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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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

Federspiel, Michael R.

Contents: "Up north" during Hemingway's time, 1899-1921 -- The Hemingway family in Michigan -- Ernest's Michigan: fact and fiction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 813.52 Feder

Thoreau, Henry David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 1981

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 Thore

Dempsey, Dave

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2012

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 810.93 Demp

Morrison, Toni

Summary: Arguably the most celebrated and revered writer of our time now gives us a new nonfiction collection--a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 Morris 2019

Shetterly, Margot Lee

Summary: Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918- ), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942- ).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 920 She

Philp, Drew

Summary: "A young writer's sincere search (with his dog) for an authentic life--buying a ruined house in Detroit for $500, fixing it up nail by nail, and, in the process, participating in the grassroots rebirth of the city itself."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Philip 2018

Worsley, Lucy

Summary: ""Jane Austen at Home offers a fascinating look at Jane Austen's world through the lens of the homes in which she lived and worked throughout her life. The result is a refreshingly unique perspective on Austen and her work and a beautifully nuanced exploration of gender, creativity, and domesticity." - Amanda Foreman, bestselling author of Georgianna, Duchess of Devonshire. On the eve of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Beasecker, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1998

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 813

Mayle, Peter

Summary: "The beloved author Peter Mayle, champion of all things Provence, here in a final volume of all new writing, offers vivid recollections from his twenty-five years in the South of France--lessons learned, culinary delights enjoyed, and changes observed. Twenty-five years ago, Peter Mayle and his wife, Jennie, were rained out of a planned two weeks on the Cô̂te d'Azur. In search of sunlight,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.9 Mayle 2018

Oomen, Anne-Marie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 818.603 Oomen

Broom, Sarah M.

Summary: "Sarah M. Broom's [memoir] The Yellow House tells a hundred years of her family and their relationship to home in a neglected area of one of America's most mythologized cities. This is the story of a mother's struggle against a house's entropy, and that of a prodigal daughter who left home only to reckon with the pull that home exerts, even after the Yellow House was wiped off the map after...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019

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

Takei, George

Summary: Presents a graphic memoir detailing the author's experiences as a child prisoner in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II, reflecting on the choices his family made in the face of institutionalized racism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRAPHNOV Takei

McKissack, Pat

Summary: Gather as a family to sing well-loved songs like 'Amazing Grace' and 'Oh, Freedom,' or to read aloud the poetry of such African American luminaries as Langston Hughes, James Weldon Johnson, and Paul Laurence Dunbar. And snuggle down to enjoy classic stories retold by the author, including Aesop's fables and tales featuring Br'er Rabbit and Anansi the Spider.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 305.896 McKIS

Summary: Based on Gerald Durrell's trilogy of Corfu novels, this latest series sees sparky English widow Louisa Durrell and her brood continue to put down roots in their dilapidated rented house, alongside an ever-increasing menagerie of animals brought home by youngest son Gerry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Durre3

Allen, Paula Gunn, ed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 Allen

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2017

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

Hobbs, Jeff

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.904 Hobbs

Quick, Amanda

Summary: Former trapeze artist Amalie Vaughn moved to Burning Cove to reinvent herself, but after spending her inheritance on a mansion with the intention of turning it into a bed-and-breakfast, she learns that the villa is said to be cursed. When the first guest, Dr. Norman Pickwell, is murdered by his robot invention during a sold-out demonstration, rumors circulate that the curse is real. In the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Quick

Mayle, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.9 May

Grey, Zane

Summary: Wetzel, the Avenger, devotes his life to the defense of the settlers against the renegades who terrorize the frontier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pinnacle Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Western, Call number: PBK W Grey

Neubauer, Erica Ruth

Summary: "Well-heeled travelers from around the world flock to the Mena House Hotel--an exotic gem in the heart of Cairo where cocktails flow, adventure dispels the aftershocks of World War I, and deadly dangers wait in the shadows . . . Egypt, 1926. Fiercely independent American Jane Wunderly has made up her mind: she won't be swept off her feet on a trip abroad. Despite her Aunt Millie's best efforts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Neubauer

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