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Crandall, Susan

Summary: "From the bestselling and award-winning author of Whistling Past the Graveyard comes an adventure tale about two daredevils and a farm boy who embark on the journey of a lifetime across America's heartland in the Roaring Twenties. Set in the rapidly changing world of 1920s America, this is a story of three people from very different backgrounds: Henry "Schuler" Jefferson, son of German...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Crandall 2015

Pearlman, Edith

Contents: The jigsaw table -- Fidelity -- ToyFolk -- Allog -- Chance -- Accommodators -- Love among the greats -- Neighbors -- Big fish -- Fitting -- The thought of you -- Tess's team -- Sonya's place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eastern Washington University Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEA

Thompson, Jean

Summary: "The sweeping story, set during the tumultuous final decades of the twentieth century, begins in 1973, when the Ericksons of Grenada, Iowa, gather for the wedding of their eldest daughter, Anita. Even as they celebrate, the fault lines in the family emerge. The bride just wants to raise a family in her hometown while her brother, Ryan, plans his escape. He is joined by their cousin Chip, an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC THO

Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott)

Summary: A collection of "commercial short stories F. Scott Fitzgerald published before he began to work on what would become his great American novel, The Great Gatsby."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of South Carolina Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIT

Alexie, Sherman

Contents: Assimilation -- The toughest Indian in the world -- Class -- South by southwest -- The sin eaters -- Indian country -- Saint Junior -- Dear John Wayne -- One good man.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2000

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George, Alex.

Summary: A Good American is a story of immigrant hope. Set in a fictional Midwestern town and spanning more than a century, the novel tells the story of three generations of the Meisenheimer family. Beginning with an improbable love affair ignited by the power of song, the story follows an unorthodox young couple as they flee to America in search of a new life together. From prohibition to the Kennedy...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Moore, Lorrie.

Summary: As the United States begins gearing up for war in the Middle East, twenty-year-old Tassie Keltjin, the Midwestern daughter of a gentleman hill farmer has come to a university town as a college student, her brain on fire with Chaucer, Sylvia Plath, Simone de Beauvoir. As the year unfolds and she is drawn deeper into each of these lives, her own life back home becomes ever more alien to her: her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2009

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

George, Alex.

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: The Meisenheimer family struggles to find their place among the colorful residents of their new American hometown, including a giant teenage boy, a pretty schoolteacher whose lessons consist of more than music, and a spiteful, bicycle-riding dwarf.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amy Einhorn Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GEO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GEO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction George 2012

Hamann, H. T. (Hilary Thayer)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vernacular Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

George, Alex.

Summary: The Meisenheimer family struggles to find its place among the colorful residents of its new American hometown, including a giant teenage boy, a pretty schoolteacher whose lessons consist of more than music, and a spiteful, bicycle-riding dwarf.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gale Cengage Learning 2012

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

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: Reminiscences of the pleasures of life in the mountains as a child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1982

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC RYL

Martinez, Juan

Summary: "Praise for Juan Martinez: "A little out of the ordinary.... He takes this very unnatural environment and changes it into a landscape."-Hannah Tinti "I loved it."- Etgar Keret These are the best Americans, the worst Americans. In these stories (these cities, these people) there are labyrinths, rivers, wildernesses. Voices sound slightly different than ex-pected. There's humor, but it's going to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Small Beer Press 2017

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Contents: Fitzgerald, F. S. The popular girl.--Fitzgerald, F. S. Love in the night.--Fitzgerald, F. S. and Fitzgerald, Z. Our own movie queen.--Fitzgerald, F. S. A penny spent.--Fitzgerald, F. S. The dance.--Fitzgerald, F. S. Jacob's ladder.--Fitzgerald, F. S. The swimmers.--Fitzgerald, Z. The original follies girl.--Fitzgerald, Z. The southern girl.--Fitzgerald, Z. The girl the prince...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1973

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIT

Boyle, T. Coraghessan.

Summary: The author's sixth collection of short stories displays his wide-ranging interests in everything from abortion doctors to air rage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY

Dodd, Susan

Contents: So far you can't imagine.--The lost art of sleep.--Lady Chatterley's root canal.--Ethiopia.--I married a space alien.--Lokey man.--Adult education.--Song-and-dance man.--What I remember now.--In France they turn to stone when they die.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall & Co. 2000

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

Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott)

Contents: This side of paradise -- Flappers and philosophers -- The beautiful and damned -- Tales of the jazz age.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Fitzg

Gordon, Mary

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1987

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOR

McInerney, Jay.

Contents: Model behavior -- The business -- Con doctor -- Smoke -- Getting in touch with Lonnie -- How it ended -- The queen and I -- Reunion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCI

Paley, Grace.

Contents: Wants -- Debts -- Distance -- Faith in the afternoon -- Gloomy tune -- Living -- Come on, ye sons of art -- Faith in a tree -- Samuel -- The burdened man -- Enormous changes at the last minute -- Politics -- Northeast playground -- The little girl -- A conversation with my father -- The immigrant story -- A long-distance runner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Noonday Press 1974

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

Thompson, Jean

Summary: Stories featuring unhappy protagonists, many of them lonely. In Heart of Gold, a lonely woman finds solace in the heroes of cowboy movies, while in The Widower, after selling a young couple his house, a lonely man tries to insert himself in their life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Updike, John.

Contents: Domestic life in America -- From the journal of a leper -- The fairy godfathers -- The egg race -- The parade -- The faint -- Guilt-gems -- Atlantises -- Morocco -- Trust me -- More stately mansions -- Still of some use -- The lovely troubled daughters of our old crowd -- Venezuela for visitors -- Pygmalion -- The city -- Learn a trade -- The ideal village -- Deaths of distant friends -- First...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library Of America 2013

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC UPD

Vonnegut, Kurt.

Summary: Twenty-three stories early in the writer's career. They range from Thanasphere, on an astronaut who hears the voices of the dead, to Runaways, in which teenage lovers learn you cannot live on love alone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VON

Berg, Elizabeth.

Summary: Relish the exquisite moments of ordinary life. These 14 complete stories offer reconciliations, moments of truth, and awakening appreciation for life's simple gifts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Trevanian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRE

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