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Heyman, Stephen

Summary: "How a literary idol of the Lost Generation launched America's organic and sustainable food movement. In interwar France, Louis Bromfield was equally famous as a writer and as a gardener. He pruned dahlias with Edith Wharton, weeded Gertrude Stein's vegetable patch, and fed the starving artists who flocked to his farmhouse outside Paris. His best-selling novels earned him a Pulitzer-and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Bromfield

Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: "Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 811.54 Woodson

Angelou, Maya.

Summary: A black woman recalls the anguish of her childhood in Arkansas and her adolescence in northern slums.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Angel

Angelou, Maya.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Ang

Anderson, William

Summary: Recounts the life story of the author of the "Little House" books, from her childhood in Wisconsin to her old age at Rocky Ridge Farm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 921 Wil

Hemingway, Ernest

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1964

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.5203 Heming

Hotchner, A. E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.52 Hotch

Angelou, Maya.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 Angel

Paulsen, Gary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace & Co. 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 Pauls

Sis, Peter

Summary: I was born at the beginning of it all, on the Red side - the Communist side - of the Iron Curtain. Through annotated illustrations, journals, maps, and dreamscapes, Peter Sis shows what life was like for a child who loved to draw, proudly wore the red scarf of a Young Pioneer, stood guard at the giant statue of Stalin, and believed whatever he was told to believe. But adolescence brought...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 921 Sis

Alexie, Sherman

Summary: A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, and loss from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award winner. When his mother passed away at the age of 78, Sherman Alexie responded the only way he knew how: he wrote. The result is this stunning memoir. Featuring 78 poems, 78 essays and intimate family photographs, Alexie shares raw, angry, funny, profane, tender memories...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Alexie

King, Stephen

Summary: The author shares his insights into the craft of writing and offers a humorous perspective on his own experience as a writer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 King

Hertog, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Lind

Houston, Pam

Summary: "'How do we become who we are in the world? We ask the world to teach us,' Pam Houston writes. On her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies, this beloved writer learns what it means to care for a piece of land and the creatures on it. Elk calves and bluebirds mark the changing seasons, winter temperatures drop to 35 below, and lightning sparks a 110,000-acre wildfire, threatening her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 Houston 2020

Reynolds, Michael S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Hem

Schenkar, Joan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 High

Quindlen, Anna.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Quindlin

Cep, Casey N.

Summary: The stunning story of an Alabama serial killer and the true-crime book that Harper Lee worked on obsessively in the years after To Kill a Mockingbird. Reverend Willie Maxwell was a rural preacher accused of murdering five of his family members for insurance money in the 1970s. With the help of a savvy lawyer, he escaped justice for years until a relative shot him dead at the funeral of his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.15 Cep 2019

Loncraine, Rebecca

Contents: Family tree -- Introduction: On telling the life story of a storyteller -- Imagining October 9th, 1899 -- In the palm of the Finger Lakes, 1848 to 1888 -- The Great Plains, 1888 to 1891 -- Crossing Lake Michigan, 1891 to 1903 -- Living between landscapes, 1903 to 1910 -- Hollywood, 1910 to 1919 -- The afterlife, 1919 to 1939.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gotham Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.4 Lon

Fraser, Caroline

Summary: "This book, written by the editor of the Library of America edition of the Little House books, is a thoroughly researched biography of not only Laura Ingalls Wilder, but of her daughter, Rose. Using unpublished manuscripts, letters, financial records, and more, Fraser gives fresh insight into the life of a woman beloved to many. Intensively researched, this is definitely a fascinating read, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILD 2017

Patchett, Ann

Summary: Ann Patchett, author of State of Wonder, Run, and Bel Canto, examines her deepest commitments--to writing, family, friends, dogs, books, and her husband--creating a resonant portrait of her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 Patch

Steinbeck, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.5203 Stein

Hemingway, Ernest

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner Classics 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.52 Heming

Morgan, Judith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Seu

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