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Award-winning author of the national best-seller
Tumbling, Diane McKinney-Whetstone is
an immensely talented author of African American
fiction. It is 1965 in Philadelphia and Clarise, Finch,
and their three adolescent daughters are living a
financially privileged life. But when Finch's business
falls on hard times and Clarise suffers a mental breakdown,
their idyllic world is shattered and their daughters are endangered.
|Pub. Date||Edition||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Language||Availability|
|c1993.||1st ed.||Pleasant Company||60 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.||English|| |
Bordeaux - Kids Series
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JUV Series Porter AmericG
When a high society jewel thief winds up drowned at the bottom of a pool with a tacky garden gnome tied to her ankles, Nora must swing into action to save her old flame from a hasty murder charge.
A stained legal career spent defending mob enforcers, two-bit hoods, and other dregs of humanity has left Philadelphia lawyer Victor Carl jaded and resentful -- until a new client appears to offer him an escape and a big payday. Caroline Shaw, the desperate scion of a prominent Main Line dynasty, wants him to prove that her sister Jacqueline's recent suicide was, in fact, murder before Caroline suffers a similar fate.
It is a case that propels...
When the tycoon owner of a spectacularly tacky sports bar is killed, Nora Blackbird suspects a secretive politician, a shady former rock star doubling as a pastry chef, and a dangerous aristo-brat on the verge of stardom.
New York Times bestselling author William Lashner returns with a brilliantly twisty tale that probes the dark side of the law -- and man
Unlike the rest of you, I cheerfully admit to my own utter selfishness. I am self-made, self-absorbed, self-serving, self-referential, even self-deprecating, in a charming sort of way. In short, I am all the selfs except selfless. Yet every so often, I run across a force of nature that shakes my...
Dontay had it rough growing up in the projects with a mother who forced him to become a man at the young age of fifteen. His father was a rolling stone, having multiple children with many women. He...
During the 1970s, Verdi's relationship with street-smart Johnson leads her to heroin and the brink of destruction. Rescued by a conservative professor willing to give up everything for her, she lives a quiet, comfortable life for 20 years—until Johnson returns to re-ignite old passions. Pulled uncontrollably toward the reckless appetites of her youth, Verdi struggles to understand her desires and to decide where she wants life to take her...
Omar Tyree returns to the story of Tracy Ellison, the spirited heroine of his best-selling Flyy Girl. Now 28 years old and on the verge of superstardom as a screen writer and actress, Tracy is going back east to reconnect with family and friends. Tracy's worked hard for her success. She's made it in Hollywood on her own terms and without compromise. But returning to Philly proves to be more than the happy homecoming she expects. While trying...
Mary and O'Neil frequently marveled at how, of all the lives they might have led, they had somehow found this one together. When they met at the Philadelphia high school where they'd come to teach, each had suffered a profound loss that had not healed. How likely was it that they could learn to trust, much less love, again?
Justin Cronin's poignant debut traces the lives of Mary Olson and O'Neil Burke, two vulnerable young teachers who
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