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Little Bear / by Minarik, Else Holmelund.; Sendak, Maurice.;
What will Little Bear wear? -- Birthday soup -- Little Bear goes to the moon -- Little Bear's wish.
Subjects: Bears; Mothers and sons;
© c1985., HarperCollins,
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For one more day / by Albom, Mitch,1958-;
In an inspirational debut novel by the author of Tuesdays with Morrie, Charles "Chick" Benetto, grieving over the death of his mother, uses alcohol as a crutch to deal with his loneliness, isolation, and depression and the disintegration of his life, until an encounter with his mother's ghost brings him new awareness and leads him to attempt to put his life back together.
Subjects: Psychological fiction.; Mothers and sons; Mothers; Suicidal behavior;
© c2006., Hyperion,
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The world according to Garp / by Irving, John,1942-;
The story of T.S. Garp, the bastard son of a feminist leader who is ahead of her time. A comic and compassionate coming-of-age story.
Subjects: Humorous fiction.; Eccentrics and eccentricities; Women; Mothers and sons; Feminists; Authors; Mothers and sons;
© 1998., Modern Library,
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The nix / by Hill, Nathan,1975-;
"An epic novel about a son, the mother who left him as a child, and how his search to uncover the secrets of her life leads him to reclaim his own"--The packer attacker -- Ghosts of the old country -- Enemy, obstacle, puzzle, trap -- The house spirit -- A body for each of us -- Invasive species -- Circle -- Search and seizure -- Revolution -- Deleveraging.
Subjects: Domestic fiction.; Fiction.; Family secrets; Mothers and sons; Self-realization;
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One perfect lie / by Scottoline, Lisa,.; Newbern, George,1964-narrator.;
Read by George Newbern.Title from container.An emotional thriller and a suburban crime story that will keep listeners guessing until the end. On the surface, it tells the tale of the struggling single mother of a high-school pitcher, a shy kid so athletically talented that he's being recruited for a full-ride scholarship to a Division I college, with a future in major-league baseball. But the mother fears that she's losing her grip on her son because he's being lured down a darker path by one of his teammates, a secretly disturbed young man from an affluent family, whose excellent grades and fun-loving manner conceal his violent criminal plans. Add a handsome stranger who comes to town and infiltrates the high school, posing as a teacher but with a hidden agenda all his own.
Subjects: Psychological fiction.; Thrillers (Fiction); Audiobooks.; Suspense fiction.; Single mothers; Mothers and sons; High schools; Undercover operations;
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The museum of failures : a novel / by Umrigar, Thrity N.,author.;
"Remy Wadia left India for the United States long ago, carrying his resentment of his mother with him. He has now returned to Bombay to adopt a baby--and to see his elderly mother for the first time in several years. Discovering that she is in the hospital, has stopped talking, and seems to have given up on life, he is struck with guilt for not realizing just how sick she has become. His unexpected appearance and assiduous attention revives her and enables her to return to her home. But when Remy finds an old photograph from his adoring late father, shocking long-held family secrets surface"--
Subjects: Domestic fiction.; Psychological fiction.; Homecoming; Mothers and sons; Family secrets; Adoption; Mothers;
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The glass menagerie / by Williams, Tennessee,1911-1983.;
The characters -- Cast listing and scene -- Author's production notes -- The Glass Managerie -- Opening night reviews -- "The catastrophe of success," an essay by Tennessee Williams -- Archival production photographs -- "Portrait of a Girl in Glass," a story by Tennessee Williams -- The Pretty Trap, a one-act play by Tennessee Williams -- "In the Managerie," an essay by Allean Hale -- "The Homosexual in Society," an essay by Robert Duncan -- "Legend," and "To Brooklyn Bridge," two poems by Hart Crane -- "To You" and "Give Me the Silent Splendid Sun," two poems by Walt Whitman -- "As I Stood in My Room Tonight," "Recuerdo," and "The Beanstalk Country," three poems by Tennessee Williams -- "somewhere I have never travelled, gladly beyond," a poem by E. E. Cummings.
Subjects: Domestic drama.; Domestic drama.; Young men; Young women with disabilities; Mothers and sons; Mothers and daughters; Brothers and sisters; Families;
© 2011., New Directions,
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Remarkably bright creatures : a novel / by Van Pelt, Shelby,author.;
"For fans of A Man Called Ove, a luminous debut novel about a widow's unlikely friendship with a giant Pacific octopus reluctantly residing at the local aquarium-and the truths she finally uncovers about her son's disappearance 30 years ago"--After Tova Sullivan's husband died, she began working the night shift at the Sowell Bay Aquarium, mopping floors and tidying up. Keeping busy has always helped her cope, which she's been doing since her eighteen-year-old son, Erik, mysteriously vanished on a boat in Puget Sound over thirty years ago. Tova becomes acquainted with curmudgeonly Marcellus, a giant Pacific octopus living at the aquarium. Marcellus knows more than anyone can imagine but wouldn't dream of lifting one of his eight arms for his human captors--until he forms a remarkable friendship with Tova. Ever the detective, Marcellus deduces what happened the night Tova's son disappeared. And now Marcellus must use every trick his old invertebrate body can muster to unearth the truth for her before it's too late.
Subjects: Mystery fiction.; Detective and mystery fiction.; Octopuses; Widows; Human-animal relationships; Mothers and sons; Missing persons;
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The Copenhagen connection / by Peters, Elizabeth,1927-2013.;
Subjects: Mystery fiction.; Women detectives; Kidnapping victims; Mothers and sons; Missing persons; Americans;
© 2012., Harper,
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Hamlet [videorecording] / by Wyver, John.; Grant, Sebastian.; Doran, Gregory.; Tennant, David,1971-; Stewart, Patrick,1940-; Downie, Penny.; Davies, Oliver Ford.; Gale, Mariah,1979-; Englishby, Paul.; Shakespeare, William,1564-1616.Hamlet.; Illuminations (Firm); Royal Shakespeare Company.; British Broadcasting Corporation.Television Service.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai.; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.; Warner Home Video (Firm);
DVD, region 1; NTSC; Dolby Digital stereo.; widescreen presentation (16:9 enhanced).Originally broadcast on television in 2009.David Tennant, Patrick Stewart, Penny Downie, Oliver Ford Davies, Mariah Gale.Director of photography, Chris Seager ; editor, Tony Cranstoun ; composer, Paul Englishby.This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play.
Subjects: Television melodramas.; Video recordings for the hearing impaired.; Television programs.; Television adaptations.; Fiction television programs.; Historical television programs.; Television programs; Hamlet (Legendary character); Ghosts; Children of murder victims; Mothers and sons; Melancholy;
© [2010], BBC ; Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Distributed by Warner Home Video,
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