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Brooklyn
DVD
2016
34 available of 38 items

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

The museum of extraordinary things —Hoffman, Alice.
Large Print
2014
6 available of 7 items

The daughter of a Coney Island boardwalk curiosities museum's front man pursues an impassioned love affair with a Russian immigrant photographer who after fleeing his Lower East Side Orthodox community has captured poign...

A most violent year
DVD
2015
7 available of 8 items

The tale of an immigrant and his family trying to live the American Dream and expand their business amidst rampant violence, urban decay, and corrupt city officials during one of the most dangerous years in the city's hi...

Exile on Bridge Street —Loingsigh, Eamon, author.
Book
2016
1 available of 1 items

"In 1916, Irish immigrant Liam Garrity struggles to survive on his own in Brooklyn, while his family back in Ireland faces reprisals during the violence of the Easter Rising. With taut writing by a master of historical f...

The gravedigger's daughter : a novel —Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
Book
2007
13 available of 13 items

The story of a young German immigrant woman's struggle for identity and survival in post-World War II America.

Dominicana : a novel —Cruz, Angie, author.
Book
2019
6 available of 7 items

An unlikely suitor —Moser, Nancy.
Book
2011
12 available of 12 items

Vita : a novel —Mazzucco, Melania G., 1966-
Book
2005
2 available of 2 items

Follows the lives of Diamante and Vita who, as children, are sent by their poor families in Southern Italy to make their way in America.

Dreamland —Baker, Kevin, 1958-
Book
1999
2 available of 2 items

The fortunate pilgrim —Puzo, Mario, 1920-1999.
Book
1997
2 available of 2 items

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.

Golden Hill : a novel of old New York —Spufford, Francis, 1964- author.
Book
2017
2 available of 3 items

"New York, a small town on the tip of Manhattan island, 1746. One rainy evening in November, a handsome young stranger fresh off the boat arrives at a countinghouse door on Golden Hill Street: this is Mr. Smith, amiable,...

The museum of extraordinary things —Hoffman, Alice.
Book On CD
2014
6 available of 7 items

Coralie appears as the Mermaid in her father's 'museum,' alongside performers like the Wolfman, the Butterfly Girl. One night Coralie stumbles upon a striking young man photographing moonlit trees in the woods off the Hu...

A mad desire to dance [a novel] —Wiesel, Elie, 1928-2016
Book On CD
2009
2 available of 2 items

The emigrants : a novel —Moberg, Vilhelm, 1898-1973.
Book
1951
1 available of 1 items

A group of Swedish citizens who face insurmountable obstacles in their homeland decide to go to America. The emigrants set sail for America under the leadership of Karl Oskar Nilsson. This book covers life in Sweden an...

The Oriental wife : a novel —Toynton, Evelyn, 1950-
Book
2011
2 available of 2 items

Two Jewish childhood friends, who fled the Nazis, meet again after they are grown and marry, but their lives are changed dramatically when the wife suffers a debilitating accident.

A diving rock on the Hudson —Roth, Henry.
Book
1995
1 available of 1 items

A boy contemplates suicide from a diving rock on the Hudson River after being expelled from school for stealing. Ira Stigman has squandered years of sacrifice by his parents, poor Jewish immigrants. Instead of ending his...

New York : the novel —Rutherfurd, Edward.
Book
2011
4 available of 4 items

A mad desire to dance : a novel —Wiesel, Elie, 1928-2016
Book
2009
12 available of 12 items

From the Nobel laureate author of "Night" comes a searing new novel about a man whose life is shaped by his changing grasp of the horrors of the 20th century.

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