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2013.03.06 BCD. Eddie is a wounded war veteran, an old man who has lived, in his mind, an uninspired life. His job is fixing rides at a seaside amusement park. On his 83rd birthday, a tragic accident kills him, as he tries to save a little girl from a falling cart. He awakes in the afterlife, where he learns that heaven is a place where your life is explained to you by five people, some of whom you knew, others who may have been strangers.

Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson: Mitch Albom: 9780767905923: Books

2014.07.27 BCD After a long eventful life, Allan Karlsson lives in a nursing home. But he's still in good health, and one day he turns 100. He'd like a bit more control over his vodka consumption. So he decides to escape. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and entirely unexpected journey, involving, among other surprises, a suitcase stuffed with cash, some unpleasant criminals, a friendly hot-dog stand operator, and an elephant

2016.06.06 MP3 Ove is a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him “the bitter neighbor from hell.” Behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness.

2016.10.14 BCDThe author’s research sets the stage for a fiercely intimate portrait of the real people on board the last flight of the Hindenburg in May of 1937. Behind them is the gathering storm in Europe and before them is looming disaster. But for the moment they float over the Atlantic, unaware of the inexorable, tragic fate that awaits them. It is a fictional story line, using the real passengers and crew as the characters. Very well done.

2016.04.05 BCD 30,000 yrs ago, ice was storming the planet. Among the species forced out of the trees was modern man, who was both predator and prey.No stranger to the experiences that make us human- love, betrayal, tribal war, famine, political intrigue, forbidden love, joy, hope, and devastating loss-our ancestors competed for scant resources in a brutal landscape.Mankind stood on the cold brink of extinction, but they had a unique advantage over other species -- domesticated wolves.