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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on February 8, 2021 at 11:22 AM by Genesis Gaule
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Knockout by Mia Kang
Mia Kang is many things: a sought-after model, an immigrant, an eating disorder survivor, and a Muay Thai ?ghter. Her ?rst book, Knockout, is the story of how she eschewed normative body standards and learned to use martial arts to rede?ne her sense of self-worth.
When Time Stopped by Ariana Neumann
A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains // The Neumann family was one of the many families to be persecuted during WWII because they were Jews. Of thirty-four Neumann family members, twenty-five were murdered by the Nazis. Ariana Neumann, one of the surviving Neumann’s daughter, tries to uncover what really happened to her family, and reveal the secrets that her father took with him to the grave.
Spirit Run by Noé Álvarez
A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land // The son of working-class Mexican immigrants flees a life of labor in fruit-packing plants to run in a Native American marathon from Canada to Guatemala. He writes not only of overcoming hunger, thirst, and fear, but also of asserting Indigenous and working-class humanity in a capitalist society where oil extraction, deforestation, and substance abuse wreck communities.
Truganini by Cassandra Pybus
Journey through the apocalypse // The name of Truganini is vaguely familiar to most Australians as 'the last of her race'. She has become an international icon for a monumental tragedy: the extinction of the original people of Tasmania, of which she was the last. For nearly seven decades she lived through a psychological and cultural shift more extreme than most human imaginations could conjure.
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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on December 21, 2020 at 10:26 AM by Genesis Gaule
The Campbell Library is open to the public Tuesdays (9am-7pm) and Fridays (9am-5pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Mondays and Wednesdays (9am-5pm), and Thursdays (9am-7pm).
Kang is many things—a sought-after model, an immigrant, an eating disorder survivor, a Muay Thai fighter—and she tells about her journey from self-loathing to self-love.
Notes on a Silencing by Lacy Crawford
When an elite school comes under investigation for reports of sexual abuse and victims are asked to come forward, Crawford sends in a note. Assaulted when she was 15, the adults and school buried her story to save their reputation. Now Crawford investigates the ways of gender, privilege, and power.
To Tell You the Truth by Gilly Macmillan
When Lucy’s needy, jealous husband disappears, she can’t hide behind the fiction that she writes any longer. Because this isn’t the first time someone has disappeared from her life, and now she is under intense scrutiny.
Mountain Laurel by Lori Benton
North Carolina, 1783: Ian Cameron is hoping to be his planter uncle’s heir, no matter how uneasily the role of slave owner rests upon his shoulders. Then he meets Seona—beautiful, artistic, and enslaved to his kin, who’s been drawing for years in secret.
Tag(s): true crime, sports, sexual abuse victims, romance, phycological fiction, mystery, models, missing persons, memoir, historical fiction, fiction, eating disorders, Christian fiction, boxing, book notes