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Mackintosh, Clare

Summary: Two years ago, Tom and Caroline Johnson committed suicide, one seemingly unable to live without the other. Their adult daughter Anna is struggling to come to terms with her parents' deaths, unable to comprehend why they chose to end their lives. Now with a young baby herself, she feels her mother's presence keenly and is determined to find out what really happened to her parents. But as Anna...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2018

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

Martin, Charles

Summary: "Seth--a small town journalist raised by foster parents--is assigned to write about a young boy found in a ditch after a car and train collision. As he works to discover the boy's identity, he also finds the story of his own history and the father who gave up everything to get him back"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MAR

Barry, Brunonia.

Summary: Zee Finch, a psychotherapist, has come home to Salem to take care of her ailing father and to try to figure out her own life after the suicide of one of her patients, which was made even more difficult by Zee's past--her mother committed suicide herself, in front of her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BAR

Barry, Brunonia.

Summary: Zee Finch, a psychotherapist, has come home to Salem to take care of her ailing father and to try to figure out her own life after the suicide of one of her patients, which was made even more difficult by Zee's past--her mother committed suicide herself, in front of her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow & Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Watson, Larry

Summary: More than forty years after his best friend's father shoots and kills a state senator in Bismarck, North Dakota, and then commits suicide, a writer attempts to unravel the mystery behind one man's tragic actions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Watson

Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: While her undertaker husband practices the art of making victims of the untamed American west presentable and dignified after death, a woman devotes her time to safeguarding her marriage in the face of local challenges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EST

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Estleman

McCullers, Carson

Summary: With the publication of her first novel, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers, all of twenty-three, became a literary sensation. With its profound sense of moral isolation and its compassionate glimpses into its characters' inner lives, the novel is considered McCullers' finest work, an enduring masterpiece first published by Houghton Mifflin in 1940. At its center is the deaf-mute...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1960

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC McCullers

Long, Goldberry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LON

Henry, Sue

Summary: Maxie McNabb and her miniature dachshund, Stretch, investigate a murder that shatters the quiet in their hometown of Homer, Alaska.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Obsidian 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Henry 2009

Ishiguro, Kazuo

Summary: A middle-aged Japanese woman, now living in England, relives her horrifying childhood memories of the bombing of Nagasaki.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1990

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ISH

Stegner, Wallace Earle

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1991

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: Revolutionizing traditional mortuary practices, Richard Connable develops a method of preserving the human dignity of the deceased. His wife Lucy struggles to keep their marriage whole as she stands by his side and supports him while he builds a reputation and becomes the premier undertaker for the rich and powerful. But when Richard is called from retirement to discretely disguise the suicide...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2005

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

O'Hara, John

Summary: Already a frequent contributor of well-crafted stories to The New Yorker when he turned to the larger canvas of the novel, John OHara wrote with unusual acuity about the power of status and class in American life. His reputation as a novelist rests largely on four extraordinary books published from 1934 to 1940. These early novels, like those of his contemporaries Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC OHA

Child, Lincoln.

Summary: The Thorpes were the perfect couple: young, attractive, and ideally matched. But the veil of perfection can mask many secrets. When the Thorpes are found dead in their tasteful Flagstaff living room after having committed double suicide, alarms go off in the executive offices of Eden, Incorporated, the worldwide matchmaking phenomenon that uses its astonishing artificial intelligence and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audiobooks 2004

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Byers, Michael.

Summary: Specializing in a rare disease that causes children to age drastically, Dr. Henry Moss is confronted with an ethical dilemma when he meets a family whose two children are affected in dramatically different ways by the same disease.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BYE

House, Silas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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

Perry, Anne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PER

Perry, Anne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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

Goodman, Carol.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOO

McCullers, Carson

Summary: In a small Georgia mill town during the depression, four misfits form a group that revolves around a deaf-mute whose sole companion has been sent to an insane asylum.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2004

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

Julavits, Heidi.

Summary: A novel about mothers, daughters, and the psychic damage women can inflict on one another.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JUL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Julavits 2012

Kamal, Sheena

Summary: "Growing up, Nora Watts only knew one parent--her father. When he killed himself, she denied her grief and carried on with her life. Then a chance encounter with a veteran who knew him raises disturbing questions Nora can't ignore--and dark emotions she can't control. To make her peace with the past, she has to confront it. Finding the truth about her father's life and his violent death takes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAM

Mina, Denise.

Summary: When a notorious millionaire banker hangs himself, his death attracts no sympathy. But the legacy of a lifetime of selfishness is widespread, and the carnage most acute among those he ought to be protecting: his family. Meanwhile, in a wealthy suburb of Glasgow, a young woman is found savagely murdered. The community is stunned by what appears to be a vicious, random attack. When Detective...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M FIC

Super, Lisa

Summary: "Seventeen-year-old Daphne Bowman, a bookish drama nerd in public school, might never have crossed paths with Oliver, the popular, outgoing mascot for his private school's football team, but one event has bound them inextricably. Daphne's older sister, Emily, and Oliver's older brother, Jason, who were high school sweethearts, committed suicide together seven years earlier. When Daphne uncovers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Diversion Books. 2018

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