[Michlib-l] Help Me Find a Book!
kathryn.bergeron at baldwinlib.org
Fri Apr 24 16:06:19 EDT 2015
The award for best book find ever, goes to Eyal Suseela with *Bodies of
Water* by T. Greenwood! Thank you, Eyal, and everyone who helped me try to
figure this out. Librarians are really the best ever.
- Kathryn "Utterly Joyful about Librarians" Bergeron
Kathryn Bergeron, MSI
Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street
Birmingham, MI 48009
On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 8:01 PM, Eyal Suseela <suseela88 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Could it be Bodies of Water, by T. Greenwood?
> On Thursday, April 23, 2015, Kathryn Bergeron <
> kathryn.bergeron at baldwinlib.org> wrote:
>> Dear Collective Brain -
>> I have a patron that is looking for the title of a book that she got
>> through MeL last November and loved. We've run a few titles by her, but
>> none of them have hit the mark. I was hoping that maybe someone else had
>> read it or knew of it.
>> - Realistic fiction/literary fiction
>> - Narrator is an elderly woman, living in California, who must return
>> to a place from her past (possibly on the East Cost). She isn't happy about
>> it. Then the book is a flashback to the events of that place from the 1950s
>> or 1960s.
>> - About families who are neighbors
>> - Focus is on the mothers and children of each family.
>> - The mothers of the families have an affair with each other.
>> - It takes place near the beach/shore/water/ocean/sea, and some
>> related word is in the title of the book.
>> - It is written by a female author
>> Books that we have tried (but failed) with are:
>> - *The Paying Guests* by Sarah Waters
>> - *My Real Children* by Jo Walton
>> - *Snapshots* by William Norris
>> - *The Beach House* by Georgia Bockover
>> - *Sea Escape* by Lynne Reeves Griffin
>> - *The Lake House* by Marci Nault
>> - Kathryn "Utterly Stubborn in Finding Books" Bergeron
>> Kathryn Bergeron, MSI
>> Associate Director
>> Baldwin Public Library
>> 300 West Merrill Street
>> Birmingham, MI 48009
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