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DeRose, Chris (Christopher)

Summary: "The incredible, untold story of the WWII vets who overthrew their corrupt hometown government--the only successful armed rebellion on US soil since the War of Independence. Corrupt politician Paul Cantrell was in complete control of McMinn County, Tennessee, his whims enforced by the violent Sheriff Pat Mansfield and his deputies. On Election Day, Cantrell and the sheriff seized the ballot...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.8 DER

Grundset, Eric.

Contents: Developing a South Carolina and Tennessee research strategy -- Major research centers in North Carolina and Tennessee and elsewhere with pertinent Revolutionary War collections -- Geographical factors affecting research in North Carolina and Tennessee -- Pre-revolutionary events in the Province of North Carolina -- General histories of the American Revolution in North Carolina and Tennessee --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution 2016

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3756 GRU

Haynes, Keeda J.

Summary: "Just weeks after graduating from the Dean's List from Tennessee State University, Keeda Haynes became an inmate at Alderson Federal Prison Camp, all for a crime she didn't commit. This was never meant to be her story. Her childhood was spent in church, band practice, and Girl Scouts meetings, and when she enrolled at TSU, the path ahead had seemed bright. Then one day her boyfriend had asked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Haskell, David George.

Summary: Reveals what can be understood about the natural world through the author's year-long observation of a one-square-meter patch of old-growth Tennessee forest, explaining the scientific ties binding all life and how the ecosystem has cycled for millions ofyears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.3 HAS

Summary: When Hannah Montana shows signs of forgetting her roots as Miley Stewart, her father Robbie Ray puts his foot down. Miley has always strived to live a relatively normal teenage life, but when late stage entrances, exclusive shopping trips that end in brawling catfights, and ditching friends and family in favor of Hannah appearances become commonplace, Robbie Ray gives her a dose of hometown...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD H

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Janaway Pub. 2012

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3768 SUM

Christie, Judy Pace

Summary: "From the 1920s through 1950, Georgia Tann ran a black-market baby business at the Tennessee Children's Home Society in Memphis. She offered up more than 5,000 orphans tailored to the wish lists of eager parents--hiding the fact that many weren't orphans at all, but stolen children of poor families, desperate single mothers, and women told in maternity words that their babies died. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.73 CHR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.73 CHR

Withers, Ernest C.

Summary: "Ernest C. Withers was one of the most prominent African-American photographers during the civil rights years. During the course of his work, he took thousands photographs that document the Movement--from the Emmett Till trial in 1955 to the assassination of Martin Luther King in 1968. What set his work apart was that he goes beyond the political struggles to show the human face of Movement....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CityFiles Press 2019

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

Burton, Mary (Mary T.)

Summary: "After multiple women go missing, Agent Melina Shepard of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation makes the impulsive decision to go undercover as a prostitute. While working the street, she narrowly avoids becoming a serial killer's latest victim; as much as it pains her to admit, she needs backup. Enter lone wolf FBI agent Jerrod Ramsey. Stonewalled by a lack of leads, he and Melina investigate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Montlake 2020

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Summary: DJay, a very smalltime streetwise Memphis hustler and pimp, lives a dead-end life at the fringes of society. Though DJay has always had a way with words, that gift has long been misused--employed to keep his 'girls' producing. A chance encounter with Key, a sound engineer, spurs DJay to find a voice and realize his long-buried dreams. Chasing his musical dream transforms DJay, but opening the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Classics 2006

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

Miller, Pat Zietlow.

Summary: Growing up in the segregated town of Clarksville, Tennessee, in the 1960s, Alta's family cannot afford to buy her new sneakers--but she still plans to attend the parade celebrating her hero Wilma Rudolph's three Olympic gold medals.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Miller 2016

Summary: Discover the origins of megastars like Garth Brooks and Taylor Swift while following emerging singer-songwriters as they chase their dreams inside The Bluebird Cafe, Nashville's accidental landmark that has altered the course of music history. It's 35 year history is revealed thru never-before-told stories from those that have worked, played, been discovered, and helped preserve this unassuming...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BLU

Stevenson, Douglas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333 STE

Contents: She can rock--Every night in the week--Let's rock and roll--Now do you hear--I understand--Somebody, somewhere--Let your will be done--Pipe dreams--Now that we're together--I'm just what you're looking for--Young and fancy free--Jump jump hi ho--Do you love me--You gonna be sorry--Best of luck baby--Since you left me behind--Oh baby--I want to be a part of you--For you my love--I know Johnny...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace Records 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES ACR

Duncan, Alice Faye

Summary: Recounts the 1968 sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tennessee, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his final speech to strikers the night before his assassination, and details the perseverance of strikers before and after his death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 331.892 DUN

Greene, Amy

Summary: "In the summer of 1936, the TVA plans to build a dam in a Tennessee town at the same time a little girl goes missing--possibly stolen by a drifter determined to blow up the dam"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Summary: For Rayna James and Deacon Claybourne, the road to intimacy is rocky as ever. Devastated by his sister's death, jealous of Rayna's focus on a sexy recording artist and unsettled in his new role as Maddie's father, Deacon lashes out, forcing Rayna to make some agonizing choices. And, despite having a new baby and a hit movie, Juliette Barnes is spiraling downward in a haze of partying, drugs and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Barry, Sebastian

Summary: "A dazzling new novel about memory and identity set in Paris, Tennessee in the aftermath of the American civil war from the Booker Prize shortlisted author Winona Cole, an orphaned child of the Lakota Indians, finds herself growing up in an unconventional household on a farm in West Tennessee. Raised by her adoptive father John Cole and his brother-in-arms Thomas McNulty, this odd little family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Kiernan, Denise.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Looks at the valuable contributions made by the thousands of women who worked at a secret uranium-enriching facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 976.8 Kiernan 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 976.873 KIR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.873 KIR

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Summary: Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome - as both a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD B

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Blind 2010

Summary: The Parton clan is determined to scrape together enough money to buy their beloved Mama the wedding ring she's long waited for. But a fierce blizzard threatens to demolish their dream. While the family struggles to save their beloved homestead, an important person in little Dolly's life suggests that her amazing voice and musical gifts may be destined for something far beyond Tennessee's Great...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2016

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday C

Summary: Felix Bush, a Tennessee hermit, is either feared or hated by most of the people that live in the town. One day, he gets the idea to throw one big bash before he kicks the bucket. While he is still alive and kickin' he plans his very own rollicking funeral party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2011

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD G

Summary: Set in the nation's music capital. The film weaves the stories of twenty-four characters; from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress, into a cinematic tapestry that is equal parts comedy, tragedy, and musical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY NAS

Bausum, Ann.

Summary: Explores how the media, politics, the civil rights movement, and labor protests all converged to set the scene for one of Dr. King's greatest speeches and for his tragic death on April 4, 1968, in Memphis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.1196 BAU

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