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Life Afrer Life

by Jill McCorkle
ISBN:9781565122550

The residents, staff, and neighbors of the Pine Haven retirement center (from twelve-year-old Abby to eighty-five-year-old Sadie) share some of life's most profound discoveries. What they eventually learn about themselves and one another will transform them all.

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The Last Policeman

by Ben Winters
ISBN:9781594745768

When the Earth is doomed by an imminent and unavoidable asteroid collision, New Hampshire homicide detective Hank Palace considers the worth of his job in a world destined to end in six months and investigates a suspicious suicide that nobody else cares about.

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Burial Rites

by Hannah Kent
ISBN:9780316243919

In Iceland in 1829, a young woman accused of murdering her master is sent to an isolated rural farm to await execution and tells the farmer's family her side of the story.

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Shot All to Hell

by Lee Gardner
ISBN:9780061989476

It was the most famous bank robbery of all time, involving the legendary James-Younger gang's final shocking holdup, the infamous Northfield Raid, and the thrilling two-week chase that followed.

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Return to Oakpine

by Ron Carlson
ISBN:9780670025077

After a successful thirty-year career as a novelist, terminally ill Jimmy returns to his hometown in Wyoming and reconnects with three former bandmates from his high-school years.

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