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Fathers--Death

  • Author:
    Sala, Sharon
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    Past Sins Cast a Long Shadow Dallas Phillips refuses to believe her father committed suicide, even though things were tough on his farm and he was deeply in debt. When she hears he'd told a neighbor about an upcoming windfall, she...

  • Author:
    Wennick, Elizabeth
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    Jenna Cooper was only a few days old when her father was murdered and her family was shattered. Now fifteen, she daydreams of a picture-perfect sitcom family as she struggles with the gritty realities of her life. When Jenna finds out...

  • Author:
    Hofmann, Karen
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    Karen Hofmann’s empathetic and cathartic novel, What is Going to Happen Next, pieces together the lives of five members of the Lund family following their enforced dispersal after the death of the father and the hospitalization of the...

  • Author:
    Leung, Carrianne
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    The Wondrous Woo tells the story of Miramar Woo who is the quintessential Chinese girl: nice, quiet, and reserved. The eldest of the three Woo children, Miramar is ever the obedient sister and daughter ... on the outside. On...

  • Author:
    Brown, Taylor
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    The Altamaha River, Georgia's "Little Amazon," is one of the last truly wild places in America. Brothers Hunter and Lawton Loggins set off to kayak the river, bearing their father's ashes toward the sea. Hunter is a college student,...

  • Author:
    Soucy, Gaetan, Fischman, Sheila
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    The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches, originally published in French as La Petite Fille qui Aimait Trop les Alumettes, dominated the bestseller lists and captured major media attention when it appeared in Quebec. It was the first...

  • Author:
    Parshall, Sandra
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    Young veterinarian Rachel Goddard’s world begins to crumble when a client rushes into the animal hospital with a basset hound struck by a car during a thunderstorm. The dog owner’s terrified tot, drenched with rain, loses sight of her...

  • Author:
    Yhard, Jo Ann.
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    Thirteen-year-old Grace is grieving over her father's mysterious death, dealing with her distraught mother's erratic parenting, and evading her creepy nosy neighbour, Mr. Stuckless. She and her friends like to get away from it all by...

  • Author:
    Jackson, Melanie
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    It's all aboard! for mystery when Dinah Galloway takes the cross-country train from Vancouver to Toronto, to appear on a TV talent show. But will she make it-or be permanently derailed? Along with her sister Madge, and her fellow junior...

  • Author:
    Guay-Poliquin, Christian
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    When the electricity inexplicably goes out nationwide, the mundanities of life gradually shift to the rigours of survival. In this post-apocalyptic setting, an unnamed mechanic jumps into his beat-up car and drives east, journeying 4,...

  • Author:
    Smith, Mark Wm.
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    A prodigal son must solve the mystery of his philandering father’s murder if he hopes to eradicate his own demons. Connor Pierce enlisted in the Air Force to escape his crazy-making family. Years later, half a world away in Okinawa,...

  • Author:
    Johansson, J. R.
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    Jack and his half-brother Parker have no time to mourn the loss of their father. With an attack by the body-stealing Takers imminent, the pair must put aside their grief and track down the ingredients of their father’s formula—one that...

  • Author:
    Belletête, Maryse
    Summary:

    Comment écrire sa propre histoire lorsqu’on est empêché par le poids de celle de toutes les autres, ou lorsque celle-ci nous échappe ? Digne descendante d’une lignée de femmes dérangées et d’un père absent, Ève cherche à en apprendre...

  • Author:
    Mason, Bobbie Ann.
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    Fifteen-year-old Issy and her newly single mother, Caroline Evans, are struggling to find their way alone, as well as together. At thirty-eight, with little money and all the responsibility for the two of them, Caroline is coming to...

  • Author:
    James, Eldridge
    Summary:

    Les membres du gang de Drygulch ont été évincés de leur cabane et ne savent pas où aller. Lorsqu’ils entendent dire que des colons recherchent des cow-boys, ils pensent que leur chance a tourné, mais il devient vite évident que tous ne...

  • Author:
    Ryan, Darlene
    Summary:

    D'Arcy's dad is dead. She desperately wants it to have been an accident, but she is not sure. And when she learns the truth, things become even more difficult. Why would her father choose suicide? Why didn't she see the signs? Her...

  • Author:
    Smith, Lee
    Summary:

    A gripping tale of a family's denial of its sordid past and one sibling's battle against the rest to have the truth (if it is truth) come out.

  • Author:
    Vlassopoulos, Teri
    Summary:

    My father drowned in the Aegean Sea, fifty nautical miles northeast of the port of Piraeus. When it happened, my mother and I were at home in Toronto. It was early evening in Greece, afternoon for us, and I was at school when she found...

  • Author:
    Vlassopoulos, Teri, Barker, Amanda, Kennedy, M. John, Clayton, Gina
    Summary:

    My father drowned in the Aegean Sea, fifty nautical miles northeast of the port of Piraeus. When it happened, my mother and I were at home in Toronto. It was early evening in Greece, afternoon for us, and I was at school when she found...

  • Author:
    Harbec, Hélène
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    Avec sensibilité et sérénité, Hélène Harbec nous fait vivre les derniers mois d’un homme malade, que sa fille a choisi d’accompagner jusqu’à la mort. Chambre 503. Dernier lieu d’un homme qui marche lentement vers la mort. À son chevet,...

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