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8 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Chronicling the hilarious highs and devastating lows of his tumultuous life, this blackly humorous drama follows Patrick from his childhood trauma at the hands of an abusive father and neglectful mother, to the peak of his heroin addiction, and his attempts to stay sober and support his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Coe, Jonathan.

Summary: A social satire on Britain today. The narrator is a writer hired to do the biography of a prominent upper-class family. In the process, he finds the family represents everything that is wrong with the country, from Hilary, the yellow journalist, to Thomas, the inside trader, to Henry, the hypocritical medicare reformer, and so up and down the family tree.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COE

Krause, Peter.

Summary: Upon the death of his estranged father, attorney Nick George reluctantly takes on his father's only clients, the über-rich and highly dysfunctional Darling family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2008

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

DiSclafani, Anton

Summary: "From the nationally bestselling author of The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls comes a story of 1950s Texas socialites and the one irresistible, controversial woman at the bright, hot center of it all. Joan Fortier is the epitome of Texas glamour and the center of the 1950s Houston social scene. Tall, blonde, beautiful, and strong, she dominates the room and the gossip columns. Every man who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DIS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIS

Graham, Winston

Summary: The eleventh novel in the legendary Poldark saga Cornwall, 1815: Demelza sees a horseman riding down the valley and senses disruption to the domestic contentment she has fought so hard to achieve. For Ross has little option but to accept the summons - and travel to Paris with his family, as an "observer" of the French armed forces. Parisian life begins well with an exhilarating round of balls...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pan Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Nagy, Estep

Summary: "Seven Island has two houses. One for Hillsingers and one for Quicks. 1964. The Hillsingers and the Quicks have shared the small Maine island of Seven for generations. But though technically family --Jim Hillsinger and Billy Quick married Park Avenue sisters Lila and Hannah Blackwell -- they do not mix. Now, on the anniversary of Hannah's death, Lila feels grief pulling her toward Billy. And...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NAG

Summary: A sprawling BBC saga of wealth, passion, and power, set in the palatial country houses and grand Mayfair salons of mid-Victorian England. Chronicles twenty years in the life of an aristocratic dynasty moving through high society in the heyday of Queen Victoria's reign. Based on Anthony Trollope's six political novels about British Parliamentary life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by RLJ Entertainment 2013

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Summary: Andre "Dre" Johnson has it all...a job as a top ad exec, a beautiful doctor wife, four great kids and a lovely, well-appointed house in the suburbs. And he's not about to let his family forget how they got there. Keeping cultural identity alive is not without its challenges for this man on a mission. With perpetual pushback from clueless coworkers, an outspoken father, and even the wife and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Ward, J. R.

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Summary: With his brother on trial for patricide, Lane Baldwine is now the head of the family, and the Bradford Bourbon Company. But his lover, Sutton Smythe, is the CEO of their biggest rival. It is said that love survives all things. But murder?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Ausubel, Ramona

Summary: "From the award-winning author of No One Is Here Except All of Us, an imaginative novel about a wealthy New England family in the 1960s and '70s that suddenly loses its fortune--and its bearings. Labor Day, 1976, Martha's Vineyard. Summering at the family beach house along this moneyed coast of New England, Fern and Edgar--married with three children--are happily preparing for a family birthday...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AUS

Walker, Wendy

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Summary: "In the small, affluent town of Fairview, Connecticut, everything seems picture perfect. Until one night when young Jenny Kramer is attacked at a local party. In the hours immediately after, she is given a controversial drug to medically erase her memory of the violent assault. But, in the weeks and months that follow, as she heals from her physical wounds, and with no factual recall of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION WAL

Harding, Robyn

Summary: "In this stunning and provocative domestic drama about a sweet sixteen birthday party that goes horribly awry, a wealthy family in San Francisco finds themselves entangled in a legal battle, their darkest secrets revealed, and their friends turned to enemies. One invitation. A lifetime of regrets. Sweet sixteen. It's an exciting coming of age, a milestone, and a rite of passage. Jeff and Kim...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scout Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Tessaro, Kathleen

Summary: "In Depression-era Boston, a city divided by privilege and poverty, two unlikely friends are bound by a dangerous secret in this mesmerizing work of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of The Perfume Collector. Maeve Fanning is a first generation Irish immigrant, born and raised among the poor, industrious Italian families of Boston's North End by her widowed mother....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TES

Summary: Will and Carlton enter the University of Los Angeles, home of the Peacocks--and college life is fly. Gorgeous coeds, their own place, fraternity parties, and even some education.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Fr 4

Ward, J. R.

Summary: In Charlemont, Kentucky, the Bradford family is the crème de la crème of high society--just like their exclusive brand of bourbon. And their complicated lives and vast estate are run by a discrete staff who inevitably become embroiled in their affairs. This is especially true now, when the apparent suicide of the family patriarch is starting to look more and more like murder ... No one is above...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ward 2016

Summary: As his father continues to face legal trouble, Michael Bluth runs the family business, tackling a host of legal and financial issues while trying to cope with his eccentric relatives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ARR

Graham, Winston

Summary: Ross Poldark faces the darkest hour of his life in this third novel of the Poldark series. Reeling from the tragic death of a loved one, Captain Poldark vents his grief by inciting impoverished locals to salvage the contents of a ship run aground in a storm—an act for which British law proscribes death by hanging. Ross is brought to trial for his involvement, and despite their stormy marriage,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Balogh, Mary

Summary: The New York Times bestselling author of Only a Kiss launches a new series with the death of an earl and the revelation of a scandalous secret ... Humphrey Westcott, Earl of Riverdale, has died, leaving behind a fortune that will forever alter the lives of everyone in his family--including the daughter no one knew he had ... Anna Snow grew up in an orphanage in Bath knowing nothing of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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

McMillan, Claire.

Summary: Returning to her home in Cleveland after a scandalous divorce and stint in rehab, Ellie, unable to feel socially complete without a husband, uses her beauty and connections to identify a second marital candidate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McMillan 2011

Summary: An inner-city teenager from Philly is sent by his mother to live with his relatives in Bel-Air, and everybody is in for a surprise. This season, Will meets Lisa, falls in love, gets engaged, and elopes. Carlton finds his soul sister through online dating. In one of the series' most memorable episodes, Will grapples with a bullet with his name on it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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Summary: The Bluth clan lives a life of excess, funded by the family credit card and paid for by patriarch George whose fortune came from the tract home development business. Oldest son George, nicknamed Gob, is an "illusionist" of minor importance who has anger management issues. Youngest son, Buster, wastes his days taking obscure graduate school courses. Daughter Lindsay is a vain socialite. The only...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ARR

Summary: A Londoner of lower class befriends and begins a romantic relationship with an aristocrat that becomes complicated when the aristocrat introduces his new friend to his sister.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax 2009

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BRI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Brideshead 2008

Summary: In an effort to give their younger brother, Norman a project to keep him busy now that he has joined the family publishing house, the older Warne brothers agree to publish Miss Beatrix Potter's first children's book. They don't expect the book to sell well, but they need to keep Norman busy. As a single woman living in Edwardian London, Beatrix suspects this endeavor may provide her with a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Products 2007

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD M

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MIS RATED PG

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

Hall, James W. (James Wilson)

Summary: When the matriarch of a powerful and wealthy Florida family is found drowned and her son and granddaughter show up, claiming Thorn as a long-lost relative, Thorn becomes embroiled with a family he never knew he had as he attempts to solve the murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M HAL