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Kaur, Jasmin

Summary: "The six sections of the book explore what it means to be a young woman living in a world that doesn't always hear her and tell the story of Kiran as she flees a history of trauma and raises her daughter, Sahaara, while living undocumented in North America. Delving into current cultural conversations including sexual assault, mental health, feminism, and immigration, this narrative of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KAU

Tan, Amy.

Summary: Struggling to regain her voice and express her true feelings to her husband, ghostwriter Ruth Young discovers that her inability to speak closely parallels the story of her mother LuLing's early life in China, where Ruth finds the famous bonesetter, a woman whose mouth was sealed shut during a suicide attempt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's 2001

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Schoenewaldt, Pamela.

Summary: "A tale rich in color, character, and vivid historical detail, When we were strangers chronicles the tumultuous life journey of a young immigrant seamstress, as she travels from her isolated Italian mountain village through the dark corners of late nineteenth century America."--from publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SCH

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Boston 1642: Imprisoned for the crime of adultery, young wife Hester Prynne is condemned on her release to bear a public display of her shame - a scarlet letter 'A' stitched upon her dress. For the sake of her baby daughter Pearl, the product of her illicit liaison, she determines to weather the scorn of her Puritan community with defiance and dignity. Meanwhile, her husband is resolved to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millennium Publications 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAW

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hawthorne 2015

Mehran, Marsha

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEH

Birdsell, Sandra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIR

Cather, Willa

Summary: Life on the divide was a struggle for the pioneering Bergson family. Alexandra, both tough as nails and tender as a budding blossom, faces and conquers the harsh realities of early settlers in Nebraska.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Ali, Monica

Summary: A young woman from Bangladesh lives her life as girls from her village are supposed to do--as an obedient wife and mother--until she realizes she has control of her own destiny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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

Cather, Willa, 1873-1947

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 2008

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Hester Prynn, a young woman in Puritan Massachusetts, publicly bears the burden of her sin of adultery while her husband secretly exacts his revenge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1986

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Haw

Tyler, Anne.

Summary: Two families awaiting the arrival of their adopted infant daughters from Korea meet at the airport. The families lives become interwined after the Donaldsons, a young American couple invite the Yazdan's, Maryam, her son and his Iranian American wife to an arrival party, which becomes an annual event. Maryam, who came to this country thirty-five years earlier, feels her values threatened when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TYL

Bowen, Rhys.

Summary: When her new employer is unexpectedly murdered, apprentice private investigator Molly Murphy is determined to catch the killer despite the skepticism of handsome NYPD detective Daniel Sullivan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOW

McMurtry, Larry.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD W MCM

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Hailed by Henry James as "the finest piece of imaginative writing yet put forth in the country," Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter reaches to our nation's historical and moral roots for the material of great tragedy. Set in an early New England colony, the novel shows the terrible impact of a single passionate act on the lives of three people: the fiery, tortured Reverend Dimmesdale; the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2010

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Tyler, Anne.

Summary: Two families awaiting the arrival of their adopted infant daughters from Korea meet at the airport. The families lives become interwined after the Donaldsons (a young American couple) invite the Yazdans (Maryam, her son and his Iranian American wife) to an arrival party, which becomes an annual event. Maryam, who came to this country thirty-five years earlier, feels her values threatened when...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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

McMurtry, Larry.

Summary: The Berrybender's party is moving forward across the Great Plains of the West towards Santa Fe. Tasmin's husband scouts ahead and falls in love with Pomp Charbonneau, who dies at the hand of the ruthless commander of the Spanish troops. A vast cast of characters meet up with the party as they travel, proving that the rolling grassy plains are not as empy as they look.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WESTERN McMurtry

Rosario, Nelly

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Byers, Michael.

Summary: Specializing in a rare disease that causes children to age drastically, Dr. Henry Moss is confronted with an ethical dilemma when he meets a family whose two children are affected in dramatically different ways by the same disease.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BYE

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Courage Books 1991

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAW

Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee

Summary: After years of living separate lives, Anju and Sudha rekindle their friendship in America, and the love they feel for one another provides the support each of them needs to adjust to their new country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIV

Watson, Larry

Summary: Sonja Skordahl, a Scandinavian immigrant, finds herself torn between her husband, Henry, and Ned Weaver, an internationally famous artist who uses her as a model, in a novel set against the backdrop of rural Wisconsin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAT

McMurtry, Larry.

Summary: The Berrybenders, a family of English sportsmen, have traveled to America to hunt buffalo and other big game. As winter strikes, they settle in a trading post near the junction of the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers. The aristocratic and outspoken eldest daughter Tasmin has married taciturn trapper Jim Snow, and is pregnant with their first child. But if this union seems strange, it is rivaled...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WES MCM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WES MCMURTRY

McMurtry, Larry.

Summary: The Berrybenders, a family of wealthy English eccentrics, now have a growing brood of children. During the fourth year of their Western odyssey, each faces danger from Indian attacks, disease, and deprivation as they travel across the desert toward Santa Cruz.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WES mcm

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WESTERN McMurtry

Toibin, Colm

Summary: Hauntingly beautiful and heartbreaking, Colm Toibin's sixth novel is set in Brooklyn and Ireland in the early 1950s, when one young woman crosses the ocean to make a new life for herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TOI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Toi

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Toibin 2009

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