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Cantrell, Julie

Summary: In Mississippi during the Depression, Millie Reynolds turns to a gypsies caravan to find where she really belongs and they help her unlock generations of shocking family secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David C. Cook 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION CAN

Ward, Jesmyn.

Summary: Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Ward, Jesmyn

3 holds on 8 copies

Summary: A searing and profound Southern odyssey by National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward. In Jesmyn Ward's first novel since her National Book Award-winning Salvage the Bones, this singular American writer brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first-century America. Drawing on Morrison and Faulkner, The Odyssey and the Old Testament, Ward gives us an epochal story, a journey through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

2 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ward 2017

Ward, Jesmyn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ward 2011

Nickerson, Jane.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Violet Dancey is spending the Civil War with a new stepmother and stepsister and her young cousin when she comes upon a wounded Yankee soldier, Thomas, who is being kept alive by mysterious voodoo practitioners.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ward, Jesmyn

Summary: "Jojo and his toddler sister, Kayla, live with their grandparents, Mam and Pop, and the occasional presence of their drug-addicted mother, Leonie, on a farm on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. Leonie is simultaneously tormented and comforted by visions of her dead brother, which only come to her when she's high; Mam is dying of cancer; and quiet, steady Pop tries to run the household and teach...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC WAR

McFadden, Bernice L.

Summary: The story is narrated by the town of Money, Mississippi. Tass Hilson and Emmett Till were young and in love when Emmett was murdered in 1955. Anxious to escape the town, Tass marries Maximillian May and relocates to Detroit. Forty years later, after the death of her husband, Tass returns to Money and fanstasy takes flesh when Emmett Till's spirit is finally released from the waters of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCF

Rinaldi, Ann.

Summary: During the siege of Vicksburg, thirteen-year-old Claire Louise struggles with difficult choices when family and friends join opposing sides of the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Rinaldi 2009