parents refuse to buy a television set. Ozu weaves a wealth of subtle gags through a family portrait as rich as those of his dramatic films, mocking the foibles of the adult world through the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: The outrageous ninth season revolves around the blended Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan, headed by Jay Pritchett. Jay and his vivacious second wife Gloria are raising their young son Joe and Gloria's college bound son Manny. Meanwhile, Jay's grown daughter Claire and her husband Phil are becoming empty nesters, while Clare's brother Mitchell and his husband Cameron fumble through nurturing their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: The honeymoon is over, but the laughs continue in Season Six. As freshly hitched Cam and Mitch acclimate to the realities of wedded bliss, Phil and Claire find their marriage stressed by annoying neighbors, Thanksgiving dinner gone awry and Claire's online snooping. Meanwhile, a spy-camera drone wreaks havoc in Jay and Gloria's backyard and a close call on the highway leads to amusing changes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MOD

Summary: As the tenth season kicks off, Jay's slated to be grand marshal in a Fourth of July parade, prompting the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tuckers to set off a few too many fireworks. Phil stumbles into a new career opportunity, while Claire grapples with her potentially changing role in the family. Meanwhile, Gloria obsesses over Manny's relationship and Joe's extracurricular activities. The extended family...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Hayden, Dolores.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.76 HAY

Summary: Vince Rizzo is a lifelong resident of the tiny, tradition-steeped Bronx enclave of City Island. A family man who makes his living as a corrections officer, Vince longs to become an actor. Vince would rather let his wife believe his weekly poker games are a cover for an affair than admit he is secretly taking acting classes in Manhattan. When Vince is asked to reveal his biggest secret in class,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CIT RATED PG13

Gallagher, Leigh

Summary: "For nearly 70 years, the suburbs were as American as apple pie. As the middle class ballooned and single-family homes and cars became more affordable, we flocked to pre-fabricated communities in the suburbs, a place where open air and solitude offered a retreat from our dense, polluted cities. Before long, success became synonymous with a private home in a bedroom community complete with a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.74 GAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 307.74 Gallagher 2013

Graves, Tracey Garvis.

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Summary: With her marriage troubled after her husband loses his job, Claire's friendship with a local police officer starts turning heads.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Franzen, Jonathan.

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Summary: Patty and Walter Berglund were the new pioneers of old St. Paul--the gentrifiers, the hands-on parents, the avent-garde of the Whole Foods generation. Patty was the ideal sort of neighbor, who could tell you where to recycle your batteries and how to get the local cops to actually do their job. She was an enviably perfect mother and the wife of Walter's dreams. Together with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010

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Summary: Sarah Pierce is a new stay at home mom struggling with the solitude of her new role. Spending every moment with a three year old tests the patience of the one-time English scholar. One day, at a local playground, she interacts with a group of moms and the differences are clear. They embrace motherhood and seem to relish all that their new role brings. One day, Brad, a stay at home dad brings...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Kevin experiences a lot of firsts, he gets his first pimple and his first puppy; he has his first French kiss and joins his first band; and he gets his first 'D' in math class. Paul is still as allergic as ever, but gets a boost of confidence from a date with Norma; and Jack and Karen stop fighting long enough to celebrate her eighteenth birthday, if only for a moment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Wo 3

Blauner, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS BLA

Coben, Harlan

Summary: "When Grace Lawson picks up a newly developed set of family photographs, she finds a picture from at least twenty years ago. In the photo are five people: four that she has never seen before and one who very much resembles her husband. Though he denies that he is the man in the photo, Jack drives away later on that night without an explanation, taking the photograph with him. In the days that...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2004

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