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83 Results
Deacon King Kong a novel —McBride, James, 1957-
Large Print
2020
3 available of 6 items

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 .38 from his pocket, and in front of everybody shoots ...

Brooklyn : a novel —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
Book
2009
11 available of 14 items

In the early 1950s, Eilis Lacey leaves her widowed mother and charismatic sister behind in Ireland and heads for Brooklyn, where she finds a sort of happiness, but tragic news summons her back to Ireland, and she finds h...

We are not ourselves —Thomas, Matthew, 1975-
Book
2014
21 available of 21 items

"Born in 1941, Eileen Tumulty is raised by her Irish immigrant parents in Woodside, Queens, in an apartment where the mood swings between heartbreak and hilarity, depending on whether guests are over and how much alcohol...

Hurry up, Houdini! —Osborne, Mary Pope.
Book On CD
2013
0 available of 1 items

Join Jack and Annie as they meet one of the world's most famous illusionists--Harry Houdini!

The book itch : freedom, truth, & Harlem's greatest bookstore —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux, author.
Book
2015
5 available of 5 items

Relates the story of the National Memorial African Bookstore, founded in Harlem by Louis Michaux in 1939, as seen from the perspective of Louis Michaux Jr., who met famous men like Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X while helpin...

Brooklyn
DVD
2016
37 available of 39 items

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Henry and the kite dragon —Hall, Bruce Edward.
Book
2004
5 available of 5 items

In New York City in the 1920s, the children from Chinatown go after the children from Little Italy for throwing rocks at the beautiful kites Grandfather Chin makes, not realizing that they have a reason for doing so.

The lions of Fifth Avenue : a novel —Davis, Fiona, 1966- author.
Book
2020
2 available of 20 items

"It's 1913, and on the surface, Laura Lyons couldn't ask for more out of life--her husband is the superintendent of the New York Public Library, allowing their family to live in an apartment within the grand building, an...

The lions of Fifth Avenue a novel —Davis, Fiona, 1966-
Large Print
2020
3 available of 10 items

"It's 1913, and on the surface, Laura Lyons couldn't ask for more out of life-her husband is the superintendent of the New York Public Library, allowing their family to live in an apartment within the grand building, and...

All-of-a-kind family Hanukkah —Jenkins, Emily, 1967- author.
Book
2018
9 available of 11 items

In 1912 New York, Gertie feels left out while Mama and her four older sisters cook Hanukkah dinner, but Papa comes home and asks her help with an important task.

Brooklyn —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
Large Print
1 available of 1 items

In the early 1950s, Eilis Lacey leaves her widowed mother and charismatic sister behind in Ireland and heads for Brooklyn, where she finds a sort of happiness, but tragic news summons her back to Ireland, and she finds h...

The long take : a noir narrative —Robertson, Robin, 1955- author.
Book
2018
19 available of 20 items

"Walker is a D-Day veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder; he can't return home to rural Nova Scotia, and looks instead to the city for freedom, anonymity, and repair. As he finds his way from New York to Los Angele...

Wonderstruck : a novel in words and pictures —Selznick, Brian, author.
Book
2011
27 available of 29 items

Having lost his mother and his hearing in a short time, twelve-year-old Ben leaves his Minnesota home in 1977 to seek the father he never knew in New York City, and meets there Rose, who is also longing for something mis...

A brief history of seven killings —James, Marlon, 1970- author.
Book
2015
10 available of 12 items

"From the acclaimed writer of The Book of Night Women comes a masterful novel framed as a fictional oral history that explores the events and characters surrounding the attempted assassination of Bob Marley during the po...

My life as an ice cream sandwich —Zoboi, Ibi Aanu, author.
Large Print
2020
1 available of 1 items

"In the summer of 1984, 12-year-old Ebony-Grace Norfleet makes the trip from Huntsville, Alabama, to Harlem, where she'll spend a few weeks with her father while her mother deals with some trouble that's arisen for Ebony...

The empress letters : a novel —Rogers, Linda, 1944-
Book
2007
2 available of 2 items

Nutcracker in Harlem —McMorrow, T. E., author.
Book
2017
7 available of 7 items

In Harlem in the 1920s, in the middle of a family Christmas party, Marie receives a nutcracker from her Uncle Cab, which leads to a marvelous dream in this resetting of E.T.A. Hoffmann's familiar tale. Includes historica...

We are not ourselves —Thomas, Matthew, 1975-
Book On CD
2014
2 available of 2 items

"Born in 1941, Eileen Tumulty is raised by her Irish immigrant parents in Woodside, Queens, in an apartment where the mood swings between heartbreak and hilarity, depending on whether guests are over and how much alcohol...

The pearl dagger —Chandlar, L. A., author.
Book
2019
4 available of 4 items

"As the Great Depression loosens its grip on New York City, Mayor La Guardia and his team meet their greatest foe in the fight against organized crime. Lane Sanders and her fiery boss, Mayor Fiorello 'Fio' La Guardia hav...

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