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Apelfeld, Aharon

Summary: "A poignant, heartbreaking new work by "one of the best novelists alive" (Irving Howe)--the story of a lonely older man and his devoted young caretaker who transform each other's lives in ways they could never have imagined. Ernst is a gruff seventy-year-old Red Army veteran from Ukraine who landed, almost by accident, in Israel after World War II. A retired investment advisor, he lives alone...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Williams, Ian

Summary: "Felicia, a nineteen-year-old student from a Caribbean family, and Edgar, the lazy-minded and impetuous heir of a wealthy German family, meet by chance when their ailing mothers are assigned the same hospital room. After the death of Felicia's mother and the recovery of Edgar's, Felicia drops out of high school and takes a job as caregiver to Edgar's mother. The odd-couple relationship between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2020

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Wiggs, Susan

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Summary: There is a book for everything. Somewhere in the vast Library of the Universe, as Natalie thought of it, there was a book that embodied exactly the things she was worried about. In the wake of a shocking tragedy, Natalie Harper inherits her mother's charming but financially strapped bookshop in San Francisco. She also becomes a caretaker for her ailing grandfather Andrew, her only living...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2020

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Endicott, Marina

Summary: Clara Purdy is at a crossroads. At forty-three, she is divorced, living in her late parents' house, and nearing her twentieth year as a claims adjuster at a local insurance firm. Driving to the bank during her lunch hour, she crashes into a sharp left turn, taking the Gage family in the other car with her. When bruises on the mother, Lorraine, prove to be late-stage cancer, Clara decides to do...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC END

Wiggs, Susan

Summary: "In the wake of a shocking tragedy, Natalie Harper inherits her mother's charming but financially strapped bookshop in San Francisco. She also becomes caretaker for her ailing grandfather Andrew, her only living relative--not counting her scoundrel father. But the gruff, deeply kind Andrew has begun displaying signs of decline. Natalie thinks it's best to move him to an assisted living facility...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: LP FIC WIG

Wiggs, Susan

Summary: "When caregiver Faith McCallum arrives at the enchanted lakeside estate of Avalon's renowned Bellamy family, she's intent on rebuilding her shattered life and giving her two daughters a chance at a better future. But she faces a formidable challenge in the form of her stubborn and difficult new employer, Alice Bellamy. While Faith proves a worthy match for her sharp-tongued client, she often...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WIG

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WIG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Friction Wiggs 2015

Moyes, Jojo

Summary: Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life, and has never been farther afield than her tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will is acerbic, moody, and bossy. But Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2012

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copeland, Lori.

Summary: In 1887 rural Missouri, Lyric Bolton lives a life of isolation to care for her mother when Ian Cawley bursts into her life on a runaway stallion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COP

Carr, Robyn

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Now that their parents are gone, the future has changed dramatically for sisters Adele and Justine. Neither woman knows how to start life over, but both realize they can and must support each other the way only sisters can. Together they find the strength to accept their failures and overcome their challenges. Happiness is within reach, if only they have the courage to fight for it.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Wildgen, Michelle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Wildgen

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