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Adams, Jad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: I.B. Tauris 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DOWSON, ERNEST ADA

Paglia, Camille

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809.03 PAG

Earl, Esther

Summary: "A memoir told through the journals, letters, and stories of young cancer patient Esther Earl."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 EAR

Anderson, Carlotta R.

Summary: "All-American Anarchist chronicles the life and work of Joseph A. Labadie (1850-1933), Detroit's prominent labor organizer and one of early labor's most influential activists. A dynamic participant in the major social reform movements of the Gilded Age, Labadie was a central figure in the pervasive struggle for a new social order as the American Midwest underwent rapid industrialization at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LABADIE, JO AND

Foster, David R.

Summary: In 1977 David Foster took to the woods of New England to build a cabin with his own hands. Along with a few tools he brought a copy of the journals of Henry David Thoreau. Foster was struck by how different the forested landscape around him was from the one Thoreau described more than a century earlier. The sights and sounds that Thoreau experienced on his daily walks through 19th-century...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.3 FOS

Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia

Summary: "When one of London's best-known literary agents is found dead in strange circumstances, having fallen headlong from his office window, DCI Slider is under pressure from the Borough Commander to confirm a case of accidental death. But when the evidence points to murder, Slider and his team find themselves uncovering some decidedly scandalous secrets in the suave and successful Ed Wiseman's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Jenoff, Pam

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Inspired by true events, this novel tells a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Jenoff 2019

Kidd, Sue Monk.

Summary: "The story follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid. "The Invention of Wings" follows the next thirty-five years of their lives. Inspired in part by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke (a feminist, suffragist and,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Kidd

Hammad, Isabella

Summary: Midhat Kamal is the son of a wealthy textile merchant from Nablus, a town in Ottoman Palestine. A dreamer, a romantic, an aesthete, in 1914 he leaves to study medicine in France, and falls in love. When Midhat returns to Nablus to find it under British rule, and the entire region erupting with nationalist fervor, he must find a way to cope with his conflicting loyalties and the expectations of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Shoemaker, Sarah

Summary: On his eighth birthday, Edward Rochester is banished from his beloved Thornfield Hall to learn his place in life. His journey eventually takes him to Jamaica where, as a young man, he becomes entangled with an enticing heiress and makes a choice that will haunt him. It is only when he finally returns home and encounters one stubborn, plain, young governess, that Edward can see any chance of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Shoemaker

Kelly, Martha Hall

Summary: "On a September day in Manhattan in 1939, twenty-something Caroline Ferriday is consumed by her efforts to secure the perfect boutonniere for an important French diplomat and resisting the romantic advances of a married actor. Meanwhile across the Atlantic, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish Catholic teenager, is nervously anticipating the changes that are sure to come since Germany has declared war on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KEL

Quindlen, Anna.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 820.9 QUI

Bishop, Sylvia

Summary: Property Jones and her family are in dire straits when they win a drawing for the greatest bookstore in England but the previous owner was hiding something nearly as big as Property's secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2018

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Vaillant, Janet G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SENGHOR, LEOPOLD SEDAR VAI

St. Aubyn, Edward

Summary: "Sabine is the most mercurial woman Peter Thorpe has ever known. Such is his desire for her that he overturns his whole life--his disillusioned merchant-banker's life--and leaves everything behind, not caring that his lover is of no fixed address, nor that his search for her will take him to the beating heart of New Ageism in northern California. Each of his fellow seekers is in hot pursuit of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador/Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

Summary: At the height of WWII, brave British women risk their lives as secret agents in occupied France. Based on real-life stories, filmed on location, this suspenseful series features strong female characters, tension-filled plots, and historical authenticity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2010

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

Graham, Caroline

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Wilson, Jean Moorcraft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.912 WIL

Summary: London-based thirty-something Bridget Jones continues her romantic relationship with Mark Darcy, despite many humorous complications.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BRI

Backhouse, Janet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Toronto Press 1998

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

Warner, Jessica.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder's Mouth Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.385 AITKEN, JAMES WAR

Safran, John.

Summary: "An unlikely journalist, a murder case in Mississippi, and a fascinating literary true crime story in the style of Jon Ronson. A notorious white supremacist named Richard Barrett was brutally murdered in Mississippi in 2010 by a young black man named Vincent McGee. At first the murder seemed a twist on old Deep South race crimes. But then new revelations and complications came to light. Maybe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Hardcover 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 SAF

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 TRA

Palahniuk, Chuck

Summary: The author of Fight Club takes America beyond our darkest dreams in this timely satire. People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious blue-black book and memorizing its directives. They are ready for the reckoning. In this ingeniously comic work, the author's first novel in four years, Chuck Palahniuk does what he does best:...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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