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Allan, Hawa

Summary: "Long before the uprising at the Capitol, the threat of insurrection has held a mirror to America's highest ideals and deepest fears. The Insurrection Act of 1807-passed amid pervasive fears of slave rebellion-authorizes the president to deploy federal troops to quell domestic uprisings. Invoked during Reconstruction and the civil rights movement, the Act was deployed to enforce the promise of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 ALL

Contents: Disc 1. Penny reel / Lord Power & Calypso Quintet -- Lollipop girl / The Jiving Juniors with Duke Reid & his Group -- Judgment Day / Laurel Aitken with Ken Richards & his Harmonisers -- In and out the window / Monty & Roy with Drumbago's Orchestra -- Feel so fine (aka feel so good) / Derrick & Patsy with Drumbago's Band -- River bank part 1 (aka bank to bank) / Baba Brooks & his Band -- Rough...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sanctuary Records Group 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE TRE

Alyan, Hala

Summary: The Nasr family is spread across the globe--Beirut, Brooklyn, Austin, the California desert. A Syrian mother, a Lebanese father, and three American children: all have lived a life of migration. Still, they've always had their ancestral home in Beirut--a constant touchstone--and the complicated, messy family love that binds them. But following his father's recent death, Idris, the family's new...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ALY

Alyan, Hala

Summary: "From a dazzling new literary voice, a debut novel about a Palestinian family caught between present and past, between displacement and home ... On the eve of her daughter Alia's wedding, Salma reads the girl's future in a cup of coffee dregs. She sees an unsettled life for Alia and her children; she also sees travel, and luck. While she chooses to keep her predictions to herself that day, they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALY

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALY

Alyan, Hala

Summary: "A rich family story, a personal look at the legacy of war in the Middle East, and an indelible rendering of how we hold on to the people and places we call home"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALY

Alyan, Hala

Summary: On the eve of her daughter Alia's wedding, Salma reads the girl's future in a cup of coffee dregs. She sees an unsettled life for Alia and her children; she also sees travel, and luck. While she chooses to keep her predictions to herself that day, they will all soon come to pass when the family is up rooted in the wake of the Six-Day War of 1967. Salma is forced to leave her home in Nablus;...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ALY

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