Literary Fiction

Golden Age Jane Smiley

GOLDEN AGE begins in 1987 and follows a remarkable family into the twenty-first century as it struggles with the aftermath of the Iraq War and decisions about the ecology and the farm their ancestors built.

 

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Some Luck Jane Smiley

SOME LUCK begins shortly after World War I, as a successful farmer relies on time honored values with his five wildly different children. The storyline follows generations into the 1950s through the enormous social and economic changes each family member faces.

 

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Free Men Katy Simpson Smith

FREE MEN takes place in the territory that is now Alabama, during the 1780s when three men - an escaped slave, a white orphan and a Creek Indian are being tracked down for murder. More than two hundred years later, their profound concerns of love, freedom, and the stain of guilt continue to haunt us today.

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The Story of Land and Sea Katy Simpson Smith

THE STORY OF LAND AND SEA is set during the waning years of the Revolutionary War and follows three generations of parents and children as they grapple with kidnapping and slavery. This is a brilliant debut novel that has received nationwide acclaim.

 

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A Sudden Light Garth Stein

A SUDDEN LIGHT follows the saga of a father attempting to enlist the help of his son and daughter in convincing the elderly grandfather to sell the family mansion to a developer. As the son ponders his decisions, he discovers a spirit of the old house and his forefathers in secret stairways and hidden rooms.

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The Burgess Boys Elizabeth Strout

THE BURGESS BOYS is both tender and tough, following two brothers as the one who always struggled becomes the successful sibling.

 

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My Name Is Lucy Barton Elizabeth Strout

MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON is the unforgettable story of a mother and daughter attempting to reconnect their strained relationship. The vehicle is the parent visiting her child in the hospital following a thought-to-be minor operation.

 

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Olive, Again Elizabeth Strout

OLIVE, AGAIN is a sequel to Strout's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Olive Kitteridge. ...

Oh William! Elizabeth Strout

OH, WILLIAM! finds Lucy Barton invited by her ex-husband to help discover a family secret that will change both their lives forever.

 

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Lucy by the Sea Elizabeth Strout

LUCY BY THE SEA  conjours up every human emotion you can imagine when a divorced couple is stuck together in a lockdown during the early days of the pandemic.

 

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