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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

Chevalier, Tracy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Cheva

Angelou, Maya.

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2009

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

Damm, Peter L.

Summary: Stories of a young boy's journey to adulthood in small town rural Upper Midwest in the 1950s and 60s. A funny, poignant, moving and beautifully written memoir about the challenges, mischief, fears and lessons of growing up as the youngest of five brothers and one sister, Catholic education, the natural world, trying to understand religious and adult mysteries, honor, family, truth and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2019

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Geist, William.

Summary: Before there was 'tourism' and souvenir ashtrays became 'kitsch,' it was a Shangri-La for middle-class Midwestern families on vacation, complete with man-made beaches, Hillbilly Mini Golf, and feathered rubber tomahawks. It was there that author Bill Geist spent summers in the Sixties during his school and college years working at Arrowhead Lodge-a small resort owned by his bombastic uncle-in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2019

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 921 Geist

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2010

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

Abbott, Karen

Summary: "The epic true crime story of bootlegger George Remus and the murder that shocked the nation, from the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy In the early days of Prohibition, long before Al Capone became a household name, a German immigrant named George Remus quits practicing law and starts trafficking whiskey. Within two years he's a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.77 Abbott 2019

Gup, Ted

Summary: The author's grandfather, Sam Stone, placed an ad in the Canton, OH, newspaper shortly before Christmas in 1933, offering cash gifts to seventy-five families in distress. Readers were asked to send letters describing their hardships to a benefactor calling himself Mr. B. Virdot. The author investigates a suitcase full of letters responding to these ads as he learns more about his grandfather's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.162 Gup

Limbaugh, Rush H.

Summary: Substitute middle-school history teacher Rush Revere takes his students back in time to experience American history as it happens aboard the Mayflower and on Plymouth Plantation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Larson, Kate Clifford

Contents: A home birth -- The making of a mother -- Slipping behind -- Five schools -- Brief haven in England -- War on the Kennedy home front -- November 1941 -- Rosemary gone -- Rosemary made the difference.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.196 Larson

Gowar, Imogen Hermes

Summary: "... One September evening in 1785, Jonah Hancock hears an urgent knocking on his front door near the docks of London. The captain of one of Jonah's trading vessels is waiting eagerly on the front step, bearing shocking news. On a voyage to the Far East, he sold the Jonah's ship for something rare and far more precious: a mermaid. Jonah is stunned--the object the captain presents him is brown...

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Gowar

Hale, Nathan

Summary: "The Donner Party expedition is one of the most notorious stories in all of American history. It's also a fascinating snapshot of the westward expansion of the United States, and the families and individuals who sacrificed so much to build new lives in a largely unknown landscape. From the preparation for the journey to each disastrous leg of the trip, this book shows the specific bad decisions...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2013

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Steel, Danielle

Summary: "When U.S. troops occupy Germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle are saved from the terrible fate of so many in the camps. With the help of sponsors, they make their way to New York. In order not to be separated, they allow their friendship to blossom into love and marriage, and start a new life on the Lower East Side, working at grueling, poorly paid jobs. Decades later, through talent, faith,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Steel

Hamlin, Kimberly A

Summary: "How one "fallen woman" battled religious ideology, pseudoscience, and political resistance to women's right to vote. Exposed in Ohio newspapers for an affair with a married man, Alice Chenowyth refused to cower in shame. Instead she changed her name to Helen Hamilton Gardener, moved to New York, pretended to be married to her lover, and became a wildly popular lecturer and author, brazenly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2020

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

Brennan-Jobs, Lisa

Summary: "A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents--artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs--Lisa Brennan-Jobs's childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa's father was a mythical figure who was rarely present in her life. As she grew older, her father took an interest in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2018

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

Hurston, Zora Neale

Summary: The true story of the last known survivor of the Atlantic slave trade, illegally smuggled from Africa on the last "black cargo" ship to arrive in the United States.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2018

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 921 Lewis

Barnet, Andrea

Summary: This is the story of four visionaries who profoundly shaped the world we live in today. Together, these women showed what one person speaking truth to power can do. With a keen eye for historical detail, Andrea Barnet traces the arc of each woman's career and explores how their work collectively changed the course of history. Consummate outsiders, each prevailed against powerful and mostly male...

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 Barnet 2018

Nelson, Megan Kate

Summary: "A dramatic, riveting, and deeply researched narrative account of the epic struggle for the West during the Civil War, revealing a little-known, vastly important episode in American history. In The Three-Cornered War Megan Kate Nelson reveals the fascinating history of the Civil War in the American West. Exploring the connections among the Civil War, the Indian wars, and western expansion,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.02 Nelson 2020

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: In 1866, Omakayas's son Chickadee is kidnapped by two ne'er-do-well brothers from his own tribe and must make a daring escape, forge unlikely friendships, and set out on an exciting and dangerous journey to get back home.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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Mohr, Tim

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Nesbo, Jo

Summary: Detective Harry Hole is sent from Oslo to steaming hot Bangkok after the Norwegian ambassador to Thailand is found dead in a seedy motel room. As he wanders the streets lined with go-go bars, temples, opium dens, and tourist traps, Harry discovers that the ambassador's family is hiding some secrets of their own, but few people are willing to talk.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard 2014

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Nesbo

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "The previously untold story of a little-known WWII Allied division whose mission was to track down European art and treasures that had been looted by the Nazis at Hitler's command"--Provided by the publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.531 Edsel

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: A true-life novel about Lily Casey Smith (the author's grandmother) who at age six helped her father break horses, at age fifteen left home to teach in a frontier town, and later as a wife and mother runs a vast ranch in Arizona where she survived tornadoes, droughts, floods, the Great Depression, and the most heartbreaking personal tragedy--but despite a life of hardscrabble drudgery still...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2009

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

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