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Montgomery, Ben

Summary: A true tale of justice in the Jim Crow south relates the story of George Dinning, a freed slave who was wrongfully convicted of murder after defending himself against a white mob and later won damages against them in court with the help of a Confederate war hero-turned-lawyer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.904 Montgomery

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

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

Vincent, Lynn

Summary: "Based on years of original research and new reporting, two acclaimed authors deliver the riveting and emotionally wrenching full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history: the sinking of the USS Indianapolis during World War II--and the fifty-year fight to exonerate the captain after a wrongful court martial."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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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

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

King, Dean.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.440 King

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

Bohjalian, Chris

Summary: Boston, 1662. Mary Deerfield is twenty-four-years-old. Her skin is porcelain, her eyes delft blue, and in England she might have had many suitors. But here in the New World, amid this community of saints, Mary is the second wife of Thomas Deerfield, a man as cruel as he is powerful. When Thomas, prone to drunken rage, drives a three-tined fork into the back of Mary's hand, she resolves that she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2021

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Fraustino, Lisa

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Vincent, Lynn

Summary: Based on new primary sources and interviews with 108 survivors, Vincent and Vladic reveal the untold stories of the crew left adrift for five days in the Philippine Sea as they battled dehydration, sharks, insanity, and each other; the Army spy who shepherded the bomb aboard Indianapolis; the hidden history of the Top Secret ULTRA program that could have saved the ship; and the survivors'...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 940.54 Vincent

Hargrave, Kiran Millwood

Summary: After a storm has killed off all the island's men, two women in a 1600s Norwegian coastal village struggle to survive against both natural forces and the men who have been sent to rid the community of alleged witchcraft.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Hargrave

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

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

Parkman, Francis

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Publisher / Publication Date: Literary Classics of the United States 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.27 Par

Moyes, Jojo

Summary: "Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of Me Before You and The Peacock Emporium. Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2019

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CD-BK FICTION Moyes

Rodenberg, Shawna Kay

Summary: "A heart stopping memoir of a wrenching Appalachian girlhood and a multilayered portrait of a misrepresented people, from Rona Jaffe Writer's Award winner Shawna Kay Rodenberg. When Shawna Kay Rodenberg was four, her father, fresh from a ruinous tour in Vietnam, spirited her family from their home in the hills of Eastern Kentucky to Minnesota, renouncing all of their earthly possessions to live...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2021

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

Smith, Clint

Summary: 'How the Word is Passed' is Clint Smith's revealing, contemporary portrait of America as a slave owning nation. Beginning in his own hometown of New Orleans, Smith leads the reader through an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks - those that are honest about the past and those that are not - that offer an intergenerational story of how slavery has been central in shaping our nations...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 Smith

Farwell, Matt

Summary: "The explosive narrative of the life, captivity, and trial of Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who was abducted by the Taliban and whose story has served as a symbol for America's foundering war in Afghanistan"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Berg 2019

Chambers, Cassie

Summary: "Nestled in the Appalachian mountains, Owsley County is the poorest county in Kentucky and the second poorest in the country. Buildings are crumbling and fields sit vacant, as tobacco farming and coal mining decline. But strong women are finding creative ways to subsist in their hollers in the hills. Cassie Chambers grew up amidst these hollers, and through the women who raised her, she traces...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Chambers 2020

Moyes, Jojo

Summary: "Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of Me Before You and The Peacock Emporium. Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Moyes

Classen, Mikel B.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 344.73 Class

Hinton, Anthony Ray

Summary: A man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he did not commit describes how he became a victim of a flawed legal system, recounting the years he shared with fellow inmates who were eventually executed before his exoneration.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.66 HINTON 2018

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