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Tóibín, Colm

Summary: Told in four parts, this is a fiercely dramatic portrait of a murderess, who will herself be murdered by her own son, Orestes. It is Orestes' story, too: his capture by the forces of his mother's lover Aegisthus, his escape and his exile. And it is the story of the vengeful Electra, who watches over her mother and Aegisthus with cold anger and slow calculation, until, on the return of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Tóibín, Colm

Summary: From the thrilling imagination of bestselling, award-winning Colm Tóibín comes a retelling of the story of Clytemnestra: spectacularly audacious, violent, vengeful, lustful, and instantly compelling, and her children ... In House of Names, Colm Tóibín brings a modern sensibility and language to an ancient classic, and gives this extraordinary character new life, so that we not only believe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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Tóibín, Colm

Summary: "In a provincial German city at the turn of the twentieth century, where the boy, Thomas Mann, grows up with a conservative father, bound by propriety, and a Brazilian mother, alluring and unpredictable. Young Mann hides his artistic aspirations from his father and his homosexual desires from everyone. He is infatuated with one of the richest, most cultured Jewish families in Munich, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Toibin Magician 2021d

Tóibín, Colm

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Summary: "The Magician opens at the turn of the twentieth century in a provincial German city where the young boy, Thomas Mann, grows up with a conservative, conventional father and a Brazilian mother, exotic and unpredictable, who will never fit in. He hides both his artistic aspirations and his homosexual desires from this father, and his sexuality from everyone. He longs for the charismatic,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC TOI
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Tóibín, Colm

Summary: Nineteenth-century writer Henry James is heartbroken when his first play performs poorly in contrast to Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" and struggles with subsequent doubts about his sexual identity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2004

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Tóibín, Colm

Summary: In a provincial German city at the turn of the 20th century, a young boy, Thomas Mann, grows up with a conservative father, bound by propriety, and a Brazilian mother, alluring and unpredictable. Young Mann hides his artistic aspirations from his father, and his homosexual desires from everyone. He is infatuated with the son of one of the richest, most cultured Jewish families in Munich and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2021

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Tóibín, Colm

Summary: A sequence of nine short works explores the intricate bonds between mothers and sons as reflected at pivotal junctures that shift the way each sees and understands the other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOI

Tóibín, Colm

Summary: A provocative imagining of the later years of the mother of Jesus finds her living a solitary existence in Ephesus years after her son's crucifixion and struggling with guilt, anger, and feelings that her son is not the son of God and that his sacrifice was not for a worthy cause.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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Tóibín, Colm

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Egmont Hr̲verlag 2015

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Tóibín, Colm.

Summary: It is Enniscorthy in the southeast of Ireland in the early 1950s. Eilis Lacey is one among many of her generation who cannot find work at home. Thus when a job is offered in America, it is clear to everyone that she must go. Eilis heads for unfamiliar Brooklyn to a crowded boarding house. Slowly, the pain of parting is buried beneath the rhythms of her new lifeuntil she begins to realize that...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2009

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Tóibín, Colm

Summary: "A retelling of the story of Clytemnestra and her children from Greek mythology"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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Tóibín, Colm

Summary: "Colm Tóibín begins his incisive, revelatory Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know with a walk through the Dublin streets where he went to university--a wide-eyed boy from the country--and where three Irish literary giants also came of age: Wilde, Yeats, and Joyce. Elegant, profound, and riveting, Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know illuminates not only the complex relationships between three of the greatest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2018

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Tóibín, Colm

Summary: A collection of essays explores the sources of intimate family dynamics in prominent works of literature, from the relationship between W. B. Yeats and his father to the complicated ties between Thomas Mann and his children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2012

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Tóibín, Colm

Summary: "Widowed at forty, with four children and not enough money, Nora has lost the love of her life, Maurice, the man who rescued her from the stifling world to which she was born. And now she fears she may be drawn back into it. Wounded, strong-willed, clinging to secrecy in a tiny community where everyone knows your business, Nora is drowning in her own sorrow and blind to the suffering of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2014

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Tóibín, Colm

Summary: "In this book, novelist Colm Tóibín offers a deeply personal introduction to the work and life of one of his most important literary influences--the American poet Elizabeth Bishop. Ranging across her poetry, prose, letters, and biography, Tóibín creates a vivid picture of Bishop while also revealing how her work has helped shape his sensibility as a novelist and how her experiences of loss and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2015

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Tillman, Lynne

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 TIL

Summary: An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Brooklyn 2016

Toibin, Colm

Summary: Hauntingly beautiful and heartbreaking, Colm Toibin's sixth novel is set in Brooklyn and Ireland in the early 1950s, when one young woman crosses the ocean to make a new life for herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

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Toibin, Colm

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 1997

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Toibin, Colm

Summary: A provocative imagining of the later years of the mother of Jesus finds her living a solitary existence in Ephesus years after her son's crucifixion and struggling with guilt, anger, and feelings that her son is not the son of God and that His sacrifice was not for a worthy cause.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOB

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