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Robson, Lucia St. Clair.

Summary: A novel on Sarah Bowman, the six-foot heroine of the 1840s Mexican War. She signs on as laundress and cook with General Zachary Taylor's army, proving herself fearless in battle and tender in love. By the author of Mary's Land.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Pub. 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR

Crichton, Michael

Summary: A tale set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting follows the exploits of two ambitious paleontologists who sabotage each others' careers in a rivalry that came to be known as the Bone Wars.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2017

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

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

Crichton, Michael

Summary: The year is 1876. Among the warring Indian tribes and lawless gold-rush towns of America's western territories, two paleontologists pillage the Wild West. They are hunting for dinosaur fossils, while surveilling, deceiving and sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars. Into this treacherous territory plunges the arrogant and entitled Yale student William...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Crichton, Michael

Summary: The year is 1876. Among the warring Indian tribes and lawless gold-rush towns of America's western territories, two paleontologists pillage the Wild West. They are hunting for dinosaur fossils, while surveilling, deceiving and sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars. Into this treacherous territory plunges the arrogant and entitled Yale student William...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2017

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

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
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Summary: Professor Gates' journey continues as a weekly series that will look at an ever-widening spectrum of our nation's fascinating ethnic mixture.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2016

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

Shaara, Jeff

Summary: This concluding novel of Shaara's epic Civil War tetralogy tells the dramatic story of the final eight months of battle from multiple perspectives: the commanders in their tents making plans for total victory, as well as the ordinary foot soldiers and cavalrymen who carried out their orders until the last alarum sounded. Through William Tecumseh Sherman's eyes, we gain insight into the mind of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2015

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP Fiction Shaara 2015

Eickhoff, Randy Lee.

Summary: The story of James Bowie, the Texas frontiersman. It is told by some thirty people who range from Bowie's mother to a comrade-at-arms. A look from various points of view at certain aspects of Bowie's character and the historical events in which he participated.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EIC

Mazzola, Anna.

Summary: In 1837, a woman's dismembered body is found scattered across London. Sarah Gale, a seamstress and fallen woman, is sentenced to hang for her alleged role in the murder; although she professes her innocence, she is hiding darkness in her past. Edmund Fleetwood is the young, idealistic lawyer tasked with Sarah's case. The stakes for both are high: Edmund has untold gambling debts he must...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Horan, Nancy.

Summary: Fact and fiction blend in a historical novel that chronicles the relationship between seminal architect Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Cheney, from their meeting in Oak Park, Illinois, when they were each married to another, to the clandestine affair that shocked Chicago society.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2007

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

Albert, Susan Wittig

Summary: During World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower's wife Mamie knew the gossip: Ike was involved with another woman; his letters home were only tepidly reassuring. The relationship between Eisenhower and his driver/aide Kay Summersby moved from England to North Africa and then throughout Europe before and after the Normandy landing. At the end of the war, Ike is faced with the heart-wrenching...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Persevero Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: As English armies invade Scotland in 1306, eleven-year-old Princess Marjorie, daughter of the newly crowned Scottish king, Robert the Bruce, is captured by England's King Edward Longshanks and held in a cage on public display.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2002

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: FIC YOL

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: In 1864, after Union general William Tecumseh Sherman burned Atlanta, he marched his sixty thousand troops east through Georgia to the sea, and then to the Carolinas. The army fought off Confederate forces and lived off the land, pillaging the Southern plantations, taking cattle and crops for their own, demolishing cities and accumulating a borne-along population of freed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DOC

Fleming, Candace.

Summary: In the summer of 1851, with encouragement and ideas provided by his family, an inventor builds a working submarine and takes his family for a ride. Includes notes about Lodner Phillips, the real inventor on whom the story is based.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books 2013

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Horan, Nancy.

Summary: Fact and fiction blend in a historical novel that chronicles the relationship between seminal architect Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Cheney, from their meeting, when they were each married to another, to the clandestine affair that shocked Chicago society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Hor

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Horan

Horan, Nancy.

Summary: Fact and fiction blend in a historical novel that chronicles the relationship between seminal architect Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Cheney, from their meeting, when they were each married to another, to the clandestine affair that shocked Chicago society.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2007

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

Lawhead, Steve.

Summary: Abbot Hugo plans to bring the invading Norman marchogi to the forest in force, heralding the start of a campaign to wipe out King Raven and his band once and for all. But Friar Tuck, a most unconventional priest, may just have a solution to the band's desperate dilemma.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Scott, Michael

Summary: Back in London, fifteen-year-old twins Sophie and Josh Newman must determine whom they can and cannot trust as they search for both Scatty and an immortal who can teach Josh the magic of fire, while Doctor Dee and Machiavelli continue to seek power.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2010

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

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: J FIC SCO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SCO

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y Fiction Sco

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: In 1864, after Union general William Tecumseh Sherman burned Atlanta, he marched his sixty thousand troops east through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. The army fought off Confederate forces and lived off the land, pillaging the Southern plantations, taking cattle and crops for their own, demolishing cities, and accumulating a borne-along population of freed blacks and white...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2005

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

Donoghue, Emma

Summary: Emily "Fido" Faithfull, a spinster pioneer in the British women's movement, is distracted from her cause by the details of her friend's failing marriage and affair with a young army officer, in this drama of friends, lovers, and divorce, Victorian style.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

Cole, Alyssa

Summary: "An assassination plot that could end the Civil War, and a hidden enemy that could destroy a secret league of unsung heroes ... Daniel Cumberland, born free in Massachusetts, studied law with dreams of helping his people--dreams that died the night he waskidnapped and sold into slavery. Daniel is rescued, but he's a changed man. When he's offered entry into the Loyal League, the covert...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2019

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Spurling, John

Summary: "In the turbulent final years of the Yuan Dynasty, Wang Meng is a low-level bureaucrat, employed by the government of Mongol conquerors established by the Kublai Khan. Though he wonders about his own complicity wit this regime-the Mongols, after all, areinvaders-he prefers not to dwell on his official duties, choosing instead to live the life of the mind. Wang is an extraordinarily gifted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SPU

Lawhead, Steve.

Summary: Presents a reimagining of the tale of Robin Hood in which the son of a king, Bran ap Brychan, flees the kingdom of Elfael after his father is killed and leads a band of thieves as they try to battle the Normans and take back the kingdom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW