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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 01/09/15

Next update: 01/16/15

Most recent new books list in HMCPL’s Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

 (01/09/15)

DB 79301 I Am Pilgrim: A Thriller  –By Terry Hayes -  A WOMAN'S BODY IS FOUND IN A SEEDY HOTEL NEAR GROUND ZERO, THE MURDER AND COVER-UP TECHNIQUES COPIED FROM A CULT CLASSIC OF FORENSIC SCIENCE WRITTEN BY FORMER SECRET AGENT PILGRIM. THE CASE PULLS PILGRIM BACK INTO THE INTELLIGENCE UNDERGROUND. VIOLENCE, STRONG LANGUAGE, AND SOME EXPLICIT DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2014.

DB 79450 Willfull Behavior - By Donna Leon - WHEN ONE OF HIS WIFE'S STUDENTS COMES TO VISIT HIM, WITH QUESTIONS ABOUT INVESTIGATING THE POSSIBILITY OF A PARDON FOR A CRIME COMMITTED BY HER GRANDFATHER MANY YEARS AGO, COMMISSARIO BRUNETTI THINKS LITTLE OF IT. BUT THEN THE GIRL IS FOUND STABBED TO DEATH. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 2002.

DB 79467  Dead Man’s Hand: An Anthology Of The Weird West – Edited By John Joseph Adams - TWENTY-THREE WEIRD WILD-WEST TALES, FEATURING AN AMERICAN FRONTIER POPULATED BY GUNSLINGERS, RATTLESNAKES, OUTLAWS, ZOMBIES, ALIENS, TIME-TRAVELERS, AND A STEAMPUNK BORDELLO. INCLUDES WORKS BY ORSON SCOTT CARD, JONATHAN MABERRY, SEANAN MCGUIRE, BETH REVIS, WALTER JON WILLIAMS, AND MORE. SOME VIOLENCE AND SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 2014.

DB 79354  Dylan: The Biography – By Dennis McDougal -  AWARD-WINNING ENTERTAINMENT JOURNALIST DECONSTRUCTS THE LIFE OF THE ICONIC FOLK SINGER WHO--DESPITE A DARK PERIOD IN HIS CAREER--HE BELIEVES IS "THE UNDISPUTED POET LAUREATE OF OUR TIME." HE INTERVIEWED THE MUSICIAN'S FAMILY, FRIENDS, HANDLERS, AND FANS ABOUT THE MAN BORN ROBERT ZIMMERMAN IN 1941 NORTHERN MINNESOTA. STRONG LANGUAGE. 2014.

DB 79409  The Dylanologists: Adventures In The Land Of Bob – By David Kinney - AUTHOR OF THE BIG ONE (DB 69884) INVESTIGATES THE WORLD OF BOB DYLAN AFICIONADOS. EXAMINES HIS OWN OBSESSION WITH THE SINGER AND HOW IT EVENTUALLY LED HIM TO OTHER FANS. DISCUSSES VARIOUS TRIBUTES CREATED TO ANALYZE DYLAN AND HIS WORK, INCLUDING FAN ZINES, BLOGS, BOOTLEGS OF CONCERTS, AND MORE. 2014.

 

DB 79483 The New Black: What Has Changed –And What Has Not- With Race In America – Edited By Kenneth W. Mack And Guy-Uriel E. Charles  –  COLLECTION OF ELEVEN ESSAYS EXPLORING HOW THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE IN AMERICA IN THE EARLY TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY HAS CHANGED SINCE THE 1960S, AS WELL AS HOW IT HAS NOT. AN ESSAY BY CRISTINA RODRIGUEZ, A LAW PROFESSOR AT YALE, DISCUSSES IMMIGRATION AND CIVIL RIGHTS. 2013.

DB 79583 Abduction – By Peg Kehret - THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD BONNIE HAS A FEELING OF FOREBODING ON THE VERY DAY THAT HER SIX-YEAR-OLD BROTHER MATT AND THEIR DOG POOKIE ARE ABDUCTED. BONNIE BECOMES INVOLVED IN A MAJOR SEARCH EFFORT AS WELL AS A FRIGHTENING ADVENTURE. SOME VIOLENCE. FOR GRADES 4-7. 2004.

DB 79678 Capture The Flag  – By Kate Messner  - WHEN THE ORIGINAL STAR SPANGLED BANNER IS STOLEN, SEVENTH-GRADERS ANNA, JOSE, AND HENRY, ALL DESCENDANTS OF THE SILVER JAGUAR SOCIETY, PURSUE SUSPECTS ON AIRPORT CARTS AND THROUGH BAGGAGE HANDLING TUNNELS WHILE STRANDED AT A WASHINGTON, D.C., AIRPORT DURING A SNOWSTORM. FOR GRADES 4-7. 2012.

DB 77924 Year Of Billy Miller – By Kevin Henkes - SEVEN-YEAR-OLD BILLY MILLER STARTS SECOND GRADE AT GEORGIA O'KEEFFE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN CONSTANT, WISCONSIN, WITH A BUMP ON HIS HEAD AND LOTS OF WORRIES. BUT HIS ADVENTURES WITH FRIENDS, HOMEWORK, AND FAMILY KEEP HIM BUSY ALL YEAR LONG. FOR GRADES K-3. 2013.