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Auður A. Ólafsdóttir

Summary: "Iceland in the 1960s. Hekla always knew she wanted to be a writer. In a nation of poets, where each household proudly displays leatherbound volumes of the Sagas, and there are more writers per capita than anywhere else in the world, there is only one problem: she is a woman. After packing her few belongings, including James Joyces's Ulysess and a Remington typewriter, Hekla heads for Reykjavik...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Olafsdottir

Treuer, David

Summary: The received idea of Native American history -- as promulgated by books like Dee Brown's 1970 mega-bestselling Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee -- has been that American Indian history essentially ended with the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. Not only did one hundred fifty Sioux die at the hands of the U. S. Cavalry, but Native civilization did as well. Growing up Ojibwe on a reservation in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 Treuer 2019

Murray, Charles A.

Summary: A critique of the white American class structure argues that the paths of social mobility that once advanced the nation are now serving to further isolate an elite upper class while enforcing a growing and resentful white underclass.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Forum 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.800 Murray

Summary: Chronicling the riveting history and personal experiences, at once liberating and challenging, harrowing and inspiring, deeply revealing and profoundly transforming, of African Americans on the road from the advent of the automobile through the seismic changes of the 1960s and beyond, it explores the deep background of a recent phrase rooted in realities that have been an indelible part of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 323 Driving

Cottrell, Robert C.

Summary: "The year 1968 is recalled most of all as a year when revolution beckoned or threatened. On the 50th anniversary of that tumultuous year, cultural historians Robert Cottrell and Blaine T. Browne provide a well-informed, up-to-date synthesis of the eventsthat rocked the world, emphasizing the revolutionary possibilities."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.923 Cottrell 2018

Bair, Sheila.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 330.97 Bair

Thompson, Jean

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Thomp

Sandlin, Lee.

Summary: "Beginning in the early 1800s and climaxing with the siege of Vicksburg in 1863, 'Wicked River' takes us back to a time before the Mississippi was dredged into a shipping channel, and before Mark Twain romanticized it into myth. Drawing on an array of suspenseful and bizarre firsthand accounts, Sandlin brings to life a place where river pirates brushed elbows with future presidents and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977 Sandlin

Mohr, Tim

Summary: "The history of how teenage East German punk rockers played an indispensable role in bringing down the Berlin Wall"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.4 Mohr 2018

Sadeed, Suraya.

Summary: From her first humanitarian visit to Afghanistan in 1994, Suraya Sadeed has been personally delivering relief and hope to Afghan orphans and refugees, to women and girls in inhuman situations deemed too dangerous for other aid workers or for journalists. Her memoir of these missions is as unconventional as the woman who has lived it. Born the daughter of the governor of Kabul amid beautiful...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Voice/Hyperion 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.104 Sadeed

Coates, Ta-Nehisi

Summary: “We were eight years in power” was the lament of Reconstruction-era black politicians as the American experiment in multiracial democracy ended with the return of white supremacist rule in the South. In this sweeping collection of new and selected essays, Ta-Nehisi Coates explores the tragic echoes of that history in our own time: the unprecedented election of a black president followed by a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 COAT 2017

Donati, Sara

Summary: "From the international bestselling author of The Gilded Hour comes Sara Donati's enthralling epic about two trailblazing female doctors in nineteenth-century New York; Dr. Sophie Savard, daughter of free people of color returns home to the achingly familiar rhythms of Manhattan in the early spring of 1884 to rebuild her life after the death of her husband. With the help of Dr. Anna Savard, her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Donati

Lindsey, Johanna

Summary: William Blackburn, Earl of Ketterham, lives in exile in the Scottish Highlands with his daughter, Vanessa. When she comes of age, Vanessa returns to her mother in England to make her debut, despite her doubt about fitting into the mold of a proper young lady. Lord Montgomery Townsend, a visitor at the Countess of Dawton's home, watches his hostess try to match her estranged daughter with the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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

Berney, Louis

Summary: Frank Guidry knows too much about the crime of the century: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Within hours of JFK's murder, everyone with ties to New Orleans' mob boss Carlos Marcello is turning up dead. Guidry was in Dallas on an errand for the boss less than two weeks before the president was shot. He hits the road to Las Vegas, to see an old associate who might help him vanish....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Berney

Weiner, Jennifer

Summary: A story about two sisters navigating a changing America over the course of their lives.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2019

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION Weiner

Perry, Anne.

Summary: "Though Monk is witness to the terrible bombing of an afternoon pleasure boat on the river that leaves 200 people dead, much to his dismay the case is taken from his hands and given over to the commissioner of police. An Egyptian man is quickly caught, tried, and sentenced to death--and then just as swiftly murdered in prison. When evidence surfaces that proves the dead man innocent, the case...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Perry

Blashek, Jordan

Summary: "In the year before Donald Trump was elected president, Jordan Blashek, a Republican Marine, and Chris Haugh, a Democrat and son of a single mother from Berkeley, CA, formed an unlikely friendship. Jordan was fresh off his service in the Marines and feeling a bit out of place at Yale Law School. Chris was yearning for a sense of mission after leaving Washington D.C. Over the months, Jordan and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 Blashek

Lehto, Steve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 977.499 Lehto

Summary: Follows the life of a Scottish farm girl, Chris, as she searches for her independence against the odds, in an epic rite of passage story set just before the First World War.℗ŁThe war and the struggles Chris endures test her resolve for love and her idyllic country farm life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Sunset

Williams, Beatriz

Summary: Twenty years after being banished from Winthrop Island, Miranda Schuyler returns to find justice for the man she once loved.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London in the late-1950s to mid-1960s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Call Season 8

English, Karen

Summary: "In the summer of 1965, Sophie's family becomes the first African Americans to move into their upper middle-class neighborhood in Los Angeles. When riots erupt in nearby Watts, she learns that life and her own place in it are a lot more complicated than they had seemed"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Eng

Donoghue, Emma

Summary: "Tourists flock to the cabin of eleven-year-old Anna O'Donnell, who is said to be living without food, and a journalist is sent to cover the sensation. Lib Wright, a veteran of Florence Nightingale's Crimean campaign, is hired to keep watch over the girl. As Anna's life ebbs away, Lib finds herself responsible not just for the care of a child but for that child's very survival. Haunting and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Donog

Kelly, Mary Pat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: PBK FIC Kelly

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