Fiction

Mission

Catalog Number: 
Book, Robertson
Date: 
2013
Edition: 
First
Abstract: 
When a second drowned homeless man is pulled from flooded Boulder Creek, Tom’s sense of unease kicks in again with a vengeance. In this sequel to Permafrost, the precarious world of the Colorado mountain town’s homeless population becomes a focus for the semi-retired businessman and a victim pool for a driven killer. [from publisher's website]
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English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9780985515836

Permafrost

Catalog Number: 
Book, Robertson
Date: 
2012
Edition: 
First
Volume: 
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Abstract: 
Two friends grew up together in Scotland. Now one is missing in Northern Michigan and the other, a successful businessman, has time on his hands. The hunt for the lost man begins as a mystery and evolves into an act of redemption. [from publisher's description]
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English
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9780985515805

Have You Seen Marie?

Location

1525 N. Campbell Street
60622 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, Cisneros, Sandra
Date: 
2012
Edition: 
First Edition
Abstract: 
Have You Seen Marie is "a lyrically told, richly illustrated fable for grown-ups about a woman's search for a cat who goes missing in the wake of her mother's death." *
Language: 
English
Notes: 
*quoted portion of abstract taken from book jacket Book is signed by the author.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9780307597946
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Item Donor: 
Sandra Cisneros

Other Voices 47

La casa en Mango Street

Location

1525 N. Campbell Street
60622 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, Cisneros, Sandra
Date: 
2009
Edition: 
Segunda Edición Vintage Español, Marzo 2009
Abstract: 
"La casa en Mango Street is la extraordinaria historia de Esperanza Cordero. Contado a través de una serie viñetas - a veces desgarradoras, a veces profundamente alegres - es el relato de una niña latina que crece en un barrio de Chicago, inventando por sí misma en qué y en quién se convertirá." *
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
* abstract taken from the back of the book.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9780679755265
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Item Donor: 
Sandra Cisneros

The House on Mango Street

Location

1525 N. Campbell Street
60622 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, Cisneros, Sandra
Date: 
2009
Edition: 
Second Vintage Contemporaries Edition, February 2009
Abstract: 
"The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero. Told in a series of vignettes - sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous - it is the story of a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become." *
Language: 
English
Notes: 
* abstract taken from the back of the book.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9780679734772
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Item Donor: 
Sandra Cisneros

Abecedarium

Catalog Number: 
Book, Schneiderman, Davis
Date: 
2007
Abstract: 
Two writers decide to write a book together. They sit in the same room, nose-wrinklingly close, writing, trading pages, expanding each other's stories. ... Their narrative grows increasingly chaotic, linked only by harum-scarum leitmotifs and a mounting scatological lexicon. (back matter)
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English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0978549988

Sophomoric Philosophy

Catalog Number: 
book, giron
Date: 
2010
Edition: 
First
Abstract: 
Sophomoric Philosophy by Victor David Giron is the coming-of-age story of Alejandro “Alex” Lopez, a 30-something first generation Mexican-American who is struggling with finding his direction in life. Alex is an accountant working for a large corporation and is torn between his desire to lead an artistic life and the reality of his mundane, ordinary existence in contemporary Chicago. [from publisher's website]
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English
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Signed by the author
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9780615404431
Item Donor: 
Victor David Giron

King-Cat Comics and Stories Number 61

Location

60121 Elgin
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Zine, King-Cat Comics and Stories
Date: 
September 2002
Edition: 
Volume: 
61
Issue: 
Abstract: 
Collection of six short comics about everyday life. Recurring features: writer's notes and Catcalls.
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Missing: a special mini-zine insert of sketchbook drawings of Maisie.
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Two With Water #2

Location

Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Magazine, Two With Water #2
Date: 
May 2012
Issue: 
2
Abstract: 
Abstract taken from masthead- "A collection of literature and art welcoming both new and experienced authors and artists..."
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