Results for General Fiction + Dealing with Loss + 1940s & '50s

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  • News of Our Loved Ones
    Abigail DeWitt
    Hardcover: 10/02/2018
     
    Set in France and America, News of Our Loved Ones is a haunting and intimate examination of love and loss, ...
  • Home After Dark
    David Small
    Hardcover: 09/11/2018
     
    David Small's long-awaited graphic novel is a savage portrayal of male adolescence gone awry like no other ...
  • The Driest Season
    Meghan Kenny
    Hardcover: 02/13/2018
     
    With wisdom and grit, Kenny has fashioned a deeply affecting story of a young woman discovering loss, ...
  • The Women in the Castle
    Jessica Shattuck
    Paperback: 01/02/2018
     
    Three women, haunted by the past and the secrets they hold.
  • Before We Sleep
    Jeffrey Lent
    Hardcover: 05/02/2017
     
    The sweeping, intergenerational story of a Vermont family, from WWII to the dawning of the '60s - the most ...
  • City of Secrets
    Stewart O'Nan
    Paperback: 04/25/2017
     
    From master storyteller Stewart O'Nan, a timely moral thriller of the Jewish underground resistance in ...
  • The Nightingale
    Kristin Hannah
    Paperback: 04/25/2017
     
    Winner of the 2015 BookBrowse Fiction Award

    Vivid and exquisite in its illumination of a time and place that ...

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