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Gratuity: A Novel By Charles A. Taormina
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"GRATUITY" Contemporary Novel. A great love story takes place within Thomas Jefferson's wine country in central Virginia, during the late 1970s. Jeremy, the maitre d' of an acclaimed French... More > restaurant and escapee from an East Coast professorship, falls in love with Elizabeth, a driven painter and student at nearby University of Virginia. With sharp humor, insight, and naturalistic detail cantankerous characters play across the stage of the dynamic restaurant. Exciting drama reveals the complex personalities of a small, southern town and its metropolitan exiles. The romantic artists and writers finally define a burgeoning art movement. Taormina deftly portrays his characters with the intensity of these halcyon days, showing the milieu of one of our renowned creative centers: Charlottesville, Virginia. "Gratuity" transcends the idea of monetary exchange to project a symbol of grace and achievement for anyone at a dining or writing table. Memorable fiction!< Less
Gratuity By Charles A. Taormina
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"GRATUITY" Contemporary Novel. A great love story takes place within Thomas Jefferson's wine country in central Virginia, during the late 1970s. Jeremy, the maitre d' of an acclaimed French... More > restaurant and escapee from an East Coast professorship, falls in love with Elizabeth, a driven painter and student at nearby University of Virginia. With sharp humor, insight, and naturalistic detail cantankerous characters play across the stage of the dynamic restaurant. Exciting drama reveals the complex personalities of a small, southern town and its metropolitan exiles. The romantic artists and writers finally define a burgeoning art movement. Taormina deftly portrays his characters with the intensity of these halcyon days, showing the milieu of one of our renowned creative centers: Charlottesville, Virginia. "Gratuity" transcends the idea of monetary exchange to project a symbol of grace and achievement for anyone at a dining or writing table. Memorable fiction!< Less
Blue Ridge Wine Excursions By Andrea Saathoff
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Our winery guide, Blue Ridge Wine Excursions, tells the stories of the people who make the Virginia wine industry what it is today. The diversity of backgrounds, philosophies, and experiences... More > showcases the mosaic that is our vibrant local wine community. We invite the reader to enjoy these stories and to join us on the Monticello Wine Trail!< Less
Prof. Dr. James Hardy Dillard 1856-1940 By Alastair Gunn
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Professor Doctor James Hardy Dillard was a great American; this is clearly shown as few people have a University named after them. 'Dillard University' is an incredible memorial. But, like many... More > others famous in their day, the man has started to disappear into history books. He should not be disappearing; his work at Tulane University and, in particular, his support of African-American education deserves to be better remembered. This booklet is an attempt to bring the man back to life. It uses mainly covers (envelopes) written by or to him, to illustrate his life. However there are family photographs and an 'official' biography as well. It is, though, an unusual booklet in that it is centred on being a 'postal history biography' designed to appeal to those wishing to know more about the man and to the postal historian. The booklet is in full colour throughout and has many illustrations.< Less
Brunswick Troops and Saratoga By Claus Reuter
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Accounts of the German Troops serving in the Revolutionary War in Canada and New York State. Included in the publication is an account of the trip from Brunwick to North America and the diary of the... More > Grenadier Bense serving with the Brunswick Grenadier Battalion Breymann. Bense also deals with the march to the Prisoner of War Camps at Winter Hill and Charlottesville, Virginia.< Less
thinkingthroughmorning By Gabriel Check
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Travelogue of a motorcycle trip from Vietnam through Laos and then on to China and finally Mongolia, where the Charlottesville author hitchhiked, bussed, and rode horses to find a taimen, a fish that... More > every angler with a flyrod, once he learns of it, dreams of catching. In the style of Bruce Chatwin or the better travel writing in the 1930s, economically vivid description draws the reader into the unspoiled vastness of Mongolia. Gabriel Check< Less
Cooley By Roy Gray
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This book is about a character named, Cooley. Cooley is a young hustler/gangster that is up and coming to take over the streets of Charlottesville aka Sweet Town USA. Like a Pit Bull Cooley stands on... More > the scratch line and takes on every challenge. The one question is will he still be standing when the last shot has been fired.< Less
Sweetbay Review: 2007 By Edited by S.M. Foran
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Sweetbay Review is an annual anthology featuring the works of Virginia authors and has been in publication since 2006. This edition showcases thirty-eight poems, stories, and non-fiction pieces by... More > twenty-five writers. These authors represent the entire Commonwealth, from Charlottesville to Newport News, from Richmond to Halifax. Sweetbay Review 2007 was independently judged by Dr. Larry Aaron (non-fiction), Kelly Cherry (poetry), and Emyl Jenkins (fiction).< Less
Roses of Picardy: A Black Man and His Mother By Marcus A Clarke Jr
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This book is about a Black woman born in Charlottesville Virginia. She was born during the depression and her family moved to New York City. She married and raised a son and moved to Chicago during... More > World War II. The book provides a historical background of the Clarke family and friends. The name of the book comes from the favorite song she loved to sing. The book is filled with many photographs of her family and friends.< Less
Pathways of Life By Deloris Goins & Dorothy Rockett
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Revisiting the Jim Crow south, Pathways of Life explores the "I remembers" of one Black woman who comes of age during the time of massive resistance. "Deloris Goins' memories of the... More > mid-twentieth century in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia are as delicious and nourishing as the recipes within these pages. Through her own family history she reveals the transition from segregation to integration with candor and grace." --- Mary Motley Kalergis< Less

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