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Morrison, Toni.

Summary: "The story of a Korean war veteran on a quest to save his younger sister"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Morrison 2012

Anderson, Kent

Summary: Oakland, California, 1983. Officer Hanson, a Vietnam veteran, has abandoned academia for the life-and-death clarity of police work, a way to live with the demons that followed him home from the war. He believes in becoming a part of the community he serves, choosing to live in the same town where he works. He forges a precarious friendship with Felix Maxwell, the drug king of East Oakland,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books, an imprint of Little Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

Burke, James Lee.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "...Hackberry Holland makes his first appearance in this early gem...Against the backdrop of growing civil rights turmoil in a sultry border town, the hard-drinking ex-POW attorney yields to the myriad of urgings of his wife, his brother, and his so-called friends to make a bid for a congressional seat--and finds himself embroiled in the seamy world of Texas powerbrokers. And when Hack attempts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2010

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Carr, Robyn

Summary: Dakota Jones is the second youngest of four children who had a difficult upbringing living with parents who struggle with mental illness. He escaped his family as soon as he could by joining the military. Now, after several tours of duty he has been discharged. He has nowhere to go and no solid plans for the future. Refusing to return home to his parents he arrives in Sullivan's Crossing where...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bledsoe, Alex.

Summary: "No one knows where the Tufa came from, or how they ended up in the mountains of East Tennessee. When the first Europeans came to the Smoky Mountains, the Tufa were already there. Dark-haired and enigmatic, they live quietly in the hills and valleys of Cloud County, their origins lost to history. But there are clues in their music, hidden in the songs they have passed down for generations. . ....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLE

Brackmann, Lisa.

Summary: When a chance encounter with a Muslim fugitive drops her down a rabbit hole of conspiracies, Ellie must decide whom to trust among the artists, dealers, collectors, and operatives claiming to be on her side.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

Jones, Merry Bloch.

Summary: Iraqi war veteran Harper Jennings, struggling with post traumatic stress disorder, is working as a teaching assistant at Cornell when her husband Hank falls off the roof and suffers brain damage, triggering flashbacks for Harper that intensify when one of her students jumps out a window, and Harper sets out to discover the source of the violence that seems to follow her after learning the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JON

Barker, Gary

Summary: "Tyler is in therapy. Katia and Goran are in love. On a summer trip to Zagreb, the couple discover an unusual museum that displays mementos of broken relationships. Inside, Goran stumbles upon an exhibit that seems to be addressed to him, from a girl he met in a Sarajevo refugee camp at age fourteen. What follows is a whirlwind summer of reconnecting with lost pasts: Goran confronts the youth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Editions 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

King, Dave

Summary: Wounded years earlier in Vietnam, Howard Kapostash is unable to speak, read, or write, although his intelligence is normal. Now middle-aged, he lives a lonely existence, deliberately avoiding contact with others whenever possible. But then his former high school sweetheart entrusts her nine-year-old son to Howard when she enters drug rehab. Suddenly a father figure, Howard begins to open up,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

Grey, Zane

Summary: Keven Bell returns to Rogue River a war victim but not a hero. His bitterness deepens when he discovers that Gus Atwell has stolen his girl, ruined his reputation and prospered by his absence. He turns to the deep, fast-moving Rogue River and there he finds the will to fight against men who are as unscrupulous as he is honest, as crooked as he is straight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers 1930

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Korman, Gordon

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Twelve-year-old Trevor Firestone loves playing war-based video games and he idolizes his great-grandfather Jacob who came home from World War II a celebrated hero; now ninety-three Jacob wants to retrace his journey in memory and reality and return to the small French village that his unit liberated, and Trevor is going with him--but not everyone in the town want Jacob to come, and Trevor is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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Petrie, Nicholas

Summary: Fighting his post-traumatic claustrophobia, war veteran Peter Ash has no intention of getting on an airplane-- until a grieving woman asks Peter to find her young grandson. The woman's daughter has been murdered. Erik, the dead daughter's husband and the sole suspect, fled to Iceland with his son for the protection of Erik's lawless family. For reasons both unknown and unofficial, it seems that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PET

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Curtis 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CUR

Anderson, Laurie Halse

Summary: Hayley Kincaid and her father move back to their hometown to try a "normal" life, but the horrors he saw in the war threaten to destroy their lives.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC AND

Trentham, Laura

Summary: At thirty, Greer Hadley never expected to be forced home to Madison, Tennessee with her life and dreams of being a songwriter up in flames. To make matters worse, a series of bad decisions and even crappier luck lands her community service hours at a nonprofit organization that aids veterans and their families. Greer cannot fathom how she's supposed to use music to help anyone deal with their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2020

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC TRE

Nicorvo, Jay Baron

Summary: When an Army trucker goes AWOL before her third deployment, she ends up sleeping in Central Park. There, she meets a Vietnam vet and widower who inherited a tumbledown Borscht Belt resort. Converted into a halfway house for homeless veterans, the Standard--and its two thousand acres over the Marcellus Shale Formation--is coveted by a Houston-based multinational company. Toward what end, only a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2017

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

Jordan, Hillary

Summary: In 1946, city-bred Laura McAllan is trying to raise her children on her husband's Mississippi Delta farm when two young men return from the war to work the land, Jamie McAllan, Laura's brother-in-law, and Ronsel Jackson, eldest son of the black sharecroppers on the farm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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

Jordan, Hillary

Summary: In 1946, Laura McAllan tries to adjust after moving with her husband and two children to an isolated cotton farm in the Mississipi Delta.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2008

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC JOR

Nicorvo, Jay Baron

Summary: "When an Army trucker goes AWOL before her third deployment, she ends up sleeping in Central Park. There, she meets a Vietnam vet and widower who inherited a tumbledown Borscht Belt resort. Converted into a halfway house for homeless veterans, the Standard--and its two thousand acres over the Marcellus Shale Formation--is coveted by a Houston-based multinational company. Toward what end, only a...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NIC

Pouncey, Peter R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC POU

Jordan, Hillary

Summary: Mudbound takes on prejudice in its myriad forms on a Mississippi Delta farm in 1946. City girl Laura McAllen attempts to raise her family despite questionable decisions made by her husband. Tensions continue to rise when her brother-in-law and the son of a family of sharecroppers both return from WWII as changed men bearing the scars of combat.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Jordan, Hillary

Summary: In 1946, Laura McAllan tries to adjust after moving with her husband and two children to an isolated cotton farm in the Mississipi Delta.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC JOR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Jor

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION JOR

Campbell, Drusilla.

Summary: "After bravely serving her country in Iraq, Frankie Byrne Tennyson is finally home. Home to a husband whose lingering feelings of abandonment make her wonder if their lives can ever be the same. Home to a daughter whose painful encounters with bullies can only be healed by a mother's love. And home to a father who still can't accept his daughter's decision to serve. But the most difficult part...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Morpurgo, Michael

Summary: Follows the experiences of a young man who after years of being told not to ask his World War II veteran grandfather about his injuries learns how his grandfather survived a torpedo attack on his ship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MOR

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