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The Winter wives : a novel —MacIntyre, Linden, author.

"Two old friends, who first met in university, get together for a weekend of golfing: Allen, a football hero, worldly and financially successful, and his quieter friend, nicknamed Bryon, lame from a childhood injury, a s...

Always the last to know —Higgins, Kristan, author.

"Sometimes you have to break a family to fix it. From the New York Times bestselling author of Life and Other Inconveniences comes a new novel of heartbreaking truths and hilarious honesty about what family really means....

A funny kind of paradise —Owens, Jo, 1961- author.

When her husband left her with a baby, a toddler and a fledgling business, Francesca managed--she wasn't always gentle or patient, but the business thrived and Chris and Angelina had food to eat. At nearly 70, she feels ...

The last gift : a novel —Gurnah, Abdulrazak, 1948-

"Abbas has never told anyone about his past--before he was a sailor on the high seas, before he met his wife Maryam outside a Boots in Exeter, before they settled into a quiet life in Norwich with their children, Jamal a...

Churchill's secret

It is the summer of 1953 and Nurse Appleyard is rushed to a secret location where she discovers her patient is Winston Churchill, the elderly Prime Minister. Churchill has suffered a stroke and may not last the weekend. ...

Always the last to know —Higgins, Kristan, author.
Large Print
2020
Availability: 6 of 10

"Sometimes you have to break a family to fix it. From the New York Times bestselling author of Life and Other Inconveniences comes a new novel of heartbreaking truths and hilarious honesty about what family really means....

The diving bell and the butterfly

The French editor of Elle magazine, Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently des...

The last gift —Gurnah, Abdulrazak, 1948- author.

From the winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature, an astounding meditation on family, self and the meaning of home. Abbas has never told anyone about his past--before he was a sailor on the high seas, before he met ...

A tapestry of secrets —Thomas, Sarah Loudin.

Perla Phillips has carried a secret for over sixty years. When she sees her granddaughter, Ella, struggling in life, Perla decides to share her story--then suffers a debilitating stroke before she can do so. As Ella and ...

It runs in the family

Alex is trying to deal with a midlife crisis, while feeling caught in the middle of his familial obligations. While successful, Alex sometimes feels as if he's under the shadow of his father, Mitchell, a successful attor...

Once-- —Herbert, James, 1943-2013

Thom Kindred, partially incapacitated by a stroke, returns to his home village near Castle Bracken, hoping to find solace in memories and familiar places. But his return rouses an ancient evil at the castle.

Hello, my name is May —Stopps, Rosalind.

They wrote it on the wall above my bed. Hello, it said, my name is May. Please talk to me. May has been moved to a care home after her stroke. She can't communicate, all her words are kept inside. If she tries to point, ...

The diving bell and the butterfly
Blu-ray
2015
Availability: 0 of 1

The French editor of Elle magazine, Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently des...

Hello, my name is May —Stopps, Rosalind, author.

May has been moved to a care home after her stroke. She can't communicate, all her words are kept inside. If she tries to point, her arms swing in wild directions; if she tries to talk, strange noises come out of her mo...

The long way home —Pilcher, Robin.
Large Print
2010
Availability: 4 of 4

When Claire Barclay receives news that her beloved stepfather has had a stroke, Claire and her husband, Art, leave New York and fly back to Scotland to care for him during the summer. When their visit makes clear that Le...

Life expectancy —Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-

A dying man's clairvoyant prophesies about his grandson, Jimmy Tock, reveal five terrifying and horrific events, occuring on five different days at different periods in his life, that will turn the young man's world upsi...

The optimist's guide to letting go —Reichert, Amy E., 1974- author.
Large Print
2018
Availability: 3 of 4

Three generations. Seven days. One big secret. The author of The Coincidence of Coconut Cake unfolds a mother-daughter story told by three women whose time to reckon with a life-altering secret is running out. Gina Zober...

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