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  • Author:
    Poulin, Jacques
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  • Author:
    Poulin, Jacques
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    In this classic road novel, Jacques Poulin tells the story of a man in search of his brother. The geographical journey — through Detroit, into Chicago, on to St. Louis, along the Oregon Trail and into California — becomes a metaphor for...

  • Author:
    Le Maner, Monique
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    Une voyante qui ne voit plus grand-chose, une recluse qui décide de voir du pays, un enfant qui n’est plus tout à fait un enfant et un chauffeur de taxi énigmatique aux yeux beaucoup trop bleus. Ils s’appellent Yolande, Mathilde, Léo et...

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    Patterson, James, Constantini, Frank, Raymond, Emily, Sitts, Brian
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    Anne McWilliams has lost everything, so she takes to the road to ask long-lost friends and strangers a simple question, "What's your best story?" Tyler Bron seemingly has it all, but he has no life. So he hires a struggling novelist to...

  • Author:
    Gay, Marie-Louise, Homel, David
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    Family vacations are supposed to be something to look forward to. Unless, that is, your parents have a habit of turning every outing into a risky proposition -- by accident, of course. So instead of dream vacations to Disney World and...

  • Author:
    Macdonald, Frank
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    Colourful characters, subtle satire and social conscience is omnipresent in the hilarious adventures of Cape Breton pals Tinker and Blue in late-sixties San Francisco. It was Blue's idea to drive their fourth-hand 1957 push-button...

  • Author:
    Wibberley, Emily
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    Fitz Holton waits in fear for the day his single mother's early-onset Alzheimer's starts stealing her memory. He's vowed to stay close to home to care for her in the years to come—never mind the ridiculous college tour...

  • Author:
    Siegemund-Broka, Austin, Wibberley, Emily
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    Fitz Holton waits in fear for the day his single mother's early-onset Alzheimer's starts stealing her memory. He's vowed to stay close to home to care for her in the years to come-never mind the ridiculous college tour...

  • Author:
    Smith, Monique Gray
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    When Tilly receives an invitation to help drive eight elders on their ultimate bucket-list road trip, she impulsively says yes. Before she knows it, Tilly has said good-bye to her family and is on an adventure that will transform her in...

  • Author:
    Gray Smith, Monique, Thrush, Michelle
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    Winner of the 2019-20 First Nation Communities READ Indigenous Literature Award. An unexpected journey can be powerful medicine. When Tilly receives an invitation to help drive eight elders on their ultimate bucket list road trip to...

  • Author:
    Gay, Marie-Louise, Homel, David
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    Travels with My FamilyFamily vacations are supposed to be something to look forward to. Unless, that is, your parents have a habit of turning every outing into a risky proposition — by accident, of course. So instead of dream vacations...

  • Author:
    Portis, Charles
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    Ray Midge is on the trail of his wife Norma, who's headed for Mexico with her ex-husband. On the way Ray meets the eccentric Dr. Reo Symes, a man with more get-rich-quick schemes than common sense. Together, they'll have to overcome...

  • Author:
    Kingsolver, Barbara
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    When Taylor Greer hits the road she has no real destination, only to get as far from Kentucky as possible. By the time she ends up in Arizona, she has inherited a three-year-old Cherokee girl from an Indian woman she met in a bar.

  • Author:
    Pickett, Rex
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    Two friends, Miles and Jack, head out from Los Angeles to the Santa Ynez wine country, in this raucous novel about men, women, wine, and human relationships. 

  • Author:
    Ramsey, Calvin A.
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    When Ruth and her parents take a motor trip from Chicago to Alabama to visit her grandma, they rely on a pamphlet called "The Negro Motorist Green Book" to find places that will serve them. Includes facts about "The Green Book."

  • Author:
    Bush, Laura
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    #1 New York Times bestseller! To help commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the National Park Service, #1 New York Times bestselling authors former First Lady Laura Bush and her daughter Jenna Bush Hager have created an exuberant...

  • Author:
    Smoak, Ivy
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    Hailey He's still in love with his ex, and I refuse to be a consolation prize. So why did I just agree to a spur-of-the-moment road trip with him? I just have to keep reminding myself that I'm doing this for me. It has nothing...

  • Author:
    Davis, Tanita S.
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    Teens Octavia and Tali learn about strength, independence, and courage when they are forced to take a car trip with their grandmother, who tells about growing up Black in 1940s Alabama and serving in Europe during World War II as a...

  • Author:
    McMurtry, Larry
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    Maggie runs a group that dubs voices for movies. She spends much of her time fending off her three pushy daughters, and gets her kicks with her far older Sicilian lover. Connie, on the other hand, has a taste for younger men. These two...

  • Author:
    Alcott, Kathleen
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    Edith is a widowed landlady who rents apartments in her Brooklyn brownstone to an unlikely collection of humans, all crippled in various ways-in spirit, in mind, in body, in heart. When faced with eviction by Edith's estranged,...

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