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Namesake
(Jhumpa Lahiri)
The Ganguli family leaves their tradition-bound life in Calcutta to settle in Cambridge, Massachusetts in this exploration of expectations and realities of immigrant life. [Fiction 291 pages] [Added 3/10] [39093047177696]
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Fiction

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291 p

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Narrow road to the deep north
(Flanagan, Richard, )
"A novel of love and war that traces the life of one man--an Australian surgeon--from a prisoner-of-war camp on the Thai-Burma Death Railway during World War II, up to the present"-- Provided by publisher
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Prisoners of war Burma -- Fiction
FICTION / War & Military
FICTION / Historical
FICTION / Literary

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334 p.

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Never Let Me Go
(Kazuo Ishiguro)
A reunion with two childhood friends--Ruth and Tommy--draws Kath and her companions on a nostalgic odyssey into the supposedly idyllic years of their lives at Hailsham, an isolated private school in the serene English countryside, and a dramatic confrontation with the truth about their childhoods and about their lives in the present. [Fiction 288 pages] [Added November 2011] [39093070009014]
Genre(s):
Fiction

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288 p

Kit Level: Adult

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Neverwhere: a novel
(Gaiman, Neil)
After he helps a stranger on a London sidewalk, Richard Mayhew discovers an alternate city beneath London, and must fight to survive if he is to return to the London he knew
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Underground homeless persons -- Fiction
Underground areas -- Fiction
Businessmen -- Fiction
Subways -- Fiction

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370 p.

Kit Level: Adult

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Night Circus
(Erin Morgenstern)
A fierce competition is underway, a contest between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood to compete in "a game," in which each must use their powers of illusion to best the other. Unbeknownst to them, this game is a duel to the death, and the circus is but the stage for a remarkable battle of imagination and will. [Fiction 512 pages] [Added 2/2013] [39093074798745]
Genre(s):
Fiction

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Kit Level: Adult

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No I Don't Want to Join a Book Club
(Virginia Ironside)
Marie Sharp is heading toward sixty, and after the excitement of the freewheeling sixties, she's ready to settle into a quiet, blissfully boring routine. No book clubs, Italian classes gym memberships or bicycle trips across Europe, Thank you very much! [Fiction 231 pages] [Added 8/10] [39093063349633]
Genre(s):
Fiction

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231 p

Kit Level: Adult

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Northern Light, A
(Jennifer Donnelly)
Young Adult Fiction (380 pages) Recommended for Grades 8-12. An astonishing and heartbreaking debut - this is the story of a young woman's coming of age and the murder that rocked America. [Kit added 9/2009]
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380 p

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Not My Dog
(Colby Rodowsky)
Junior Fiction (69 pages) Recommended for Grades 2-4. Ellie, who is eight years old, has to give up her dream of getting a puppy after her parents agree to take in the dog that great-aunt Margaret can no longer keep. [Kit added 09/2009]
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Fiction

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69 p

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Nothing Daunted
(Dorothy Wickenden)
A captivating full-length book derived from a widely read and much beloved New Yorker piece about Wickenden's grandmother and her grandmother's best friend who left their affluent East Coast lives to "rough it" as teachers in the wilds of Colorado in 1916 [Nonfiction 226 pages] [Added 3/2013] [39093075191700]
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Nonfiction

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286 p

Kit Level: Adult

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