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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on March 7, 2022 at 3:34 PM by Genesis Gaule
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Forget the Alamo by Bryan Burrough, Chris Tomlinson, and Jason Stanford
The Rise and Fall of an American MythThis book provocatively explains the true story of the battle against the backdrop of Texas's struggle for independence, then shows us how the sausage of myth got made in the Jim Crow South of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Broken (in the best possible way) by Jenny Lawson
As Jenny Lawson's hundreds of thousands of fans know, she suffers from depression. In this book, she explores her experimental treatment of transcranial magnetic stimulation with brutal honesty.
Sunbelt Blues by Andrew Ross
The Failure of American Housing // As millions of renters face down evictions and foreclosures in the midst of the COVID-19 recession, Andrew Ross reveals how ineffective government planning, property market speculation, and poverty wages have combined to create this catastrophe. Immersive and compassionate, this book finds in Osceola County a bellwether for the future of homelessness in America.
The Lost Boys of Montauk by Amanda M. Fairbanks
The True Story of the Wind Blown, Four Men Who Vanished at Sea, and the Survivors They Left Behind // This book is the riveting account of a fishing boat and its four young crewman lost at sea in 1984 off the coast of Montauk in eastern Long Island -- a "fishing town with a drinking problem," as the locals call it -- and the stunning repercussions of that loss for the families and friends of the four missing men and, indeed, the entire storied summer community of the Hamptons.
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Tag(s): US politics, US history, US economy, sociology, social justice, shipwrecks, poverty, politics, nonfiction, missing persons, mental illness, history, economics, depression, book notes, autobiography, autobiographies
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on January 11, 2021 at 1:21 PM by Genesis Gaule
The Campbell Library is open to the public Mondays/Fridays (9am-5pm) and Tuesdays/Thursdays (4-7pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Wednesdays (9am-5pm) and Tuesdays/Thursdays (9am-4pm).
Drawing Fire by Todd DePastino
The editorial cartoons of Bill Mauldin // Army sergeant William Henry “Bill” Mauldin shot to fame during WWII with “Willie & Joe” cartoons, giving readers a glimpse of the war from the foxholes of Europe. Now, his entire career is explored in this illustrated volume.
About Your Father and Other Celebrities I Have Known by Peggy Rowe
Ruminations and revelations from a desperate mother to her dirty son // Peggy tells about her adventures and the quirky sense of humor that came from her “doting” lifestyle being combined with her husband’s minimalist ways, this also being the seed for their son Mike’s obsession with doing dirty jobs and the comical presence he is known for today.
When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole
Condos and FOR SALE signs are popping up overnight, the neighbors Sydney’s known all her life disappearing. She channels her frustration by diving into the past, but realizes that the push to revitalize the community is more deadly than advertised.
And Now She’s Gone by Rachel Howzell Hall
Isabel Lincoln is gone. But is she missing? Grayson Sykes is reluctant to track her down if she doesn’t want to be found, and her search becomes more complicated and dangerous as she uncovers each of Isabel’s secrets.
Tag(s): World War II, thriller, psychological fiction, political cartoons, nonfiction, mystery, missing persons, comic books, celebrities, cartoonists, book notes, biographies
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).
Knockout by Mia Kang
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