123 Results
123 Results
The girl in the letter —Gunnis, Emily, author.
Book
2019
3 available of 29 items

A heart breaking letter. A girl locked away. A mystery to be solved. 1956. When Ivy Jenkins falls pregnant she is sent in disgrace to St Margaret's, a dark, brooding house for unmarried mothers. Her baby is adopted agai...

Transcription —Atkinson, Kate, author.
Book
2018
35 available of 46 items

"From the bestselling author of Life after life, a new novel that explores the repercussions of one young woman's espionage work during World War II. Juliet Armstrong is a dissatisfied radio producer in a 1950s London th...

A place to call home. Season 6
DVD
2019
4 available of 8 items

In the final season, Sarah Nordmann finally marries wealthy landowner George Bligh. But as Sarah takes her place as lady of Ash Park, George's mother, Elizabeth, feels pushed out of the household. George's son, James, re...

Indignation
DVD
2016
17 available of 18 items

Based on Philip Roth's late novel, Indignation takes place in 1951, as Marcus Messner (Logan Lerman), a brilliant working class Jewish boy from Newark, New Jersey, travels on scholarship to a small, conservative college ...

Grease
DVD
2017
11 available of 18 items

It's love when a greaser falls for a good girl in this classic musical depicting young life in the fifties.

In the unlikely event —Blume, Judy, author.
Book
2016
90 available of 95 items

After a series of planes crash in a three month period in 1951, the town of Elizabeth, New Jersey is left stunned and confused. This follows them coping not only with grief but with first love, estranged parents, difficu...

A place to call home. Season 5
DVD
2018
2 available of 6 items

The continuing saga of nurse Sarah Nordmann and the Bligh family set in 1958 Australia.

A place to call home. Season 4
DVD
2017
2 available of 7 items

Against the backdrop of post-World War II Australia, Sarah Adams is a nurse who becomes involved in the affairs of the wealthy Bligh family. It is dealing with themes such as anti-Semitism, sexuality, and social class.

The nearness of you —Garlock, Dorothy, author.
Large Print
2017
9 available of 12 items

"Hooper's Crossing, New York, 1952. The post-war boom seems a million miles away, especially for a sheltered librarian who longs for the adventure and excitement of the big city. New York City. The hustle and bustle. The...

The rescued —Perry, Marta.
Book
2015
9 available of 11 items

"As an Amish wife and mother struggles to hold her family together, a story from the past teaches her how to face her daily challenges with strength and love. In modern day central Pennsylvania, Judith Wegler tries to h...

Cry-baby
DVD
2005
2 available of 3 items

A spoof and homage to 1950's teen rock melodramas. Cry Baby is a rebel with a gang of rough friends. Allison is the straight-laced girl who falls for him.

Transcription —Atkinson, Kate, author.
Book On CD
2018
1 available of 5 items

"From the bestselling author of Life after life, a new novel that explores the repercussions of one young woman's espionage work during World War II. Juliet Armstrong is a dissatisfied radio producer in a 1950s London th...

Cape May —Cheek, Chip, author.
Book
2019
10 available of 11 items

Transcription a novel —Atkinson, Kate, author.
Large Print
2018
4 available of 4 items

In 1940, eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. Sent to an obscure department of MI5 tasked with monitoring the comings and goings of British Fascist sympathizers, she di...

The summer wives : a novel —Williams, Beatriz, author.
Book On CD
2018
3 available of 4 items

New York Times best selling author Beatriz Williams brings listeners a spellbinding novel of romance, murder, power, and privilege that reveals the secrets of New York's most elite families and the resort island where th...

Transcription —Atkinson, Kate, author.
Book Club
2018
0 available of 1 items

In 1940, eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. Sent to an obscure department of MI5 tasked with monitoring the comings and goings of British Fascist sympathizers, she di...

Orphan sisters —Jaye, Lola, author.
Large Print
2018
1 available of 2 items

"Lana and May are a very long way from home. Their Nigerian parents emigrated to England in search of a better life for the family. London in the 1950s is a great adventure, but not always welcoming. There are signs in w...

The piano teacher —Lee, Janice Y. K.
Large Print
2009
3 available of 3 items

In the sweeping tradition of The English Patient, a gripping tale of love and betrayal set in war-torn Hong Kong In 1942, Will Truesdale, an Englishman newly arrived in Hong Kong, falls headlong into a passionate relatio...

Go set a watchman —Lee, Harper, author.
Book
2016
6 available of 6 items

Twenty years after the trial of Tom Robinson, Scout Finch returns home to Maycomb to visit her father Atticus and struggles with personal and political issues as her small Alabama town adjusts to the turbulent events beg...

Tell it to the bees —Shaw, Fiona, author.
Book
2010
0 available of 1 items

Lydia Weekes is distraught at the break-up of her marriage. When her young son Charlie makes friends with the town's doctor, Jean Markham, her life is turned upside down. As Lydia and the doctor become closer, the rumour...

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