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Morgan, Robert

Summary: This sweeping biography is the story of early America--its ideals, its promise, its romance, and its destiny. Novelist Morgan transforms a mythic American hero--a legend in his own time--into a flesh-and-blood man, the man who was the largest spirit of his time. Hunter, explorer, settler, visionary, he was a trailblazer and a revolutionary--an American icon for more than two hundred years. Born...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Boone

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.9 MOR

Morgan, Robert

Summary: Fleeing the family farm disguised as a man after killing her abusive stepfather, Josie Summers meets and marries the Reverend John Trethman, but when he is kidnapped by British soldiers, Josie must risk her life to find her husband.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Morgan, Robert

Summary: On a moonless night in the spring of 1851, a young slave makes a bid for freedom with only the North Star to guide him in a stunning new work of historical fiction from bestselling novelist and historian Robert Morgan. In Chasing the North Star, Morgan brings to full and vivid life the story of a runaway slave named Jonah Williams, who, on his eighteenth birthday, flees the South Carolina...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Morgan 2016

Morgan, Robert

Summary: Seen through the eyes of the youngest daughter, Annie, the Richards family faces triumph and hardships during the Great Depression and World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Morgan 2013

Morgan, Robert

Summary: A novel on the harsh life in the Appalachian Mountains at the turn of the century. The heroine is Julie Harmon whose work load includes hauling water, butchering a hog, rendering lard, plucking a turkey, baking and preserving--all described in detail.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Morgan, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Morgan, Robert

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: J.F. Blair 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Morgan, Robert

Summary: Traces the lives of 10 Americans who played significant roles in the country's westward expansion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2011

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

Morgan, Robert

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Highbridge Co. 2001

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

Morgan, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MOR

Morgan, Robert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MOR

Morgan, Robert

Summary: Stories on working-class people in North Carolina. In The Ratchet, a truck driver descending a mountain discovers his brakes do not work, while in The Bullnoser an unemployed worker makes a living blackmailing a farmer who is dumping toxic wastes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gnomon Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Morgan, Robert

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Often obscured by myth and folklore, Daniel Boone is as fascinating a character as any other American son. Here, Robert Morgan chronicles the life life of the frontier legend.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BOONE, DANIEL MOR

Morgan, Robert

Summary: Fleeing the South Carolina plantation where he has spent his entire life, eighteen-year-old slave Jonah Williams uses the stars to escape to the North and is pursued by both slave hunters and a free-spirited fellow slave who believes Jonah can help her secure her own freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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

Morgan, Robert.

Summary: There is a most unusual woman living in Gap Creek. Julie Harmon works hard, "hard as a man," they say, so hard that at times she's not sure she can stop. People depend on her to slaughter the hogs and nurse the dying. People are weak, and there is so much to do. She is just a teenager when her little brother dies in her arms. That same year she marries and moves down into the valley where...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books 1999

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Morgan, Robert J.

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Summary: "The author's lifelong interest in hymns led him to discover the richness of the stories behind many of the best-loved hymns. Many of the stories also reflect the impact hymns have had on ordinary people as they read, heard, and sang the great hymns of faith." -- cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2003

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Doyle, Patrick.

Contents: Weep you no more sad fountains (3:05) -- A particular sum (1:15) -- My father's favorite (5:27) -- Preying penniless woman (1:32) -- Devonshire (1:04) -- Not a beau for miles (1:57) -- All the better for her (1:17) -- Felicity (1:22) -- Patience (1:42) -- Grant me an interview (1:05) -- All the delights of the season (1:14) -- Steam engine (1:19) -- Willoughby (1:39) -- Miss Grey (2:21) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Classical 1995

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM SEN

Contents: Santa, don't let me down (Earl King) (5:20) -- Grady and Santa is coming to town (Grady Gaines and the Texas Upsetters) (4:45) -- No more pretty presents (Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers) (4:12) -- Good King Wenceslaus (Marc Wilson and Mark "Kaz" Kazanoff) (2:59) -- Sam's Christmas blues (Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets, featuring Sam Myers) (4:29) -- Sleigh ride (Rick Holmstrom) (2:22) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Top Records 1995

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1 available in Sight and Sound Holiday Display, Call number: CD HOL BLU

Summary: A little girl with nothing but tiny dimples and a huge amount of talent makes her way from poverty to potential stardom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Sh 7

Summary: A never-before-seen woodsman mysteriously appears aboard a submarine that's been trapped deep under water for months with an unstable cargo. As the terrified crew make their way through the corridors of the doomed vessel, they find themselves on a voyage into the origins of their darkest fears.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Made up of intimate, revelatory footage of the singular author and poet filmed over the course of five years, Howard Brookner's 1983 documentary about William S. Burroughs (Naked Lunch) was for decades mainly the stuff of legend; that changed when Aaron Brookner, the late director's nephew, discovered a print of it in 2011 and spearheaded a restoration. Includes on-screen appearances by Allen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BUR

Summary: Dead last in the ratings, ABC hired two towering public intellectuals to debate each other during the Democratic and Republican national conventions. William F. Buckley Jr. was a leading light of the new conservative movement. A Democrat and cousin to Jackie Onassis, Gore Vidal was a leftist novelist and polemicist. Armed with deep-seated distrust and enmity, Vidal and Buckley believed each...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2015

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Summary: "A young F.B.I. agent is assigned watchdog duty over a fellow agent, but finds herself drawn into his investigations of paranormal and unexplained phenomena."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV X

Summary: Two thieves try to pull off a dangerous heist with FBI, NYPD, and KGB operatives on their trail, and try to escape with their loot and their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Look Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE COD