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Shorto, Russell.

Contents: The man who died -- Banquet of bones -- Unholy relics -- The misplaced head -- Cranial capacity -- Habeas corpus -- A modern face.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 194 SHO

Shorto, Russell.

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Summary: In a landmark work of history, Russell Shorto presents astonishing information on the founding of our nation and reveals in riveting detail the crucial role of the Dutch in making America what it is today. In the late 1960s, an archivist in the New York State Library made an astounding discovery: 12,000 pages of centuries-old correspondence, court cases, legal contracts, and reports from a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2004

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Shorto, Russell

Summary: With America's founding principles being debated today as never before, Russell Shorto looks back to the era in which those principles were forged. Drawing on new sources, he weaves the lives of six people into a seamless narrative that casts fresh light on the range of experience in colonial America on the cusp of revolution. While some of the protagonists-a Native American warrior, a British...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 SHO

Shorto, Russell

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Summary: "Family secrets emerge as a best-selling author dives into the history of the mob in small-town America. Johnstown, Pennsylvania, a city "in its brawny postwar prime," is where "Little Joe" Regino and Russ Shorto build a local gambling empire on the earnings of factory workers for whom placing a bet-on a horse or pool game, pinball or "tip seal"-is their best shot at the American dream. Decades...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1092 SHO

Shorto, Russell.

Summary: After reading the classic tale of Cinderella, the reader is invited to turn the book upside down and read an updated version told from the "evil" stepsister's vantage point.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carol Pub. Group 1990

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 SHO

Shorto, Russell.

Summary: Shorto tells a grand and strange history of the on-going debate between religion and science--seen through the oddly momentous journey of the skull and bones of the great French philosopher Rene Descartes. Shorto shows how this argument first started with Descartes and how his ideas (and bones) have remained central to this theoretical struggle for over 350 years.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 194 SHO

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