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Driscoll, Jack

Summary: Ten stories mostly set in Michigan's northern lower peninsula, a landscape as gorgeous as it is severe. If at times the situations in these stories appear hopeless, the characters nonetheless, and even against seemingly impossible odds, dare to hope. These fictional individuals are so compassionately rendered that they can hardly help but be, in the hands of this writer, not only redeemed but...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Driscoll

Griffin, Gail B.

Summary: "Gail Griffin had only been married for four months when her husband's body was found in the Manistee River, just a few yards from their cabin door. The terrain of memoir is full of stories of grief, though Grief's Country: A Memoir in Pieces is less concerned with the biography of a love affair than with the lived phenomenon of grief itself-what it does to the mind, heart, and body; how it...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 Griffin

Summary: The essays approach Michigan at the atomic level. This is a place where weather patterns and ecology matter. Farmers, miners, shippers, and loggers have built (or lost) their livelihood on Michigan's nature-what could and could not be made out of our elements. From freshwater lakes that have shaped the ground beneath our feet to the industrial ebb and flow of iron ore and wind power-ours is a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2018

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 810.8 Oomen 2019

Decillis, Diane.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 Decil

Beardslee, Lois

Summary: Words like Thunder: New and Used Anishinaabe Prayers is a collection of poetry by award-winning Ojibwe author Lois Beardslee. Much of the book centers around Native people of the Great Lakes but has a universal relevance to modern indigenous people worldwide. Beardslee tackles contemporary topics like climate change and socioeconomic equality with a grace and readability that empowers readers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 Beardslee

Scollon, Teresa J.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2012

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 811.6222 Scoll

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 810.809 Riek

Fordon, Kelly.

Summary: As a young girl growing up in an affluent suburb bordering Detroit, Alice Townley witnesses a tragic accident at her parentś lavish party. In the years that follow, Alice is left mostly in the care of the household staff, free to forge friendships with other pampered and damaged teens. When she and her friend Mike decide to pin a crime on another student at their exclusive high school, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Fordon

Oomen, Anne-Marie

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 818.603 Oomen

Oomen, Anne-Marie.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 921 Oomen

Whelan, Gloria.

Contents: Keeping order -- Incomer -- Costumes -- Living together -- Travelogue -- It's going to be all right -- The ark -- Migrating -- When the children grow up -- Hautala country -- Icy miracles -- Keeping your place.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Whelan

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