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Todd, Terrie

Summary: "Winnipeg, 1942. War widow Maggie Marshall finds it hard to grieve for her abusive husband. But when Charlotte, the unwed pregnant teen in her care runs away, Maggie's childhood friend Reverend Reuben Fennel is happy join Maggie in her pursuit to Fort William to find Charlotte though it may cost him his job and his reputation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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O'Reilly, Brian

Summary: Managing sudden widowhood and joblessness by cooking bounteous and sumptuous feasts that she shares with her neighbors, Angelina D'Angelo is offered a job as cook for a retiree and his elderly sister and finds her culinary talents winning her a circle of friends and protectors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ORE

Wiggs, Susan

Summary: An accomplished photographer, widow, and mother, Camille Palmer is content with the blessings she's enjoyed. When her aging father asks her to go with him to his native France, she has no idea that she's embarking on an adventure that will shake her complacency and utterly transform her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Farah, Nuruddin

Summary: A Somalian couple's tranquil life abroad in Oslo is irrevocably transformed by the arrival of their jihadist son's widow and children, who respectively retreat into strict religion and hunger for freedoms in a new homeland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FAR

Tyler, Anne

Summary: When Willa Drake gets a call telling her that her son's ex-girlfriend has been shot, she drops everything to look after this woman. But the impulsive decision will lead Willa into uncharted territory.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House 2018

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

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

Summary: Jewish Brooklyn widow Bertha Jacoby and Japanese businessman Koichi Asano develop an unlikely relationship when they meet in Tokyo.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MAJ

Brown, Sandra

Summary: In Bittersweet rain, Caroline Dawson survived the town gossips and the slow death of her husband, Roscoe Lancaster, the richest man in the county and her senior by three decades. But she fears she might not survive her husband's son. Who says he wants to settle his father's estate ... but what he really wants is to settle the score with Caroline.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brillance Audio 2004

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

King, Stephen

Summary: Set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine recounts the plight of bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, who is unable to stop grieving even four years after the sudden death of his wife. His nights are plagued by vivid nightmares of their house by the lake. Despite these dreams, or perhaps because of them, Mike finally returns to Sara Laughs, the Noonan's isolated summer home. He finds his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2019

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Summary: The film follows the blossoming love between a well-off suburban widow and her handsome and earthy younger gardener. After their romance prompts the scorn of her selfish children and snooty country club friends, she must decide whether to pursue her own happiness or carry on a lonely, hemmed-in existence for the sake of the approval of others.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2014

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

Summary: After her husband disappears, Evie Teale struggles to raise her two children and run a remote stagecoach station. Conn Conagher is an honest, hardworking cowboy. Their lives are intertwined as they fight the elements, Indians, outlaws, and loneliness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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Summary: The future's looking bright for the eccentric Durrells; catch up with their lives on the beautiful island of Corfu in the fourth and final season. Most of the family struggles with individual business ventures from running a guest house, attempting to get published, starting a beauty salon, and opening a zoo.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DUR

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: "DJ's love triangle may finally be resolved, but not without a few hitches. Kimmy makes a life-changing decision and goes the extra mile for Stephanie. Kimmy's ex-hubby Fernando makes a sweet real-estate purchase, becoming the household's newest ex-roommate. Ramona and "Chillaxin" Jackson start high school, 9-year-old Mighty Max lives life with characteristic flair, and baby Tommy auditions for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fu 3

Summary: The laughs are back in the second season with DJ, Stephanie and Kimmy Gibbler.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fu 2

Summary: Jeremiah Johnson: Jeremiah is an American soldier who goes west to escape the Mexican War and becomes a mountain man. He is taken in by an old trapper who teaches him how to survive. After unavoidably violating an Indian burial ground, he loses his new Indian wife and their adopted child to vengeance. A vendetta between him and the Crows ruins his idyllic life as a fur trapper.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GRE

Summary: Jeanne Dielman is a young widow who goes through her daily domestic routine including making the bed, cooking for her grown son, and turning the occasional trick.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN JEA

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Summary: Jessica Raine stars as Annie Quaintain, a widowed mother of two who is forced to start a new life in the remote town of Jericho in rugged 1870s Yorkshire. To make ends meet, she takes in lodgers who work on the local railroad. When handsome worker Johnny Jackson shows up at her door, he brings with him a load of trouble that could threaten Annie's new life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Set during the Great Depression in Canada, and follows the continuing struggles of the Bailey family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sullivan Entertainment 2008

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

Ahern, Cecelia

Summary: "Seven years after her husband's death -- six since she read his final letter -- Holly Kennedy has moved on with her life. When Holly's sister asks her to tell the story of the "PS, I Love You" letters on her podcast -- to revisit the messages Gerry wrote before his death to read after his passing -- she does so reluctantly, not wanting to reopen old wounds. But after the episode airs, people...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC AHE

Brett, Simon

Summary: "It is her characteristic generosity rather than her love of animals that finds Mrs Pargeter supporting her friend, Jasmine Angold, at a charity reception for PhiliPussies, whose worthy aim is to rehabilitate stray cats from the Greek island of Atmos into caring English homes. But the evening is to have unexpected consequences. At the event, Mrs P is taken aback to meet a woman who claims to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crème de la Crime 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRE

Chapman, Vannetta

Summary: "When Agatha Lapp's brother and sister-in-law are tragically killed in a buggy accident, Agatha relocates to the new Amish community in Hunt Texas, nestled in the Texas Hill Country. She's there to make a success of her brother's dream--an Amish B&B. Agatha is friendly, efficient, and capable. She's also a fifty-five year old widow who has learned to be independent. When she discovers Russell...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC CHA

Dunn, Carola

Summary: "After many years working around the world for an international charity in the late 1960s, Eleanor Trewynn has retired to the relative quiet of a small town in Cornwall. But her quiet life is short-lived when, due to her experience, the Commonwealth Relations Office reaches out to her to assist in a secret conference that is to take place in a small hotel outside the historical village of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M DUN

Fleet, Carole Brody.

Summary: Widowhood is a frightening prospect for any woman, but becoming a widow in one's forties, thirties, or twenties can be terrifying. This book deals sensitively with the many problems and questions facing the young widow: depression and grief, helping children cope, facing in-laws, and returning to work. The authors also address practical concerns including financial considerations and personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Horizon Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.70086 FLE

Harbison, Elizabeth M.

Summary: Willa has never fully recovered from the sudden death of her husband, Ben. She became an absent mother to her young son, Jamie, unable to comfort him while reeling from her own grief. Now, years after Ben's death, Willa finally decides to return to the beach house where he passed. It's time to move on and put the Ocean City, Maryland house on the market. When Willa arrives, the house is in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HAR

Martin-Lugand, Agnès

Summary: Diane seems to have the perfect life. She is a wife, a mother, and the owner of Happy People Read and Drink Coffee, a cozy literary cafe in Paris. But when she suddenly loses her beloved husband and daughter in a tragic car accident, the world as she knows it instantly vanishes. Trapped and haunted by her memories, Diane retreats from friends and family, unable and unwilling to move forward. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Books 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Martin-Lugand 2016

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