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Lincoln Memoirs: From the Log Cabin to the White House By Mary M. Harris
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One may well imagine the love and pride the great emancipator took in his three boys, Robert, William and Thomas. Had they all lived to do their life work, history would have read different to what... More > it reads today. I have said once before, and I will repeat it now, that Mr. Clay, when he was once answering an objection to the colonization society, that ultimate emancipation of the slaves, said that " those who would repress all tendencies to liberty and ultimate emancipation, must do more than put down the benevolent efforts of the colonization society—they must go back to the era of our liberty and independence, and muzzle the cannon that thunders its annual joyous return—they must blot out the moral light around us—they must penetrate the human soul and eradicate the light of reason, and the love of liberty" and I do think—I repeat, though I said it on a former occasion that Judge Douglass and whoever, like him, teaches that the negro has no share....< Less
Impermanence By Jean Milant
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Impermanence is a group show featuring works by Barbara T. Smith, John Coplans, and Hannah Wilke.
Four Brothers in Gray By M.A. Hancock
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The story of the Four Proffit Brothers from Wilkes County, North Carolina and their service for Generals Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee in the Confederacy's Army of Northern Virginia in the... More > Civil War. Includes a narrative by M. A. Hancock and transcriptions of over a hundred letters sent home to the Proffit family during the war. With contemporary maps and photographs from the Library of Congress, the National Archives, Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War and many other primary sources and a foreword by great-grandson, John Miller. Transcriptions are of the Proffit Family letters in the Southern Historical Collection, the Wilson Library at UNC, Chapel Hill. Printed in association with Wilkes Community College, copyright holder to Ms. Hancock's story. Ms. Hancock authored two previous works, Thundering Prairie, about the Oklahoma Land Rush and Menace on the Mountain, which was featured on the Wonderful World of Disney.< Less
The Thackery Journal By John Holt
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On the night of April 14th 1865 President Abraham Lincoln attended a performance at The Ford Theatre, in Washington. A single shot fired by John Wilkes Booth hit the President in the back of the... More > head. He slumped to the floor, and died a few hours later without recovering consciousness. Was Booth a lone assassin? Or was he part of a wider conspiracy? A plot to replace Lincoln with General Ulysses S. Grant.< Less
Drown the Stage With Tears By Joseph Geringer
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Drown the Stage with Tears relates the exciting saga of Shakespearean actor John Wilkes Booth's plot to kidnap, then kill, President Abraham Lincoln. The novel, based on historical fact and penned as... More > an allegory to Hamlet, leads the reader through not only the final days of the American Civil War, but through a Washington D.C. of 1865 breathtakingly restored. Experience the flicker of gaslight, the swish of crinolines, the jingle of cavalry sabres and the roll of funeral drums--while engaged in a story that moves with all the excitement of a detective novel. Well written and creative, it approaches the Lincoln assassination in an all-new vein. Romance, action and colorful theatrics are the ingredients that make Drown the Stage With Tears a winner for lovers of historical romance.< Less
Drown the Stage With Tears By Joseph Geringer
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Drown the Stage with Tears relates the exciting saga of Shakespearean actor John Wilkes Booth's plot to kidnap, then kill, President Abraham Lincoln. The novel, based on historical fact and penned as... More > an allegory to Hamlet, leads the reader through not only the final days of the American Civil War, but through a Washington D.C. of 1865 breathtakingly restored. Experience the flicker of gaslight, the swish of crinolines, the jingle of cavalry sabres and the roll of funeral drums--while engaged in a story that moves with all the excitement of a detective novel. Well written and creative, it approaches the Lincoln assassination in an all-new vein. Romance, action and colorful theatrics are the ingredients that make Drown the Stage With Tears a winner for lovers of historical romance.< Less
Eighteen Pages By C. Fenway Braxton
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John Wilkes Booth found himself in a difficult situation. For months he had planned to kidnap Lincoln. Now Lee's surrender at Appomattox meant time was running short. He only had more shot to... More > accomplish his purpose: Good Friday, and at a place he knew: Ford's Theater. In the audience, was a reporter, shocked as the evening unfolded but his shock was nothing compared to Booth's, who entered the box to see someone shoot the Tyrant. He was being set-up! During the next agonizing week, the actor-turned-fugitive tried to piece together what went wrong. Meanwhile, the reporter spent the week in the capital attempting to piece together the story from his end, gathering evidence from the many witnesses not rushed into imprisonment in the Old Capitol, as well as from the constantly changing news reports passed out daily from Secretary Stanton. He and his fiancée uncover a conspiracy which has little or no connection with Booth or Stanton, or even Lincoln. But who can he tell without getting himself killed as well?< Less
Forty-Five for Fifty - 45 Poems for 50 Years By Tim Wilkinson
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From the author of "Tales From The Land of My Heart", Forty-Five Poems for the first Fifty years. By: Tim Wilkinson.
Tales From The Land of My Heart By Tim Wilkinson
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6 tales and three essays of hearts in Oklahoma. A writer rediscovers his passion: A child's first taste of death: A lonely writers search for companionship & love: Feline Seduction: Mourning a... More > Grandfathers loss: The Love of a special dog: A favorite Uncle: Memories of Mother: The loss of innocence in the jet age:< Less
My Mother's Restaurant By Sylvia Perkins
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“My Mother’s Restaurant” is a moving portrait of an Italian immigrant family’s struggles in the first half of 20th century America. The author, Sylvia Perkins, has written a... More > beautiful memoir of her childhood that highlights not only her own family’s experience during this time, but sets it against greater historical events. Told from the perspective of a child, we see not only the hard work and sacrifice, but the deep love and respect the family members show to each other. This true story has everything: tragedy, humor, generational and cultural clashes, all mingled with moments which are pure fun. As the child Sylvia would say, it leaves you with “an elegant sufficiency,” a feeling of emotional fullness and sweetness. Sylvia Perkins is a retired Housing Director and Legislative Assistant. She lives with her husband in Raleigh, N.C.< Less

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