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Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century

JESSICA BRUDER · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 273
Format: Hardcover

The end of retirement?From the beet fields of North Dakota to the National Forest campgrounds of California to Amazon's CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older Americans. Finding that social security comes up short,...
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To Be Where You Are

JAN KARON · Penguin Audio
Format: Audiobook

#1 New York Times bestselling author Jan Karon returns with the fourteenth novel in the beloved Mitford series, featuring three generations of Kavanaghs. After twelve years of wrestling with the conflicts of retirement, Father Tim Kavanagh realizes he doesn't need a steady job to prove...
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A Column of Fire

KEN FOLLETT · Viking
Pages: 1024
Format: Hardcover

"Absorbing, painlessly educational, and a great deal of fun." - The Washington PostInternational bestselling author Ken Follett has enthralled millions of readers with The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End, two stories of the Middle Ages set in the fictional city of Kingsbridge....
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The Readymade Thief

AUGUSTUS ROSE · Viking
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"The most must-read of all must-reads." - Marie Claire"A kickass debut from start to finish." - Colson Whitehead, author of The Underground RailroadLee Cuddy is seventeen years old and on the run. Betrayed by her family after taking the fall for a friend, Lee finds...
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Love and Other Consolation Prizes: A Novel

JAMIE FORD · Ballantine Books
Pages: 307
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet comes a powerful novel, inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle's epic 1909 World's Fair."An evocative, heartfelt, beautifully crafted story that shines a light on a fascinating,...
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Secrets in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel

J D ROBB · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A new novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series: Lt. Eve Dallas must separate rumors from reality when a woman who traffics in other people's secrets is silenced.The chic Manhattan nightspot Du Vin is not the kind of place Eve Dallas would usually patronize, and it's not the kind...
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We Are All Shipwrecks: A Memoir

Kelly Grey Carlisle · Sourcebooks
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"Moving and complex, this is an exquisitely written tale of perseverance and unconditional love. A worthwhile addition to any collection." -- Library Journal, STARRED ReviewA mother's murder. Her daughter's redemption. And the complicated past that belongs to them both.Kelly...
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Sleeping Beauties: A Novel

Stephen King · Scribner
Pages: 702
Format: Hardcover

In this spectacular father/son collaboration, Stephen King and Owen King tell the highest of high-stakes stories: what might happen if women disappeared from the world of men?In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep: they become shrouded in a cocoon-like...
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