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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

Ambrose, Stephen E.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 Amb

Luxenberg, Steve

Summary: Documents the story of the infamous nineteenth-century Supreme Court ruling in favor of segregation, tracing the half-century of history that shaped the ruling and the reverberations that are still being felt today.

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 Luxenberg 2020

Shoemaker, Sarah

Summary: "<Strong>"Reader, she married me."</strong> For one hundred seventy years, Edward Fairfax Rochester has stood as one of literature's most romantic, most complex, and most mysterious heroes. Sometimes haughty, sometimes tender-professing his love for Jane Eyre in one breath and denying it in the next-Mr. Rochester has for generations mesmerized, beguiled, and, yes, baffled fans of Charlotte...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Shoem

Moriarty, Laura

Summary: "A novel about the friendship between an adolescent, pre-movie-star Louise Brooks, and the 36-year-old woman who chaperones her to New York City for a summer, in 1922, and how it changes both their lives"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Moriar

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Crown

Gragg, Rod.

Summary: Describes the expedition led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to explore the unknown western regions of America at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Includes facsimiles of journal entries, maps, and letters inserted in folders and under flaps.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rutledge Hill Press 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 917.804 Gragg

O'Farrell, Maggie

Summary: "A thrilling departure: a short, piercing, deeply moving novel about the death of Shakespeare's 11 year old son Hamnet--a name interchangeable with Hamlet in 15th century Britain--and the years leading up to the production of his great play. England, 1580. A young Latin tutor--penniless, bullied by a violent father--falls in love with an extraordinary, eccentric young woman--a wild creature who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Crown

Van Noord, Roger

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Illinois Press 1988

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 921 Str

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Adler, David A.

Summary: A biography of the Shoshone woman who joined the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2000

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

Summary: Between 1955 and 1960 rhythm and blues and rock ' roll erode jazz' audiences but the music still enjoys tremendous creativity. Saxophonist Sonny Rollins and trumpeter Clifford Brown make their marks while Duke Ellington emerges stronger than ever and Miles Davis and John Coltrane make legendary albums. Louis Armstrong jeopardizes his career when he condemns the government for its failure to act...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Summary: Amid the hard times of the Depression new dances, the Lindy Hop and Swing, caught on at the dance halls of New York even as the jobless lined the streets and drought ruined Midwest farms. Jazz, during 1929 through 1935, lifted the nation's spirit. Record sales boomed while Armstrong became a major entertainer as singer, trumpeter, band leader, radio and film performer. Ellington's elegance,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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Federspiel, Michael R.

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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

Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: Upon learning that she has been falsely accused of plagiarism, the normally mild-mannered Charlotte Brontë sets off for London to clear her name. But when she unintentionally witnesses a murder, Charlotte finds herself embroiled in a dangerous chain of events that forces her to confront demons from her past.--From publisher description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Rowland

Summary: In the mid 1930s, as the Great Depression refuses to lift, Benny Goodman finds himself hailed as the "King of Swing" and becomes the first white bandleader to hire black musicians. He has a host or rivals among them, Chick Webb, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmie Lunceford, Glen Miller and Artie Shaw. Louis Armstrong heads a big band of his own, while Duke Ellington continues his independent course, but...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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Lewis, Meriwether

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 Jones

Ellis, Bella

Summary: Before they became legendary writers, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, and Anne Brontë were "lady detectors" in this charming historical mystery. Not yet published novelists, they have well-honed imaginations and are expert readers. And, as Charlotte remarks, "detecting is reading between the lines--it's seeing what is not there."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Ellis

Summary: Tells the story of the most important expedition in American history, led by Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Includes the stories of the young army men, French-Canadian boatmen, Clark's African-American slave, and the Shoshone woman named Sacagawea who went with them.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2004

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 917 Burns

Summary: Between 1945 and 1955 jazz splinters into different camps: cool and hot, East and West, traditional and modern. One by one, the big bands leave the road, but Duke Ellington keeps his band together, while Louis Armstrong puts together a small group, the "All-Stars." Promoter Norman Granz insists on equal treatment for every member of his integrated troupes on his Jazz at the Philharmonic Tours....

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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Downs, Linda Bank.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1999

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 759 Downs

Rule, Ann.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 Rule,

Harvey, Miles

Summary: In 1843, James Strang, a charismatic young lawyer and avowed atheist, converted to a burgeoning religious movement known as Mormonism. He persuaded hundreds to follow him to Beaver Island in Lake Michigan, and declared himself a divine king. He controlled a fourth of the state of Michigan, practiced plural marriages, and established a pirate colony where he perpetrated thefts, corruption and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown and Company 2020

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