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  • The library book
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    The library book2018

    by Susan Orlean

    (91,410)

    Summary: On the morning of April 28, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who had been cleared out of the building realized this was not...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 027.4 ORL

    Locations: Adult Nonfiction, Book Club Sets

    copies in: 1 of 20 details

  • Tiny beautiful things : advice on love and life from Dear Sugar
    Staff Pick

    Tiny beautiful things : advice on love and life from Dear Sugar2012

    by Cheryl Strayed

    (71,090)

    Summary: Brings the best of Cheryl Strayed's published and never-before-published online columns in one place and includes a new introduction by Steve Almond. Life can be hard, life can be great. For years,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 170.44 STR

    Locations: Adult Nonfiction, Book Club Sets

    copies in: 16 of 16 details

  • The handmaid's tale
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    The handmaid's tale2019

    by Margaret Atwood

    (12,806)

    Summary: Margaret Atwood's best-loved novel has taken the world by storm again. Riding high on bestseller lists for months and the basis for Hulu's Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning smash hit series, The...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 741.59 ATW

    Locations: Adult Nonfiction, Book Club Sets

    copies in: 16 of 16 details

  • Wesley the owl : the remarkable love story of an owl and his girl

    Wesley the owl : the remarkable love story of an owl and his girl2009

    by Stacey O'Brien

    (11,077)

    Summary: Written with the same heartwarming sentiment that made the memoir "Marley & Me" a runaway bestseller, biologist and owl expert O'Brien chronicles her rescue of an adorable, abandoned baby barn...  more »

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    Call #: 598.97 O'BR

    copies in: 16 of 16 details

  • Truth & beauty : a friendship

    Truth & beauty : a friendship2005

    by Ann Patchett

    (37,176)

    Summary: The author describes her twenty-year friendship with Lucy Grealy, tracing their introduction at a writer's workshop, the integral part their friendship played in their writing careers, and her witness to Grealy's medical deterioration.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 155.916 PAT

    copies in: 16 of 16 details

  • The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
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    The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics2014

    by Daniel Brown

    (240,670)

    Summary: The University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the nine boys, in the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 797.123 BRO

    Locations: Adult Nonfiction, Book Club Sets

    copies in: 0 of 16 details

  • When breath becomes air

    When breath becomes air2016

    by Paul Kalanithi

    (460,738)

    Summary: "For readers of Atul Gawande, Andrew Solomon, and Anne Lamott, a profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis who attempts to answer...  more »

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    Call #: BK CLUB 616.9942 KAL

    copies in: 20 of 21 details