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A cool million ; The dream life of Balso Snell - two novels by West, Nathanael, 1903-1940. A cool million ; The dream life of Balso Snell - two novels

"Nathanael West was only thirty-seven when he died in 1940, but his depictions of the sometimes comic, sometimes horrifying aspects of the American scene rival those of William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor. A Cool Million, written in 1934, is a satiric Horatio Alger story set in the midst of the Depression. The Dream Life of Balso Snell (1931) was described by one critic as "a fantasy about some rather scatological adventures of the hero in the innards of the Trojan horse."--Publisher's websit

Feb 18, 2017
A Dog|s Way Home by Cameron, W. Bruce A Dog|s Way Home

Feb 18, 2017
A family lexicon by Ginzburg, Natalia, author. A family lexicon

"Natalia Ginzburg, one of Italy's great writers, introduced A Family Lexicon, her most celebrated work, with an unusual disclaimer: "The places, events and people are all real. I have invented nothing. Every time that I have found myself inventing something in accordance with my old habits as a novelist, I have felt impelled at once to destroy everything thus invented." A Family Lexicon re-creates with extraordinary objectivity the small world of a family enduring some of the most difficult year

Feb 18, 2017
A horse walks into a bar by Grossman, David, author. A horse walks into a bar

"A stand-up comedian recalls some of his darkest moments and traumatic memories from childhood on stage in front of a live audience"--

Feb 22, 2017
A line made by walking by Baume, Sara, author. A line made by walking

Feb 18, 2017
A note yet unsung by Alexander, Tamera, author. A note yet unsung

A master violinist trained in Vienna, Rebekah Carrington manages to wheedle her way into an audition with the newly formed Nashville Philharmonic. But women are "far too fragile and frail" for the rigors of an orchestra, and Rebekah's hopes are dashed because the conductor bows to public opinion. Nationally acclaimed conductor Nathaniel Tate Whitcomb is Nashville's new orchestra leader, and despite a strange buzzing and recurring pain in his head, he is determined to finish composing his symphon

Feb 18, 2017
A piece of the world - a novel by Kline, Christina Baker, 1964- author. A piece of the world - a novel

Imagines the life story of Christina Olson, the subject of Andrew Wyeth's painting "Christina's World," describing the simple life she led on a remote Maine farm, her complicated relationship with her family, and the illness that incapacitated her.

Feb 22, 2017
A single spy by Christie, William, 1960- author. A single spy

""A single spy--in the right place and at the right moment--may change the course of history." Alexsi Ivanovich Smirnov, an orphan and a thief, has been living by his wits and surviving below the ever-watchful eye of the Soviet system until his luck finally runs out. In 1936, at the age of 16, Alexsi is caught by the NKVD and transported to Moscow. There, in the notorious headquarters of the secret police, he is given a choice: be trained and inserted as a spy into Nazi Germany under the identit

Feb 18, 2017
A Viscount's Proposal by Dickerson, Melanie A Viscount's Proposal

Feb 18, 2017
Adam's fall by Brown, Sandra, 1948- Adam's fall

Lilah Mason, a compassionate, dedicated physical therapist, is determined to help Adam, her toughest patient, even though he continually challenges her methods and authority, but in helping Adam win his battle, she is gradually losing her heart.

Feb 18, 2017
Against all odds - a novel by Steel, Danielle, author. Against all odds - a novel

"Against All Odds is the wise, moving new novel from Danielle Steel, whose many #1 New York Times bestselling tales have made her one of America's favorite authors"--

Feb 18, 2017
All the rivers - a novel by Rabinyan, Dorit, author. All the rivers - a novel

"One day, in the cold of early New York winter, a chance encounter brings two strangers together: Hilmi, a Palestinian born in Hebron, and an Israeli woman called Liat. A promising young translator, Liat plans to study in New York for six months and thenreturn home to Tel Aviv. Immediately drawn to the charismatic, passionate, and kind Hilmi, Liat decides that their connection will be -- can only be -- an affair, a short-lived but intense memento of her frozen winter away from home. But their pa

Feb 18, 2017
Always close to home by Eicher, Jerry S., author. Always close to home

"Twins Laura and Lydia Mast keep few secrets from each other, but even Laura doesn't know how great the ache Lydia holds in her heart ever since Laura started dating the charming John Yoder. When will it be Lydia's turn for love? Despite having a willing suitor in the vainglorious Wendell Kaufman, a man who once unsuccessfully pursued her sister, Lydia's attention is fixed on Milton Beiler. Milton hasn't paid Lydia the least bit of attention, and worse still, he's on rumspringa and conflicted ab

Feb 18, 2017
An eye for an eye by Jackson, Mark C. author. An eye for an eye

Lower Missouri River, late summer 1835. Two brothers, fur trappers Zebadiah and Jonathan Creed, are bushwaked. Jonathan is murdered and Zebadiah left for dead. Zeb is found by a Quaker doctor and his daughter, who nurse him back to health and insist he stay with them. But the appeal of a peaceful life cannot quell Zeb's burning desire for revenge and he sets out to find the two men who killed his brother.(back of book).

Feb 23, 2017
And then there was me - a novel of friendship, secrets and lies by Johnson, Sadeqa, author. And then there was me - a novel of friendship, secrets and lies

"Bea and Awilda have been best friends from the moment Awilda threw her fourteen year-old self across Bea's twin-sized bed as if they had known each other forever. Bubbly, adventurous Awilda taught sheltered, shy Bea how to dress, wear her hair and what to do with boys. She even introduced Bea to her husband, Lonnie, in college, who pledged to take good care of her for the rest of their lives. But philanderer Lonnie breaks that promise over and over again, leaving Bea to wrestle with her self-es

Feb 18, 2017
Anna Karenina by Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910. Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage and must endure the hypocrisies of society. Set against a vast and richly textured canvas of nineteenth-century Russia, the novel's seven major characters create a dynamic imbalance, playing out the contrasts of city and country life and all the variations on love and family happiness.

Feb 22, 2017
Any day now by Carr, Robyn, author. Any day now

Feb 18, 2017
Anything is possible - fiction by Strout, Elizabeth, author. Anything is possible - fiction

Feb 18, 2017
August by Paula, Romina, 1979- author. August

"Traveling home to rural Patagonia, a young woman grapples with herself as she makes the journey to scatter the ashes of her friend Andrea. Twenty-one-year-old Emilia might still be living, but she's jaded by her studies and discontent with her boyfriend,and apathetic toward the idea of moving on. Despite the admiration she receives for having relocated to Buenos Aires, in reality, cosmopolitanism and a career seem like empty scams. Instead, she finds her life pathetic. Once home, Emilia stays w

Feb 18, 2017
Beartown - a novel by Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author. Beartown - a novel

"From the New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry, and Britt-Marie Was Here, comes a poignant, charming novel about a forgotten town fractured by scandal, and the amateur hockey team that might just change everything. Winning a junior ice hockey championship might not mean a lot to the average person, but it means everything to the residents of Beartown, a community slowly being eaten alive by unemployment and the surrounding wilder

Feb 18, 2017

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