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Blount, Roy.

Summary: "Hard-working humorist Roy Blount Jr. lives in the North but he's from the South, a delicious tension that has always informed and shaped his work. In this new collection, he directs his acerbic wit and finely-tuned insight toward the persistent and colorful differences between the two. His essays treat every conceivable topic on which North and South misunderstand each other, from music to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 BLO

Dychtwald, Maddy

Summary: Life expectancy has soared to age seventy-seven and promises to rise further, and we are starting to make decisions based less on age and more on lifestyle and life stage. Maddy Dychtwald, a leading expert on generational marketing, offers a radical new view of how Americans live, work, and buy according to the new freedoms and responsibilities of our shifting age demographics, and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4 DYC

Hudgins, Phil

Summary: Since 1972, the Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for hundreds of thousands of readers. In Travels with Foxfire, native son Phil Hudgins and Foxfire student Jessica Phillips travel from Georgia to the Carolinas, Tennessee to Kentucky, collecting the stories of the men and women who call the region home. Across more than thirty essays, we discover...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 HUD

Roberts, Blain.

Contents: Introduction -- Making up white Southern womanhood : the democratization of the Southern lady -- Shop talk : ritual and space in the Southern black beauty parlor -- Homegrown royalty : white beauty contests in the rural South -- Thrones of their own : body and beauty contests among Southern black women -- Bodies politic : beauty and racial crisis in the civil rights era -- Conclusion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of North Carolina Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 ROB

O'Brien, Stacey.

Summary: Written with the same heartwarming sentiment that made the memoir "Marley & Me" a runaway bestseller, biologist and owl expert O'Brien chronicles her rescue of an adorable, abandoned baby barn owl--and their astonishing and unprecedented 19-year life together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 598.97 OBR

O'Brien, Stacey.

Summary: Written with the same heartwarming sentiment that made the memoir "Marley & Me" a runaway bestseller, biologist and owl expert O'Brien chronicles her rescue of an adorable, abandoned baby barn owl--and their astonishing and unprecedented 19-year life together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 598.9 OBR

White, Shane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0496 WHI

Blount, Roy.

Summary: An autobiographical account of the life of Roy Blount that discusses his childhood, his relationship with his mother, his desire to be funny, and other related topics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 BLO

White, Bailey.

Summary: A holiday collection of short fiction shares vignettes that capture the eccentric lives of the inhabitants of a small Southern town, from an efficiency expert who gets Christmas down to forty-five minutes flat, to a woman who claims John James Audubon is living in her attic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHI

Applebome, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.929 APP

Summary: Shot in his trademark "guerilla video" style, each episode is filled with observations that bridge comedy and controversy and places Michael Moore in the middle of today's hot topics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: From the late stages of the Agricultural Revolution to the doorstep of the Scientific Revolution, this course covers western history from roughly 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600, when the "foundations" of the modern West come into view. Beginning in the ancient Near East, moving to Greece and Rome, the course explores the shape and impact of large ancient empires, including those of Persia and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 FOU
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 2
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 3

Naipaul, V. S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.04 NAI

Volo, James M.

Summary: Alphabetical entries present the culture, history, and key figures of the American South in the half-century before the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwood Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.03 VOL

McKissack, Pat

Summary: Describes the customs, recipes, poems, and songs used to celebrate Christmas in the big plantation houses and in the slave quarters just before the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: J 975.03 MCK

Arsenault, Raymond.

Summary: They were black and white, young and old, men and women. In the spring and summer of 1961, they put their lives on the line, riding buses through the American South to challenge segregation in interstate transport. Their story is one of the most celebrated episodes of the civil rights movement, yet a full-length history has never been written until now. In these pages, acclaimed historian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 ARS

Summary: Live recordings and dramatic readings of interviews with former slaves. The original recordings were made by interviewers from the Federal Writers' Project in the early 1930s and placed in the Library of Congress. They have now been re-mastered and made available to the American public.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.362 rem

Hadden, Sally E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 326 HAD

Gilmore, Glenda Elizabeth.

Summary: The civil rights movement that loomed over the 1950s and 1960s was the tip of an iceberg, the legal and political remnant of a broad, raucous, deeply American movement for social justice that flourished from the 1920s through the 1940s. This contentious mix of home-grown radicals, labor activists, newspaper editors, black workers, and intellectuals employed every strategy imaginable to take...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 GIL

Foxworthy, Jeff.

Summary: Brings together all three of the reference guides to redneck culture and linguistics into a single A-to-Z resource that offers new definitions for such words as "iota," "ostrich," and "sandwich."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Villard 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.5402 FOX

Foxworthy, Jeff.

Summary: In a parody of traditional pocket dictionaries, the popular comedian draws on material from his television show "Blue Collar TV" to present whimsical redneck definitions for such terms as "initiate," "masterpieces," and "handsome."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Villard 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817.54 FOX

Reed, John Shelton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Missouri Press 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.04 REE

Summary: Shot in his trademark "guerilla video" style, each episode is filled with observations that bridge comedy and controversy and places Michael Moore in the middle of today's hot topics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: This story follows the life of Eliza and her protector Uncle Tom, who are caught in the brutality of slavery in the Southern States during the nineteenth century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA UNC