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Becoming Mrs. Lewis : a novel : the improbable love story of Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis

Becoming Mrs. Lewis : a novel : the improbable love story of Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis

Henry, Patti Callahan, author
2018

The love story of C.S. Lewis and his wife, Helen Joy Davidman Gresham, was improbable--and seemingly impossible. Their Eros-story led to some of Lewis's greatest works, yet Joy is most commonly known for how she died. Becoming Mrs. Lewis allows us to see how this brilliant and passionate woman lived--and why she stole Jack's heart. -- Provided by publisher.

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Becoming

Becoming

Obama, Michelle, 1964-, author
2018

When she was a little girl, Michelle Robinson's world was the South Side of Chicago, where she and her brother, Craig, shared a bedroom in their family's upstairs apartment and played catch in the park, and where her parents, Fraser and Marian Robinson, raised her to be outspoken and unafraid. But life soon look her much further afield, from the halls of Princeton, where she learned for the first time what if felt like to be the only black woman in a room, to the glassy office tower where she worked as a high-powered corporate lawyer--and where, one summer morning, a law student named Barack Obama appeared in her office and upended all her carefully made plans. Here, for the first time, Michelle Obama describes the early years of her marriage as she struggles to balance her work and family with her husband's fast-moving political career. She takes us inside their private debate over whether he should make a run for the presidency and her subsequent role as a popular but oft-criticized figure during his campaign. Narrating with grace, good humor, and uncommon candor, she provides a vivid, behind-the-scenes account of her family's history-making launch into the global limelight as well as their life inside the White House over eight momentous years--as she comes to know her country and her country comes to know her

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Gathering blue

Gathering blue

Lowry, Lois, author
2000


The German heiress

The German heiress

Scott, Anika, author
2020

For readers of The Alice Network and The Lost Girls of Paris, an immersive, heart-pounding debut about a German heiress on the run from British authorities, who discovers dark secrets about her family's past in post-World War II Germany.

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The giver

The giver

Lowry, Lois
1993


Messenger

Messenger

Lowry, Lois, author
2004

Strange changes are taking place in Village. Once a utopian community that prided itself on its welcome to new strangers, Village will soon be closed to all outsiders. As one of the few people able to travel through the dangerous Forest, Matty must deliver the message of Village's closing and try to convince Seer's daughter to return with him before it's too late. But Forest has become hostile to Matty as well, and he must risk everything to fight his way through it, armedonly with an emerging power he cannot yet explain or understand.

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Sachiko : a Nagasaki bomb survivor's story

Sachiko : a Nagasaki bomb survivor's story

Stelson, Caren Barzelay, author
2016


Son

Son

Lowry, Lois, author
2012


The testaments

The testaments

Atwood, Margaret, 1939- author
2019