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Shepard, Ray Anthony

Summary: Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the battlefields. Their dispatches told the truth of their lives at camp, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, An Imprint of Highlights 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.7 SHE

Robertson, Cara

Summary: "The remarkable new account of an essential piece of American mythology--the trial of Lizzie Borden--based on twenty years of research and recently unearthed evidence. The Trial of Lizzie Borden tells the true story of one of the most sensational murder trials in American history. When Andrew and Abby Borden were brutally hacked to death in Fall River, Massachusetts, in August 1892, the arrest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 345.744 ROB

Gooding, James Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7415 GOO

Nichols, Peter

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media Inc. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Robertson, Cara

Summary: "Based on transcripts of the Borden legal proceedings, contemporary newspaper accounts, unpublished local accounts, and recently unearthed letters from Lizzie herself, Cara Robertson explores the stories Lizzie Borden's culture wanted and expected to hear and how those stories influenced the debate inside and outside of the courtroom"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 345.744 ROB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LPB

Nugent, Rory.

Summary: A hard, unvarnished look at New Bedford, Massachusetts today, where the relic commercial fishing industry is only one of the components, and where the old ways run smack into modern problems like drug-smuggling, illegal immigration, organized crime, disorganized crime, and suffocating government regulations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.485 NUG

Macy, Sue

Summary: Presents the story of the man who founded the National Yiddish Book Center, and describes the worldwide effort he currently leads to collect unwanted Yiddish books and save the Yiddish language from extinction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LAN

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