#BookBingoNW2020 - Recommended by a Friend
Here are some suggestions for your Summer Book Bingo NW 2020 category: Recommended by a friend.
Pit Bull: The Battle Over An American Icon
Using science and history as a guide, Bronwen Dickey researched the pit bull breed of dogs for seven years after bringing one home for a pet and not seeing the characteristics that they are labeled with.
Format: eBook - 2016
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In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, longtime New Orleans residents Abdulrahman and Kathy Zeitoun are cast into an unthinkable struggle with forces beyond wind and water. In the days after the storm, Abdulrahman traveled the flooded streets in a secondhand canoe, passing on supplies and helping those he could. A week later, on September 6, 2005, Zeitoun abruptly disappeared-- arrested and accused of being an agent of al Qaeda. (Novelist)
Format: eBook - 2010
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We Need New Names: A Novel
A story of a ten year old immigrant from Zimbabwe hoping to leave her home country and come to the “abundance” of America. Living with her aunt, she discovers it isn’t as amazing as she was told.
Format: eBook - 2013 First edition
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Hunger: A Memoir of (my) Body
Feminist and cultural critic Gay recounts a harrowing violation that occurred in her childhood and its enduring aftermath on her body, health and self-image with unflinching honesty and bravery.
Format: eBook - 2017 First edition
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Heart of Darkness
A classic novel told in two parts that looks at the evils of European colonialism in Africa.
Format: eBook - 2012
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Homegoing: A Novel
Beginning in Ghana as one sister is sold into slavery and the other marries a colonial administrator, Homegoing follows two strands of one family tree down the generations, each chapter introducing a new decade of a family striving for more even as generational trauma unfolds behind and in front of them.
Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2016 Unabridged
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The Turner House
The Turner family has lived in their house for over fifty years. When their Mother gets sick and has to move out the thirteen grown children must decide what is to happen to the house.
Format: eBook - 2015
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The Known World
Jones's ambitious novel, which ranges between the past and future and back again to the present, weaves together the lives of freed and enslaved blacks, whites, and Indians -- and allows readers a deeper understanding of the enduring multidimensional world created by the institution of slavery. (Novelist)
Format: eBook - 2003 First edition
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The Story of A Marriage
Set in 1953, a woman is caring for her sickly husband and her son who has polio. A stranger shows up at her door that makes her wonder if she knows her husband as well as she thought she did. \n
Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2008
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March: Book One
In this first volume of his comics memoir, civil rights icon and U.S. Congressman John Lewis recounts his life story and personal history of the Civil Rights Movement in vivid detail. All three volumes of "March" are available in Hoopla.
Format: Downloadable Graphic Novel - 2013
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