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New eBooks May 2012
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers - Katherine Boo
Publisher: Random House
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 02/07/2012
Share Behind the Beautiful Forevers ISBN-13: 9781400067558
ISBN-10: 1400067553
A first book by a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist profiles everyday life in the settlement of Annawadi as experienced by a Muslim teen, an ambitious rural mother of a prospective female college student and a young scrap metal thief, in an account that illuminates how their efforts to build better lives are challenged by regional religious, caste and economic tensions.
In the Heat of the Night  - John Dudley Ball
Publisher: Carroll & Graf Pub.
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 06/01/2002
Share In the Heat of the Night ISBN-13: 9780795307126
ISBN-10: 0795307128
Virgil Tibbs is an experienced Pasadena homicide investigator passing through Wells, a small town in South Carolina. When local police officer Sam Wood chances upon him waiting for a connecting train, he swiftly takes him into custody where Tibbs is questioned about a murder solely because he is black. Despite these obstacles, Tibbs reluctantly agrees to help the local police force in their murder investigation. Tibbs constantly shoots down any murder accusations brought forth by Gillespie and is eventually accepted by Wood and Gillespie as he solves the murder case.
Chasing the Sun - Tracie Peterson
Publisher: Bethany House
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 03/01/2012
Share Chasing the Sun ISBN-13: 9780764206153
ISBN-10: 076420615X
Desperate for help after assuming responsibility for her younger siblings and the ranch that her missing father recently acquired on the Texas plains, Hannah Dandridge forms an uneasy truce with wounded soldier William Barnett, who is desperate to regain his family's land--the ranch that Hannah is struggling to keep running.
Master of Deceit : J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies - Marc Aronson
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 04/10/2012
Share Master of Deceit %3a  J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies ISBN-13: 9780763650254
ISBN-10: 0763650250
An exploration of one of the most powerful Americans of the 20th century unmasks the man behind the FBI, his tangled family history and personal relationships; his own need for secrecy, deceit and control; and the broad trends in American society that shaped his world.
Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut
Publisher: Delta Trade Paperbacks
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/01/1998
Share Cat ISBN-13: 9780385333481
ISBN-10: 038533348X
Kurt Vonnegut’s satirical commentary on modern man and his madness, a young writer decides to interview the children of a scientist primarily responsible for the creation of the atomic bomb.
Chasing Mona Lisa - Tricia Goyer and Mike Yorkey
Publisher: Revell
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 01/01/2012
Share Chasing Mona Lisa ISBN-13: 9780800720469
ISBN-10: 0800720466
In August 1944, Swiss OSS agents Gabi Mueller and Eric Hofstadler battle against Nazi forces to prevent Göring seizing the Mona Lisa.
Yours to Keep - Shannon Stacey
Publisher: HQN
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 02/21/2012
Share Yours to Keep ISBN-13: 9780373776863
ISBN-10: 0373776861
In preparation for her Grandma Shaw's visit, Emma Shaw recruits Sean Kowalski, who just left the Army, to be her fake fiance, but when their pretend relationship turns into something real, they must make some difficult decisions.
The Dead Man in Indian Creek - Mary Downing Hahn
Publisher: Sandpiper
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 11/16/2009
Share The Dead Man in Indian Creek ISBN-13: 9780547248806
ISBN-10: 0547248806
While roaming around in the woods attempting to spot a blue heron, Matt and Parker happen upon the body of a dead man in the creek and find themselves in a dangerous situation when the victim's assailant makes his presence and great displeasure known.
The Devil We Don't Know : The Dark Side of Revolutions in the Middle East - Nonie Darwish
Publisher: Wiley
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 02/28/2012
Share The Devil We Don ISBN-13: 9781118133392
ISBN-10: 1118133390
The recent powerful wave of Middle East uprisings has fueled both hope and trepidation in the region and around the world as the ultimate fate—and fallout—of the Arab Spring continue to hang in the balance. Born and raised as a Muslim in Egypt and now living in the United States, Nonie Darwish brings an informed perspective to this carefully considered assessment of the potential outcome of the revolutions in the Middle East. This thought-provoking book will add to the ongoing debate on what the future holds for the people and the politics of the region and on the ultimate compatibility of freedom and democracy in the Muslim world.
Handling Sin - Michael Malone
Publisher: Sourcebooks Inc
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 04/01/2010
Share Handling Sin ISBN-13: 9781402239335
ISBN-10: 1402239335
On the Ides of March, Raleigh Whittier Hayes, learns that his father has discharged himself from the hospital, taken all his money out of the bank and, with a young female mental patient, vanished in a yellow Cadillac convertible. Left behind is a mysterious list of seven outrageous tasks that Raleigh must perform in order to rescue his father and his inheritance.
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