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Blount, Roy.

Summary: An autobiographical account of the life of Roy Blount that discusses his childhood, his relationship with his mother, his desire to be funny, and other related topics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 BLO

Blount, Roy.

Summary: "Hard-working humorist Roy Blount Jr. lives in the North but he's from the South, a delicious tension that has always informed and shaped his work. In this new collection, he directs his acerbic wit and finely-tuned insight toward the persistent and colorful differences between the two. His essays treat every conceivable topic on which North and South misunderstand each other, from music to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 BLO

Mullen, Jim (Jim R.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817.54 MUL

Eby, Margaret

Summary: "A literary travelogue that ventures deep into the heart of classic Southern literature. As the writer Elif Batuman did for Russian literature in The Possessed, Margaret Eby does for Southern literature in this charming book of literary exploration. From Mississippi (William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Richard Wright, Barry Hannah) to Alabama (Harper Lee, Truman Capote) to Georgia (Flannery...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810 EBY

Hickam, Homer H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 HIC

Griswold, Mac K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.41 GRI

Dickinson, Amy.

Summary: In The Mighty Queens of Freeville, Amy Dickinson, syndicated advice columnist and weekly National Public Radio celeb, shares her remarkable story--a tale of Amy and her daughter and the people who helped raise them after Amy found herself a reluctant single parent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 DIC

Dickinson, Amy.

Summary: In The Mighty Queens of Freeville, Amy Dickinson, syndicated advice columnist and weekly National Public Radio celeb, shares her remarkable story--a tale of Amy and her daughter and the people who helped raise them after Amy found herself a reluctant single parent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 DIC

Davies, Ray

Summary: The British Invasion musician discusses his love/hate relationship with America, from his first U.S. tour in the early 1960s to being nearly murdered during a botched robbery in New Orleans in 2004.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub Co Inc 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.6 DAV

Summary: "The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames is widely regarded as America's most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mind-bending variety of other products ... But their personal lives and influence on significant events in American life ... has been less widely understood. Narrated by James...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Cobb, Charles E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 COB

Johnson, Clint

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John F. Blair, Publisher 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 JOH

Anderson, William

Summary: A comprehensive guidebook to all the homes in which Laura Ingalls Wilder once lived and which have now been preserved as historic landmarks and museums.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 813.52 AND

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 813.52 Anderson 2007

Hickam, Homer H.

Summary: Homar Hickam chronicles the experiences he has as a young boy growing up in the small coal-mining town of Coalwood, West Virginia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications, Inc. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hickam, Homer H.

Summary: In the summer of '61, Homer "Sonny" Hickam, a year of college behind him, is dreaming of sandy beaches and rocket ships. But before Sonny can reach the seaside fixer-upper where his mother is spending the summer, a telephone call sends him back to the place he thought he had escaped, the gritty coal-mining town of Coalwood, West Virginia. There, Sonny's father, the mine's superintendent, has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 HIC

Thomas, Peggy.

Summary: Besides being a general and the first president of the United States, George Washington was also a farmer. His efforts to create a self-sufficient farm at Mount Vernon, Virginia, mirrored his struggle to form a new nation. Excerpts from Washington's writings are featured throughout the book, which also includes a timeline, resource section, as well as essays on Washington at Mount Vernon and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.4 THO

Watterson, Bill.

Summary: The final collection of comic strips from the popular syndicated series follows the adventures of Calvin and his stuffed tiger, Hobbes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews and McMeel Publishing 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J Graphic Wat

Vowell, Sarah

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.099 VOW

Williams, Dee

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A personal memoir about downsizing and the author's experience building her own home and living the minimalist lifestyle"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILLIAMS, DEE WIL

Belleville, Bill

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Florida 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.76 BEL

LaRose, Lawrence.

Summary: Describes how an recently unemployed writer and Manhattanite and his new wife purchased a decrepit fixer-upper in Sag Harbor, New York.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 643.7 LAR

Summary: A death row inmate in a Southern prison possesses the unusual gift of healing. A guard discovers the inmate's miraculous power and begins to question the man's guilt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Green 2007

Kaplan, Alice Yaeger.

Summary: Examines how spending time abroad in Paris changed the lives and outlooks of three notable American women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.361 KAP

Steig, William

Summary: A peak at the life of William Steig in 1916 when he was a young boy living in the Bronx.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Joanna Cotler Books 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC STE

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