24 Results
24 Results
I can't breathe a killing on Bay Street —Taibbi, Matt, author.
Book On CD
2017
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On July 17, 2014, a forty-three-year-old black man named Eric Garner died on a Staten Island sidewalk after a police officer put him in what has been described as an illegal chokehold during an arrest for selling bootleg...

A long way gone memoirs of a boy soldier —Beah, Ishmael, 1980-
Book On CD
2007
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Ishamel Beah tells of his life being a child soldier.

A wanted woman —Dickey, Eric Jerome.
Book On CD
2014
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"She is a woman of a thousand faces, an assassin who could be anyone, anywhere. The Trinidad contract was supposed to be simple: to make a living man become a dead man. When the job goes bad under the watchful eye of a b...

Palace council a novel —Carter, Stephen L., 1954-
Book On CD
2008
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"In the summer of 1952, twenty prominent men gather at a secret meeting on Martha's Vineyard and devise a plot to manipulate the President of the United States. Soon after, the body of one of these men is found by Eddie ...

The last days of Ptolemy Grey [a novel] —Mosley, Walter.
Book On CD
2010
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Walter Mosley's masterful, moving novel about age, memory, and family forever establishes him as one of the true literary icons of all time.

Ubuntu! [an inspiring story about an African tradition of teamwork and cooperation] —Lundin, Stephen C., 1941-
Book On CD
2010
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A powerful story about the African philosophy of teamwork and collaboration that has the power to reshape our workplaces, our relationships with our coworkers, and our personal lives. John Peterson, a new manager in the ...

The last hero a life of Henry Aaron —Bryant, Howard, 1968-
Book On CD
2010
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In "The Last Hero", Bryant chronicles Aaron's childhood in segregated Alabama, his brief stardom in the Negro Leagues, his complicated relationship with celebrity, and his historic rivalry with Willie Mays--all culminati...

You don't know me [reflections of my father, Ray Charles] —Robinson, Ray Charles, Jr.
Book On CD
2010
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Ray Charles is an American music legend. A multiple Grammy Award-winning composer, pianist, and singer with an inimitable vocal style and a long catalog of hits, Ray Charles's music is loved by fans around the world. Now...

Beauty's kingdom —Roquelaure, A. N.
Book On CD
2015
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Twenty years after they were forced to leave the kingdom to return to their homeland, Beauty and her husband Laurent agree to travel back as its king and queen, to uphold the ways of complete sensual surrender, with a tw...

Five-carat soul —McBride, James, 1957- author.
Book On CD
2017
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"Exciting new fiction from James McBride, the first since his National Book Award-winning novel The good lord bird. The stories in Five-carat soul -- none of them ever published before -- spring from the place where iden...

The Port Chicago 50 disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights —Sheinkin, Steve.
Book On CD
2014
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On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering wind...

Higher is waiting —Perry, Tyler, author.
Audio Book on CD
2017
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An inspirational memoir about persevering through hard times and choosing faith over fear-a spiritual guidebook for the modern generation from award-winning auteur, playwright, and bestselling author Tyler Perry.

Deacon King Kong : a novel —McBride, James, 1957- author.
Book On CD
2020
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"In September 1969, a fumbling, cranky old church deacon known as Sportcoat shuffles into the courtyard of the Cause Houses housing project in south Brooklyn, pulls a .45 from his pocket, and in front of everybody shoots...

Homegoing A novel —Gyasi, Yaa.
EAudiobook
2016

"Homegoing is an inspiration." and#x2014;Ta-Nehisi Coates  A novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power that traces three hundred years in Ghana and along the way also becomes a truly great American novel. Extraordi...

Homegoing A novel. —Gyasi, Yaa, author
EAudiobook
2016

Winner of the NBCC's John Leonard First Book Prize A New York Times 2016 Notable Book One of Oprah's 10 Favorite Books of 2016 NPR's Debut Novel of the Year One of Buzzfeed's Best Fiction Books Of 2016 One of Time 's ...

The starless sea A novel. —Morgenstern, Erin, author
EAudiobook
2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Night Circus, a timeless love story set in a secret underground world-a place of pirates, painters, lovers, liars, and ships that sail upon a starless sea. Zachary E...

Wanderers A Novel. —Wendig, Chuck.
EAudiobook
2019

A decadent rock star. A deeply religious radio host. A disgraced scientist. And a teenage girl who may be the world's last hope. From the mind of Chuck Wendig comes "a magnum opus . . . a story about survival that's not ...

Wanderers a novel —Wendig, Chuck.
EBook
2019

Shana wakes up one morning to discover her little sister in the grip of a strange malady. She appears to be sleepwalking. She cannot talk and cannot be woken up. And she is heading with inexorable determination to a dest...

White Tears A novel —Kunzru, Hari.
EAudiobook
2017

White Tears is a ghost story, a terrifying murder mystery, a timely meditation on race, and a love letter to all the forgotten geniuses of American music. Two twenty-something New Yorkers. Seth is awkward and shy. Carter...

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