Results for General Fiction + Coming of Age + 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, ...
  • Manhattan Beach
    Jennifer Egan
    Paperback: 06/05/2018
     
    The long-awaited, daring, and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Visit from ...
  • Warlight
    Michael Ondaatje
    Hardcover: 05/08/2018
     
    A mesmerizing new novel that tells a dramatic story set in the decade after World War II through the lives of ...
  • The Magnificent Esme Wells
    Adrienne Sharp
    Hardcover: 04/10/2018
     
    From the nationally bestselling author of The True Memoirs of Little K, a deeply felt and historically ...
  • 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 Amber Shadows
    Lucy Ribchester
    Hardcover: 08/08/2017
     
    During the dangerous days of World War II, Honey Deschamps is spending her days transcribing decrypted ...
  • 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 ...

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