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Summary: Somewhere along the mid-nineteenth century American East Coast frontier, two neighboring couples battle hardship and isolation, witnessed by a splendid yet testing landscape, challenging them both physically and psychologically.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Follett, Ken.

Summary: This novel picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families, American, German, Russian, English, Welsh, enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von Ulrich,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Folle

Follett, Ken.

Summary: Follows the fates of five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Folle

Bryson, Bill.

Summary: Recounts the story of a pivotal cultural year in the United States when mainstream pursuits and historical events were marked by contributions by such figures as Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth, and Al Capone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 Bryson

Summary: 1794: War and the revolution in France hang over Britain. In Cornwall, George Warleggan grows his empire with a view to crush the Poldarks while Ross and Demelza attempt to repair their relationship. Ross must ask himself how long he can allow George's ascent to continue unchecked. Facing battles both at home and abroad, will Ross answer the call and risk losing everything he holds dear?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Poldark-3

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

Stein, Joel

Summary: Stein spends a week in Roberts County, Texas, which had the highest percentage of Trump voters in the country. He goes to the home of Trump-loving Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams; meets people who create fake news; and finds the new elitist organizations merging both right and left to fight the populists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.602 Stein 2019

Cullen, Lynn

Summary: Ruth has been single-handedly raising four young daughters and running her family's Indiana farm for eight long years, since her husband, John, fell into a comatose state. She wishes she could trade places with her older sister, June: blonde and beautiful, married to a wealthy doctor, living in a mansion in St. Paul... and a coveted job as one of "the Bettys," the recipe developers who populate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Cullen

Miles, Tiya

Summary: "Sitting in the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture is a rough cotton bag, called "Ashley's Sack," embroidered with just a handful of words that evoke a sweeping family story of loss and of love passed down through generations. In 1850s South Carolina, just before nine-year-old Ashley was sold, her mother, Rose, gave her a sack filled with just a few things as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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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

Moore, Kate

Summary: "1860: As the clash between the states rolls slowly to a boil, Elizabeth Packard, housewife and mother of six, is facing her own battle. The enemy sits across the table and sleeps in the next room. Threatened by Elizabeth's intellect, independence, and outspokenness, her husband of twenty-one years is plotting against her and makes a plan to put her back in her place. One summer morning, he has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2021

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

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

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Crown

Fowler, Therese

Summary: Alva Smith, her southern family destitute after the Civil War, married into one of America's great Gilded Age dynasties: the newly wealthy but socially shunned Vanderbilts. Ignored by New York's old-money circles and determined to win respect, she designed and built 9 mansions, hosted grand balls, and arranged for her daughter to marry a duke. But Alva also defied convention for women of her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Fowler

Summary: Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy about Bathsheba Everdene who is an independent woman who attracts three different suitors: a sheep farmer; a dashing soldier; and a prosperous, older bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba's passions explores the nature of relationships, love and resilience.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Early eighteenth-century England is at war with the French. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her friend Lady Sarah tends to her ill health. When a new servant Abigail arrives, Sarah takes her under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become time-consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps in to fill in as the Queen's companion....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: The fifth season of Outlander sees a continuation of Claire and Jamie's fight to protect those they love, as they navigate the trials and tribulations of life in colonial America. The Frasers strive to flourish within a society which is unwittingly marching towards Revolution, and Jamie must now defend the home they have built together at Fraser's Ridge while Claire seeks to put her own skills...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Outlander 5

Summary: Season Four continues the story of Claire and Jamie Fraser as they try to make a home for themselves in colonial America. The Frasers in North Carolina are at another turning point in history, the edge of the American Revolution. Along the way, the Frasers cross paths with notorious pirate Stephen Bonnet in a fateful meeting that will haunt the family. Meanwhile, Brianna and Roger grow closer...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Outlander Season 4

Cohen, Stuart

Contents: Foreword / Peter Bacon Hales -- Photography and the Farm Security Administration / Stu Cohen, 1975-1995 ; revised and annotated by Peter Bacon Hales, 2007 -- An overview of the FSA file, 1935-1942 -- Ben Shahn : West Virginia, Kentucky, Arkansas, October 1935 -- Walker Evans : Pennsylvania, Alabama, Louisiana, November 1935-January 1936 -- Dorothea Lange : migratory workers in California,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: David R. Godine 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 779.092 Cohen

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2018

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

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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Steel

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 Luxenberg 2020

Cleland, Charles E.

Summary: For many thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans, Michigan's native peoples, the Anishnabeg, thrived in the forests and along the shores of the Great Lakes. Theirs were cultures in delicate social balance and in economic harmony with the natural order. Rites of Conquest details the struggles of Michigan Indians - the Ojibwa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi, and their neighbors - to maintain...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 1992

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 970.1 Cle

Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: Kate Chase Sprague was born in 1840 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the second daughter to the second wife of a devout but ambitious lawyer. Her father, Salmon P. Chase, rose to prominence in the antebellum years and was appointed secretary of the treasury in Abraham Lincoln's cabinet while aspiring to even greater heights. Beautiful, intelligent, regal and entrancing, young Kate Chase stepped into the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2014

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

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