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Books 31 to 40 of 192 total found for Adults
Calligrapher's daughter, The
Eugenia Kim

A captivating story of Korea under Japanese occupation and the intricate lives of a traditional Korean family.

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Cane and Abe
James Grippando

A spellbinding novel of suspense in which Miami's top prosecutor becomes a prime suspect in his wife's disappearance, which may have a chilling connection to the woman he can't forget.

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Case of the Missing Books, The: A Mobile Library Mystery
Ian Sansom

Israel Armstrong is a passionate soul, lured to Ireland by the promise of an exciting new career. As he prepares to drive a mobile library around a small, damp Irish town he discovers that the rolling library's 15,000 volumes have mysteriously gone missing. It's up to Israel to discover who would steal them.

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Cat, The
Edeet Ravel

Single mother Elise has her world destroyed when her son is killed in a car accident.

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Cat's Table, The
Ondantje, Michael

In the early 1950s, an eleven-year-old boy in Colombo boards a ship bound for England. Looking back from adulthood, the narrator relates a tale about the magical, often forbidden, discoveries of childhood and a lifelong journey that begins unexpectedly with a sea voyage.

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Cheap: the high cost of discount culture
Shell, Ellen Ruppel

An Atlantic correspondent uncovers the true cost-in economic, political, and psychic terms-of our penchant for making and buying things as cheaply as possible.

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Circling the Sun
McLain, Paula

Beautiful young horse trainer, adventurer and aviator Beryl Markham tells the story of her life among the glamorous and decadent circle of British expats living in colonial East Africa--and the complicated love triangle she shared with the white hunter Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa. A fictitious account of Beryl's life set in colonial Kenya in the 1920s.

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Cockroach
Rawi Hage

During a cold Montreal winter, an immigrant tries to hang himself from a tree in a local park. In subsequent sessions with a well-intentioned but naive therapist, the story of the man's violent childhood in a war-torn country is gradually revealed.

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Crazy Rich Asians
Kevin Kwan

The outrageously funny debut novel about three super-rich, pedigreed Chinese families and the gossip, backbiting, and scheming that occurs when the heir to one of the most massive fortunes in Asia brings home his ABC (American-born Chinese) girlfriend to the wedding of the season.

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Cutting For Stone
Verghese, Abraham

Twin brothers are orphaned at childbirth in Addis Ababa. When they fall in love with the same woman, one brother goes to work in an underfunded New York hospital. Here his past catches up with him.

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