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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

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List updated: 12/12/14

New books in HMCPL’s Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

 (12/12/14)

 

DB 79378 The Last Kind Words Saloon - By Larry McMurtry  -  FICTIONAL ACCOUNT TRACES THE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN WYATT EARP AND DOC HOLLIDAY FROM THE TOWN OF LONG GRASS TO BUFFALO BILL’S WILD WEST SHOW IN DENVER, THEN TO MOBETIE, TEXAS, AND FINALLY TO TOMBSTONE, ARIZONA, CULMINATING WITH THE FAMED GUNFIGHT AT THE OK CORRAL. STRONG LANGUAGE AND SOME VIOLENCE. BESTSELLER. 2014.

DB 79475 Terminal City- By Linda Fairstein - ASSISTANT DA ALEX COOPER TEAMS UP WITH NYPD DETECTIVES MIKE CHAPMAN AND MERCER WALLACE TO HUNT DOWN THE KILLER OF A WOMAN FOUND IN A HOTEL ROOM. EVIDENCE LEADS THEM TO A HARROWING STANDOFF IN GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL. VIOLENCE AND SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. BESTSELLER.  2014.

DB 79490  When We Met- By Susan Mallery - HAUNTED BY HIS PAST, FORMER SPECIAL OPS ANGEL WHITTAKER HAS TAKEN A JOB AS A BODYGUARD TRAINER IN FOOL'S GOLD, CALIFORNIA. HE TARGETS PR EXECUTIVE TARYN CRAWFORD FOR SEDUCTION--AND CHALLENGES HER TO RESIST HIS TEMPTING KISSES. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE AND SOME EXPLICIT DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2014.

DB 79083  The Red And The White: A Family Saga Of The American West – By Andrew Graybill  -  HISTORIAN PROBES INTERRACIAL NATIVE-WHITE RELATIONSHIPS CRITICAL IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI WEST. EXPLORES THE 1870 MARIAS MASSACRE, AN EPISODE SET IN MOTION BY THE MURDER OF MALCOLM CLARKE, IN WHICH CLARKE'S TWO SONS RODE WITH THE SECOND U.S. CAVALRY TO KILL THEIR OWN BLOOD RELATIVES. 2013.

DB 79251  Indie Spiritualist: A No Bullshit Exploration Of Spirituality – By Chris Grosso- GROSSO BEGAN EXPLORING SPIRITUAL PATHS AS HE CYCLED THROUGH RECOVERY EFFORTS FROM DRUG ADDICTION, AND EVENTUALLY CREATED THE INDIE SPIRITUALIST WEBSITE. CHRONICLES HIS EXPLORATIONS OF DIVERSE RELIGIONS AND ADVOCATES HONORING INDIVIDUAL SPIRITUAL TRUTH. INCLUDES SUGGESTED MEDITATIONS AND PRACTICES FOR INVESTIGATING PERSONAL SPIRITUALITY. STRONG LANGUAGE. 2014.

DB 79264 The Masque Of Africa: Glimpses Of African Belief – By V.S. Naipaul – WINNER OF THE 2001 NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE EXAMINES RELIGIOUS BELIEFS DURING A JOURNEY TO UGANDA, GHANA, NIGERIA, IVORY COAST, GABON, AND SOUTH AFRICA. COMPARES CONDITIONS TO THOSE SEEN ON PREVIOUS TRIPS AND DISCUSSES LOCAL HISTORY AND LORE. COMMENTS ON CHRISTIANITY, ISLAM, AND INDIGENOUS SPIRITUAL PRACTICES. 2010.

DB 78547 Pancho Rabbit And The Coyote: A Migrants Tale– By Duncan Tonatiuh - AFTER THE CROPS WENT BAD, PAPA RABBIT AND OTHERS TRAVELED NORTH TO FIND WORK IN THE GREAT CARROT AND LETTUCE FIELDS. WHEN PAPA DOESN'T RETURN HOME AS PLANNED, PANCHO RABBIT FOLLOWS THE STARS TO FIND HIM, MISTAKENLY TRUSTING A HUNGRY COYOTE TO HELP HIS SEARCH. FOR GRADES K-3. 2013..

DB 78669 Memoirs Of A Hamster  – By Devin Scillian  - THOUGH SEYMOUR, A PET HAMSTER, THINKS LIFE IS PERFECT INSIDE HIS CAGE, PEARL THE FAMILY CAT TALKS SEYMOUR INTO EXPLORING THE SUNROOM OUTSIDE THE CAGE. BUT ONCE HE'S OUT, SEYMOUR MISSES HIS COZY--AND SAFE--HOME. FOR GRADES K-3 AND OLDER READERS. 2013.

DB 79094 Lulu’s Mysterious Mission– By Judith Viorst - WHEN LULU'S PARENTS GO ON VACATION, THE FORMIDABLE MS. SONIA SOFIA SOLINSKY COMES TO BABYSIT. LULU BEHAVES AS BADLY AS POSSIBLE TO GET HER TO LEAVE, UNTIL MS. SOLINSKY REVEALS HER SECRET. FOR GRADES 2-4. 2014.