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Worsley, Lucy

Summary: ""Jane Austen at Home offers a fascinating look at Jane Austen's world through the lens of the homes in which she lived and worked throughout her life. The result is a refreshingly unique perspective on Austen and her work and a beautifully nuanced exploration of gender, creativity, and domesticity." - Amanda Foreman, bestselling author of Georgianna, Duchess of Devonshire. On the eve of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Austen

Summary: Agatha Christie ranks as one of the most successful writers of all time. Combining rare access to Christie's family and her personal archive, the show gives viewers a never-before-seen look into the late crime writer's fascinating life story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 921 Christie

Beasecker, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1998

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 813

Mayle, Peter

Summary: "The beloved author Peter Mayle, champion of all things Provence, here in a final volume of all new writing, offers vivid recollections from his twenty-five years in the South of France--lessons learned, culinary delights enjoyed, and changes observed. Twenty-five years ago, Peter Mayle and his wife, Jennie, were rained out of a planned two weeks on the Cô̂te d'Azur. In search of sunlight,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.9 Mayle 2018

Federspiel, Michael R.

Contents: "Up north" during Hemingway's time, 1899-1921 -- The Hemingway family in Michigan -- Ernest's Michigan: fact and fiction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 813.52 Feder

Ellis, Bella

Summary: Before they became legendary writers, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, and Anne Brontë were "lady detectors" in this charming historical mystery. Not yet published novelists, they have well-honed imaginations and are expert readers. And, as Charlotte remarks, "detecting is reading between the lines--it's seeing what is not there."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Ellis

Shapiro, Dani

Summary: "In the spring of 2016, through a genealogy website to which she had whimsically submitted her DNA, Dani Shapiro received the astonishing news that her beloved deceased father was not her biological father. Over the course of a single day, her entire history--the life she had lived--crumbled beneath her. In just a few hours of Internet sleuthing, she was able to piece together the story of her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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Heyman, Stephen

Summary: "How a literary idol of the Lost Generation launched America's organic and sustainable food movement. In interwar France, Louis Bromfield was equally famous as a writer and as a gardener. He pruned dahlias with Edith Wharton, weeded Gertrude Stein's vegetable patch, and fed the starving artists who flocked to his farmhouse outside Paris. His best-selling novels earned him a Pulitzer-and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Bromfield

Summary: The life and times of a group of midwives working at Nonnatus House--a nursing convent serving the impoverished of East London in the late 1950s and early 1960s--are chronicled in this appealing British series based on true events. The women learn powerful lessons about life's struggles while visiting with expectant mothers and poor children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Call

Flynn, Kathleen A.

Summary: Perfect for fans of Jane Austen, this engrossing debut novel offers an unusual twist on the legacy of one of the world's most celebrated and beloved authors: two researchers from the future are sent back in time to meet Jane and recover a suspected unpublished novel.London, 1815: Two travelers--Rachel Katzman and Liam Finucane--arrive in a field in rural England, disheveled and weighed down...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2017

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION Flynn

Atherton, Nancy.

Summary: "When a strapping young Australian named Jack MacBride arrives in Finch to wrap up his late uncle's affairs, heads turn in the sleepy English village. But when Lori volunteers to help Jack clear out his uncle's overgrown garden, they discover something even more shocking than a stranger turning up in Finch. After Lori laughingly tosses a coin into the garden's old well and makes a wish, she is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Ather

Atherton, Nancy

Summary: When Lori brings an expensive bracelet she found to Aunt Dimity, she asks Lori to do what she could not do herself: return it to her unsuccessful suitor or to his rightful heir.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP MYSTERY Ather

Shoemaker, Sarah

Summary: "<Strong>"Reader, she married me."</strong> For one hundred seventy years, Edward Fairfax Rochester has stood as one of literature's most romantic, most complex, and most mysterious heroes. Sometimes haughty, sometimes tender-professing his love for Jane Eyre in one breath and denying it in the next-Mr. Rochester has for generations mesmerized, beguiled, and, yes, baffled fans of Charlotte...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Shoem

Summary: Based on Gerald Durrell's trilogy of Corfu novels, this latest series sees sparky English widow Louisa Durrell and her brood continue to put down roots in their dilapidated rented house, alongside an ever-increasing menagerie of animals brought home by youngest son Gerry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Durre3

Angelou, Maya.

Summary: Author's memoir of growing up black in the 1930's and 1940's.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Angel

Hoena, B. A.

Summary: "Pre-readers build important literacy skills in this illustrated book that pairs music with learning. The delightful wizard Magic E changes words, like cod to code, with a wave of his wand, teaching kids about the long O sound as they laugh and sing along. This hardcover book comes with CD and online music access."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Hoena

Quick, Amanda

Summary: Former trapeze artist Amalie Vaughn moved to Burning Cove to reinvent herself, but after spending her inheritance on a mansion with the intention of turning it into a bed-and-breakfast, she learns that the villa is said to be cursed. When the first guest, Dr. Norman Pickwell, is murdered by his robot invention during a sold-out demonstration, rumors circulate that the curse is real. In the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Quick

Mayle, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.9 May

Link, Mardi.

Summary: "Poignant, irreverent, and hilarious: the memoir of a mother who, after ending her nineteen-year marriage, staves off a perpetually empty bank account and, with the help of her three young sons, saves her century-old farmhouse from foreclosure and reclaims her life. It's the summer of 2005, and Mardi Jo Link's dream of living the simple life has unraveled into debt, heartbreak, and perpetually...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 630.92 Link

Atherton, Nancy.

Summary: " Nancy Atherton's seventeenth cozy mystery featuring the beloved Aunt Dimity-the original paranormal detective When Amelia Thistle moves to Finch, her new neighbors welcome her with open arms-and inquiring minds. Among them is Lori Shepherd, who isn't fooled by Amelia's unassuming persona. Amelia is, in fact, a world-famous artist with a rabid and eager-to-stalk fan base. In order to keep...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Adult 2012

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Ather

Atherton, Nancy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Ather

Boyle, Mark

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Oneworld 2019

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 640 Boyle

Dempsey, Dave

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2012

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 810.93 Demp

Summary: Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London in the late-1950s to mid-1960s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Call Season 8

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