Brooks, Geraldine. Year of Wonders; a Novel of the
New York, Viking, 2001.
Takes place in a village in England in 1666 during the
plague. The village quarantines itself to prevent the
spread of the infection.
Jones, Edward. The Known World
Henry Townsend is a black slave owner in Virginian. The
story of the plantation and what is happening in the wider world
McLarty, Ron. The Memory of Running
Vietnam Vet with war wounds, working a dead-end job makes a
cross-country trip on his bicycle. Much of the story
revolves around his family's coping/dealing with his beautiful
older sister's mental illness.
Spragg, Mark. An Unfinished Life
A woman flees from an abusive relationship, taking her daughter
to her former father-in-laws ranch in Wyoming.