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Taylor, Sam

Summary: In a world nearly destroyed by catastrophic floods one family has been spared. Many years ago, as the waters rose, a father and his three children took to their ark and drifted to the safety of a small island. Life there is a succession of quiet days of music and farming --young Alice, Finn, and Daisy are grateful for their salvation --until the day a stranger swims ashore and threatens to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Foenkinos, David

Summary: "Charlotte tells the story of artist Charlotte Salomon--born in pre-World War II Berlin to a Jewish family traumatized by suicide. Obsessed with art, and with living, Charlotte attended school in Germany until it was too dangerous to remain, fled to France, and was interned in a bleak work camp from which she narrowly escaped. Newly free, she spent two years in almost total solitude, creating a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Overlook Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOE

Rosnay, Tatiana de

Summary: "As a thirteen-year-old de Rosnay read and reread Rebecca, becoming a lifelong devotee of Du Maurier's fiction. Now de Rosnay pays homage to the writer who influenced her so deeply, following Du Maurier from a shy seven-year-old, a rebellious sixteen-year-old, a twenty-something newlywed, and finally a cantankerous old woman."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DU MAURIER, DAPHNE ROS

Kerangal, Maylis de.

Summary: "Just before dawn on a Sunday morning, three teenage boys go surfing. Returning home, exhausted, the driver lets the car drift off the road into a tree. Two of the boys are wearing seat belts; one is sent through the windshield. He is declared brain-dead shortly after arriving at the hospital. His heart is still beating.The Heart takes place over the twenty-four hours surrounding a fatal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KER

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KER

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction DeKerangal 2016

Klarsfeld, Beate

Summary: "The memoirs of Beate and Serge Klarsfeld, political activists best known for hunting Nazis"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KLA

Mingarelli, Hubert

Summary: In Polish countryside, during the war, three German soldiers are ordered to track down Jews for execution. Having time to contemplate the mission, their differing sympathies begin to splinter the group.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mingarelli 2016

Bussi, Michel

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A night flight from Istanbul bound for Paris, filled with 169 holiday travelers, plummets into the Swiss Alps. The sole survivor is a three-month-old girl--thrown from the plane onto the snowy mountainside before fire rages through the aircraft. But two infants were on board. Is the miracle baby Lyse-Rose or Emilie? Both families step forward to claim the child--one poor, one powerful, wealthy,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BUS

Leiris, Antoine

Summary: "A man whose wife was killed in the November 13, 2015 Bataclan Theater attack in Paris, and whose open letter to the killers went viral on Facebook, provides a memoir of how he and his baby son endured after losing the most important woman in their lives,"--Atlas Publishing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEIRIS, ANTOINE LEI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B LEIRIS LEI

Yan, Lan

Summary: "In recounting her family history, Lan Yan brings to life a century of Chinese history from the last emperor to present day, including the Cultural Revolution which tore her childhood apart. The little girl who was crushed by the Cultural Revolution has become one of the most active businesswomen in her country. In telling her and her family's story, she serves up an intimate account of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 YAN

Binet, Laurent

Summary: The suspicious death of literary critic Roland Barthes in 1980 Paris reveals the secret history of the French intelligentsia, plunging a hapless police detective into the depths of literary theory as it was documented in a famed linguist's lost manuscript.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIN

Dicker, Joël

Summary: " The #1 internationally bestselling thriller, and ingenious book within a book, about the disappearance of a 15-year-old New Hampshire girl and, 30 years later, a young American writer's determination to clear his mentor's name-and find the inspiration for his next bestseller August 30, 1975: the day fifteen-year-old Nola Kellergan is glimpsed fleeing through the woods before she disappears;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIC

Kerangal, Maylis de

Summary: The Cook is a coming-of-age journey centered on Mauro, a young self-taught cook. The story is told by an unnamed female narrator, Mauro's friend and disciple who we also suspect might be in love with him. Set not only in Paris but in Berlin, Thailand, Burma, and other far-flung places over the course of fifteen years, the book is hyperrealistic--to the point of feeling, at times, like a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 843.92 Kerangal 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KER

Tuil, Karine.

Summary: "An international bestseller and finalist for the Prix Goncourt, France's most prestigious literary award, The Age of Reinvention is a suspenseful Gatsbian tale of a famous New York lawyer whose charmed and glamorous life is a sham" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TUI

Puértolas, Romain

Summary: When the fakir--a professional con artist--arrives in Paris, he has just one goal: to get to Ikea. Armed with only a counterfeit hundred-euro note in the pocket of his silk trousers, he is confident that he has all he needs to thrive. But his plan goes horribly awry when he hides inside a wardrobe at the iconic Swedish retailer--the first in a series of accidents that will send him on a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PUE

Rosnay, Tatiana de

Summary: An irreverent yet heartfelt collection that examines our most intimate and forbidden desires -- a portrait of the most forbidden of loves, in many different shades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DER

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ROS

Sattouf, Riad

Summary: "In striking, virtuoso graphic style that captures both the immediacy of childhood and the fervor of political idealism, Riad Sattouf recounts his nomadic childhood growing up in rural France, Gaddafi's Libya, and Assad's Syria--but always under the roofof his father, a Syrian Pan-Arabist who drags his family along in his pursuit of grandiose dreams for the Arab nation. Riad, delicate and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company 2015

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Summary: Ana is an inexperienced college student tasked with interviewing enigmatic billionaire Christian Grey. But what starts as business quickly becomes an unconventional romance. Swept up in Christian's glamorous lifestyle, Ana soon finds another side to him as she discovers his secrets and explores her own dark desires. What results is a thrilling, all-consuming romance as Christian and Ana test...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FIF RATED R

5 holds on 6 copies

Summary: An alcoholic and drug addict, 23 year-old James has two options: treatment or death. After waking up on a plane with a smashed up face and no memory of the past few weeks, he heads to rehab where he discovers much more than detox and therapy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2020

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Summary: Set in Liverpool in 1955, the adolescent years of John Lennon are chronicled. Raised by his Aunt Mimi, his world is turned inside-out when his free spirited mother re-enters his life, opening up old wounds that release pain, anger, frustration, and his artistry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NOW

Contents: disc 1. You upset me baby (B.B. King) -- Midnight in the Barrel House (Johnny Otis feat. Pete "Guitar" Lewis) -- First time I met the blues (Buddy Guy) -- Cotton crop blues (James Cotton feat. Pat Hare) -- Lookin' for my baby (Little Milton) -- Rock me (Muddy Waters) -- The stumble (Freddy King) -- All your love (I miss loving) (Otis Rush) -- Chicken-hearted woman (Clarence Samuels feat. Johnny...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantastic Voyage/Future Noise Music 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES SCR

Summary: The famed lunch scene at the Algonquin Hotel's Round Table. Home to a circle of mutually supportive young artists that defined New York sophistication and a literate era of wit and intellect.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA MRS.

Garland, Red.

Contents: He's a real gone guy -- See see rider -- M squad -- That's your red wagon -- Trouble in mind -- St. Louis blues.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Prestige 1959

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ GAR

Byrd, Donald.

Contents: CD 1. Lover come back to me (6:50) ; When your love has gone (5:02) ; Sudwest funk (6:52) ; Paul's pal (7:06) ; Off to the races (6:35) ; Down tempo (5:18) ; Witchcraft (8:26) ; Here I am (8:24) ; Devil whip (4:40) -- CD 2. Bronze dance (6:40) ; Clarion calls (5:40) ; The injuns (6:09) ; Samba yantra (9:33) ; I will wait for you (9:03) ; Blues medium rare (6:04) ; The creeper (4:37) ; Chico San...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Mosaic 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ Byr

Byrd, Donald.

Contents: Lover come back to me / Hammerstein II - Romberg (6:50) -- When your lover has gone / E. A. Swan (5:01) -- Sudwest funk / Byrd (6:51) -- Paul's pal / S. Rollins (7:06) -- Off to the races / Byrd (6:34) -- Down tempo / Byrd (5:19).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Note 2006

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ BYR

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