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Irish, Aarol William

Summary: "On May 26, 2006, one month and one day after her father's death, Teresa Irish raised the lid on the Army trunk that had resided in the family home her entire life. There, nestled in row after row, were her dad's nearly 1,000 handwritten letters from World War II. Carefully tucked away and visited only by him over the course of six decades, the letters were postmarked from November, 1942 to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 Irish

Magoon, Kekla

Summary: "A chapter book biography of Ruby Bridges, part of the She Persisted series"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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

Williams-Garcia, Rita

Summary: In 1860 Louisiana, eighty-year-old Madame Sylvie decides to sit for a portrait, as horrific stories that span generations from the big house and the fields are revealed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books 2021

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

Woodfox, Albert

Summary: Nearly forty years in solitary confinement in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell for 23 hours a day for a crime he did not commit, Albert Woodfox survived and emerged with his humanity and sense of hope for the future intact.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019

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

Ball, Edward

Summary: "An examination of the history of the author's family and its ties to white supremacist movements."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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

Brown, Don

Summary: On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's monstrous winds and surging water overwhelmed the protective levees around low-lying New Orleans, Louisiana. Eighty percent of the city flooded, in some places under twenty feet of water. Property damages across the Gulf Coast topped $100 billion. One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three people lost their lives. The tale of this historic storm and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRAPHNOV Brown

Fink, Sheri,.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.110 Fink

Burke, James Lee

Summary: "The shocking death of a young woman leads Detective Dave Robicheaux into the dark corners of Hollywood, the mafia, and the backwoods of Louisiana in this gripping mystery from "modern master" (Publishers Weekly) James Lee Burke. Detective Dave Robicheaux's world isn't filled with too many happy stories, but Desmond Cormier's rags-to-riches tale is certainly one of them. Robicheaux first met...

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 MYSTERY Burke

Burke, James Lee

Summary: "On his way to visit an inmate at a Texas prison who has promised him information, Detective Dave Robicheaux stops off at an amusement park to watch a teenaged Elvis-like rock-and-roller from his hometown of New Iberia named Johnny Shondell playing to a crowd of swooming young girls. One of them is another New Iberia teenager named Isolde Balangie. The Shondell and Balangie families are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2020

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Burke

Burke, James Lee

Summary: "The Shondell and Balangie families are enemies in New Iberia's criminal underworld, but teen musicians Johnny Shondell and Isolde Balangie have fallen in love and run away. As Dave Robicheaux investigates the couple's whereabouts, he runs afoul of Isolde's mafioso father, who puts a hit on Robicheaux and his partner, Clete Purcel. The assassin is unlike any they have ever faced: he can induce...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP MYSTERY Burke

Patterson, James

Summary: Police detective by day, celebrity food truck chef by night, now Caleb Rooney has a new title: Most Wanted. In the Carnival days leading up Mardi Gras, Detective Caleb Rooney comes under investigation for a murder he is accused of committing in the line of duty--as a Major Crimes detective for the New Orleans Police Department. Has his sideline at the Killer Chef food truck given him a taste...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Patter

Burke, James Lee

Summary: "Dave Robicheaux is a haunted man. From the acts he committed in Vietnam, to his battles with alcoholism, to the sudden loss of his beloved wife, Molly, his thoughts drift from one irreconcilable memory to the next. Images of ghosts pepper his reality. Robicheaux's only beacon remains serving as a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana. It's in that capacity that Robicheaux crosses paths with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP MYSTERY Burke

Northup, Solomon

Summary: Kidnapped into slavery in 1841, Solomon Northup spent 12 years in captivity. This autobiographical memoir represents an exceptionally detailed and accurate description of slave life and plantation society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 37Ink/Atria 2013

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Twelv

Patterson, James

Summary: In the Carnival days leading up Mardi Gras, Detective Caleb Rooney comes under investigation for a murder he is accused of committing in the line of duty. Has his sideline at the Killer Chef food truck given him a taste for murder? While fighting the charges against him, Rooney makes a pair of unthinkable discoveries. His beloved city is under threat of attack. And these would-be terrorists may...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Nguyen, Eric

Summary: "When Huong arrives in New Orleans with her two young sons, she is jobless, homeless, and worried about her husband, Cong, who remains in Vietnam. As she and her boys begin to settle into life in America, she continues to send letters and tapes back to Cong, hopeful that they will be reunited and her children will grow up with a father. Over time, Huong realizes she will never see Cong again....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Nguyen

Summary: When real estate agent Jim Evers and his family visit a hundred and fifty year old New Orleans mansion, they come face to face with its old inhabitants, now ghosts.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Video 2004

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1 available in Movies, Call number: J DVD Haunted

Wingate, Lisa

Summary: "Louisiana, 1875: In the tumultuous aftermath of Reconstruction, three young women set off as unwilling companions on a perilous quest: Lavinia, the pampered heir to a now-destitute plantation; Juneau Jane, her illegitimate free-born Creole half-sister; and Hannie, Lavinia's former slave. Each carries private wounds and powerful secrets as they head for Texas, following dangerous roads rife...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Wingate

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

Burke, James Lee

Summary: "Dave Robicheaux is a haunted man. From the acts he committed in Vietnam, to his battles with alcoholism, to the sudden loss of his beloved wife, Molly, his thoughts drift from one irreconcilable memory to the next. Images of ghosts pepper his reality. Robicheaux's only beacon remains serving as a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana. It's in that capacity that Robicheaux crosses paths with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Burke

Colfer, Eoin

Summary: Wyvern, Lord Highfire of the Highfire Eyrie, is the last dragon on Earth and is hiding out in a Louisiana swamp. He strikes a deal with Cajun swamp rat Squib: Squib will keep him company and fetch supplies for him and Vern will protect Squib from the dirty cop that is chasing him. However, there will be soon be a firery reckoning, in which dragons wither finally become extinct or Ver's glory...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 2020

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1 available in Adult Sci-Fi / Fantasy, Call number: FANTASY Colfer

Northup, Solomon

Summary: In this true story narrated by Academy Award winner Louis Gossett, Jr, the listener is transported to 1840s New York, Louisiana, and Washington, DC, to experience the kidnapping and twelve-year bondage of Solomon Northup, a free man of color. Published in 1853, this account was a bombshell in the national debate over slavery leading up to the Civil War and helped tilt public opinion in favor...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2013

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 306 North

Bailey, John 1951-

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 Baile

Burke, James Lee 1936-

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Burke

Burke, James Lee 1936-

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Burke

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