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Weisberg, Barbara

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Shocking revelations of a wife's adultery explode in an incendiary nineteenth-century trial, exposing upper-crust New York society and its secrets. What could possibly go wrong in a wealthy matriarch's country home when her dilettante son, his restless wife, and his widowed brother live there together? Strong Passions, rooted in the beguiling times of Edith Wharton's 'old New York,' recounts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306.89 WEI

Abé, Shana

Summary: "1867, Richmond, Virginia: Though she wears the same low-cut purple gown that is the uniform of all the girls who work at Worsham's gambling parlor, Arabella stands apart. It's not merely her statuesque beauty and practiced charm. Even at seventeen, Arabella possesses an unyielding grit, and a resolve to escape her background of struggle and poverty. Collis Huntington, railroad baron and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2024

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC ABE

Austin, Lynn N.

Summary: New York, 1898. Three generations of women in one family must reckon with the choices they have made and their hopes for the future.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook Display, Call number: CD FIC AUS

Dray, Philip

Summary: "A book on a lynching that took place in New York in 1892, forcing the North to reckon with its own racism and eventually inspiring a powerful novella by Stephen Crane"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 DRA

Summary: "In 2011, construction workers were shocked to uncover the remains of a woman in an abandoned lot in Queens, New York. Follow forensic archaeologist Scott Warnasch and a team of historians and scientists as they investigate this woman' story, revealing a vivid picture of what life was like for free African American people in the North."--

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hortis, C. Alexander

Summary: "Before the sensational cases of Amanda Knox and Casey Anthony--before even Lizzie Borden--there was Polly Bodine, the first American woman put on trial for capital murder in our nation's debut media circus. On Christmas night, December 25, 1843, in a serene village on Staten Island, shocked neighbors discovered the burnt remains of twenty-four-year-old mother Emeline Houseman and her infant...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime 2024

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Ostrom, Melissa

Summary: In 1807, Harriet Winter leaves her family's New Hampshire farm with her brother to settle in the Genesee Valley to avoid being pushed into marriage with her neighbor, Daniel Long.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Syrett, Nicholas L.

Summary: "The biography of one of the most famous abortionists of the nineteenth century-and a story that has unmistakable parallels to the current war on reproductive rights"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RESTELL, MADAME SYR

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