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Abeel, Erica

Summary: "Three college friends from the 50's blaze their own path in love and work, braving the stifling conventions of the age, and anticipating the social thaw that would arrive ten years later. These 'wild girls' pay heavy penalties for living against the grain, but, over the years, rebound and re-set their course, drawing strength from their friendship. The novel follows them from an elite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Texas Review Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABE

Kheiriyeh, Rashin

Summary: Rashin is an Iranian immigrant girl living in New York, excited by her first trip to Coney Island, and fascinated by the differences in the beach customs between her native Iran and her new home--but she misses the saffron flavored ice cream that she usedto eat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE KHE

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KHE

Bachelder, Chris.

Summary: The Throwback Special is the story of twenty-two ordinary guys who gather each fall to reenact what ESPN has called the most shocking play in NFL history: the November 1985 play in which Joe Theismann of the Washington Redskins had his leg horribly broken by Lawrence Taylor of the New York Giants on Monday Night Football. (The play was known by the Redskins as the Throwback Special.) Over the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Bachelder 2016

Summary: A provocative and darkly comic meditation on the forces polarizing present-day American culture, as experienced by the members of a progressive multi-ethnic family, a philosophy professor and his wife, their adopted children, and sole biological child, and a Muslim family, headed by a psychiatrist who is treating one of their children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Prose, Francine

Summary: While working for an idealistic college professor, twenty-six-year old Lula, an Albanian trying to make a better life for herself in America, finds her life taking a complicated turn when her Albanian "brothers" return, in a novel set in the aftermath of 9/11.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRO

Gilchrist, Ellen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GILCH

Tarkington, Booth

Summary: Here are three indispensable works from the Pulitzer Prize-winning laureate of the American heartland, including the novels that inspired a classic film by Orson Welles and an Oscar-nominated performance by Katharine Hepburn. The Magnificent Ambersons depicts the fall from grace of George Minafer, scion of the once-unassailable Amberson family whose wealth and grandeur are in precipitous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2019

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Rapp, Adam

Summary: A girl who thinks the rapid-fire, hyperkinetic culture of the country is counter-productive, is recruited into a resistance movement where the mode of survival is taking things ... slow. Herein lies a dark, breaktaking new vision of an all-too-possible future for America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2017

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 RAP

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Hood, Ann

Summary: On the day John F. Kennedy is inaugurated, Claire, a young wife and mother obsessed with the glamour of Jackie, struggles over the decision of whether to stay in a loveless but secure marriage or to follow the man she loves and whose baby she may be carrying. Decades earlier in 1919, Vivien Lowe, an obituary writer, is searching for her lover who disappeared in the Great San Francisco...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2013

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HOO

Tyler, Anne.

Summary: A lovable loser tries to get his life in order. He is Barnaby Gaitlin, 30, the black sheep of a rich Baltimore family, ex-juvenile delinquent who specialized in housebreaking for kicks. He works for Rent-a-Back, moving furniture for old people, and dreams of having a future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TYL

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC O

Bausch, Richard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2003

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Carlson, Ron.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Delp, Michael.

Contents: Commandos -- Traveling Einstein -- The trees growing up around us -- We are living in the future -- Therapy -- Perfect bass -- Mystery park -- As if we were prey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Delp 2010

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: An assortment of short fiction ranges across America, from Alaska to the District of Columbia, as it explores the complexities of modern life in such stories as "Jolene: a Life," "A House on the Plains," "Baby Wilson," and "Walter John Harmon."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOC

Hempel, Amy.

Contents: Reasons to live -- At the gates of the animal kingdom -- Tumble home -- The dog of marriage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2006

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Henry, O.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1993

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SC HEN

Oates, Joyce Carol

Summary: A collection of nineteen short works includes "Fire," in which a troubled wife has an affair; "Curly Red," in which a girl reveals a family secret; and "Three Girls," in which two students protect Marilyn Monroe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OAT

Saunders, George

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2000

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Contents: Mudlavia.--The brief history of the dead.--Golden era of heartbreak.--The hurt man.--The tutor.--Fantasy for eleven fingers.--The high divide.--Desolation.--A rich man.--Dues.--Speckle trout.--Sphinxes.--Grace.--Snowbound.--Tea.--Christie.--Refuge in London.--The drowned women.--The card trick.--What you pawn I will redeem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC O

King, Owen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

Henry, O.

Contents: From The four million (1906). The gift of the Magi -- The cop and the anthem -- Springtime a la carte -- The green door -- After twenty years -- The furnished room -- From Heart of the west (1907). The pimienta pancakes -- From The trimmed lamp (1907). The last leaf -- From The voice of the city (1908). The voice of the city -- While the auto waits -- From Roads of destiny (1909). A retrived...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 2002

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Henry

Johnson, Denis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH