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Limón, Ada

Summary: "Vulnerable, tender, acute, these are serious poems, brave poems, exploring with honesty the ambiguous moment between the rapture of youth and the grace of acceptance. A daughter tends to aging parents. A woman struggles with infertility--"What if, instead of carrying / a child, I am supposed to carry grief?"--And a body seized by pain and vertigo as well as ecstasy. A nation convulses: "Every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 LIM

Summary: Snoopy tabloid magazine editor Bob Weston wants to know if author Helen Gurley Brown based her book on, as he believes, personal research. He tries to parley an interview with the author who made headlines and sales. So he decides to get very personal to find out for himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: DVD Movie Sex 2009

Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "Born in 1867 in the "Big Woods" in Wisconsin, Laura experienced both the hardship and the adventure of living on the frontier. It wasn't until after she was sixty that Laura Ingalls Wilder started chronicling those times, which resulted in nine Little House books, a hit TV series that ran for eight years, and her own permanent place as a heroine of the American West"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET WILDER

Bradford, Richard

Summary: "Made famous by the great success of her psychological thrillers, The Talented Mr Ripley and Strangers on a Train, Patricia Highsmith is lauded as one of the most influential and celebrated modern writers. However, there has never been a clear picture of the woman behind the books. The relationship between Highsmith's lesbianism, her fraught personality - by parts self-destructive and malicious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Caravel 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HIGHSMITH, PATRICIA BRA

Bair, Deirdre

Summary: "National Book Award-winning biographer Deirdre Bair explores her fifteen remarkable years in Paris with Samuel Beckett and Simone de Beauvoir, painting intimate new portraits of two literary giants and revealing secrets of the biographical art. In 1971 Deirdre Bair was a journalist and recently minted Ph.D. who managed to secure access to Nobel Prize-winning author Samuel Beckett. He agreed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAIR, DEIRDRE BAI

Spiegelman, Nadja

Summary: "A memoir of mothers and daughters -- and mothers as daughters -- traced through four generations, from Paris to New York and back again. For a long time, Nadja Spiegelman believed her mother was a fairy. More than her famous father, Mauscreator Art Spiegelman, and even more than most mothers, hers -- French-born New Yorker art director Françoise Mouly -- exerted a force over reality that was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SPIEGELMAN, NADJA SPI

Conrad, Vicki

Summary: "A beautifully illustrated children's biography of Beverly Cleary, from her roots in Portland to her years as a librarian and an eventual children's book writer. The debut book in Little Bigfoot's new Growing to Greatness series of notable people from the Pacific Northwest"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bigfoot, an imprint of Sasquatch Books 2019

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WRI

Anderson, William

Summary: Photographs and mementos accompany an account of the life and literary career of the author of the well-loved "Little House" books.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1998

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Wilder

Limón, Ada

Summary: ""Bright Dead Things" examines the chaos that is life, the dangerous thrill of living in a world you know you have to leave one day, and the search to find something that is ultimately disorderly, and marvelous, and ours"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 LIM

Summary: "Over the course of four years, the traveling love rally called Together Live brought together diverse storytellers for epic evenings of laughter, music, and hard-won wisdom to huge audiences across the country. Well-known womxn (and the occasional man) from all walks of life shared their most vulnerable truths in a radical act of love, paving the way for healing in the face of adversity. Now,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Dial Press 2021

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Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.5 LIN

Lowry, Lois.

Summary: Using family photographs and quotes from her books, the author provides glimpses into her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1998

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 LOW

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9 OXF

Summary: Examines the life and legacy of African American poet, memoirist, and civil rights worker Maya Angelou, from her upbringing in the Depression-era South to her work with Malcolm X in Ghana to the recitation of her inaugural poem for President Bill Clinton. Includes Angelou's own words woven together with archival photographs and videos as well as interviews with Angelou's friends and family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAY

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAY

Summary: The anthology includes a mix of genres: poems, personal narratives, letters, scholarly essays, news articles, excerpts from plays, mission statements, lyrics, and herstories looking across time, generational, and geographic boundaries. Each piece is unique. Together they open a window that reveals a range of Latina perspectives on important contemporary socio-economic-political and cultural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Sugarcane Press, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8092 LAT

Summary: A darkly luminous new anthology collecting the most terrifying horror stories by renowned female authors, presenting anew these forgotten classics to the modern reader.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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Giovanni, Nikki.

Summary: From the Publisher: In a career that has earned her accolades, honorary degrees, and awards from both fellow poets and everyday poetry lovers, Nikki Giovanni has established herself as a writer who can entertain and challenge, inform and inspire. Sometimes controversial, sometimes ethereal, but always beautiful, her poems move readers of all hues and generations. With Bicycles, she's collected...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 GIO

Giovanni, Nikki

Summary: Overview: Nikki Giovanni's poetry has spurred movements and inspired songs, turned hearts and informed generations. She's been hailed as a healer and as a national treasure. But Giovanni's heart resides in the everyday, where family and lovers gather, friends commune, and those no longer with us are remembered. And at every gathering there is food-food as sustenance, food as aphrodisiac, food...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 GIO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 811.54 Giovanni 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 811.64 GIO

Lester, Helen.

Summary: Children's author Helen Lester describes her life from age three to adulthood and discusses how she writes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1997

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LES

Polacco, Patricia.

Summary: An autobiography of the well-known author and illustrator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: R.C. Owen 1994

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB POLACCO POL

Hansberry, Lorraine

Summary: A three-act play concerned with the tensions in a middle-class African American family living on Chicago's Southside in the 1950s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Modern Library 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812.54 HAN

Morrison, Toni

Summary: Arguably the most celebrated and revered writer of our time now gives us a new nonfiction collection--a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 MOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 MOR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 MOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 Morrison 2019

Grimes, Nikki

Summary: "Growing up with a mother suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and a mostly absent father, Nikki Grimes found herself terrorized by babysitters, shunted from foster family to foster family, and preyed upon by those she trusted. At the age of six, she poured her pain onto a piece of paper late one night - and discovered the magic and impact of writing. For many years, Nikki's notebooks were her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WordSong, an imprint of Highlights 2019

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT 921 Grimes 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 GRI

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