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The Bird Skinner

by Alice Greenway
ISBN:9780802121042

Forced to abandon his ornithology work after being wounded in combat, World War II veteran Jim Carroway secludes himself on a tiny island off the coast of Maine, where an old friend's captivating daughter draws him out of isolation during the month before she starts college.

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The Lion Seeker
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The Lion Seeker

by Kenneth Bonert
ISBN:9780547898049

Haunted by his mother's questions about his character, Isaac Helger, the son of Lithuanian Jewish immigrants in World War II-era Johannesburg, evolves from a hooligan to a striving young man while struggling with a dark family secret.

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We Are Water

by Wally Lamb
ISBN:9780061941023

Told in alternating voices, follows Anna Oh, a middle-age wife, mother, and artist, as she, after twenty-seven years of marriage, divorces her husband to marry Vivica, the Manhattan art dealer who orchestrated her professional success.

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Lucky Us

by Amy Bloom
ISBN:9781400067244

Teenage half sisters Eva and Iris are disappointed by their families. Iris, the hopeful star, and Eva, the sidekick, journey across 1940s America in search of fame and fortune. Iris's ambitions take the sisters from small-town Ohio to an unexpected and sensuous Hollywood, across the America of Reinvention in a stolen station wagon, to the jazz clubs and golden mansions of Long Island.

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You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)

by Felicia Day
ISBN:9781476785653

A funny, quirky, and inspiring memoir from online entertainment mogul, actress, and queen of the geeks, Felicia Day. She talks about her unusual upbringing, her rise to Internet-stardom, and embracing her individuality to find success in Hollywood.

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