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Cole, Thomas R.

Summary: " We aspire to live in a country where old men are celebrated as vital elders but not demeaned if they become ill and dependent. We aspire to maintain health as well as maintain dignity and fulfillment in frailty. Old Man Country helps readers see and imagine these possibilities for themselves. The book follows the journey of a writer in search of wisdom, as he encounters twelve distinguished...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.26 Cole 2020

Cannon, Joanna

Summary: Presents the story of an injured woman who meditates on her complicated relationship with a best friend when a man they believed was dead joins her retirement community.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Cannon

Griffin, Anne

Summary: If you had to pick five people to sum up your life, who would they be? If you were to raise a glass to each of them, what would you say? And what would you learn about yourself, when all is said? At the bar of a grand hotel in a small Irish town sits 84-year-old Maurice Hannigan. He's alone, as usual, though tonight is anything but. Pull up a stool and charge your glass, because Maurice is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Griff

Gilman, Susan Jane.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Gilman

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: With his fine cat Tabby at his side, Mr. Putter bakes a Christmas cake for his neighbor Mrs. Teaberry.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Rylant

Summary: When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to 'outsource' their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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Allende, Isabel.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2015

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

Tyler, Anne.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Tyler

Jacobson, Howard

Summary: At the age of ninety-something, Beryl Dusinbery is forgetting everything - including her own children. Her tongue, meanwhile, remains as sharp as ever. She spends her days stitching macabre messages into her needlework and tormenting her two long-suffering carers with tangled stories of her love affairs. Shimi Carmelli can do up his own buttons, get around without the aid of a walking frame,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Jacob

Robinson, Marilynne.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2004

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Arnosky, Jim

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Arnos

Klise, Kate

Summary: Eli the dog has been with Astrid since she was a baby, and now that Eli is getting older and slowing down, Astrid wants to make fun memories with him, but knows what is most important to Eli is the time he spends with Astrid.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Klise

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: Reluctantly, Mr. Putter and his cat, Tabby, agree to go ballroom dancing with Mrs. Teaberry and her dog, Zeke.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Children's Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Rylant

Stone, Marika

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Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.79 Stone

Dengler, Marianna

Summary: When a small, serious boy joins Amanda on the park bench, she remembers that once she was small and serious too, but she had Grandfather--and his wonderful stories.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Northland Pub. 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Dengl

Rylant, Cynthia

Summary: "Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, and Mrs. Teaberry and her good dog, Zeke, head for the sledding slope for the wildest ride ever. Maybe winter is not so slow after all!"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Rylant

Rylant, Cynthia

Summary: After a small setback, Mr. Putter and his favorite companions enjoy the best train ride of their lives.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Rylant

Zadoorian, Michael

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Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

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

Gantos, Jack.

Summary: In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most unusual chore involving the newly dead, molten wax, twisted promises, Girl Scout cookies, underage driving, lessons from history, typewriting, and countless bloody noses.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Gantos

Randall, Alice

Summary: In the black-owned-and-operated Kirkwood Hospital, Joseph "Ziggy" Johnson reflects on his life. From the Great Depression through the post-World War II years, Ziggy had been the pulse of Detroit's famous Black Bottom. A celebrated gossip columnist for the city's African-American newspaper, the Michigan Chronicle, he was also the emcee of one of the hottest night clubs, where he rubbed elbows...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.26 Wiley

Summary: As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Leland, John

Summary: A "look at what it means to grow old and a ... guide to well-being, [this book] weaves together the stories and wisdom of six New Yorkers who number among the 'oldest old'--those eighty-five and up"--Dust jacket flap. In 2015, Leland set out to meet members of America's fastest-growing age group: 85 and up. He anticipated learning of challenges, of loneliness, and of the deterioration of body,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.260 LELAND

Baker, Matthew

Summary: When the grandfather he never knew is released from prison suffering from dementia, eleven-year-old Nicholas, a mathematical and musical genius, tries to save the family's home by helping search for heirlooms Grandpa claims to have buried.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Baker

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