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Nichols, Ashton

Summary: A series of 24 lectures on the New England Transcendalist Movement delivered by Ashton Nichols, Professor of English at Dickinson College.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 141.3 NIC
Call number: CD 141.3 NIC PART 1
Call number: CD 141.3 NIC PART 2

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 TRA

Ocker, J. W.

Contents: Horror legends and personalities -- Infamous crimes, killers, and tragedies -- Horror movie-filming locales -- Notable cemeteries, gravestones, and other memento mori -- Classic monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Countryman Press 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.4 OCK

Strout, Elizabeth.

Summary: In a small town in New England, a girl has an affair with her schoolteacher. Amy Goodrow lives with her protective single mother and the novel examines the way the scandal affects their relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Strout 1998

Ulrich, Laurel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 ULR

Anderson, Robert Charles

Summary: "Covering individuals not included in previous Great Migration compendia, this complete survey lists the names of all known to have come to New England during the Great Migration period, 1620-1640. Each entry provides the name of the head of household, English or European origin (if known), date of migration, principal residences in New England, and the best available sources of information for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.374 Anderson

Foster, David R.

Summary: In 1977 David Foster took to the woods of New England to build a cabin with his own hands. Along with a few tools he brought a copy of the journals of Henry David Thoreau. Foster was struck by how different the forested landscape around him was from the one Thoreau described more than a century earlier. The sights and sounds that Thoreau experienced on his daily walks through 19th-century...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.3 FOS

Alcott, Louisa May

Summary: In picturesque nineteenth-century New England, tomboyish Jo, beautiful Meg, fragile Beth, and romantic Amy come of age while their father is off to war.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ALC

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Explores the bitter internal rivalries among police investigators, the political pressures of high-profile cases, and the legal maneuverings of defense attorneys and prosecutors. Police probe an abandoned house concealing multiple murders, a dysfunctional family with a deeply troubled musical prodigy, the mysterious disappearance of a well-connected woman, and a shadowy sex club for London's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2009

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Lamb, Wally.

Summary: Dominick Birdsey, a forty-year-old housepainter living in Three Rivers, Connecticut, finds his subdued life greatly disturbed when his identical twin brother Thomas, a paranoid schizophrenic, commits a shocking act of self-mutilation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1998

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LAM

Summary: Two neighbors in a small New England town go to war when one of them decides to decorate his house with a so many Christmas lights that they are visible from space. The neighborhood is turned upside down as the families try to discover the true meaning of Christmas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY DEC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE DEC

Alcott, Louisa May

Summary: Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1994

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ALC

Kull, Andrew

Summary: New England Cemeteries highlights the cultural treasures to be found within this regions graveyards. There are 260 cemeteries worth visiting, and New England Cemeteries will route you to them. -from book jacket

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: S. Greene Press 1975

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.574 Kull

Wren, Christopher S. (Christopher Sale)

Summary: Walking tours through regions in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire are complemented by the author's description of ecological oddities, natural element challenges, and his rite of passage into retirement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 WRE

Summary: Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: Daniel Deronda is sensitive and charming, the illegitimate son of an aristocrat, haunted by the secrets that shroud his birth. Beautiful, vivacious Gwendolen Harleth is a gambler and short on cash. When they meet at the roulette table, sparks fly. But above all, Gwendolen needs money, and the icy aristrocrat Henleigh Grandcourt is more than happy to provide. As her situation becomes more and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DAN

Connolly, Sheila.

Summary: Some baby-faced chefs are looking to open a restaurant in Granford. They plan on using local foods--great news for city girl banker-turned-orchard owner Meg Corey. Yet when one of the chefs is found dead, Meg discovers they may have a locally grown killer on their hands.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: P CON

Junger, Sebastian.

Summary: The incredible true account of the most extraordinary storm of the 20th century, this is the story of a tempest born from so rare a combination of factors it was deemed "perfect" and of the doomed fishing boat with her crew of six that was helpless in the midst of a force beyond comprehension.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.4 JUN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.45 JUN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.45 JUN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.45 Junger 1997

Wessels, Tom

Summary: This is a field guide that residents and visitors, landowners and foresters, students and hikers, and anyone who walks in the woods of the Northeast can use to discern the history of virtually any piece of land. What is the evidence: Are trees old or young? Are they standing or have they fallen? Did they snap mid-trunk or tip up with their roots? What is the human footprint on the land -...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Countryman Press 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 577.30974 WES

English, T. J.

Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of The Westies and Paddy Whacked offers a front-row seat at the trial of Whitey Bulger, and an intimate view of the world of organized crime--and law enforcement--that made him the defining Irish American gangster.For sixteen years, Whitey Bulger eluded the long reach of the law. For decades one of the most dangerous men in America, Bulger--the brother of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 ENG

Riess, Jana.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HiddenSpring 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.44 RIE

Savage, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Publishing Company 1986

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.374 SA

Summary: Terror hits home in this harrowing psychological thriller that will chill you to the bone. Recently widowed child psychologist Mary Portman lives an isolated existence caring for her bedridden stepson in rural New England. But when a young boy Mary is treating goes missing in a snowstorm and is presumed dead, she becomes convinced that his ghost is haunting her, and soon Mary's grip on reality...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE SHU

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD SHU

Shreve, Anita.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1999

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Shrev

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Shrev