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Lindsay, Randy

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Summary: "This memoir traces one man's journey through his family history when a DNA test reveals that his dad was not his biological father"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2020

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Dagg, Carole Estby.

Summary: In 1934, eleven-year-old Terpsichore's father signs up for President Roosevelt's Palmer Colony project, uprooting the family from Wisconsin to become pioneers in Alaska, where Terpsichore refuses to let rough conditions and first impressions get in the way of her grand adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DAG

Canby, Henry Seidel

Summary: In 1683, at about the age of 15, Thomas Camby left Thorne in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England for America eventually settling in Abington, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He married Sarah Jarvis and had nine children. When Sarah died he married Mary Oliver and had eight more children. Upon Mary's death, Thomas married Jane Preston. Descendants lived in Pennsylvania and elsewhere.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverside Press 1945

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: REF GEN 929.2 CANBY Canby

Fadiman, Anne

Summary: "A memoir exploring the author's father's love of wine" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 FAD

Henry, Marian S.

Summary: "This book paints a picture of the early settlers of the Genesee Country who were among the first wave of migrants moving westward after the Revolutionary War. Author Marian Henry begins with families enumerated in the 1790 Federal Census and links these first settlers of present-day Steuben County to their eastern origins -- usually New England, Pennsylvania, or New Jersey. The sketches cover...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3747 Henry

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Summary: A film loosely based on the life of controversial Australian artist Norman Lindsay.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA AGE

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

De Courcy, Anne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 DEC

Hilliam, David.

Summary: Relates how King Richard I of England and his troops nearly wrested Jerusalem from Muslim leader Saladin and the Saracens during the Third Crusade in 1191 A.D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. Group 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.18 HIL

Roosevelt, Theodore

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cooper Square Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROO

Smiley, Jane.

Summary: Seventh-grader Abby Lovitt grows up on her family's California horse ranch in the 1960s, learning to train the horses her father sells and trying to reconcile her strict religious upbringing with her own ideas about life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling 2010

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Reston, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 RES

Versluis, Arthur

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630.9774 VER

Reel, Monte

Summary: In A Brotherhood of Spies, award-winning journalist Monte Reel reveals how the U-2 spy program, principally devised by four men working in secret, upended the Cold War and carved a new mission for the CIA. This secret fraternity, made up of Edwin Land, best known as the inventor of instant photography and the head of Polaroid Corporation; Kelly Johnson, a hard-charging taskmaster from Lockheed;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.127 REE

Smiley, Jane.

Summary: On her family's California horse ranch in the 1960s, eighth-grader Abby Lovitt tries to rely on her Christian faith as she faces the possibility of giving up her beloved colt, Jack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SMI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SMI

Scott, Janny

Summary: "Journalist Janny Scott describes the world that shaped her father, Robert Montgomery Scott (whose mother, Helen Hope Scott, was said to have inspired Katherine Hepburn's character in the play and the film The Philadelphia Story), and provides a look at the weight of inheritance, the tenacity of addiction, and the power of buried secrets"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

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Meyers, Jeffrey.

Summary: A dual portrait of the Hollywood actor and his son identifies the similarities in their personalities, chronicling first the life of Errol, including the reckless behavior that led to his early demise, and continuing with Sean's experiences, from his obsession about his father to his capture by the Vietcong.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 MEY

Summary: On Valentine's Day, 1900, a group of Australian schoolgirls set out for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Four of them disappear.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1998

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PIC

Bandi

Summary: "Set during the period of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il's leadership, the seven stories that make up The Accusation give voice to people living under this most bizarre and horrifying of dictatorships. The characters of these compelling stories come from a wide variety of backgrounds, from a young mother living among the elite in Pyongyang whose son misbehaves during a political rally, to a former...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC BAN

Summary: Ruby Ridge is a riveting account of the event that helped give rise to the modern American militia movement.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RUB

Kehoe, Elisabeth.

Summary: Set against the backdrop of Victorian and Edwardian society, a portrait of the three Jerome sisters--American heiresses who married into the heights of British society--spans three generations, from their parents through their children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KEH

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AmazonCrossing 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B ZIJL ZIJ

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GRE

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