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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 05/19/17
Next update: 06/02/17
DB 85732 The Exiled – By Christopher Charles – NEW MEXICO HOMICIDE DETECTIVE WES RANEY STILL STRUGGLES WITH THE ADDICTION HE DEVELOPED WORKING UNDERCOVER NARCOTICS IN NEW YORK IN THE EIGHTIES. NOW HE PAIRS UP WITH THE LOCAL SHERIFF TO INVESTIGATE A TRIPLE MURDER ON A RANCH, WHERE NOTHING IS AS IT APPEARS. VIOLENCE AND STRONG LANGUAGE. 2016.

DB 85777 The Stopped Heart - By Julie Myerson - MARY COLES AND HER HUSBAND GRAHAM MOVE TO A COTTAGE IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE TO ESCAPE THE THE GRIEF OF A RECENT TRAGEDY. MARY SEES GHOSTS FROM 150 YEARS AGO, WHICH WAS WHEN A REDHEADED STRANGER CAME TO THE HOUSE. VIOLENCE, STRONG LANGUAGE, AND SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2016.

DB 85780 Standing At The Scratch Line – By Guy Johnson –1916. AFTER A RAID ON A RIVAL FAMILY'S OPERATIONS RESULTS IN HIS KILLING TWO WHITE SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES, LEROI "KING" TREMAIN LEAVES LOUISIANA. EVENTUALLY HE JOINS THE TROOPS FIGHTING IN FRANCE AND THEN RETURNS HOME TO BUILD HIS OWN FAMILY DYNASTY. VIOLENCE, EXPLICIT DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX, AND SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 1998.

DB 85751 One Child: The Story Of China’s Most Radical Experiment – By Mei Fong – AN INVESTIGATION OF CHINA'S ADOPTION OF THE ONE-CHILD POLICY AND ITS REPERCUSSIONS ON EVERY SECTOR OF CHINESE SOCIETY. ISSUES ADDRESSED INCLUDE--AMONG OTHER THINGS--UNAUTHORIZED SECOND CHILDREN, ONLY-CHILDREN ATTEMPTING TO SUPPORT THEIR ELDERLY FAMILY MEMBERS ON THEIR OWN, VILLAGES FULL OF SINGLE MEN, AN AGING POPULATION, AND THE VAST ADOPTION MARKET. 2016
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DB 85781 Alligator Candy: A Memoir – By David Kushner - JOURNALIST'S EXAMINATION OF THE CHILDHOOD DISAPPEARANCE OF HIS OLDER BROTHER, JON. IN 1973 TAMPA, FLORIDA, ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD JON HEADED FOR A CONVENIENCE STORE ON HIS BIKE, PROMISING THE AUTHOR, THEN FOUR, TO BRING HIM BACK ALLIGATOR CANDY. HE NEVER RETURNED. VIOLENCE, SOME STRONG LANGUAGE, AND SOME EXPLICIT DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2016.

DB 85796 Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir Of A Family And Culture In Crisis – By J.D. Vance –MEMOIR OF GROWING UP IN THE OHIO RUST BELT IN A FAMILY CULTURE ROOTED IN SCOTS-IRISH APPALACHIA. EXPLORES POLITICAL THEMES AFFECTING THESE COMMUNITY CULTURES THROUGH THE LENS OF PERSONAL AND FAMILIAL EXPERIENCES. DISCUSSES WHAT IT TOOK TO GO FROM NEARLY FAILING HIGH SCHOOL TO GRADUATING FROM YALE LAW SCHOOL. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. BESTSELLER. 2016.

DB 85790 The Infamous Ratsos –By Kara LaReau - RAT BROTHERS LOUIE AND RALPHIE RATSO TRY TO PROVE THEY CAN BE AS ROUGH AND TOUGH AS THEIR FATHER IN THE BIG CITY, BUT EVERY TIME THEY TRY, THE SIBLINGS END UP PERFORMING GOOD DEEDS INSTEAD. FOR GRADES K-3. 2016.

DB 85850 Courageous Women Of The Civil War: Soldiers, Spies, Medics And More – By M.R. Cordell - PROFILES SIXTEEN WOMEN WHO DEFIED THE SOCIAL NORMS OF THE TIME AND FOUND A WAY TO ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN THE CIVIL WAR. SEVERAL OF THESE REMARKABLE WOMEN WERE SOLDIERS, SPIES, AND MEDICS ON THE FRONT LINES IN BOTH THE UNION AND CONFEDERATE ARMIES. FOR GRADES 6-9 AND OLDER READERS. 2016.

DB 85758 Grover Cleveland, Again! A Treasury Of American Presidents – By Ken Burns –PROFILES FORTY-THREE AMERICAN PRESIDENTS AND PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO THEIR PERSONAL LIVES, FROM ODD NICKNAMES TO THE TYPES OF PETS THEY OWNED--PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON USED HIS SHEEP TO TRIM THE WHITE HOUSE LAWN--TO THE OCCUPATIONS THEY HELD PRIOR TO HOLDING OFFICE. FOR GRADES 5-8. 2016.