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Good Night Mr Wodehouse

Author : Faith Sullivan
ISBN : 9781571319173
Genre : Fiction
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“Life could toss your sanity about like a glass ball; books were a cushion. How on Earth did non-readers cope when they had nowhere to turn?” Nell Stillman’s road is not easy. When her boorish husband dies soon after they move to the small town of Harvester, Minnesota, Nell is alone, penniless yet responsible for her beloved baby boy, Hillyard. Not an easy fate in small-town America at the beginning of the twentieth century. In the face of nearly insurmountable odds, Nell finds strength in lasting friendships and in the rich inner life awakened by the novels she loves. She falls in love with John Flynn, a charming congressman who becomes a father figure for Hillyard. She teaches at the local school and volunteers at the public library, where she meets Stella Wheeler and her charismatic daughter Sally. She becomes a friend and confidant to many of the girls in town, including Arlene and Lark Erhardt. And no matter how difficult her day, Nell ends each evening with a beloved book. The triumphant return of a great American storyteller, Good Night, Mr. Wodehouse celebrates the strength and resourcefulness of independent women, the importance of community, and the transformative power of reading.

The Cape Ann

Author : Faith Sullivan
ISBN : 0307716961
Genre : Fiction
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A disarmingly involving portrait of a family struggling to stay together through the Great Depression, The Cape Ann is an unforgettable story of life from a child’s-eye view. Lark Erhardt, the six-year-old narrator of The Cape Ann, and her fiercely independent mother dream of owning their own house; they have their hearts set on the Cape Ann, chosen from a house catalog. But when Lark’s father’s gambling threatens the down payment her mother has worked so hard to save, Lark’s mother takes matters into her own indomitable hands.

What A Woman Must Do

Author : Faith Sullivan
ISBN : 9780307822703
Genre : Fiction
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Ten years ago, Bess Canby's parents died in a suspicious car accident. Since then Bess has lived with her Aunt Kate and Cousin Harriet -- a makeshift family that seemed as solid as any in town. Now, in the space of three days, each woman must decide how much she owes to the past and how much to the future. Bess, who is leaving for college in the fall, finds herself involved with a married man. Middle-aged Harriet is comfortable with her spinster's life until a widowed farmer comes courting. And Kate, deeply saddened by the death of her husband and the loss of their farm years before, dispenses acerbic advice to her younger cousins, while secretly battling the ghosts who live at the heart of all their lives. Critical Acclaim for The Cape Ann: "Like To Kill a Mockingbird, [it] is a story of a child's loss of innocence, of a growing awareness of just how complex life can be." -- Washington Post Book World "A fascinating, original novel." -- Minneapolis Star Tribune


Author : Faith Sullivan
ISBN : 1571310525
Genre : Fiction
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A month after the United States enters World War II, the country is in upheaval — and so is the Erhardt family. Nine-year-old Lark, her mother Arlene, and Aunt Betty are heading for San Diego, far away from Harvester, Minnesota and Arlene’s shiftless husband. In the booming wartime economy, Arlene and Betty are soon at work, leaving Lark alone to explore their new neighborhood, a wartime housing project full of others with similarly uprooted lives. Away from prying eyes and small town expectations, the two women begin to forge new lives and new dreams — dreams that Lark isn’t always comfortable with. This richly detailed novel, told through Lark’s observant eyes, reflects the era’s tumultuous events in the everyday dramas of its memorable, finely nuanced characters.


Author : Faith Sullivan
ISBN : 0451120566
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The Empress Of One

Author : Faith Sullivan
ISBN : 1571310169
Genre : Fiction
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Growing up in the 1930s and 1940s as a creative child in a restrictive environment, Sally Wheeler struggles to cope with her mother Stella's increasing depression and estrangement from her family

Balcony On The Moon

Author : Ibtisam Barakat
ISBN : 9780374302535
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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Picking up where Tasting the Sky left off, Balcony on the Moon follows Ibtisam Barakat through her childhood and adolescence in Palestine from 1972-1981 and chronicles her desire to be a writer. A Junior Library Guild Selection A Palestine Book Award Shortlist Selection A VOYA Nonfiction Honor Roll Selection A Skipping Stones Honor Book An Arab-American National Museum Honor Book A Bank Street College of Education Best Book An American Library Association/Amelia Bloomer Project Top Ten Book A Notable Book for a Global Society A News & Observer Newspaper's Wilde Best Book Award Winner A Middle East Book Award Honorable Mention In this follow-up to Tasting the Sky, a young Ibtisam finds inspiration through writing letters to pen pals and from an adult who encourages her to keep at it, but the most surprising turn of all for Ibtisam happens when her mother decides that she would like to seek out an education, too. This memoir is a touching, at times funny, and enlightening look at the not often depicted daily life in a politically tumultuous area. A Margaret Ferguson Book

Broadway Babies Say Goodnight

Author : Mark Steyn
ISBN : 0415922879
Genre : Music
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Steyn takes a sharp-eyed look at the whole span of Broadway musical history, seven decades of brilliant achievements. In this delicious book, he reflects on geniuses and monsters, hits and atomic bombs, and the wonderful stories that prove there's no business like show business.

How Right You Are Jeeves

Author : P.G. Wodehouse
ISBN : 9780743203593
Genre : Fiction
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English comedy with bumbling Bertie Wooster and his all knowing valet, Jeeves.

The Girl On The Boat

Author : P. G. Wodehouse
ISBN : 9781775450139
Genre : Fiction
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Craving the kind of knee-slapping shenanigans that only P.G. Wodehouse can deliver? Dive into The Girl on the Boat, an uproarious tale of romantic entanglement that unfolds against the backdrop of a trans-Atlantic ocean cruise. First published in serial format under title Three Men and a Maid, this novel offers Wodehouse fans a much-needed dose of the writer's inimitable humor.

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