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Fathers and sons

  • Author:
    Pirsig, Robert M.
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    Acclaimed as one of the most exciting books in the history of American letters, this modern epic became an instant bestseller upon publication in 1974, transforming a generation and continuing to inspire millions. A narration of a...

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    Doyle, Brian
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    When Ryan's dad runs away from home because of the change of life, Ryan is sent to spend the summer with his aunt in Peggy's Cove. He goes fishing, almost gets into big trouble and learns a lot about tourist behavior, but most of all he...

  • Author:
    Springer, Nancy
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    Determined to avenge the death of his swineherd father at the hands of the Sheriff of Nottingham, Rook finally gets his chance when the Sheriff's son is captured by Robin Hood.

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    Arthur, A. M.
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    For Ryan Sanders, the Paige Community Center is more than a place where he teaches at-risk teens about musical theater. He found a sense of belonging there during one of the hardest times of his life. With the center facing a financial...

  • Author:
    Jensen, Carsten
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    In 1848, Danish sailors set sail to fight Germans. Not all return, and those who do will never be the same, including daredevil Laurids Madsen, who escapes again to the seas. Here also is the story of a Danish town, whose inhabitants...

  • Author:
    Doyle, Brian
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    Winner of the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award Young Tommy and Baby Bridget, the girl with the trillium-shaped eyes, discover that living, healing and dying are not always what they seem. And they make that discovery...

  • Author:
    Marchwell, D. W.
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    Suite de Bon à savoir Bon à savoir, tome deux   Cela fait presque une année que William a perdu ses parents et quitté  la seule vie qu’il ait jamais connue pour un nouveau foyer au Canada. Mais aujourd’hui, William aime plus que tout...

  • Author:
    Slade, Arthur G.
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    For Percy, the loss of his father and the suicide of his best friend build to a head during the last week before high school graduation.

  • Author:
    Brouwer, Sigmund
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    Jack’s dad is tough on him, but he has learned to live with it. For the most part, Jack has it pretty good. He’s a star player on his high school basketball team with everything going for him; scoring records, popularity and an easy...

  • Author:
    Brouwer, Sigmund, Ross, Graham
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    It's the most talked about trophy in Howling -- The Wassabbee! And it goes to the winner of the annual fathers versus sons hockey game. This year the fathers are in trouble, so they've changed the rules. The game won't be played indoors...

  • Author:
    Smith, Roland
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    Determined, after his mother's accidental death, to foil his stepfather's plans for his future, fourteen-year-old Jacob travels alone to Africa in search of his father, a biologist studying elephants in a remote area of Kenya.

  • Author:
    Ford, Clyde W.
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    John Stanley Ford became IBM's first black software engineer. But not all of the company's white employees accepted having a black colleague and did everything in their power to humiliate, subvert, and undermine Ford. Yet Ford would not...

  • Author:
    Dunbar, Helene
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    Five years after an unspeakable tragedy, Gordie Allen is living with his half-brother Kevin, the only person who can protect Gordie at school and keep him focused on getting his life back on track. But just when it seems like things are...

  • Author:
    James, Victoria
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    Eight years ago, Tyler Donnelly left Wishing River, Montana, after a terrible fight with his father and swore he'd never return. But when his father has a stroke, guilt and duty drive him home, and nothing is as he remembers--from...

  • Author:
    Wynne-Jones, Tim
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    The Maestro. Burl Crow hasn't had many breaks in his young life. His father is a manipulative lout with a dangerous temper; his mother, worn down by years of abuse, now resorts to her little helpers to get her through the days. Then he...

  • Author:
    Kozol, Jonathan
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    In the most personal book of his career, Jonathan Kozol tells the story of his father's life and work as a noted specialist in brain disorders and his ability to narrate his descent into Alzheimer's disease--and how it brought a deeper...

  • Author:
    Tom Clancy
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    A man named Mohammed sits in a cafe in Vienna, about to propose a deal to a Colombian. Mohammed has a strong network of agents and sympathizers throughout Europe and the Middle East, and the Colombian has an equally strong drug network...

  • Author:
    Bowdring, Paul
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    St. John's archivist Michael Lowe's life is turned on its head when a Dutch acquaintance, Anton Aalders, arrives on his doorstep. Anton is searching for a father he never met, a Newfoundland soldier who was part of the Allied forces...

  • Author:
    Rose, Simon
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    Eric is sent to spend the summer with Septimus Trinket, the father he barely knows, in the remote village of Middle Wogglehole, where strange things happen, and soon he and his friend Jessica must battle evil in an unfamiliar world.

  • Author:
    Bowen, Gail
    Summary:

    "It's Father's Day weekend—a tough time for Charlie D, host of a late-night radio call-in show that offers supportive advice to troubled listeners. For years Charlie has been alienated from his father—a retired politician...

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