137 Results
137 Results
Heartwood : a novel —Plain, Belva.
Book
2011
37 available of 41 items

Though Iris Stern considers herself a modern woman, with a successful academic career and a happy marriage, she still holds steadfast to her old-fashioned sensibilities. But as the mother of three adult children, each wi...

The book of V. : a novel —Solomon, Anna, author.
Book
2020
9 available of 10 items

"This propulsive historical novel intertwines the lives of the Bible's Queen Esther, a senator's wife in the 1970s, and a Brooklyn mother in 2016, whose stories trace surprising and moving parallels across centuries"-- P...

Certain girls : a novel —Weiner, Jennifer.
Book
2008
26 available of 29 items

Follows the life of Cannie Shapiro including her interactions with friends and family and her unexpected discovery that her mother hid some truths from her all her life.

The light after the war : a novel —Abriel, Anita, author.
Book
2020
9 available of 12 items

"It is 1946 when Vera Frankel and her best friend Edith Ban arrive in Naples. Refugees from Hungary, they escaped from a train headed for Auschwitz and were hidden by farmers until the end of the war while the rest of th...

Vienna prelude —Thoene, Bodie, 1951-
Book
2004
1 available of 2 items

Vienna prelude —Thoene, Bodie, 1951-
Book
1989
11 available of 12 items

The only woman in the room —Benedict, Marie, author.
Book
2019
14 available of 17 items

Hedy Kiesler is lucky. Her beauty leads to a starring role in a controversial film and marriage to a powerful Austrian arms dealer, allowing her to evade Nazi persecution despite her Jewish heritage. But Hedy is also int...

The book of V. a novel —Solomon, Anna, author.
Book On CD
2020
1 available of 2 items

"Lily is a mother and a daughter. And a second wife. And a writer, maybe? Or she was going to be, before she had children. Now, in her rented Brooklyn apartment she's grappling with her sexual and intellectual desires, w...

As close to us as breathing : a novel —Poliner, Elizabeth, author.
Book
2016
9 available of 9 items

Enjoying summertime weeks of freedom at a popular Jewish beach with their children, beautiful Ada thrives away from her strict husband, while chef Vivie develops diplomatic skills, and unmarried Bec is forced to choose b...

The only woman in the room a novel —Benedict, Marie.
Large Print
2019
12 available of 14 items

Her beauty almost certainly saved her from the rising Nazi party and led to marriage with an Austrian arms dealer. Underestimated in everything else, she overheard the Third Reich's plans while at her husband's side, und...

Heartwood [a novel] —Plain, Belva.
Book On CD
2011
0 available of 1 items

Though Iris Stern considers herself a modern woman, with a successful academic career and a happy marriage, she still holds steadfast to her old-fashioned sensibilities. But as the mother of three adult children, each wi...

The weight of ink —Kadish, Rachel, author.
Book
2017
5 available of 12 items

"An intellectual and emotional jigsaw puzzle of a novel for readers of A. S. Byatt's Possession and Geraldine Brooks's People of the Book Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of In...

Heartwood a novel —Plain, Belva.
Large Print
2011
9 available of 12 items

Though Iris Stern considers herself a modern woman, with a successful academic career and a happy marriage, she still holds steadfast to her old-fashioned sensibilities. But as the mother of three adult children, each wi...

Woman in gold
DVD
2015
31 available of 35 items

Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting Portrait of Adele B...

The secrets of flight —Leffler, Maggie.
Book
2016
9 available of 12 items

"Estranged from her family since just after World War II, Mary Browning has spent her entire adult life hiding from her Jewish heritage. Now eighty-seven years old and a widow, she is haunted by a lifetime of secrets and...

Modern girls —Brown, Jennifer S. (Jennifer Sue), 1968-
Book
2016
2 available of 3 items

"A dazzling debut novel set in New York City's Jewish immigrant community in 1935... How was it that out of all the girls in the office, I was the one to find myself in this situation? This didn't happen to nice Jewish g...

As close to us as breathing —Poliner, Elizabeth, author.
Large Print
2016
1 available of 3 items

In 1948, a small stretch of the Woodmont, Connecticut shoreline, affectionately named "Bagel Beach," has long been a summer destination for Jewish families. Here sisters Ada, Vivie, and Bec assemble at their beloved fami...

The wonder spot —Bank, Melissa.
Book
2005
5 available of 5 items

Follows Sophie Applebaum's quest for her own identity as the self-depreciating only daughter in a Jewish suburban family.

Blues in the night —Krich, Rochelle Majer.
Book
2002
6 available of 6 items

"Sunday, July 13. 1:45 A.M. Near Lookout Mountain and Laurel Canyon. An unidentified woman in her twenties, wearing a nightgown, was the victim of a hit-and-run accident that left her unconscious and seriously injured. T...

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