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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

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

Summary: "For the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's arrival, a landmark collection of firsthand accounts charting the history of the English newcomers and their fateful encounters with the region's native peoples. For centuries the story of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower has been told and retold -- the landing at Plymouth Rock and the first Thanksgiving, and the decades that followed, as the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973 PLY

Walker, David

Summary: "Monster-hunting has been the Sangerye family business for generations as they battle the jinoo - hideous creatures born out of hate and racism. But now the Sangeryes face a different threat -- the deadly inzondo, a new kind of monster born out of grief and trauma. With one of their own turning into an inzondo and an army of tortured souls on the attack in 1920s Harlem, the Sangerye family must...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 BIT

Johnstone, William W.

Summary: "Smoke Jensen is mighty proud of his son Louis for finishing law school. But he can't help being a little disappointed that Louis isn't returning to the Sugarloaf Ranch. Instead, he's setting up his own law practice in nearby Big Rock--a career choice that turns out to be every bit as dangerous as fending off cattle rustlers. The boy's first case lands him smack in the middle of a heated...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2022

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Neering, Rosemary.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.774 NEE

Makos, Adam

Summary: "A young adult adaptation of the national bestseller that details the true story of two Navy pilots from divergent racial and economic backgrounds who forge a deep friendship during the Korean War as they face extraordinary circumstances." --Amazon.com

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2022

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Dennis, David J.

Summary: "A dynamic family exchange that pivots between the voices of a father and son, The Movement Made Us is a unique work of oral history and memoir, chronicling the extraordinary story of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and its living legacy embodied in Black Lives Matter. David Dennis Sr, a core architect of the movement, speaks out for the first time, swapping recollections both harrowing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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Summary: In his acclaimed debut as a filmmaker, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson presents a powerful and transporting documentary, part music film, part historical record, created around an epic event that celebrated Black history, culture, and fashion. Over the course of six weeks in the summer of 1969, just one hundred miles south of Woodstock, The Harlem Cultural Festival was filmed in Mount Morris Park...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Fischer, David Hackett

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "A brilliant synthesis of African and African-American history that shows how slavery differed in different regions of the country, and how the Africans and their descendants influenced the culture, commerce, and laws of the early United States"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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Jefferson, Margo

Summary: "Stunning for her daring originality, the author of Negroland gives us what she calls "a temperamental autobiography," comprised of visceral, intimate fragments that fuse criticism and memoir. Margo Jefferson constructs a nervous system with pieces of different lengths and tone, conjoining arts writing (poem, song, performance) with life writing (history, psychology). The book's structure is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2022

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Summary: Survivors, observers and expert government officials recount the 1971 uprising at the Attica Correctional Facility, when a violent five-day standoff between mostly black and latino inmates and law enforcement took place.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Censer, Jane Turner

Summary: "Tells the life of Amelie Rives, a talented, privileged young woman who was one of the most famous women in the United States at the turn of the twentieth century. This account of Rives's substantial literary career and her personal saga provides insights into the limits imposed on and actions taken by ambitious, elite young women in the late nineteenth-century South. Censer contextualizes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Virginia Press 2022

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Cohen, Joshua

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Summary: "An account of minor and ultimately even negligible episode in the history of a very famous family."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fitzcarraldo Editions 2021

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Summary: For three days in the summer of 1969, a rock concert was held on an upstate New York farm, and 400,000 people attended -- far more than were anticipated, far more than paid, far more than could be fed or sheltered or cared for after injuries or drug overdoses. It rained, there was mud, all traffic in and out was gridlocked, and the music continued, night and day. "Woodstock Nation" existed for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Pictures 2009

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WOO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD WOO

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Summary: Jerry and his friends are still dealing with everyday life and discussing various quirky situations that we can all relate to (especially if living in New York City). The eccentric personalities of the offbeat characters who make up Jerry's social circle contribute to the fun.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Se

Cameron, Sharon

Summary: "In 1946, Eva leaves behind the rubble of Berlin for the streets of New York City, stepping from the fiery aftermath of one war into another, far colder one, where power is more important than principles, and lies are more plentiful than the truth. Eva holds the key to a deadly secret: Project Bluebird -- a horrific experiment of the concentration camps, capable of tipping the balance of world...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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Obomsawin, Robbin

Summary: "The Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York are world famous for their camps built from the land, surrounded by some of the most inspiring, untamed and stunning landscape in the world. This rugged terrain gave birth to its own form of distinctive architecture that has stood the test of time and remains a classic. Although the original great camps of the 1900s were so talked about because of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs Smith 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728.097 OBO

Warnock, Raphael G.

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "On the heels of his historic election to the United States Senate, Raphael Warnock shares his remarkable spiritual and personal journey Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock occupies a singular place in American life. As Senior Pastor of Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church and now as a Senator from Georgia, he is the rare voice who can at once call out the uncomfortable truths that shape contemporary...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Steel, Danielle

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Five successful women play for high stakes in their careers at a boutique literary and talent agency where newcomer Jane Addison quickly discovers there are damaging secrets hidden behind its doors. Jane Addison is an ambitious young woman with big dreams of owning her own company someday. At twenty-eight, she arrives in New York to start a job at Fletcher and Benson, a prestigious talent...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Steel, Danielle

Summary: Jane Addison is an ambitious young woman with big dreams of owning her own company someday. At twenty-eight, she arrives in New York to start a job at Fletcher and Benson, a prestigious talent agency. Eager to impress her new colleagues, Jane jumps right in as an assistant to Hailey West, one of the agents in the literary department. Even though she's a newcomer, Jane quickly realizes that...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Maxwell, Lisa

Summary: In an alternate version of present-day Manhattan, magic is dying, and Esta, a Mageus with a talent for manipulating time, travels back to 1901 to stop the destruction of a book that can possibly restore magic, but in Old New York, Esta must navigate gangs, secret societies, and her feelings for another magician in order to save the future of magic.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

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Riley, Vanessa

Summary: "An English spy must follow his neglected wife through the streets of London as she investigates her sister's death with the aid of the Widow's Grace. Can they find common ground and learn to work together?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zebra Books, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIL

Villarosa, Linda

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "The first book to tell the full story of race and health in America today, showing the toll racism takes on individuals and the health of our nation, by a groundbreaking journalist at the New York Times Magazine"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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