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French, Albert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRE

Pitts, Leonard.

Summary: "Grant Park is a page-turning and provocative look at black and white relations in contemporary America, blending the absurd and the poignant in a powerfully well-crafted narrative that showcases Pitts's gift for telling emotionally wrenching stories. Grant Park begins in 1968, with Martin Luther King's final days in Memphis. The story then moves to the eve of the 2008 election, and cuts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolden 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIT

Summary: "In Tales of Two Americas, some of the literary world's most exciting writers look beyond numbers and wages to convey what it feels like to live in this divided nation. Their extraordinarily powerful stories, essays, and poems demonstrate how boundaries break down when experiences are shared, and that in sharing our stories we can help to alleviate a suffering that touches so many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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Rosenheim, Andrew.

Summary: A thriller set in the Depression-era years before World War II finds fledgling FBI Special Agent Jimmy Nessheim dispatched to infiltrate the pro-Nazi German-American Bund organization and discovering a sinister plot targeting the White House.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Hansen, Malcolm.

Summary: "The Secret Life of Bees meets Paul Beatty's The White Boy Shuffle in this bold debut novel, set between the deep South and New York City during the 1960s and early 70s, following a biracial teenage boy whose new life in a big city is disrupted by childhood memories of the summer when racial tensions in his hometown reached a tipping point. It's 1969 when fifteen-year-old Huey Fairchild begins...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

Howard, Ravi.

Summary: An indelible portrait of prejudice and promise, friendship and loyalty, a daring look at race and class in pre-Civil Rights America, played out in the lives of two remarkable men.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge Audio 2015

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

Alam, Rumaan

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Amanda and Clay head out to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a vacation: a quiet reprieve from life in New York City, quality time with their teenage son and daughter, and a taste of the good life in the luxurious home they've rented for the week. But a late-night knock on the door breaks the spell. Ruth and G.H. are an older couple, it's their house, and they've arrived in a panic....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ALA

Alam, Rumaan

4 holds on 11 copies

Summary: "A magnetic novel about two families, strangers to each other, who are forced together on a long weekend gone terribly wrong"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA

Copies Available at Peninsula

2 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALA

Lehane, Dennis.

Summary: Set in Boston at the end of the First World War, this novel unflinchingly captures the political and social unrest of a nation caught at the crossroads between past and future. It tells the story of two families--one black, one white--swept up in a maelstrom of revolutionaries and anarchists, immigrants and ward bosses, Brahmins and ordinary citizens, all engaged in a battle for survival and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harperluxe 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LEH

Henson, S. F. (Sarah F.)

Summary: After growing up in a notorious white supremacist compound, Nate tries to forge a new life under an assumed name, but when his two worlds collide he must decide between doing what's right and surviving.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sky Pony Press 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HEN

Alzayat, Dima

Summary: "The award-wnning stories in Dima Alzayat's collection, Alligator and Other Stories, are luminous and tender, whether dealing with a woman preforming burial rites for her brother in "Ghusl," or the great-aunt struggling to explain cultural identity to herniece in "Once We Were Syrians." Alzayat's stories are rich and relatable, chronicling a sense of displacement through everyday scenarios--"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Robinson, Sharon

Summary: Eight-year-old Steve Satlow is thrilled when Jackie Robinson moves into his Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn in 1948, although many of his neighbors are not, and when Steve actually meets his hero he is even more excited--and worried that a misunderstanding over a Christmas tree could damage his new friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ROB

Mengestu, Dinaw

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: It's the '70s, and one impoverished, African-American Washington, D.C. neighborhood is undergoing big changes. In the mix is Ethiopian grocery owner Sepha Stephanos--a man with a complex past who fled his homeland after seeing his father brutalized and beaten to death in the Ethiopian Revolution, 17 years earlier. Eventually, he begins to assemble a group of people who resemble a community, ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Mengestu

Barnett, LaShonda K. (LaShonda Katrice)

Summary: "Follows the story of Ivoe Williams, an African American woman journalist, through the start of the twentieth century"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

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