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Robbins, Louise S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020.896 ROB

Liss, David

Summary: Lucy Derrick, a young Regency woman of good breeding and poor finances, is warned by a beautiful stricken man not to marry Mr. Olson, the local mill owner. Soon it becomes clear that there is more at stake than her own happiness--and that she is caught between two forces, one ancient and one modern.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIS

Zinovieff, Sofka.

Summary: "A narrative account of the author's bohemian aristocrat grandparents' unconventional relationship with her grandfather's gay lover examines the period taboos, family secrets and cultural dynamics that shaped their shared lives,"--Novelist

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942 ZIN

Tackach, James.

Summary: Focuses on the trial of the abolitionist who was hanged for treason and murder following his attempt to capture a military arsenal and arm the slaves for revolt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7116 Tacka

O'Brien, Edna.

Summary: Biographer Edna O'Brien has written an intimate biography that suits her fiery and charismatic subject. She follows Byron from the dissipations of Regency London to the wilds of Albania and the Socratic pleasures of Greece and Turkey, culminating in his meteoric rise to fame at the age of 24 on the publication of Childe Harold. With her prismatic eye and novelistic style, O'Brien captures the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BYRON, GEORGE GORDON OBR

Summary: "For the first time in print, rich, provocative first-hand stories of life in the Bronx in the twentieth century. In Bronx Faces and Voices, sixteen men and women tell their personal, uncensored stories of the New York City borough--before, during, and after the troubled years of arson, crime, abandonment, and flight in the 1970s and 1980s. The voices in this volume are as eclectic as the Bronx...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Texas Tech University Press 2014

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 BRO

Brown, Rita Mae.

Summary: In Animal Magnetism, the bestselling author shares the lessons she's learned from a parrot, a courageous Doberman, a horse, a tough tiger cat, and other marvelous creatures as well as her deep appreciation for them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 BRO

Buruma, Ian.

Summary: "A family history of surpassing beauty and power: Ian Buruma's account of his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars. During the almost six years England was at war with Nazi Germany, Winifred and Bernard Schlesinger, Ian Buruma's grandparents, and the film director John Schlesinger's parents, were, like so many others, thoroughly sundered from each...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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

Brown, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 BRO

Kirkpatrick, Sidney.

Summary: Tells the riveting true story of how an American college professor turned Army sleuth recovered cherished symbols of Hitler's Thousand-Year Reich before they could become a rallying point in the creation of a Fourth and equally unholy Reich.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.531 KIR

Case, Alison A.

Summary: In a reimagining of life at Wuthering Heights through the eyes of the Earnshaws' loyal servant, young Nelly Dean suffers heartache and betrayals at the hands of those she cherishes most and discovers what it is to know true sacrifice after a new heir is born.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CASE

Brown, Don

Summary: A graphic novel account of the giant dust storms in the Midwest in the 1930s discusses the ecological and agricultural damage caused by the storms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: J 978.032 BRO

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC BRO

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

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

Brown, Rita Mae.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1988

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813 BRO

Morley, Jefferson.

Summary: Portrays how the 19th century struggle against slavery erupted in Washington DC, thrusting the ambitious District Attorney Francis Scott Key into a uniquely American battle for justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.8 MOR

Morgan, Jude

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Sebald, Winfried Georg

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Directions 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEB

Clark, Mary Higgins.

Summary: In a memoir of growing up in the Bronx during the Depression, the author recalls her father's death in 1939, her family's financial woes, and her mother's creation of a rooming house, bringing in tenants who would change their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 CLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 CLA

Summary: "Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of St. Louis, Missouri. Grief, long-standing racial tensions and renewed anger bring residents together to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WHO

Kohn, Edward P. (Edward Parliament)

Summary: The 1896 New York heat wave that killed almost 1,500 people in ten oppressively hot days coincided with a pitched presidential contest between William McKinley and the upstart Democrat William Jennings Bryan, who arrived in New York City at the height of the catastrophe. As historian Edward P. Kohn shows, Bryan's hopes for the presidency began to flag amidst the abhorrent heat just as a bright...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.7 KOH

Summary: Comprising elements of travelogue, history lesson, biography, critical analysis, psychological study, and fan testimonial, this documentary explores the work and influence of German writer W.G. Sebald, via a long walk through coastal East Anglia, retracing the steps he took in his most famous book, The rings Of Saturn. Includes interviews with writers, artists, and filmmakers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild/Spark 2012

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

Foulds, Adam

Summary: In 1837, after years of struggling with alcoholism, critical neglect, and depression, John Clare finds himself in High Beach--a mental institution located in Epping Forest on the outskirts of London. At the same time, another poet, the young Alfred Tennyson, moves nearby and becomes entangled in the catastrophic schemes of the asylum's owner, the peculiar, charismatic Dr. Matthew Allen, as well...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Foulds 2010

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: It is 1871 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose, still grieving from the death of her parents, takes her brother Gideon, who has Down syndrome, escapes from her uncle and aunt, taking a train to Chicago--but disaster seems to follow her there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

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Luxenberg, Steve

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Summary: Documents the story of the infamous nineteenth-century Supreme Court ruling in favor of segregation, tracing the half-century of history that shaped the ruling and the reverberations that are still being felt today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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