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Hawes, Jennifer (Jennifer Berry)

Summary: "A deeply moving work of narrative nonfiction on the tragic shootings at the Mother Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina. On June 17, 2015, twelve members of the historically black Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina welcomed a young white man to their evening Bible study. He arrived with a pistol, 88 bullets, and hopes of starting a race war. Dylann Roof's massacre of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: National headlines blazed the story: Churchgoers Gunned Down During Prayer Service in Charleston. South Carolina. After a 21-year-old white supremacist opened fire in Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, nine African Americans lay dead, leaving their families and the nation to grapple with this senseless act of terror. Featuring intimate interviews with survivors and family members. From...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC EMA

Sellers, Bakari

Summary: "The CNN analyst and youngest state representative in South Carolina's history illuminates the lives of America's forgotten rural, Black working-class men and women"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad 2020

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Conroy, Pat.

Summary: The author reflects on the place of sports in his life, describing his love of basketball, the role of the athlete for young men searching for their own identity, his education at the Citadel, and his journey to best-selling writer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 CON

Ball, Edward

Summary: Journalist Ball confronts the legacy of his family's slave-owning past, uncovering the story of the people, both black and white, who lived and worked on the Balls' South Carolina plantations. It is an unprecedented family record that reveals how the painful legacy of slavery continues to endure in America's collective memory and experience. Ball, a descendant of one of the largest slave-owning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1999

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.7915 BAL

Ball, Edward

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998

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

Kotlowitz, Alex

Summary: "The numbers are staggering: Over the past twenty years in Chicago, 14,033 people have been killed and another roughly 60,000 wounded by gunfire. What does that do to the spirit of individuals and communities? Drawing on his decades of experience, Alex Kotlowitz set out to chronicle one summer in the city, writing of those who have emerged from the violence and whose stories reveal the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2019

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Brown, India Hill

Summary: When eleven-year-old Iris sneaks out at night to make snow angels, she was not expecting to raise the ghost of Avery Moore, a girl her own age; but bringing to light the segregated and abandoned black cemetery seems like the perfect way to help Avery get the recognition she craves, and it will also be a good idea for the school project about the history of her small North Carolina town, where...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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Kelly, Joseph

Summary: An account of the two hundred-year practice of slavery in Charleston examines its hotly contested debates and early slave rebellions through the Nullification crisis and the secession that sparked the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 KEL

Barnes, Harper

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.389 BAR

Rosen, Richard A.

Summary: Born in the hamlet of Mount Gilead, North Carolina, Julius Chambers escaped the fetters of the Jim Crow South to emerge in the 1960s and 1970s as the nation's leading African American civil rights attorney. Following passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Chambers worked to advance the NAACP Legal Defense Fund's strategic litigation campaign for civil rights, ultimately winning landmark...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of North Carolina Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHAMBERS, JULIUS ROS

Summary: Profiles twelve contemporary artists from three urban centers: Berlin, Johannesburg, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ART

Ewing, Eve L.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Blending stark realism with the surreal and fantastic, Eve L. Ewing's narrative takes us from the streets of 1990s Chicago to an unspecified future, deftly navigating the boundaries of space, time, and reality. Ewing imagines familiar figures in magical circumstances; blues legend Koko Taylor is a tall-tale hero; LeBron James travels through time and encounters his teenage self. She identifies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2017

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Gabaldon, Diana.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: From 1767 to 1770, Claire, a 20th-century woman, and her 18th-century Scottish husband, struggle to set up their home in South Carolina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1997

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GAB

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GAB

Gabaldon, Diana.

Summary: Twice Claire has used an ancient stone circle to travel back to the 18th century. The first time she found love with a Scottish warrior but had to return to the 1940s to save their unborn child. The second time, twenty years later, she reunited with her lost love but had to leave behind the daughter that he would never see. Now Brianna, from her 1960s vantage point, has found a disturbing...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1999

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GAB Pt 1 of 2

Summary: Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the South, a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2012

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SLA

Blackmon, Douglas A.

Summary: A sobering account of a little-known crime against African Americans, and the insidious legacy of racism that reverberates today. From the aftermath of the Civil War through the dawn of World War II, under laws enacted specifically to intimidate blacks, tens of thousands of African Americans were arbitrarily arrested, hit with outrageous fines, and charged for the costs of their own arrests....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 BLA

Cobb, Daniel M.

Summary: Join the Smithsonian Institution to discover the rich history of native Americans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 NAT
Call number: DVD 970.004 NAT

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have stolen from him; Cap'n Buck tells Little Charlie that his father's debt will be cleared when the fugitives are captured, which seems like a good deal until Little Charlie comes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CUR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Curtis 2018

Childs, Laura

5 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "Tea-Maven Theodosia Browning brews up trouble in the latest Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs. Tea maven Theodosia Browning and her tea sommelier Drayton Conneley are guests at a bird hunt styled in the precise manner of an English shooting party. Which means elevenses (sloe gin fizzes), gun loaders, the drawing of pegs, fine looking bird dogs, and shooting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHI

Summary: In the third season of this Emmy Award-winning series, watch as Chef Vivian Howard, with husband Ben Knight and her twin children by her side, blend and balance the high stakes of managing two restaurants, writing a new cookbook and tackling a family reunion feast, all while the farm-to-table chef's plate is packed with food festivals and competitions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CHE NOT RATED

Childs, Laura.

Summary: While catering a Charleston benefit that includes a "Ghost Crawl" through Jasmine Cemetery, Theodosia Browning finds herself investigating the mysterious death of the event's organizer, who drops dead during a theatrical performance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Summary: A character-driven documentary and cooking series that takes viewers inside the life of Chef Vivian Howard, who, with her husband Ben Knight, left the big city to open a fine dining restaurant in small-town Eastern North Carolina.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CHE NOT RATED

Childs, Laura.

Summary: Charleston, South Carolina, is alive with music, dancing, and the arts as the Spoleto festival gets underway. But Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning feels far from festive when the inaugural Poet’s Tea is forced into one of the Heritage Society’s austere halls by rain. And when it rains, it pours—as proven when a respected auction house owner plummets from the balcony, landing dead on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

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