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Grant, Richard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Harper, Rachel M.

Summary: "This tender novel tells a universal story of struggle, loss, and ultimately, survival. Arcelia Perez left Puerto Rico for the American dream, but within a few years she's living on the tough side of Providence, Rhode Island with three children, no job, and a powerful heroin addiction. Through rotating narration, we meet a diverse cast of characters-most notably Arcelia's charming, street-savvy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prospect Park Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Nesb�, Jo

Summary: In the depths of winter, a killer stalks the city streets. His victims are two young women, both found with inexplicable puncture wounds. The police are running out of options. Deeply traumatised by a previous investigation, Inspector Harry Hole has lost himself in the squalor of Hong Kong's opium dens. But with his father seriously ill, Harry reluctantly agrees to return to Oslo. He has no...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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

Rhodes, Elisha Hunt

Summary: The Civil war diaries and letters of Elisha Hunt Rhodes. All For the Union is the eloquent and moving diary of Elisha Hunt Rhodes, who enlisted into the Union Army as a private in 1861 and left it four years later as a 23-year-old lieutenant colonel after fighting hard and honorably in battles from Bull Run to Appomattox.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1992

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7445 RHO

Kiernan, Caitlín R.

Summary: Sarah Crowe left Atlanta to live alone in an old house in rural Rhode Island. Within its walls she discovers an unfinished manuscript written by the house's former tenant, a parapsychologist obsessed with the ancient oak growing on the property. Tied to local legends of supernatural magic, accidents, and murders, the gnarled tree takes root in Sarah's imagination, prompting her to write her own...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roc 2009

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Carroll, Leah

Summary: "Like James Ellroy's, My Dark Places, DOWN CITY is a gripping narrative built of memory and reportage, and Leah Carroll's portrait of Rhode Island is sure to take a place next Mary Karr's portrayal of her childhood in East Texas and David Simon's gritty Baltimore. Leah Carroll's mother, a gifted amateur photographer, was murdered by two drug dealers with Mafia connections when Leah was four...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARROLL, LEAH CAR

Summary: The occasionally irreverent misadventures of Rhode Island family, the Griffin's. The household includes parents Peter and Lois, their teenage son Chris and teenage daughter Megan. Brian is the family dog who is smarter than everyone in the house. Mutant baby Stewie makes numerous attemps to eradicate his parents and siblings.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FAM

Callahan, Erin

Summary: When Mattie, seventeen, seeks out the reclusive Miyu, daughter of a famed escapologist, to indulge her secret desire to learn the craft, it leads to a friendship with classmate Will, who bears a huge secret of his own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amberjack Publishing 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CAL

Rice, Luanne.

Summary: For decades the Keatings have been the leading family along the Mount Hope waterfront. Cass--youngest sister of the generation currently running the family restaurant--has a passionate marriage with her fisherman husband Bill. Yet the strain of raising a hearing-impaired daughter is wearing their love thin. When disaster at sea puts Billy's life in danger, Cass must lean on her family for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1993

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RIC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIC

Grundset, Eric

Summary: Rhode Island in the American Revolution: A Source Guide for Genealogists and Historians provides detailed information on the availability of manuscript and archival material that exists for the Ocean State for the period of the Revolutionary War along with listings of historical and genealogical studies that have been published and which supplement the original sources.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3745 Grundset

Norman, Hilary

Summary: A ruthless psychopath with a long-held grudge unleashes a terrifying scheme of revenge on a small New England town in this tautly-paced, compelling thriller. Liza Plain, a Boston-based journalist hoping for her big break, is dreading spending Christmas in Shiloh, Rhode Island, with her difficult grandfather - until news of the disappearance of a retired local priest triggers her realization...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOR

Lisle, Janet Taylor.

Summary: In 1942, Robert and his cousin Elliot uncover long-hidden family secrets while staying in their grandparents' Rhode Island town, where they also become involved with a German artist who is suspected of being a spy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2001

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y FICTION LIS

Chamberlain, Mildred Mosher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 1985

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3745 Chamb

Updike, John.

Summary: Alexandra, Jane, and Sukie ply their individual witcheries in contemporary Eastwick, Rhode Island, and are themselves bewitched by a dark, wealthy, decadent stranger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1984

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC UPD

Updike, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Updike 2009

Summary: Coastal communities of old experience a test of faith when three women face fear, jealousy, and scorn as they ride the tide of romance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEA

DeSilva, Bruce

Summary: To solve Rhode Island's budget crisis, the state's colorful governor, Attila the Nun, wants to legalize sports gambling; but her plan has unexpected consequences. Organized crime, professional sports leagues, and others who have a lot to lose--or gain--if gambling is made legal flood the state with money to buy the votes of state legislators. Liam Mulligan, investigative reporter for The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge, a Tom Doherty Associates Book 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DES

Updike, John.

Summary: Alexandra, Jane, and Sukie return to the old Rhode Island seaside town where they indulged in wicked mischief under the influence of the diabolical Darryl Van Horne. Darryl is gone, and their lovers of the time have aged or died, but enchantment remains in the familiar streets and scenery of the village, where they enjoyed their lusty primes as free and empowered women. And, among the local...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC Upd

Casey, John

Summary: Game warden Elsie Buttrick has just given birth to Dick's illegitimate daughter, Rose, and over the next 16 years the fiercely independent Elsie grapples with motherhood, aging, and love, and throws herself into a crusade to stop her land-grabbing brother-in-law from expanding his seaside resort. Meanwhile, Dick's wife, May, reconciles a public humiliation with an intense love for Rose. As...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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Huling, Ray Greene.

Contents: Introduction: A Bullraker's Portrait -- Cove, Bay, and Bay -- The Feast of '85 -- Their Hardship, in Their Own Words -- Water in a Dry Boat -- Bullrake Men, Bullrake Women -- Eulogies and Secret Codes -- Young Guys -- Food or Money -- The Point of Quahogging -- The Man Who Doesn't Eat Quahogs -- Of Unions and Associations -- Old-Timers Gone -- The Coin of the Fish.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 639.4 HUL

Feeney, Kathy

Summary: Presents information about the state of Rhode Island, its nickname, motto, and emblems.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hilltop Books 2000

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.8 STA

Calcaterra, Regina

Summary: A tenacious lawyer, state official, and activist recounts her childhood in foster homes and on the streets with her four siblings, revealing a life of horrible abuse in the shadows between Manhattan and the Hamptons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CALCATERRA, REGINA CAL

Paris, B. A.

Summary: The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie? Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You might not want to like them, but you do. You'd like to get to know Grace better. But it's difficult, because you realise Jack and Grace are never apart. Some might call this true love. Others might ask why Grace never answers the phone. Or how she can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

St. Clair, Moriah S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pathways United Publications 1998

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 150 ST. C