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Lawhon, Ariel

4 holds on 4 copies

Summary: In this "historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson's 50-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. Is she the Russian Grand Duchess, a beloved daughter and revered icon, or is she an imposter, the thief of another woman's legacy?"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Scharer, Whitney

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Summary: A novel inspired by the life of the Vogue model-turned-renowned photographer finds Lee Miller relocating to 1929 Paris, where she becomes the muse and colleague of the mercurial surrealist, Man Ray.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret Beaufort is determined to turn her lonley life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, England, and even her son. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty, she names him Henry, like the king; sends him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gregory 2010

Barnes, Julian

Summary: "A compact masterpiece dedicated to the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich--Julian Barnes's first novel since his best-selling, Booker Prize-winning The Sense of an Ending. 1936: Shostakovich, just thirty, fears for his livelihood and his life. Stalin,hitherto a distant figure, has taken a sudden interest in his work and denounced his latest opera. Now, certain he will be exiled to Siberia...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

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LaHaye, Tim F.

Summary: Portrays the story of how Levi the tax collector became Matthew, the apostle of Jesus Christ and one of the great authors of the Gospels.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: LP FIC LAH

McMurtry, Larry.

Summary: Traces the rich and varied friendship of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday from the town of Long Grass to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Denver, then to Mobetie, Texas, and finally to Tombstone, Arizona, culminating with the famed gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Western McMurtry 2014

Gortner, C. W

Summary: "Glamorous and predatory, the Borgias became Italy's most ruthless and powerful family, electrifying and terrorizing their 15th-century Renaissance world. To this day, Lucrezia Borgia is known as one of history's most notorious villainesses, accused of incest and luring men to doom with her arsenal of poison. International bestselling author C.W. Gortner's new novel delves beyond the myth to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

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Kingsolver, Barbara.

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Summary: "The story of Harrison William Shepherd, a man caught between two worlds -- Mexico and the United States in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s -- and whose search for identity takes readers to the heart of the twentieth century's most tumultuous events"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kingsolver 2009

Albert, Susan Wittig

Summary: Set during the chaotic years of World War II, tells the story of the conflicted relationship between General Dwight Eisenhower and Kay Summersby, his Irish driver/aide, and the impact of that relationship on Mamie Eisenhower and her life in Washington during the war.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Boyne, Walter J.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY

Archer, Jeffrey

Summary: This real-life mountaineering mystery recounts the story of Britain's George Mallory and his attempt to scale Mt. Everest.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Archer 2009

Pietsch, Theodore W.

Summary: Examines the life, work, and friendship of Peter Artedi and Carl Linneaus and theorizes about the suspicious death of Artedi and what role, if any, his friend may have played.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scott & Nix 2010

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Clébert, Jean-Paul

Summary: "Paris Vagabond is an unclassifiable masterpiece, a book that purports to be a novel but, accompanied as it is by the photographs of Patrice Molinard, is as much a brilliant documentary as a work of the imagination. In rich prose, suffused with the language of the street, and brilliantly rendered in English by Donald Nicholson-Smith, Jean-Paul Clebert captures the essence of a long-gone Paris...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2016

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Wentz, Pete.

Summary: "A fascinating and stunning novel from Pete Wentz, the founder and bassist of punk sensation Fall Out Boy--that reveals the dark side of rock-and-roll.Winner of multiple MTV Awards and on People magazine's Most Beautiful list, Pete Wentz and his band Fall Out Boy have come a long way since their early days playing small venues outside of Chicago. But the rise to fame is not always smooth and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: MTV Books/Gallery Books 2013

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Sundaresan, Indu.

Summary: When clever and ambitious Mehrunnisa boosts her status from twentieth wife in Emperor Jahangir's harem to Empress, she must contend with the greed, love, power and bitter rivalries that go along with it.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SUN

Galassi, Jonathan.

Summary: "The story of an editor caught up in a publishing scandal around the manuscript of a renowned and beautiful female poet"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAL

Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: For many years Judge Roy Bean, the cantankerous self-styled arbiter of rough frontier justice, wrote fan letters to the beautiful actress Lillie Langtry across the sea; occasionally, she wrote back. He even renamed the town in which he lived Langtry in her honor. After years of this strange but poignant correspondence, Lillie finally kept her promise to visit her distant admirer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2010

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O'Nan, Stewart

Summary: "A "rich, sometimes heartbreaking" (Dennis Lehane) novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald's last years in Hollywood In 1937, F. Scott Fitzgerald was a troubled, uncertain man whose literary success was long over. In poor health, with his wife consigned to a mental asylum and his finances in ruins, he struggled to make a new start as a screenwriter in Hollywood. By December 1940, he would be dead of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015

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Boyle, T. Coraghessan.

Summary: Recounts the life of Frank Lloyd Wright as told through the experiences of the four women who loved him: the Montenegrin beauty Olgivanna Milanoff; the passionate Southern belle Maud Miriam Noel; the spirited Mamah Cheney, tragically killed; and his young first wife, Kitty Tobin.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Boyle 2009

Crouch, Katie.

Summary: "A young English woman studying abroad in Italy is murdered under bizarre circumstances"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRO

Meyer, Carolyn

Summary: Tells the story of the life and struggles of the highly acclaimed artist, from her childhood in Wisconsin through her art education and rise to fame, to the American Southwest where she found never-ending inspiration.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2019

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Chevallier, Gabriel

Summary: "Fear is a classic of war literature, a book to place on the shelf with Storm of Steel, A Farewell to Arms, and Going After Cacciato. Jean Dartemont, the hero of Gabriel Chevallier's autobiographical novel, enters what was not yet known as World War I in1915, when it was just beginning to be clear that a war that all the combatants were initially confident would move swiftly to a conclusion was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE

Pataki, Allison

Summary: "In imperial Vienna, where the court halls buzzed with waltzes and champagne, as well as temptation, rivals, and cutthroat intrigue, the intensely personal tale of Empress Sisi unraveled. Infamously beautiful, a mother of four, and wife of Emperor Franz Joseph - whom she unintentionally stole away from her sister - Sisi's reign was anything but simple. Against the backdrop of a rich, romantic,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 2016

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Simmons, Dan.

Summary: Based on the historical details of Charles Dickens' life, "Drood" explores the still-unsolved mysteries of the famous author's last years and may provide the key to his final, unfinished work: "The Mystery of Edwin Drood".

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

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