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The chaperone
DVD
2019
6 available of 7 items

Society matron Norma Carlisle volunteers to accompany future Jazz Age star and free spirit Louise Brooks for a summer in New York. But why does she want to go? It's a story full of surprises, about who these women really...

Audacity Jones steals the show —Larson, Kirby, author.
Book
2017
5 available of 6 items

Audacity Jones and her best friend, Bimmy, are on their way to New York City, with Cypher, who is now a detective in the Pinkerton National Detective Agency, and their assignment involves Harry Houdini and the illusion h...

A daring venture —Camden, Elizabeth, 1948- author.
Large Print
2018
8 available of 9 items

In early 1900s New York, biochemist Doctor Rosalind Werner works to champion a water delivery technology that will fight water-borne illnesses. The fight brings her into contact, and conflict, with newly appointed Commis...

The astonishing life of August March : a novel —Jackson, Aaron, author.
Book
2020
5 available of 6 items

In this enchanting first novel, an irrepressibly optimistic oddball orphan is thrust into the wilds of postwar New York City after an extraordinary childhood in a theater--welcome to Candide by way of John Irving, with a...

Ashes of roses —Auch, Mary Jane.
Book
2002
10 available of 10 items

Sixteen-year-old Margaret Rose Nolan, newly arrived from Ireland, finds work at New York City's Triangle Shirtwaist Factory shortly before the 1911 fire in which 146 employees died.

The mobster's lament —Celestin, Ray, author.
Book
2019
3 available of 3 items

Fall, 1947. Private Investigator Ida Davis has been called to New York by her old partner, Michael Talbot, to investigate a brutal killing spree in a Harlem flophouse that has left four people dead. But as they delve dee...

The wicked redhead —Williams, Beatriz, author.
Book
2019
14 available of 15 items

The dazzling narrator of The Wicked City brings her mesmerizing voice and indomitable spirit to another Jazz Age tale of rumrunners, double crosses, and true love, spanning the Eastern seaboard from Florida to Long Islan...

A daring venture —Camden, Elizabeth, 1948- author.
Book
2018
14 available of 15 items

In early 1900s New York, biochemist Doctor Rosalind Werner works to champion a water delivery technology that will fight water-borne illnesses. The fight brings her into contact, and conflict, with newly appointed Commis...

Timeless —Monir, Alexandra.
Book
2012
3 available of 3 items

Forced to live with her wealthy, estranged grandparents in New York City after her mother dies, sixteen-year-old Michele retreats to her room where she finds a diary that transports her back to 1910--with life-changing c...

All-of-a-kind family Hanukkah —Jenkins, Emily, 1967- author.
Book
2018
9 available of 10 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.

The other typist —Rindell, Suzanne.
Book
2013
7 available of 8 items

Rumors : a luxe novel —Godbersen, Anna.
Book
2008
13 available of 13 items

As rumors continue about the untimely demise of Elizabeth Holland, an outwardly stricken Penelope Hayes determines to use any means necessary to claim her friend's pre-eminent place in 1899 Manhattan society and to get a...

Away : a novel —Bloom, Amy, 1953-
Book
2007
10 available of 11 items

"Away is the story of young Lillian Leyb, a dangerous innocent, an accidental heroine. When her family is destroyed in a Russian pogrom, Lillian comes to America alone, determined to make her way in a new land. When word...

Away a novel —Bloom, Amy, 1953-
Book On CD
2007
1 available of 1 items

When a Russian pogrom destroys young Lillian Leyb's family, she comes to America alone, determined to make her way in a new land. But when word comes out that her daughter Sophie might still be alive, Lillian embarks on ...

Death of an American beauty —Fredericks, Mariah, author.
Book
2020
9 available of 9 items

"Death of an American Beauty is the third in Mariah Fredericks's compelling series, set in Gilded Age New York, featuring Jane Prescott. Jane Prescott is taking a break from her duties as lady's maid for a week, and plan...

The diviners —Bray, Libba, author.
Book
2012
17 available of 20 items

Seventeen-year-old Evie O'Neill is thrilled when she is exiled from small-town Ohio to New York City in 1926, even when a rash of occult-based murders thrusts Evie and her uncle, curator of The Museum of American Folklor...

The chaperone —Moriarty, Laura, 1970-
Book
2012
13 available of 13 items

"A novel about the friendship between an adolescent, pre-movie-star Louise Brooks, and the 36-year-old woman who chaperones her to New York City for a summer, in 1922, and how it changes both their lives"-- Provided by p...

The town mouse and the country mouse : an Aesop fable —Ward, Helen, 1962-
Book
2012
5 available of 5 items

A retelling of Aesop's well-known fable in which a country mouse visits a town mouse and they find they prefer very different ways of life. Set in 1930s New York at Christmas.

The wicked redhead —Williams, Beatriz, author.
Book On CD
2019
1 available of 1 items

The dazzling narrator of The Wicked City brings her mesmerizing voice and indomitable spirit to another Jazz Age tale of rumrunners, double crosses, and true love, spanning the Eastern seaboard from Florida to Long Islan...

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