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...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2020
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.26 Cole 2020
Summary: Left behind by the world, former hit man and union truck driver Frank Sheeran looks back from a nursing home on his life's journey through the ranks of organized crime: from his involvement with Philadelphia mob boss Russell Bufalino to his association with Teamsters union head Jimmy Hoffa to the rift that forced him to choose between the two.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2020
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Summary: In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2015
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Mr.Hol
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press 2019
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Griff
Summary: Ove, a grumpy, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife's grave, decides to give up on life until an unlikely friendship develops with a boisterous young family that moves in next door.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2016
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Summary: Two novellas provide insight into the human condition as a sixty-year-old art history academic embarks on an unexpected journey of discovery and a young farm boy is drawn to the water of Lake Michigan as an escape.
Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2013
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Harris
Summary: "In this enchanting sequel to the number one bestseller The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom tells the story of Eddie's heavenly reunion with Annie--the little girl he saved on earth--in an unforgettable novel of how our lives and losses intersect. Fifteen years ago, in Mitch Albom's beloved novel, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, the world fell in love with Eddie, a grizzled war...
Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2018