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Love and rockets : new stories. No. 7 —Hernandez, Gilbert, author, artist.
Graphic Novel
2014
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In Jaime's stories, Maggie and Hopey take a much-needed break from their humdrum domestic lives and go on a road trip to visit a sick friend. And, when the cat's away, Ray visits some old, sick friends of his own. Plus T...

El Norte : the epic and forgotten story of Hispanic North America —Gibson, Carrie, 1976- author.

"Because of our shared English language, as well as the celebrated origin tales of the Mayflower and the rebellion of the British colonies, the United States has prized its Anglo heritage above all others. However, as Ca...

One mighty and irresistible tide : the epic struggle over American immigration, 1924-1965 —Yang, Jia Lynn, author.

"A sweeping history of the legislative battle to reform American immigration laws that set the stage for the immigration debates roiling America today. The idea of the United States as a nation of immigrants is today so ...

Night train to Lisbon

Latin teacher Raimund Gregorius finds a book by Portuguese poet and doctor Amadeu de Prado and his life is irrevocably changed. Determined to learn more about the author, Gregorius boards the night train to Lisbon and be...

The Aeneid —Virgil, author.

"This new translation brings Virgil's masterpiece newly to life for English-language readers. It's the first in centuries crafted by a translator who is first and foremost a poet, and it is a glorious thing. David Ferry ...

The Knights of Dark Renown —Shelby, Graham, 1939- author.
EBook
2018

"An epic historical adventure of the Crusader Knights full of chivalry, battle and intrigue Reynald of Chatillion , Prince Reynald to his friends, the Red Wolf of the Desert to the Saracens, is the most dangerous man in ...

Queen of Swords : An epic tale of a princess of the Crusades. —Tarr, Judith, author.
EBook
2019

Queen in all but name, one woman's battle to rule her kingdom, from the Court of Jerusalem to the glorious city of Byzantium. Melisende was the oldest daughter of Baldwin of Jerusalem, a princess of the Franks and, since...

On the Nature of Things —Lucretius Carus, Titus, author.
EBook
2012

This edition includes a modern introduction and a list of suggested further reading. Lucretius' dazzling poetic work, On the Nature of Things, composed during the late Roman Republic, has captivated imaginations for twen...

Against the Inquisition —Aguinis, Marcos, author.

"Born in sixteenth-century Argentina, Francisco Maldonado da Silva is nine years old when he sees his father, Don Diego, arrested one harrowing afternoon because of his beliefs. Raised in a family practicing its Jewish f...

The Lost Book of Adana Moreau : A Novel —Zapata, Michael, author.
EBook
2020

"*Winner of the Chicago Review of Books Award for Fiction* A Heartland Booksellers Award Nominee An NPR Best Book of the Year A BookPage Best Book of the Year A Library Journal Best Winter/Spring Debut of 2020 A Most Ant...

Jerusalem delivered —Tasso, Torquato, 1544-1595, author.
EBook
2011

The great sixteenth-century poet vividly imagines the end of the First Crusade, led by Godfrey of Bouillon, and the taking of Jerusalem. This decidedly fictional 1581 account, influenced by Homer and Virgil as well as Ar...

The Aeneid —Virgil.
EBook
2007

The Aeneid, by Vergil, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of c...

Darwin's ghosts : a novel —Dorfman, Ariel, author.

"The latest novel from one of Latin America's greatest living writers tells the story of a man whose distant past comes to haunt him, leading him to uncover his ancestors' involvement in the sordid story behind 19th cent...

Live By Night Joe Coughlin Series, Book 2. —Lehane, Dennis.
EBook
2012

From New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane comes this epic, unflinching tale of the making and unmaking of a gangster in the Prohibition Era of the Roaring Twenties-now a Warner Bros. movie starring Ben Affleck...

Hot hungry planet : the fight to stop a global food crisis in the face of climate change —Palmer, Lisa, 1973- author.

Earth will have more than 9.6 billion people by 2050 according to U.N. predictions. With resources already scarce, how will we feed them all' Journalist Lisa Palmer has traveled the world for years documenting the cuttin...

The Lost Book Of Adana Moreau A Novel. —Zapata, Michael.
EBook
2020

A Library Journal Best Winter/Spring Debut of 2020 A Most Anticipated Book of 2020 from the Boston Globe and The Millions A Best Book of February 2020 at Salon, The Millions, LitHub and Vol 1. Brooklyn "A stunner-equ...

A world of cake 150 recipes for sweet traditions from cultures near and far —Castella, Krystina.
EBook
2010

What's a cake? If you're living in the United States, a cake is a sweet, often layered dessert treat, usually frosted and served at a celebration such as a birthday, a wedding, or an anniversary. In France, patisseries o...

Genesis —Galeano, Eduardo, 1940-2015 author.
EBook
2014

"An epic work of literary creation . . . There could be no greater vindication of the wonders of the lands and people of Latin America than Memory of Fire." - The Washington PostEduardo Galeano's monumental three-volume ...

Zerozerozero Look At Cocaine And All You See Is Powder. Look Through Cocaine And You See The World. —Saviano, Roberto.
EAudiobook
2015

From the author of the #1 international bestseller Gomorrah comes an electrifying investigation of the international cocaine trade, as vicious as it is powerful, and its hidden role in the global economy In many coun...

Walking words —Galeano, Eduardo, 1940-2015.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2005

Walking Words is a unique collaboration between the world-renowned author Eduardo Galeano and the Brazilian woodcut artist Jose Francisco Borges - a brilliant feat of storytelling in the tradition of Italo Calvino's Ital...

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