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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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2021

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

Sides, Hampton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.452 Sides

Vogel, Steve

Contents: Prelude: I See Nothing Else Left -- How Do You Like the War Now? -- Laid in Ashes -- The British Invasion -- What the Devil Will They Do Here? -- Be It So, We Will Proceed -- The Enemy in Bladensburg! -- The Battle for Washington -- A Spectacle Terrible and Magnificent -- They Feel Strongly the Disgrace -- Times Truly Awful -- The Arrogant Foe -- The Mission of Francis Scott Key -- The Town...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.522 Vogel

Ellis, Bella

Summary: Before they became legendary writers, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, and Anne Brontë were "lady detectors" in this charming historical mystery. Not yet published novelists, they have well-honed imaginations and are expert readers. And, as Charlotte remarks, "detecting is reading between the lines--it's seeing what is not there."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Ellis

Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: Upon learning that she has been falsely accused of plagiarism, the normally mild-mannered Charlotte Brontë sets off for London to clear her name. But when she unintentionally witnesses a murder, Charlotte finds herself embroiled in a dangerous chain of events that forces her to confront demons from her past.--From publisher description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Rowland

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

Saunders, George

Summary: "In A Swim in a Pond in the Rain, George Saunders guides the reader through seven classic Russian short stories he's been teaching for twenty years as a professor in the prestigious Syracuse University graduate MFA creative writing program. Paired with stories by Chekhov, Turgenev, Tolstoy, and Gogol, these essays are intended for anyone interested in how fiction works and why it's more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891.7 Saunders

Allen, Jeffery Renard

Summary: "In 1866 as Tom and his guardian, Eliza Bethune, struggle to adjust to their fashionable apartment in the city in the aftermath of riots that had driven them away a few years before. But soon a stranger arrives from the mysterious island of Edgemere, inhabited solely by African settlers and black refugees from the war and riots, who intends to reunite Tom with his now-liberated mother."-- Page...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Allen

Shoemaker, Sarah

Summary: "<Strong>"Reader, she married me."</strong> For one hundred seventy years, Edward Fairfax Rochester has stood as one of literature's most romantic, most complex, and most mysterious heroes. Sometimes haughty, sometimes tender-professing his love for Jane Eyre in one breath and denying it in the next-Mr. Rochester has for generations mesmerized, beguiled, and, yes, baffled fans of Charlotte...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Shoem

Leckie, Robert.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Castle Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.2 Leckie 2020

Summary: In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Victoria Seas 1

Baime, A. J. (Albert J.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 940.531 Baime

Abbott, Karen

Summary: "The never-before-told story of four real-life women who risked everything to take on a life of espionage during the Civil War"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.785 Abbott

Summary: In the late 1930s, as the Great Depression deepens, jazz thrives. The saxophone emerges as an iconic instrument of the music; this segment introduces two of its masters, Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young. Young migrates to Kansas City, where a vibrant music scene is prospering with musicians such as trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison and drummers Jo Jones and Chick Webb. Out of this ferment emerges...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Gregory, Philippa.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Gregory

Philbrick, Nathaniel

Summary: In the summer of 1776, Washington's army in Brooklyn and New York City faced one of the largest invading forces ever assembled by the British Empire. After suffering a series of devastating defeats, Washington's vulnerable and dejected troops were forced to evacuate the southern tip of Manhattan Island. Three weeks later, however, near the Canadian border, one of his favorite and most talented...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.382 Philb

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

Weir, Alison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1996

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

Roberts, Gary L.

Summary: "At dawn on the morning of November 29, 1864, Colonel John Milton Chivington gave the command that led to slaughter of 230 peaceful Cheyennes and Arapahos--primarily women, children, and elderly--camped under the protection of the U. S. government along Sand Creek in Colorado Territory and flying both an American flag and a white flag. The Sand Creek massacre seized national attention in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.802 Roberts

Ambrose, Stephen E.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 Amb

Kilmeade, Brian

Summary: Another history pageturner from the authors of the #1 bestsellers George Washington's Secret Six Into this dire situation stepped Major General Andrew Jackson. A native of Tennessee who had witnessed the horrors of the Revolutionary War and Indian attacks, he was glad America had finally decided to confront repeated British aggression. But he feared that President Madison's men were overlooking...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 KILM 2017

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: "From the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the Starz original series The White Queen comes the story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII's stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England. Regarded as yet another threat to the volatile King Henry VII's claim to the throne, Margaret Pole, cousin to Elizabeth of York (known as the White Princess) and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Gregory

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: "A riveting new Tudor tale featuring King Henry VIII's sixth wife Kateryn Parr, the first English queen to publish under her own name. Why would a woman marry a serial killer? Because she cannot refuse... Kateryn Parr, a thirty-year-old widow in a secret affair with a new lover, has no choice when a man old enough to be her father who has buried four wives-- King Henry VIII-- commands her to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2015

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

Tolstoy, Leo

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwich House 1982

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Tolst

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