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Hawes, Jennifer (Jennifer Berry)

Summary: "A deeply moving work of narrative nonfiction on the tragic shootings at the Mother Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina. On June 17, 2015, twelve members of the historically black Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina welcomed a young white man to their evening Bible study. He arrived with a pistol, 88 bullets, and hopes of starting a race war. Dylann Roof's massacre of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 HAW

Summary: National headlines blazed the story: Churchgoers Gunned Down During Prayer Service in Charleston. South Carolina. After a 21-year-old white supremacist opened fire in Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, nine African Americans lay dead, leaving their families and the nation to grapple with this senseless act of terror. Featuring intimate interviews with survivors and family members. From...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sellers, Bakari

Summary: "The CNN analyst and youngest state representative in South Carolina's history illuminates the lives of America's forgotten rural, Black working-class men and women"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad 2020

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Hicks, Brian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.757 HIC

Lance, Rachel

Summary: "A story about a woman scientist's journey to discover a submarine"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 LAN

Ball, Edward

Summary: Journalist Ball confronts the legacy of his family's slave-owning past, uncovering the story of the people, both black and white, who lived and worked on the Balls' South Carolina plantations. It is an unprecedented family record that reveals how the painful legacy of slavery continues to endure in America's collective memory and experience. Ball, a descendant of one of the largest slave-owning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1999

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.7915 BAL

Ball, Edward

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BAL

Gabaldon, Diana.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: From 1767 to 1770, Claire, a 20th-century woman, and her 18th-century Scottish husband, struggle to set up their home in South Carolina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1997

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GAB

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GAB

Gabaldon, Diana.

Summary: Twice Claire has used an ancient stone circle to travel back to the 18th century. The first time she found love with a Scottish warrior but had to return to the 1940s to save their unborn child. The second time, twenty years later, she reunited with her lost love but had to leave behind the daughter that he would never see. Now Brianna, from her 1960s vantage point, has found a disturbing...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GAB Pt 1 of 2

Kelly, Joseph

Summary: An account of the two hundred-year practice of slavery in Charleston examines its hotly contested debates and early slave rebellions through the Nullification crisis and the secession that sparked the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 KEL

Conroy, Pat.

Summary: The author reflects on the place of sports in his life, describing his love of basketball, the role of the athlete for young men searching for their own identity, his education at the Citadel, and his journey to best-selling writer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 CON

Summary: Investigate the reasons North Carolina, long seen as the most progressive state in the South, became home to the largest Klan organization in the country, with more members than all the other Southern states combined, during the 1960s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

White, Karen (Karen S.)

Summary: "The Christmas spirit is overtaking Tradd Street with a vengeance in this festive new novel in the New York Times bestselling series by Karen White. Melanie Trenholm should be anticipating Christmas with nothing but joy--after all, it's only the second Christmas she and her husband, Jack, will celebrate with their twin toddlers. But the ongoing excavation of the centuries-old cistern in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WHI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHI

White, Karen (Karen S.)

Summary: "Karen White invites you to explore the brick-walked streets of Charleston, where historic mansions house the memories of years gone by and restless spirits refuse to fade away"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WHI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION WHI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction White 2017

White, Karen (Karen S.)

Summary: "Melanie Trenholm should be anticipating Christmas with nothing but joy--after all, it's only the second Christmas she and her husband, Jack, will celebrate with their twin toddlers. But the ongoing excavation of the centuries-old cistern in the garden of her historic Tradd Street home has been a huge millstone, both financially and aesthetically. Local students are thrilled by the possibility...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC WHI

White, Karen (Karen S.)

Summary: "Explore the brick-walked streets of Charleston, where historic mansions house the memories of years gone by and restless spirits refuse to fade away"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LARGE PRINT FIC WHI

Smith, Jay M.

Summary: "Examines athletic-academic corruption at UNC-Chapel Hill and in NCAA athletics"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 SMI

White, Karen (Karen S.)

Summary: "With her extended maternity leave at its end, Melanie Trenholm is less than thrilled to leave her new husband and beautiful twins to return to work, especially when she's awakened by a phone call with no voice on the other end--and the uneasy feeling that the ghostly apparitions that have stayed silent for more than a year are about to invade her life once more. But her return to the realty...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Walker, Sally M.

Summary: For more than 100 years, the H. L. Hunley submarine lay buried beneath the ocean floor near Charleston, South Carolina. It made history in 1864 as the first submarine ever to sink an enemy ship, but something went wrong during that mission and the submarine never returned to port. How the submarine came to be on the ocean floor, how she came to leave it, and what happened next make up one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.757 WAL

Michaels, Fern.

Summary: Teresa "Toots" Amelia Loudenberry is extending her stay in Charleston to help care for her ailing housekeeper, Bernice. Here in her beloved hometown, the air is rich with the scent of azaleas and honeysuckle and there's always a pitcher of sweet tea (or something a little stronger) close to hand. Not that the ladies have much time for relaxing. Ida's new line of cosmetics, "Seasoned," is about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Pub. Corp. 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Michaels 2012

Summary: In the third season of this Emmy Award-winning series, watch as Chef Vivian Howard, with husband Ben Knight and her twin children by her side, blend and balance the high stakes of managing two restaurants, writing a new cookbook and tackling a family reunion feast, all while the farm-to-table chef's plate is packed with food festivals and competitions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CHE NOT RATED

Summary: A character-driven documentary and cooking series that takes viewers inside the life of Chef Vivian Howard, who, with her husband Ben Knight, left the big city to open a fine dining restaurant in small-town Eastern North Carolina.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CHE NOT RATED

Henderson, Caroline A. (Caroline Agnes)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.6 HEN

Lackey, Michael

Summary: "In this new collection of interviews, some of America's most prominent novelists identify the key intellectual developments that led to the rise of the contemporary biographical novel, discuss the kind of historical 'truth' this novel communicates, indicate why this narrative form is superior to the traditional historical novel, and reflect on the ideas and characters central to their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA Academic 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.082 TRU

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