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Fiction Set in Maine

The Lobster Kings
The Lobster Kings A Novel By Zentner, Alexi (Book - 2014 ) fiction ZENTNER, ALEXI All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 10 on 4 copies

Annotation:The Kings family has lived on Loosewood Island for three hundred years, blessed with the bounty of the sea. But for the Kings, this blessing comes with a curse: the loss of every firstborn son. Now, Woody Kings, the leader of the island's lobster fishing community and the family patriarch, teeters on the throne, and Cordelia, the oldest of Woody's three daughters, stands to inherit the crown. To do so, however, she must defend her island from meth dealers from the mainland while navigating sibling rivalry and the vulnerable nature of her own heart when she falls in love with her sternman. --Book jacket.

The Bird Skinner
The Bird Skinner By Greenway, Alice (Book - 2014 ) fiction GREENWAY All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Rich in island detail, redolent of Maine in the summer and winter, and comprised of lush and poetic prose, The Bird Skinner is a wise, exhilarating and unforgettable novel.

Reunion at Red Paint Bay
Reunion at Red Paint Bay By Harrar, George (Book - 2013 ) fiction HARRAR Available in some locations

Annotation:Simon Howe, editor of Red Paint, Maine's newspaper, finds his predictable life disrupted by the arrival of an anonymous and disturbing postcard that engages him and his family in a full-scale psychological battle with an unidentified stalker.

Maine A Novel By Sullivan, J. Courtney (Book - 2011 ) fiction SULLIVAN Available in some locations

Annotation:Three generations of women converge on the family beach house in this wickedly funny, emotionally resonant story of love and dysfunction.

Knockdown A Home Repair Is Homicide Mystery By Graves, Sarah (Book - 2011 ) fiction GRAVES Available in some locations
Abide With Me
Abide With Me A Novel By Strout, Elizabeth (Book - 2006 ) fiction STROUT Me.Coll. Available in some locations

Annotation:In the late 1950s, in the small town of West Annett, Maine, a minister struggles to regain his calling, his family, and his happiness in the wake of profound loss.

The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories
The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories By Jewett, Sarah Orne (Book - 2000 ) fiction JEWETT, SARAH Me.Coll. All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:This is the story of an endearing, unlikely friendship set against the backdrop of a remote and beautiful Maine coastal town.

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