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Summary: Discover the life and memories of one man in one village during the whole 20th century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV VIL

Lawhon, Ariel

Summary: In this "historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson's 50-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. Is she the Russian Grand Duchess, a beloved daughter and revered icon, or is she an imposter, the thief of another woman's legacy?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Scott, Susan Holloway

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Summary: Aaron Burr was a hero of the Revolution, a brilliant politician, lawyer, and very nearly president; a skillful survivor in a raw new country filled with constantly shifting loyalties. But there were dark whispers about him: that he was untrustworthy, a libertine, a man unafraid of claiming whatever he believed should be his. Sold into slavery as a child in India, Mary Emmons was brought to an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCO

McMurtry, Larry.

Summary: Traces the rich and varied friendship of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday from the town of Long Grass to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Denver, then to Mobetie, Texas, and finally to Tombstone, Arizona, culminating with the famed gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Western McMurtry 2014

Kingsolver, Barbara.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "The story of Harrison William Shepherd, a man caught between two worlds -- Mexico and the United States in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s -- and whose search for identity takes readers to the heart of the twentieth century's most tumultuous events"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KIN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kingsolver 2009

Hunter, Georgia

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Summary: ""Reading Georgia Hunter's We Were the Lucky Ones is like being swung heart first into history. A brave and mesmerizing debut, and a truly tremendous accomplishment."--Paula McLain, New York Timesbestselling author of The Paris Wife. An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who scatter at the start of the Second World War, determined to survive, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Penguin 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HUN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HUN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hunter 2017

Sundaresan, Indu.

Summary: When clever and ambitious Mehrunnisa boosts her status from twentieth wife in Emperor Jahangir's harem to Empress, she must contend with the greed, love, power and bitter rivalries that go along with it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SUN

Meyer, Carolyn

Summary: Tells the story of the life and struggles of the highly acclaimed artist, from her childhood in Wisconsin through her art education and rise to fame, to the American Southwest where she found never-ending inspiration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2019

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

Erickson, Carolly

Summary: A novel about the bitter rivalry between Queen Elizabeth I and her fascinating cousin, Lettice Knollys, for the love of one extraordinary man--Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ERI

Scharer, Whitney

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Summary: A novel inspired by the life of the Vogue model-turned-renowned photographer finds Lee Miller relocating to 1929 Paris, where she becomes the muse and colleague of the mercurial surrealist, Man Ray.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION SCH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Scharer 2019

LaHaye, Tim F.

Summary: Ninety-year-old John, the last surviving apostle, remembers his broken life before befriending Jesus and is called upon to write a gospel that definitively establishes Jesus as the Son of God.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam Praise 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAH

Flanagan, Richard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2002

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Hicks, Robert

Summary: In New Orleans after the Civil War, John Bell Hood, arguably one of the most controversial generals of the confederate Army--and one of its most tragic figures--struggles with his inability to admit his failures until those who taught him to love, and to be loved, transformed him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIC

Rivers, Francine

Summary: "Your God will be my God." It is with these words that Ruth the Moabitess turns her face away from her father's home and idols, and journeys to Bethlehem with Naomi, her mother-in-law. And it is because of that determination, that perseverance, faith, and loyalty that Ruth becomes the great-grandmother of David, king of Israel, and an ancestor of Jesus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 2001

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Chiaverini, Jennifer

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Summary: The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. Estranged from Ada's father, who was infamously "mad, bad, and dangerous to know," Ada's mathematician mother is determined to save her only child from her perilous Byron heritage. Banishing fairy tales and make-believe from the nursery,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION CHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Chiaverini 2017

Hooper, Elise

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2017

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC HOO

Carey, Peter

Summary: Ned Kelly, the legendary nineteenth-century Australian folk-hero, describes how he, his brother, and two friends led authorities on a twenty-month manhunt, marked by widespread populist support, before his capture and execution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Plaidy, Jean

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PLA

Clébert, Jean-Paul

Summary: "Paris Vagabond is an unclassifiable masterpiece, a book that purports to be a novel but, accompanied as it is by the photographs of Patrice Molinard, is as much a brilliant documentary as a work of the imagination. In rich prose, suffused with the language of the street, and brilliantly rendered in English by Donald Nicholson-Smith, Jean-Paul Clebert captures the essence of a long-gone Paris...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLE

Ondaatje, Michael

Summary: Buddy Bolden, a New Orleans barber, cornet player, and full-time editor of a gossip sheet, disappears for two years, and when he returns, he goes berserk and spends his final years in the East Louisiana state hospital.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OND

Kinney, Jeff

Summary: In his first journal, middle schooler Rowley Jefferson, Greg Heffley's sidekick, records his experiences and misguided decision to write a biography of Greg, who, in his own mind, is destined to become rich and famous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KIN

Twain, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TWA

Ali, Monica.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALI

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret Beaufort is determined to turn her lonley life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, England, and even her son. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty, she names him Henry, like the king; sends him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gregory 2010

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