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  • The cold millions : a novel

    The cold millions : a novel2020

    by Jess Walter

    (113)

    Summary: Orphans Gig and Rye Dolan don't have a penny to their names. The brothers work grueling, odd jobs each day just to secure a meal, and spend nights sleeping wherever they can with other day laborers....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WALTER

    Location: New Adult Fiction

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  • Mothers, tell your daughters : stories

    Mothers, tell your daughters : stories2015

    by Bonnie Jo Campbell

    (1,408)

    Summary: Named by the Guardian as one of our top ten writers of rural noir, Bonnie Jo Campbell is a keen observer of life and trouble in rural America, and her working-class protagonists can be at once...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F CAMPBELL

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Empire falls [downloadable ebook]

    Empire falls2002

    by Richard Russo

    (109,733)

    Summary: Milo Roby tries to hold his family together while working at the Empire Grill in the once-successful logging town of Empire Falls, Maine, with his partner, Mrs. Whiting, who is the heir to a faded logging and textile legacy.

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  • The jungle [downloadable audiobook]

    The jungle1994

    by Upton Sinclair

    Summary: This dramatic and deeply moving story documents the brutal conditions in the Chicago stockyards at the turn of the century and brings into sharp moral focus the appalling odds against which...  more »

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  • Empire Falls
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    Empire Falls2001

    by Richard Russo

    (109,739)

    Summary: "Welcome to Empire Falls, a blue-collar town full of abandoned mills whose citizens surround themselves with the comforts and feuds provided by lifelong friends and neighbors and who find humor and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F RUSSO

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • The iron facade [large print]

    The iron facade2000

    by Catherine Cookson

    (214)

    Summary: "Novelist Prudence Dudley seems to have it all when the news that her husband is a bigamist sends her to the brink of an emotional breakdown. She and a beloved aunt flee to the peace and quiet of a...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F COOKSON

    Location: Large Print Fiction

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  • America America : a novel

    America America : a novel2008

    by Ethan Canin

    (3,408)

    Summary: In the early 1970s, Corey Sifter, the son of working-class parents, becomes a yard boy on the grand estate of the powerful Metarey family. Soon, through the family's generosity, he is a student at a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F CANIN

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Shuggie Bain : a novel

    Shuggie Bain : a novel2020

    by Douglas Stuart

    (2,977)

    Summary: Hugh "Shuggie" Bain spends his 1980s childhood in public housing in Glasgow, Scotland. Thatcher's war on heavy industry has put husbands and sons out of work, and the city's notorious drug epidemic...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STUART

    Location: New Adult Fiction

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  • Palisades Park

    Palisades Park2013

    by Alan Brennert

    (5,791)

    Summary: Sharing a family life in the 1930s near the legendary Palisades Amusement Park, a family of dreamers explores ambitions and cultural boundaries that are challenged by the realities of the Great...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BRENNERT

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Sons and lovers

    Sons and lovers1979

    by D. H. Lawrence

    (47,042)

    BOOK

    Call #: F LAWRENCE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details