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Grimes, Martha.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Harman, Patricia

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: Though the Great Depression is behind the them, troubles are not, for Europe is at war. It is only be a matter of time before the U.S. enters the fray. In the town of Hope River, midwife Patience Hester's husband, Daniel has vowed never to take up arms again; he saw too much bloodshed during the First World War. When he is imprisoned for his beliefs, Patience and their four children are left...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

Grisham, John

Summary: "The Great Recession of 2008 left many young professionals out of work. Promising careers were suddenly ended as banks, hedge funds, and law firms engaged in mass lay-offs and brutal belt tightening. Samantha Kofer was a third year associate at Scully & Pershing, New York City's largest law firm. Two weeks after Lehman Brothers collapsed, she lost her job, her security, and her future. A week...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2014

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1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GRI

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP Fiction Grisham 2014

Williams, Sheila.

Summary: Starting over in the Appalachian river country after leaving her abusive husband, Opal Sullivan takes refuge in a dilapidated but proud old house while befriending a parade of locals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Arnow, Harriette Louisa Simpson

Summary: Strong-willed, self-reliant Gertie Nevel's peaceful life in the Kentucky hills was devastated by the brutal winds of change. Uprooted form their backwoods home, she and her family were thrust into the confusion and chaos of wartime Detroit. And in a pitiless world of unendurable poverty, Gertie would battle fiercely and relentlessly to protect those things she held most precious--her children,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARN

Arnow, Harriette Louisa Simpson

Summary: Story of the impact of the city (Detroit) upon a family of the Kentucky Hills.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 2003

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Grisham, John

Summary: "The Great Recession of 2008 left many young professionals out of work. Promising careers were suddenly ended as banks, hedge funds, and law firms engaged in mass lay-offs and brutal belt tightening. Samantha Kofer was a third year associate at Scully & Pershing, New York City's largest law firm. Two weeks after Lehman Brothers collapsed, she lost her job, her security, and her future. A week...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Knight, Mary, (E. Mary)

Summary: Curley Hines has lost his father, mother, and brother to coal mining, and now he lives with his grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Wonder Gap, Kentucky--but when the mining company prepares to destroy their mountain he must use the words his grandfather has taught him to save Red Hawk Mountain, even if it means losing the life he loves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KNI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KNI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KNI

Grisham, John

Summary: "The Great Recession of 2008 left many young professionals out of work. Promising careers were suddenly ended as banks, hedge funds, and law firms engaged in mass lay-offs and brutal belt tightening. Samantha Kofer was a third year associate at Scully & Pershing, New York City's largest law firm. Two weeks after Lehman Brothers collapsed, she lost her job, her security, and her future. A week...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Gri

Russell, Kristin

Summary: In Strickland County, a forgotten stretch of land in southern Appalachia, there isn't a lot of anything to go around. But when eighteen-year-old Harlowe Compton's brother is killed by the Praters, the family who controls everything from the mines to the law to the opioid trade, he wonders if the future will ever hold more than loss. With Tennessee, Harlowe feels for the first time that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC RUS

McCrumb, Sharyn

Summary: Four sons--a car salesman, a soldier, a naturalist and an actor--gather in Tennessee to build a coffin for their dying father. The novel describes their conflicts as they decide on the future of their farm, which has been in the family since 1790 and which a real estate developer wants to buy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Hite, Ann

Summary: At the age of ten, Annie Todd finds not only is her mother quite mad but that Annie has inherited an unusual legacy. The ghost of a young girl visits Annie in her new home deep in the mountains of Western North Carolina, where Annie's mother, Grace Jean, has hidden them away from the life they used to know. Annie finds an unlikely ally in Pearl, a young woman who keeps house in Annie's new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mercer University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIT

Morgan, Robert

Summary: A novel on the harsh life in the Appalachian Mountains at the turn of the century. The heroine is Julie Harmon whose work load includes hauling water, butchering a hog, rendering lard, plucking a turkey, baking and preserving--all described in detail.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Morgan, Robert

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: J.F. Blair 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Rash, Ron

Summary: Showcases the acclaimed author's artistry and craftsmanship in thirty-two stories culled from previously published collections. Each work of short fiction demonstrates Rash's dazzling ability to evoke the heart and soul of this land and its people -- men and women inexorably tethered to the geography that defines and shapes them.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC RAS

Mills, Lauren A.

Summary: In the poverty of the Appalachian coal country in 1908, eight-year-old Minna's life gets even more difficult after her father dies of black lung, and that winter she cannot go to school because she does not have a coat--until the quilting mothers make her a coat using pieces of cloth from their own lives, each with a special story behind it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MIL

Arnow, Harriette Simpson

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARN

Atwell, Mary Stewart.

Summary: Kate Riordan fears two things as she grows up in the small Appalachian town of Swan River: That she'll be a frustrated townie forever, or that she'll turn into one of the monstrous Wild Girls that menace the community, throwing flame from their hands. Struggling to better her chances of escaping, Kate attends the posh Swan River Academy and finds herself divided between two worlds.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Atwell 2012

Caldwell, Wayne

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CAL

Morgan, Robert

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Highbridge Co. 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Morgan, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MOR

Caldwell, Wayne

Summary: Set in the mountains of western North Carolina, an historical novel follows the lives of three families from the end of the Civil War until 1928, when the National Park Service prepares to uproot them to make way for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Cal

Jordan-Lake, Joy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David C. Cook 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOR

Rubio, Gwyn Hyman.

Summary: At the age of 10, an Appalachian girl develops croaks, jerks and spasms, which leads to her expulsion from school. After treatment--she has Tourette's syndrome--she learns to control herself, attends college and there is a happy ending.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RUB