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Vuillard, ©ric

Summary: "February 20, 1933: on an unremarkable day during a harsh Berlin winter, a meeting of twenty-four German captains of industry and senior Nazi dignitaries is being held in secret in the plush lounges of the Reichstag. They are there to "stump up" funding for the accession to power of the National Socialist Party and its fearsome Chancellor. This inaugural scene sets the tone of consent which...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2018

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Follett, Ken.

Summary: This novel picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families, American, German, Russian, English, Welsh, enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von Ulrich,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Follett

Letts, Elizabeth

Summary: "Traces the lesser-known efforts of Hitler to build a master race of the finest purebred horses and the heroic achievements of American soldiers to rescue imperiled stolen equines from a hidden Czechoslovakian farm during a 1945 battle between Third Reich and Allied forces,"--NoveList. In the chaotic last days of World War II, a small troop of American soldiers captures a German spy and learns...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.542 Letts

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A fictional portrait of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I follows the young queen as she copes with intrigues aimed at placing Mary, Queen of Scots, on the British throne, and her passion for the traitorous Robert Dudley.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GREG

Keneally, Thomas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 994.02 Ken

McLain, Paula

Summary: "In 1937, twenty-eight-year-old Martha Gellhorn travels alone to Madrid to report on the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War and becomes drawn to the stories of ordinary people caught in the devastating conflict. It's the adventure she's been looking for and her chance to prove herself a worthy journalist in a field dominated by men. But she also finds herself unexpectedly--and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION McLain

Jefferson, Marci.

Summary: "In 1660, the Restoration of Stuart Monarchy in England returns Frances Stuart and her family to favor. Frances discards threadbare gowns and goes to gilded Fontainebleau Palace, where she soon catches the Sun King's eye. But Frances is no ordinary court beauty--she has Stuart secrets to keep and her family to protect. King Louis XIV turns vengeful when she rejects his offer to become his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Jeffer

Sharenow, Rob.

Summary: In 1936 Berlin, fourteen-year-old Karl Stern, considered Jewish despite a non-religious upbringing, learns to box from the legendary Max Schmeling while struggling with the realities of the Holocaust.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Teen 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Share

Lawhon, Ariel

Summary: In this "historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson's 50-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. Is she the Russian Grand Duchess, a beloved daughter and revered icon, or is she an imposter, the thief of another woman's legacy?"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION LAWHON

Kerr, Philip

Summary: "New York Times-bestselling author Philip Kerr treats readers to his beloved hero's origins, exploring Bernie Gunther's first weeks on Berlin's Murder Squad. A portrait of Bernie Gunther in his twenties: He's young, but he's seen four bloody years of trench warfare. And he's not stupid. So when he receives a promotion and a ticket out of Vice squad, he knows he's not really leaving behind the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Kerr

Pataki, Allison.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Patak

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Summary: "Cavendon Hall is home to two families, the aristocratic Inghams and the Swanns who serve them, just as their ancestors did over the centuries. Charles Ingham, the sixth Earl of Mowbray, lives there with his wife Felicity and their six children: Guy, the heir, who is studying at Cambridge; their younger son Miles, attending Eton; and their four daughters Diedre, Daphne, DeLacy and Dulcie,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Bradf

Goodwin, Daisy.

Summary: "Empress Elizabeth of Austria, known as "Sisi," is the Princess Diana of nineteenth-century Europe. Famously beautiful, as captured in a portrait with diamond stars in her hair, she is unfulfilled in her marriage to the older Emperor Franz Joseph. Sisi has spent years evading the stifling formality of royal life on her private train or yacht or, whenever she can, on the back of a horse. Captain...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Good

Weir, Alison

Summary: "In this compelling novel of Tudor drama and suspense, acclaimed author Alison Weir brings to life one of England's most scandalous royal love affairs: the romance between the "Virgin Queen" Elizabeth I and her courtier Lord Robert Dudley. Only twenty-five and newly crowned, Elizabeth vows to rule the country as both queen and king. But her counselors continually press her to form an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Weir

Hett, Benjamin Carter

Summary: "A riveting account of how the Nazi Party came to power and how the failures of the Weimar Republic and the shortsightedness of German politicians allowed it to happen. Why did democracy fall apart so quickly and completely in Germany in the 1930s? How did a democratic government allow Adolf Hitler to seize power? In [this book], Benjamin Carter Hett answers these questions, and the story he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.086 Hett 2018

Potzsch, Oliver.

Summary: Germany, 1659: When a dying boy is pulled from the river with a mark crudely tattooed on his shoulder, hangman Jakob Kuisl is called upon to investigate whether witchcraft is at play in his small Bavarian town. Whispers and dark memories of witch trials and the women burned at stake just seventy years earlier still haunt the streets of Schongau. When more children disappear and an orphan boy is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Potzsch

Reilly, Matthew

Summary: When the feared sultan of the mid-16th-century Ottoman Empire issues a chess tournament challenge to European royals, a young Elizabeth I accompanies England's champion, only to witness a brutal murder amid dangerous court machinations.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Reill

Lee, Y. S. (Ying S.)

Summary: Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, young orphan and thief Mary Quinn is offered a place at Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls where she is trained to be part of an all-female investigative unit called The Agency and, at age seventeen, she infiltrates a rich merchant's home in hopes of tracing his missing cargo ships.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Lee

Lee, Y. S. (Ying S.)

Summary: As a nearly full-fledged member of the Agency, the all-female detective unit based in Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls, Mary Quinn, disguised as a poor apprentice builder, must brave the sinister underworld of Victorian London in order to unmask a murderer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Lee

Follett, Ken.

Summary: Follows the fates of five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Follett

Burns, Anna

Summary: In Northern Ireland during the Troubles of the 1970s, an unnamed narrator finds herself targeted by a high-ranking dissident known as Milkman.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Burns

Deedy, Carmen Agra.

Summary: A community of mice and a cheese-loving cat form an unlikely alliance at London's Cheshire Cheese, an inn where Charles Dickens finds inspiration and Queen Victoria makes an unexpected appearance.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: JCDBK FICTION Deed

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Crown

Summary: Set against the explosive, war-torn backdrop of 1930s Ukraine, this action-filled epic follows a young artist as he battles famine, imprisonment, and torture to save his childhood love and free his country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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