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Jan.15.2011
An epic investigation of America's underbelly, The War Room examines the painful conflicts that arise in exploring one's identity and the dramatic consequences of such actions. Sam is a curious boy growing up in an Ohio village. Trying to understand his father's seemingly anonymous past, he is...
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Nov.03.2009
Glorious is set against the backdrops of the Jim Crow South, the Harlem Renaissance, and the civil rights era. Blending the truth of American history with the fruits of Bernice L. McFadden’s rich imagination, this is the story of Easter Venetta Bartlett, a fictional Harlem Renaissance writer whose...
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Aug.05.2009
 In her adult title Harem: The World behind the Veil (1989), Croutier explored the Grand Harem in Istanbul's Tokapi Palace, and she returns to this evocative setting in her first novel for young people.  The year is 1720. Twelve-year-old Leyla has always been privy to a happy lifestyle in Istanbul...
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Apr.01.2009
"The Harlem Renaissance Way Down South" had its official beginnings as a lecture called The Harlem Renaissance in Savannah delivered by author-poet Aberjhani on August 28, 2004, at the Carnegie Branch Library in Savannah, Georgia, to commemorate the re-opening of the library. The branch...
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Mar.16.2009
Literary Savannah was among the first in a series of literary travel anthologies published by Hill Street Press when the company was founded in the late 1990s. To include the city of Savannah, Georgia, in such a series would have made good sense at pretty much any time but particularly during the...
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Mar.04.2009
The American Poet Who Went Home Again is a book of creative nonfiction that blends memoir, literary journalism, history, and biography to tell the story of one writer’s rediscovery of his family, his hometown of Savannah, Georgia, and himself. Just like modern literary life, the book expands...
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Sep.01.2008
INSIDE FRONT COVER FLAP As Pocahontas was to Jamestown and Sacajawea was to the Lewis and Clark expedition, so was Mary Musgrove to the burgeoning Georgia colony. Born “Coosaponakeesa” to a Creek mother and an English father, she skillfully straddled two worlds: her Indian...
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Aug.28.2008
Born into slavery in 1831 on Retreat Plantation, St. Simons Island, Neptune became the childhood friend and servant of plantation heir Henry Lord King. Their devoted friendship, which finally evolved into a shared struggle to survive on the Civil War battlefields, is an inspiring example of how...
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Feb.21.2008
The voices of nearly sixty R.E.M. insiders--friends, musicians, producers, and industry colleagues--comprise an unusal, unadulterated history of one rock's most innovative, integrity-driven bands. Besides new photos and an updated discography, the author has added two new chapters that discuss...
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Jan.12.2008
Of all the recordings to emerge from the Athens-via-Denver collective called Elephant 6, Neutral Milk Hotel’s second album is the one that has worked its way under the most skins. Magnet magazine named it the best album of the 1990s, and Creative Loafing recently devoted a cover story to one fan’s...