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Harlem shuffle —Whitehead, Colson, 1969- author.

""Ray Carney was only slightly bent when it came to being crooked ..." To his customers and neighbors on 125th street, Carney is an upstanding salesman of reasonably-priced furniture, making a life for himself and his fa...

The beautiful place —Gowan, Lee, 1961- author.

The man we know only as Bentley is facing a triple threat--in other words, his life is a hot mess every way he looks. Like anyone who feels that he's on the brink of annihilation, Bentley thinks back to his misspent yout...

Harlem shuffle —Whitehead, Colson, 1969- author.
Large Print
2021
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""Ray Carney was only slightly bent when it came to being crooked ..." To his customers and neighbors on 125th street, Carney is an upstanding salesman of reasonably-priced furniture, making a life for himself and his fa...

Clean break

Car dealer Frank Mallon is watching his life fall apart around him. His wife has left, his cars aren't selling, and his teenage daughter, Corrina is out of control. When bank manager Desmond Rane tells Frank he's in fina...

Jack of spies —Downing, David, 1946-

"It is 1913, and those who follow the news closely can see the world is teetering on the brink of war. Jack McColl, a Scottish car salesman with an uncanny ear for languages, has always hoped to make a job for himself as...

The real thing

After a floundering toy salesman rescues a beguiling woman whose car was stuck on the train tracks, she inadvertently whisks him into an epic series of misadventures that turn his life upside down. While his once humdrum...

Black buck —Askaripour, Mateo, author.

"For fans of Sorry to Bother You and Wolf of Wall Street: a crackling, satirical debut novel about a young black man who accidentally impresses a CEO while serving his Starbucks order, catapulting him into the opportunit...

Black buck —Askaripour, Mateo, author.
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2021
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There's nothing like a Black salesman on a mission. An unambitious twenty-two-year-old, Darren lives in a Bed-Stuy brownstone with his mother, who wants nothing more than to see him live up to his potential as the valedi...

Me and you and everyone we know

Christine, a struggling artist and cab driver uses her talents and imagination to draw her dreams and objects of desire nearer. One such object is Richard, a new-single father of two boys who is hoping for amazing things...

Lawrence & Holloman

Lawrence & Holloman is the dark and twisted story of a cynical and suicidal accounting clerk (Holloman) who gets taken under the wing of a happy-go-lucky, ever-optimistic suit salesman (Lawrence). Lawrence the optimist t...

Two classic novels in one volume —Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957, author.

"Weary of keeping house for her bachelor brother, Helen McGill impulsively purchases a mobile bookshop. Parnassus on Wheels traces her winsome adventures throughout New England as a traveling bookseller. The story's sequ...

Quichotte : a novel —Rushdie, Salman, author.

"Quichotte, an aging traveling salesman obsessed with the "unreal real" of TV, falls in impossible love with a queen of the screen; while obsessively writing her love letters, he wishes an imaginary son, Sancho, into exi...

Death of a salesman

An abbreviated television adaptation of Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a middle-aged man's emotional turmoil.

Maigret's doubts —Simenon, Georges, 1903-1989, author.

An unusually quiet day for Maigret at the Quai des Orfevres is disturbed by a visit from mild-mannered toy salesman, Xavier Manton. Maigret is puzzled by Manton's admission that he suspects his wife of plotting to poison...

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