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Zug, Marcia A.

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Summary: "An illuminating and thought-provoking examination of the uniquely American institution of marriage, from the Colonial era through the #MeToo age. Americans hold marriage in such high esteem that we push people toward it, reward them for taking part in it, and fetishize its benefits to the point that we routinely ignore or excuse bad behavior and societal ills in the name of protecting and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Steerforth Press 2024

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Frank, Nathaniel

Summary: The right of same-sex couples to marry provoked decades of intense conflict before it was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2015. Yet some of the most divisive contests shaping the quest for marriage equality occurred not on the culture-war front lines but within the ranks of LGBTQ advocates. Nathaniel Frank tells the dramatic story of how an idea that once seemed unfathomable--and for many...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 FRA

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

Beauman, Fran

Summary: Have you ever used a dating app or website? Then you have more in common than you know with lonely homesteaders in 18th century New England. At once heartwarming and heartbreaking, Matrimony, Inc. reveals the unifying thread that weaves its way through not just marriage and relationships over the centuries, but American social history itself: advertising for love.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.7 BEA

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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De la Cruz, Melissa

Summary: "1781. Albany, New York. As the war for American independence rages on, Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler begin their new life as a married couple. Still, Alex is as determined as ever to prove his mettle and secure his legacy... even if that means leaving his beloved Eliza behind to join the front lines at the Battle of Yorktown. But when the war unexpectedly arrives on Eliza's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DEL

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC DEL

Issenberg, Sasha

Summary: "On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled that state bans on gay marriage were unconstitutional, making same-sex unions legal throughout the United States. But the road to victory was much longer than many know. In this seminal work, SashaIssenberg takes us back to Hawaii in the 1990s, when that state's supreme court first started grappling with the issue, and traces the fight...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.7301 ISS

Thomas, William G.

Summary: The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 THO

Bird, Kai

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Summary: J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress. In this biography twenty-five years in the making, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin capture Oppenheimer's life and times, from his early career to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OPPENHEIMER, J. ROBERT BIR

Makos, Adam

Summary: Adapted for young adults from the New York Times best-seller, this gripping true account of a WWII American tank gunner, who met his destiny in an armor duel and forged an enduring bond with his enemy, brings to life the perils of war.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2022

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

Vaughn, Sarah

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Summary: For fans of Bridgerton comes a Regency-era romance graphic novel about the unexpected passion that blooms from a marriage of convenience. The whole town is whispering about how Catherine Benson lost her virtue, though they can never agree on the details. Was it in the public garden? Or a moving carriage? Only a truly desperate man would want her now -- and that's exactly what Andrew Davener is....

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Books Press 2023

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Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 974.71 Eggers 2018

Gordon, Alice.

Summary: Historic towns, buildings, and natural wonders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stewart, Tabori & Chang 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.64 TEXAS GOR

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