Summary: The Civil war diaries and letters of Elisha Hunt Rhodes. All For the Union is the eloquent and moving diary of Elisha Hunt Rhodes, who enlisted into the Union Army as a private in 1861 and left it four years later as a 23-year-old lieutenant colonel after fighting hard and honorably in battles from Bull Run to Appomattox.
Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1992
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Summary: Sarah Crowe left Atlanta to live alone in an old house in rural Rhode Island. Within its walls she discovers an unfinished manuscript written by the house's former tenant, a parapsychologist obsessed with the ancient oak growing on the property. Tied to local legends of supernatural magic, accidents, and murders, the gnarled tree takes root in Sarah's imagination, prompting her to write her own...
Publisher / Publication Date: Roc 2009
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Summary: The occasionally irreverent misadventures of Rhode Island family, the Griffin's. The household includes parents Peter and Lois, their teenage son Chris and teenage daughter Megan. Brian is the family dog who is smarter than everyone in the house. Mutant baby Stewie makes numerous attemps to eradicate his parents and siblings.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009
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Summary: When Mattie, seventeen, seeks out the reclusive Miyu, daughter of a famed escapologist, to indulge her secret desire to learn the craft, it leads to a friendship with classmate Will, who bears a huge secret of his own.
Publisher / Publication Date: Amberjack Publishing 2018
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Summary: For decades the Keatings have been the leading family along the Mount Hope waterfront. Cass--youngest sister of the generation currently running the family restaurant--has a passionate marriage with her fisherman husband Bill. Yet the strain of raising a hearing-impaired daughter is wearing their love thin. When disaster at sea puts Billy's life in danger, Cass must lean on her family for the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1993
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Summary: Rhode Island in the American Revolution: A Source Guide for Genealogists and Historians provides detailed information on the availability of manuscript and archival material that exists for the Ocean State for the period of the Revolutionary War along with listings of historical and genealogical studies that have been published and which supplement the original sources.
Publisher / Publication Date: 2014
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Summary: In 1942, Robert and his cousin Elliot uncover long-hidden family secrets while staying in their grandparents' Rhode Island town, where they also become involved with a German artist who is suspected of being a spy.
Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2001
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Summary: A ruthless psychopath with a long-held grudge unleashes a terrifying scheme of revenge on a small New England town in this tautly-paced, compelling thriller. Liza Plain, a Boston-based journalist hoping for her big break, is dreading spending Christmas in Shiloh, Rhode Island, with her difficult grandfather - until news of the disappearance of a retired local priest triggers her realization...
Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishers 2017
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Summary: "This tender novel tells a universal story of struggle, loss, and ultimately, survival. Arcelia Perez left Puerto Rico for the American dream, but within a few years she's living on the tough side of Providence, Rhode Island with three children, no job, and a powerful heroin addiction. Through rotating narration, we meet a diverse cast of characters-most notably Arcelia's charming, street-savvy...
Publisher / Publication Date: Prospect Park Books 2016
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Summary: Alexandra, Jane, and Sukie ply their individual witcheries in contemporary Eastwick, Rhode Island, and are themselves bewitched by a dark, wealthy, decadent stranger.
Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1984
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Summary: To solve Rhode Island's budget crisis, the state's colorful governor, Attila the Nun, wants to legalize sports gambling; but her plan has unexpected consequences. Organized crime, professional sports leagues, and others who have a lot to lose--or gain--if gambling is made legal flood the state with money to buy the votes of state legislators. Liam Mulligan, investigative reporter for The...
Publisher / Publication Date: Forge, a Tom Doherty Associates Book 2015
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Summary: Alexandra, Jane, and Sukie return to the old Rhode Island seaside town where they indulged in wicked mischief under the influence of the diabolical Darryl Van Horne. Darryl is gone, and their lovers of the time have aged or died, but enchantment remains in the familiar streets and scenery of the village, where they enjoyed their lusty primes as free and empowered women. And, among the local...
Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2008
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Summary: Game warden Elsie Buttrick has just given birth to Dick's illegitimate daughter, Rose, and over the next 16 years the fiercely independent Elsie grapples with motherhood, aging, and love, and throws herself into a crusade to stop her land-grabbing brother-in-law from expanding his seaside resort. Meanwhile, Dick's wife, May, reconciles a public humiliation with an intense love for Rose. As...
Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010
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Contents: Introduction: A Bullraker's Portrait -- Cove, Bay, and Bay -- The Feast of '85 -- Their Hardship, in Their Own Words -- Water in a Dry Boat -- Bullrake Men, Bullrake Women -- Eulogies and Secret Codes -- Young Guys -- Food or Money -- The Point of Quahogging -- The Man Who Doesn't Eat Quahogs -- Of Unions and Associations -- Old-Timers Gone -- The Coin of the Fish.
Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2012
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Summary: Presents information about the state of Rhode Island, its nickname, motto, and emblems.
Publisher / Publication Date: Hilltop Books 2000
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Summary: Neve Halloran and her daughter Mickey are starting a new life near a wildlife sanctuary in South County Rhode Island. Mickey becomes friends with a lonely boy who is also fascinated by the creatures of the coasts and Neve is drawn to a man who has devoted his life to the sanctuary.
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2007
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Summary: From The New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Came Home comes a historical novel inspired by true events, and the extraordinary female lighthouse keepers of the past two hundred years. "They call me a heroine, but I am not deserving of such accolades. I am just an ordinary young woman who did her duty." 1838: Northumberland, England. Longstone Lighthouse on the Farne Islands has...
Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018
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Summary: Jane Porter, returning to Twin Rivers, Rhode Island, comes home to help her sister care for their ailing mother, but Jane is also drawn home by a secret from her past, a secret she's finally determined to reveal.
Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike/Windsor 2004