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  • Prostate cancer and the man you love : supporting and caring for your partner

    Prostate cancer and the man you love : supporting and caring for your partner2012

    by Anne Katz

    (5)

    Summary: Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men after skin cancer. It is highly curable; only 11% of cancer deaths are due to prostate cancer. While prostate cancer is a couples'...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.9946 KAT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The end of your life book club [large print]

    The end of your life book club2013

    by Will Schwalbe

    (50,377)

    Summary: The inspiring story of a son and his dying mother, who form a "book club" that brings them together as her life comes to a close.

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP 616.994 SCH

    Location: Large Print Nonfiction

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  • The end of your life book club

    The end of your life book club2012

    by Will Schwalbe

    (50,414)

    Summary: The inspiring story of a son and his dying mother, who form a "book club" that brings them together as her life comes to a close.

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.994 SCH

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The end of your life book club [CD book]

    The end of your life book club2012

    by Will Schwalbe (read by Jeff Harding)

    (50,406)

    Summary: The inspiring story of a son and his dying mother, who form a "book club" that brings them together as her life comes to a close.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 616.994 SCH

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The end of your life book club [downloadable audiobook]

    The end of your life book club2012

    by Will Schwalbe

    (50,406)

    Summary: The inspiring story of a son and his dying mother, who form a "book club" that brings them together as her life comes to a close. Mary Anne Schwalbe is waiting for her chemotherapy treatments when...  more »

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  • The end of your life book club [downloadable ebook]

    The end of your life book club2012

    by Will Schwalbe

    (50,413)

    Summary: The inspiring story of a son and his dying mother, who form a "book club" that brings them together as her life comes to a close.
  • The end of your life book club [large print]

    The end of your life book club2012

    by Will Schwalbe

    (50,402)

    Summary: The inspiring story of a son and his dying mother, who form a "book club" that brings them together as her life comes to a close.

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP 616.994 SCH

    Location: Large Print Nonfiction

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  • The council of dads [downloadable audiobook] / [my daughters, my illness, and the men who could be me]

    The council of dads2010

    by Bruce Feiler

    (1,674)

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  • The middle place

    The middle place2008

    by Kelly Corrigan

    (30,014)

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.994 COR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • In the body of the world : a memoir

    In the body of the world : a memoir2013

    by Eve Ensler

    (1,851)

    Summary: The author of The Vagina Monologues describes being diagnosed and treated for uterine cancer and how her illness forced her to reconnect with her own body and gave her a better understanding of the resilience of humans.

    BOOK

    Call #: B ENSLER

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  • This star won't go out : the life and words of Esther Grace Earl

    This star won't go out : the life and words of Esther Grace Earl2014

    by Esther Earl

    (15,373)

    Summary: "A memoir told through the journals, letters, and stories of young cancer patient Esther Earl."-- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: B EARL YA

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  • Hannah's gift : lessons from a life fully lived

    Hannah's gift : lessons from a life fully lived2002

    by Maria Housden

    (1,357)

    BOOK

    Call #: 362.1 HOU

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  • Radical remission : surviving cancer against all odds

    Radical remission : surviving cancer against all odds2014

    by Kelly A Turner

    (1,270)

    Summary: "In her groundbreaking and inspiring book, Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds, Dr. Kelly A. Turner, founder of the Radical Remission Project, uncovers nine factors that can lead to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.994 TUR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The council of dads [downloadable ebook] / my daughters, my illness, and the men who could be me

    The council of dads / my daughters, my illness, and the men who could be me2010

    by Bruce Feiler

    (1,674)

    Summary: Author Bruce Feiler was a young father when he was diagnosed with cancer. He instantly worried what his daughters' lives would be like without him. "Would they wonder who I was? Would they yearn for...  more »

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  • The foremost good fortune [downloadable ebook]

    The foremost good fortune2011

    by Susan Conley

    (977)

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  • The probability of miracles

    The probability of miracles2011

    by Wendy Wunder

    (9,576)

    Summary: Having spent several years in and out of hospitals for a life-threatening illness, pragmatic sixteen-year-old Cam is relocated by her miracle-seeking mother to a town in Maine known for its mystical healing qualities.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F WUNDER

    Location: YA Fiction

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  • The bucket list [DVD]

    The bucket list2008

    Summary: Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers have nothing in common, except they both have been diagnosed with terminal illnesses. While sharing a hospital room...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY BUCKET

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Torch
    Staff Pick

    Torch2012

    by Cheryl Strayed

    (6,557)

    Summary: Grounded in the everyday particulars of life in a small town, leavened by earthy humor, this book presents the saga of a family coming to terms with death--a tale of love and loss, grief and redemption set in rural Minnesota.

    BOOK

    Call #: F STRAYED

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Torch [downloadable audiobook]

    Torch2012

    by Cheryl Strayed

    (6,557)

    E-AUDIOBOOK

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  • Dancing at the pity party : a dead mom graphic memoir

    Dancing at the pity party : a dead mom graphic memoir2020

    by Tyler Feder , illustrator

    (2,253)

    Summary: Tyler Feder shares her story of her mother's first oncology appointment to facing reality as a motherless daughter in this frank and refreshingly funny graphic memoir.

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.994 FED YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The ghostwriter

    The ghostwriter2017

    by Alessandra Torre

    (15,531)

    Summary: Four years ago, I lied. I stood in front of the police, my friends and family, and made up a story, my best one yet. And all of them believed me. I wasn't surprised. Telling stories is what made me...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F TORRE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Promise me, Dad : a year of hope, hardship, and purpose

    Promise me, Dad : a year of hope, hardship, and purpose2017

    by Joseph R. Biden

    (17,102)

    Summary: In November 2014, thirteen members of the Biden family gathered on Nantucket for Thanksgiving, a tradition they had been celebrating for the past forty years. It was the one constant in what had...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.932 BID

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Back on Blossom Street

    Back on Blossom Street2007

    by Debbie Macomber

    Series: Blossom Street Series - #4

    (15,045)

    Summary: There's a new shop on Seattle's Blossom Street--a flower store called Susannah's Garden, right next door to A Good Yarn. Susannah Nelson, the owner, has just hired a young widow named Colette Blake....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: PB MAC

    Location: Adult Paperbacks

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Promise me, Dad [eBook] : a year of hope, hardship, and purpose

    Promise me, Dad : a year of hope, hardship, and purpose2017

    by Joseph R. Biden

    Summary: In November 2014, thirteen members of the Biden family gathered on Nantucket for Thanksgiving, a tradition they had been celebrating for the past forty years. It was the one constant in what had...  more »

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  • Furnishing eternity : a father, a son, a coffin, and a measure of life

    Furnishing eternity : a father, a son, a coffin, and a measure of life2018

    by David Giffels

    (307)

    Summary: When Giffels enlisted his dad to help him build his own casket, he thought of it mostly as an opportunity to sharpen his woodworking skills and to spend time together. But the unexpected deaths of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.8742 GIF

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • My all American [DVD]

    My all American2016

    Summary: Freddie Steinmark, an underdog on the field, faces the most difficult challenge of his life after leading his team to a championship season.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA MY

    Location: DVDs Drama

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  • Falling : a daughter, a father, and a journey back

    Falling : a daughter, a father, and a journey back2016

    by Elisha Cooper

    (190)

    Summary: "The award-winning children's book author confronts a new world when faced with his daughter's illness in this frank, moving, and beautiful memoir. Elisha Cooper spends his mornings writing and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B COOPER

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  • Ae dil hai mushkil [DVD]

    Ae dil hai mushkil2016

    Summary: Ayan falls in love with his soulmate, Alizeh, but she doesn't reciprocate the feeling. Later, a relationship with another woman named Saba helps him realize Alizeh's value in his life, irrespective of their relationship status.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA AE

    Location: DVDs Drama

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  • Breaking bad [DVD]. Season 5

    Breaking bad . Season 52013

    Summary: With Gus Fring dead, Walt's transformation from well-meaning family man to ruthless drug kingpin is nearly complete. This season charts the murderous rise of Walter White as he reaches new highs and new lows.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV BREAKING S5

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Ae dil hai mushkil [Blu-ray]

    Ae dil hai mushkil2016

    Summary: Ayan falls in love with his soulmate, Alizeh, but she doesn't reciprocate the feeling. Later, a relationship with another woman named Saba helps him realize Alizeh's value in his life, irrespective of their relationship status.

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA AE

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  • The snow queen

    The snow queen2014

    by Michael Cunningham

    (6,579)

    Summary: A heartbroken man turns to religion after seeing a vision in the sky above Central Park while his musician brother takes drugs he thinks will help him compose a ballad for his seriously ill wife.

    BOOK

    Call #: F CUNNINGHAM

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • People we meet [CD book] : unforgettable conversations.

    People we meet : unforgettable conversations.2014

    (61)

    Summary: Nationally known NPR on-air personalities share the lasting impressions made during interviews with a wide variety of exceptional individuals. Each story is introduced by the NPR host and offers a...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 791.44 PEO

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The fault in our stars [DVD]

    The fault in our stars2014

    Summary: Hazel and Gus share a sarcastic sense of humor, a distaste for the conventional, and ultimately a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Although the two teens face unlikely challenges,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA FAULT

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The fault in our stars [Blu-ray]

    The fault in our stars2014

    Summary: Hazel and Gus share a sarcastic sense of humor, a distaste for the conventional, and ultimately a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Although the two teens face unlikely challenges,...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA FAULT

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The love song of Miss Queenie Hennessy [CD book]

    The love song of Miss Queenie Hennessy2014

    by Rachel Joyce (read by Celia Imrie)

    (22,458)

    Summary: "'The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry" followed its unassuming hero on an incredible journey as he traveled the length of England on foot--a journey spurred by a simple letter from his old friend...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F JOYCE

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

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  • All the single ladies

    All the single ladies2015

    by Dorothea Benton Frank

    (9,245)

    Summary: Dorothea Benton Frank once again takes us deep into the heart of the magical Lowcountry where three amazing middle aged women are bonded by another amazing woman's death. Through their shared loss...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F FRANK

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Always and forever [downloadable ebook] / two novels

    Always and forever / two novels1989

    by Lurlene McDaniel

    (1,550)

    Summary: Includes "Too Young to Die" and "Goodbye Doesn't Mean Forever," in which sixteen-year-old Melissa Austin finds out that she has leukemia and tries to come to terms with her fatal illness with the help of her beloved family and her best friend Jory.
  • Breaking bad [DVD]. Season 6, Part 2

    Breaking bad . Season 6, Part 22013

    Summary: "It all ends with a bang! In the final episodes, Emmy winners Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul bring the saga of Breaking Bad to a bloody conclusion in their roles as meth kingpin, Walter White and his...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV BREAKING S6 P2

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Short films [DVD]. A collection of 2007 Academy Award nominated short films.

    Short films . A collection of 2007 Academy Award nominated short films.2008

    Summary: A collection of short films nominated for the 80th annual Academy Awards. Included are the winning live action short and the winning animated short.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA SHORT

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  • Paris in love [downloadable ebook] / a memoir

    Paris in love / a memoir2012

    by Eloisa James

    (10,704)

    Summary: James chronicles her joyful year in one of the most beautiful cities in the world--Paris--all the while inviting her reader into the life of her most enchanting family.