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Pearl, Tobey

Summary: "A brutal killing, an all-out manhunt, and a riveting account of the first murder trial in U.S. history--set in the 1600s in colonial New England against the backdrop of the Pequot War (between the Pequot tribe and the colonists of Massachusetts Bay), an explosive trial whose outcome changed the course of history, ended a two-year war, and brought about a peace that allowed the colonies to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2021

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

Riding, Jacqueline

Summary: The 1745 Jacobite Rebellion was a turning point in British history. It continues to be obscured by fiction and myth, as personified by the heroic, gallant but doomed 'Bonnie Prince Charlie' pitted against the heartless victor, 'Butcher' Cumberland. In the years 1745-46, nothing was certain. While utilizing past and recent scholarship, this account draws extensively on a wealth of contemporary...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.0722 Riding

Kilmeade, Brian.

Summary: When General George Washington beat a hasty retreat from New York City in August 1776, many thought the American Revolution might soon be over. Instead, Washington rallied--thanks in large part to a little-known, top-secret group called the Culper Spy Ring. Washington realized that he couldn't beat the British with military might, so he recruited a sophisticated and deeply secretive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.410 Kilm

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

Schiff, Stacy.

Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra analyzes the Salem Witch Trials to offer key insights into the role of women in its events while explaining how its tragedies became possible.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.744 Schiff

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

Grace, Catherine O'Neill

Summary: A recreation of the first Thanksgiving reveals the actual events during the three days that the Wampanoag people and the colonists came together.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: HOLIDAY J 974 Grace

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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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 741.5 Hale

Perry, Anne

Summary: "When junior lawyer Daniel Pitt is summoned to the scene of a murder in the London district known as Mile End, he only knows that the victim is a senior lawyer from the same firm. What was this respected colleague doing in such a rough part of the city? The firm's head, Marcus fford Croft, may know more than he admits, but fford Crofts's memory is not what it used to be. Daniel finds his path...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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

Cep, Casey N.

Summary: The stunning story of an Alabama serial killer and the true-crime book that Harper Lee worked on obsessively in the years after To Kill a Mockingbird. Reverend Willie Maxwell was a rural preacher accused of murdering five of his family members for insurance money in the 1970s. With the help of a savvy lawyer, he escaped justice for years until a relative shot him dead at the funeral of his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.15 Cep 2019

Tyson, Timothy B.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.134 Tyson

Lee, Y. S. (Ying S.)

Summary: As a nearly full-fledged member of the Agency, the all-female detective unit based in Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls, Mary Quinn, disguised as a poor apprentice builder, must brave the sinister underworld of Victorian London in order to unmask a murderer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

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

Summary: "They were charismatic and forward thinking, imaginative and courageous, compassionate and resolute, and, at times, arrogant, vengeful and reckless. For hundreds of years, Native American leaders from Massasoit, Tecumseh, and Tenskwatawa, to Major Ridge, Geronimo, and Fools Crow valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture. Sometimes, their strategies...

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Publisher / Publication Date: [Distributed by] PBS Home Video 2009

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 970 PBS

Orgill, Roxane

Summary: When Esquire magazine planned an issue to salute the American jazz scene in 1958, graphic designer Art Kane pitched a crazy idea: how about gathering a group of beloved jazz musicians and photographing them? He didn't own a good camera, didn't know if any musicians would show up, and insisted on setting up the shoot in front of a Harlem brownstone. Could he pull it off? In a captivating...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 781.65 Orgill

Boyle, Kevin

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Publisher / Publication Date: H.Holt 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.73 Boyle

Ekirch, A. Roger

Contents: Family -- Betrayal -- Exile -- Flight -- Deliverance -- Home -- Redemption -- Equity -- Resurrection -- Requiem.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.154 Ekir

Ball, Edward

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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

Francis, Richard

Summary: "In Crane Pond, Richard Francis reveals a side of the history that is not often recounted, as he skillfully constructs a portrait of Samuel Sewall, the only judge to later admit that a terrible mistake had been made. In a colony on the edge of survival in a mysterious new world where infant mortality is high and sin is to blame, Sweall is committed to being a loving family man, a good citizen,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Francis

Dickens, Charles

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Publisher / Publication Date: Buccaneer Books 1987

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Dickens

Lehto, Steve.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Perry, Anne

Summary: "Daniel Pitt's investigation into his colleague's murder leads him through London's teeming underbelly to one of the Royal Navy's most powerful shipbuilders in a thrilling novel from New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine 2021

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Perry

Perry, Anne

Summary: In this riveting new William Monk novel, Anne Perry delves into the diverse population of Victorian London, whose disparate communities force Monk to rethink his investigative techniques--lest he be caught in the crosshairs of violent bigotry. In the course of his tenure with the Thames River Police, Commander Monk has yet to see a more gruesome crime scene: a Hungarian warehouse owner lies in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2017

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

Lico Albanese, Laurie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A vivid reimagining of the woman who inspired Hester Prynne, the tragic heroine of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, and a journey into the enduring legacy of New England's witchcraft trials. Who is the real Hester Prynne? Isobel Gamble is a young seamstress carrying generations of secrets when she sets sail from Scotland in the early 1800s with her husband, Edward. An apothecary who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2022

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Sykes, S. D.

Summary: In this chilling historical mystery, young girls go missing from a medieval English village and Lord Oswald de Lacy must find the killer before tragedy strikes again.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Sykes

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