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The bondswoman's narrative —Crafts, Hannah.

Edited by an African-American scholar from a recently discovered manuscript, this autobiographical novel from the 1850s - Crafts' flight from slavery in North Carolina to freedom in New Jersey - is thought to be the firs...

Man in the dark —Auster, Paul, 1947-

Seventy-two-year-old August Brill is recovering from a car accident in his daughter's house in Vermont. When sleep refuses to come, he lies in bed and tells himself stories, struggling to push back thoughts about things ...

Little author in the big woods : a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder —McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

A narrative portrait of the author of the Little House series details her real life as a young pioneer traveling west with her family and homesteading on new territories, revealing how her actual life differed from the a...

Man in the dark —Auster, Paul, 1947-
Book On CD
2008
Availability: 1 of 1

After a recent car accident, 72 year-old August Brill is recovering at his daughter's house in Vermont. He finds it difficult to fall asleep and begins telling himself stories. Trying not to think about the recent death ...

Visions of Cody ; Visions of Gerard ; Big Sur —Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969, author.

"All three [novels] were seen by Kerouac as forming part of The Duluoz Legend, a multivolume autobiographical saga recording the major events of the author's life"--Page 761.

Little Women —Alcott, Louisa May.
EBook
2014

The four March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy live in Concord, Massachussetts, with their beloved mother while their father is stationed far away as an army chaplain in the civil war. Although not well off financially th...

In our time —Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2004

A son of the sun —London, Jack, 1876-1916.
EBook
2011

This 1912 collection of eight short stories set in the South Pacific features the wealthy merchant adventurer Captain David Grief, a sun-bronzed hero as apt to solve his problems with brains as he is with brawn. He encou...

The chaplain's assistant God, country, and Vietnam : a novel —Caldwell, J. Timothy, 1945-
EBook
2009

In a conventional war, support troops stay safely behind the lines. But in Vietnam, there were no lines: no place was completely safe. The war in Vietnam changed America and every soldier who served in-country. This is t...

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