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Harrison, Jim

Summary: A collection of novellas explores the line between civilization and the "wild men."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL FIC HAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HARRISON

Behnke, Alison.

Summary: Looks at the different modes of dress in America in the mid twentieth century, from every day clothes to high fashion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.00973 BEH

Sedaris, David.

Summary: From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler's experiences. Whether railing against the habits of litterers in the English countryside or marveling over a disembodied human arm in a taxidermist's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 SED

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 SED

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 SED

Przybyszewski, Linda.

Summary: "As a glance down any street in America quickly reveals, American women have forgotten how to dress. We chase fads, choose inappropriate materials and unattractive cuts, and waste energy tottering in heels when we could be moving gracefully. Quite simply, we lack the fashion know-how we need to dress professionally and flatteringly. As historian and expert dressmaker Linda Przybyszewski...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.9 PRZ

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Life Przybyszewski

Pearlman, Edith

Contents: The jigsaw table -- Fidelity -- ToyFolk -- Allog -- Chance -- Accommodators -- Love among the greats -- Neighbors -- Big fish -- Fitting -- The thought of you -- Tess's team -- Sonya's place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eastern Washington University Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEA

Sandler, Martin W.

Summary: Over one thousand photographs celebrate the people and places in America capturing 150 years of American history, culture, lifestyles, and diverse character of a nation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley Pub. 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 779.9793 SAN

Stasz, Clarice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1991

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 STA

Summary: Includes essays and literary works by Mark Twain, Edith Wharton, Herman Melville, Clarence Darrow, John Kenneth Galbraith, and H. L. Mencken as well as an essay by Henry L. Stimson (P.A. 1883) on the decision to use the atomic bomb.Contains primary source material.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Square Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 810.8 AME

Summary: A modern day version of the Dickens' classic finds an aspiring artist (Hawke) reunited with his love (Paltrow). When she agrees to model for him, his dearest hopes may be realized, along with his darkest fears.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Byrne, Paula

Summary: "Filled with a wealth of revealing new material and insight, the biography of the vivacious, unconventional--and nearly forgotten--young Kennedy sister who charmed American society and the English aristocracy and would break with her family for love."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, KATHLEEN BYR

New Yorker Magazine (COR)/ White, E. B. (CON)/ Salinger, J. D. (CON)/ Smith, Zadie (CON)

Summary: The 1940s are the watershed decade of the twentieth century, a time of trauma and upheaval but also of innovation and profound and lasting cultural change. This is the era of Fat Man and Little Boy, of FDR and Stalin, but also of Casablanca and Citizen Kane, zoot suits and Christian Dior, Duke Ellington and Edith Piaf. The 1940s were when The New Yorker came of age. A magazine that was best...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 FOR

Zeitz, Joshua.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.52 ZEI

Rodgers, Rick

Summary: The authors present recipes from and trivia about life in the United States in the 1960s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5973 ROD

Love, Edmund G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 1972

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LOV

Alexie, Sherman

Contents: Assimilation -- The toughest Indian in the world -- Class -- South by southwest -- The sin eaters -- Indian country -- Saint Junior -- Dear John Wayne -- One good man.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALE

Summary: A collection of 180 personal, true-life accounts from NPR's National Story Project reflects the work of men and women of all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life and is accompanied by a look at the role of storytelling in our lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 ITH

Hendricks, Nancy

Summary: "From Beatniks to Sputnik and Princess Grace to Peyton Place, this book illuminates the female half of America's population as they entered a "brave new world" that revolutionized women's lives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwood 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 HEN

Summary: Seymour 'Swede' Levov, a once-legendary high school athlete, is a successful businessman married to an ex-beauty queen, Dawn. When Swede and Dawn's daughter disappears after being accused of a violent crime, Swede's perfect life is broken forever and he is left to make sense out of the chaos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

George, Alex.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: The Meisenheimer family struggles to find their place among the colorful residents of their new American hometown, including a giant teenage boy, a pretty schoolteacher whose lessons consist of more than music, and a spiteful, bicycle-riding dwarf.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amy Einhorn Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GEO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction George 2012

Hamann, H. T. (Hilary Thayer)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vernacular Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: Reminiscences of the pleasures of life in the mountains as a child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1982

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC RYL

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The 1960s was the decade America transformed from a country of conformity to a land of political, cultural, and social liberation. Looking through the lens of television, this production weaves together the events and personalities that influenced and dominated the 1960s in America, sketching a portrait of this remarkable decade that is both entertaining and illuminating.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SIX

Contents: Fitzgerald, F. S. The popular girl.--Fitzgerald, F. S. Love in the night.--Fitzgerald, F. S. and Fitzgerald, Z. Our own movie queen.--Fitzgerald, F. S. A penny spent.--Fitzgerald, F. S. The dance.--Fitzgerald, F. S. Jacob's ladder.--Fitzgerald, F. S. The swimmers.--Fitzgerald, Z. The original follies girl.--Fitzgerald, Z. The southern girl.--Fitzgerald, Z. The girl the prince...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1973

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIT

Boyle, T. Coraghessan.

Summary: The author's sixth collection of short stories displays his wide-ranging interests in everything from abortion doctors to air rage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY

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