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Zabelle
As Zabelle's family assembles for her funeral in present-day Massachusetts, it becomes clear that her children hardly knew her. But as this alternatively comic...
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Appalachia 1940s tale of mystery, madness, mountains & Melungeons.  DISCUSSION QUESTIONS FOR BOOK CLUBS  1) Hitty: Her First Hundred years...
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Mother of Rain
“Maizee Hurd was an easy target for hard times,” according to Burdy Luttrell, the town healer. Burdy is a Melungeon woman with striking features and mysterious ways...
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Mending Horses
Daniel Linnehan is an indentured servant no more. He has his papers, his beloved horse, Ivy, and a new direction in life. But an Irish teenager, wearing fine...
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4-Headed Woman
  A poetry collection in 4 sections that explores the multiple conditons women have to juggle in a give day and throughout thier life time. Through plants and...
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Literary Legends of the British Isles
Journey into the best of British Isles literati in this comprehensive and concise review of 50 of the greatest writers and poets. Learn how these distinctive...
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Final Resting Places
Tour the graveyards of Orange County, California. Photos help identify burial locations of luminaries such as President Richard Nixon, murder victim Nicole Brown...
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Fade to Black
Tour the final resting places of Hollywood's Oscar-winning legends of the Golden Age (1927 to 1950). Visit burial locations and read shocking life stories and film...
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Great Britain's Royal Tombs
An essential and concise reference guide to the final resting places of the monarchs of England. Learn the true-life stories of the warrior kings of the Dark...
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Murder and Mayhem
Relive some of the most notorious and long-forgotten historical crime stories of early California, from the Gold Rush to the mid-twentieth century. Told through...
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Who were the Gnostics? Were they heretics, or were they ancient visionaries who possessed the keys to the deepest secrets of Christianity? Where did they come from...
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1985. It was raining men and girls just wanted to have fun on Ladies Night. That's when I came to New York City, to become a star. When I was hired to be the MC...
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Palabras de mediodía / Noon Words
Palabras de mediodia/Noon Words is Lucha Corpi's pioneering collection of poems that established her as a major figure in Mexican American literature. Written in...
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"There is in Margo Berdeshevsky’s work a rare persistence of the lyric voice, used with a sense of ecstasy & grief almost religious in its evocations....
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Jane P. Perry explains how, in her program, the outdoor play yard sets the stage for types of pretend play that are not likely to take place indoors.
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Just why do humpback whales sing? That's the question that has marine behavioral biologist Nate Quinn and his crew poking, charting, recording, and photographing...
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Cover: Selling Their Childhood
The stories collected in this book are compelling, real, sensual and experiential. They are narratives that draw the reader into the lives and experiences of people...
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Lit Windowpane
In a time when there is no greater question than the question of environmental survival, Suzanne Frischkorn's LIT WINDOWPANE reminds us of the necessity of...
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Perfume River
Along the Perfume River there lives an old woman who has never left her village, who has raised children and grandchildren never having seen the other side of the...
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Hollywood, 1939. Josh Jones has escaped rural Mississippi racism and found a makeshift family among other refugees in Tinseltown. His secret life as Captain Gravity...
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