20th Century

Divining Women

By Kaye Gibbons - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

Divining Women takes place in 1918, as the First World War comes to a close and the Spanish influenza epidemic begins. Mary Oliver, a ...Read Review

Birds of a Feather

By Jacqueline Winspear -

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this second entry in the series, Maisie Dobbs has been hired by a grocery store magnate to find his daughter. This is ...Read Review

Murder in Montparnasse

By Kerry Greenwood - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

While on leave in Paris in 1918, seven Australian soldiers become unwitting witnesses to a crime. A decade later, in Melbourne, these seven soldiers ...Read Review

Milkweed

By Jerry Spinelli - Published 2003

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Newbery-winning author Jerry Spinelli weaves us a powerful tale of an eight-year old orphan in 1939 Nazi-occupied Warsaw. Some call him Jew. Some call ...Read Review

All or Nothing At All

By Patricia Abbott - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

Is it any comfort to know that the “can women have it all?” debate didn’t originate with the current generation? Or is ...Read Review

Codex

By Lev Grossman - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Codex, Edward Wozny, a young, dissatisfied investment banker, becomes involved with a wealthy client’s ancient library. Although he knows nothing whatsoever ...Read Review

Flame Keepers: The True Story of an American Soldier’s Survival Inside Stalag 17

By Kemp Battle - By Ned Handy - Published 2004

Genres:

Nonfiction

Stalag 17 stands at center stage in accounts of American aircrew held as prisoners of war by Germany in World War II. Ned Handy ...Read Review

Gift of the Bambino

By Jerry Amernic - Published 2004

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In Gift of the Bambino, Jerry Amernic pens a misty paean to baseball, Babe Ruth, and the hopes and dreams of a young ...Read Review

The Woman Who Knew Gandhi

By Keith Heller - Published 2004

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Exploring whether love between a man and a woman can exist outside of physical intimacy, this novel imagines a lifelong relationship between a ...Read Review

Whose Names are Unknown

By Sanora Babb - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

Set in the Dust Bowl 1930s, Whose Names Are Unknown gets its poignant title from a legal eviction notice of the farm families ...Read Review