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Zijl, Annejet van der

Summary: When they fell in love in 1928, Rika and Waldemar could not have been more different. She was a thirty-seven-year-old Dutch-born mother, estranged from her husband. He was her immigrant boarder, not yet twenty, and a wealthy Surinamese descendant of slaves. The child they have together, brown skinned and blue eyed, brings the couple great joy yet raises some eyebrows. Until the Nazi occupation...

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Publisher / Publication Date: AmazonCrossing 2019

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Bowen, Jeff

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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10 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.373 CHE VOL. I
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Cashin, Sheryll

Summary: "How interracial love and marriage changed history, and may soon alter the landscape of American politics. Loving beyond boundaries is a radical act that is changing America. When Mildred and Richard Loving wed in 1958, they were ripped from their shared bed and taken to court. Their crime: miscegenation, punished by exile from their home state of Virginia. The resulting landmark decision of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 CAS

Barker, Susan

Summary: Dark themes of colonial misconduct, racial prejudice, and doomed love resonate throughout this novel, yet it is infused with characteristic humor and warmth. It opens in Malaysia during the 1950s Communist insurrection when a young Englishman, Christopher, falls in love with a Chinese girl. The book then moves to 1969 where Frances, Christopher's Eurasian teenage daughter, is seduced by a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Swan 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Eubanks, W. Ralph

Summary: Relates the story of the author's grandparents, an interracial couple in early twentieth-century Alabama who were able to build a strong family and establish a unique cultural and racial identity in spite of Jim Crow laws.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.846 EUB

Powell, Patricia Hruby

Summary: Written in blank verse, the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a Caucasian boy, who challenge the Viriginia law forbidding interracial marriages in the 1950s.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA FIC POW

Vaughan, Brian K.

Summary: After a dramatic time jump, Hazel begins the most exciting adventure of her life: kindergarten. Meanwhile, her starcrossed family learns hard lessons of their own.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2016

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Bishop, Stephanie

Summary: "In the tradition of The Hours and Revolutionary Road, an astonishingly beautiful novel about marriage, motherhood, identity, nostalgia, and the fantasy of home, set in England, Australia, and India in the early 1960s"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIS

Tilghman, Christopher

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Summary: A young interracial couple escapes from Maryland to France in 1894, living first among artists in the vibrant Latin Quarter of Paris, and then beginning a new life as winemakers in the rugged countryside of the Languedoc.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC TIL

Chung, Arree

Summary: Each believing that their hue is the best, the three primary colors live in separate parts of the city until Yellow and Blue meet, fall in love, and decide to mix.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA UNI

Shakespeare, William

Summary: "Othello, a Moorish general in the service of Venice, has married Desdemona, beautiful daughter of a Venetian Senator. But Iago, Othello's malignant ensign, is determined to destroy their happiness" -- Publisher.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

Locke, Tembi

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Summary: "A poignant and transporting cross-cultural love story set against the lush backdrop of the Sicilian countryside, where one woman discovers the healing powers of food and family in her darkest hour. It was love at first sight when Tembi met professional chef, Saro, on a street in Florence. There was just one problem: Saro's traditional Sicilian family did not approve of him marrying a black...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Powell, Patricia Hruby

Summary: Written in blank verse, the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a Caucasian boy, who challenge the Viriginia law forbidding interracial marriages in the 1950s.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC POW

Summary: What happens when an Afrikaans guy and a Zulu girl fall in love and have to navigate their way through the complicated process of lobola? A contemporary romantic comedy about love and tradition in a rapidly evolving society. Funny yet hard-hitting, the film tackles the thorny subject of cross-cultural relationships with humor and honesty.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF FAN

Englar, Mary.

Summary: Explores the history of Dutch colonies in America.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2009

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Thompson, Christina

Summary: Relates the author's marriage as an American middle-class student to a Maori tradesman from a background of rural poverty, and explores their relationship within the wider context of the cultural clash between Europeans and Maoris throughout New Zealand's history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 993.01 THO

Powers, Richard

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POW

Graybill, Andrew R.

Summary: Award-winning western historian Andrew R. Graybill ... sheds light on the overlooked interracial Native-white relationships critical in the development of the trans-Mississippi West in this multigenerational saga. Beginning in 1844 with the marriage of Montana fur trader Malcolm Clarke and his Piegan Blackfeet bride, Coth-co-co-na, Graybill traces the family from the mid-nineteenth century,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.02 GRA

Fergus, Jim.

Summary: An Indian request in 1854 for 1,000 white brides to ensure peace is secretly approved by the U.S. government in this alternate-history novel. Their journey west is described by May Dodd, a high-society woman released from an asylum where she was incarcerated by her family for an affair.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Fer

Lent, Jeffrey.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lent 2000

Vaughan, Brian K.

Summary: "Saga is the sweeping tale of one young family fighting to find their place in the universe. As they visit a strange new world and encounter even more adversaries, baby Hazel finally becomes a toddler, while her star-crossed parents Marko and Alana struggle to stay on their feet"--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2014

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Summary: When college students Marcus and Lucia make a surprise engagement announcement, their feuding fathers threaten to turn a dream wedding into a battle royal. Throw in eccentric relatives and clashing cultures, and you've got a recipe for laugh-out-loud lunacy and nonstop fun!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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

Clarke, Breena

Summary: "Russell's Knob is not paradise. But already in 1849 this New Jersey highlands settlement is home to a diverse population of blacks, whites, and reds who have intermarried and lived in relative harmony for generations. It is a haven for Dossie Bird, who has escaped north along the Underground Railroad and now feels the embrace of the Smoot family. Duncan Smoot presides as accidental patriarch,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Clarke 2014