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  • Go tell it on the mountain

    Go tell it on the mountain2013

    by James Baldwin

    (48,469)

    Summary: The story of John, a fourteen-year-old boy whose stepfather is a Pentecostal minister in Harlem in 1935, as he struggles to discover his own identity.

    BOOK

    Call #: F BALDWIN

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • All I did was shoot my man

    All I did was shoot my man2012

    by Walter Mosley

    Series: Leonid McGill Series

    (1,957)

    Summary: When Zella Grisham is accused of both shooting her boyfriend and stealing more than six million dollars from the Rutgers Assurance Corp., Leonid McGill investigates, while his own family life begins to unravel around him.

    BOOK

    Call #: F MOSLEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • How Stella got her groove back

    How Stella got her groove back1996

    by Terry McMillan

    (8,826)

    BOOK

    Call #: F MCMILLAN

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Just as I am [downloadable audiobook] / [a novel]

    Just as I am2010

    by E. Lynn Harris

    (7,123)

    Summary: E. Lynn Harris's blend of rich, romantic storytelling and controversial contemporary issues like race and bisexuality have found an enthusiastic and diverse audience across America. Readers...  more »

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  • The human stain

    The human stain2000

    by Philip Roth

    Series: Nathan Zuckerman Series

    (33,620)

    BOOK

    Call #: F ROTH

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • The confessions of Nat Turner

    The confessions of Nat Turner1992

    by William Styron

    (13,973)

    Summary: In the late summer of 1831, in a remote section of southeastern Virginia, there took place the only effective, sustained revolt in the annals of American Negro slavery. The revolt was led by a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STYRON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Little green : an Easy Rawlins mystery

    Little green : an Easy Rawlins mystery2013

    by Walter Mosley

    Series: Easy Rawlins Series

    (2,737)

    Summary: Surviving a near-fatal car wreck and cruising the streets of the Sunset Strip during the heyday of the late 1960s, Easy Rawlins investigates the disappearance of a young African-American, a case that is complicated by Rawlins's changing perspectives.

    BOOK

    Call #: F MOSLEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Native son [downloadable ebook]

    Native son2009

    by Richard Wright

    (88,382)

    Summary: This novel addresses the issue of white American society's responsibility for the repression of blacks. The plot charts the decline of Bigger Thomas, a young African-American imprisoned for two...  more »

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  • A lesson before dying
    Staff Pick

    A lesson before dying1994

    by Ernest J Gaines

    (51,075)

    Summary: "A Lesson Before Dying, is set in a small Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young black man, is an unwitting party to a liquor store shoot out in which three men are killed; the only...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F GAINES

    Location: Adult Displays - Near New Arrivals

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Charcoal Joe : an Easy Rawlins mystery

    Charcoal Joe : an Easy Rawlins mystery2016

    by Walter Mosley

    Series: Easy Rawlins Series - #14

    (2,384)

    Summary: Life for Easy Rawlins is surprisingly... easy. He's living off the proceeds of his last case, trying to keep out of trouble. Of course it's not going to last. Because Easy's old friend Mouse knocks...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MOSLEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Better late than never

    Better late than never2018

    by Kimberla Lawson Roby

    Series: Curtis Black Novels - #15

    (643)

    Summary: "Curtis Black is no stranger to scandal. Throughout the decades, he has done much in the public eye, both good and evil. But what most people don't realize is that Curtis has been hiding a horrific...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ROBY

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • The prodigal son

    The prodigal son2014

    by Kimberla Lawson Roby

    Series: Curtis Black Novels

    (1,508)

    Summary: "The new book in the bestselling Reverend Curtis Black series! After dropping out of Harvard to be with his girlfriend Racquel and their new baby, Matthew Black discovers that fatherhood isn't what...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ROBY

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • The man in my basement : a novel

    The man in my basement : a novel2004

    by Walter Mosley

    (4,263)

    BOOK

    Call #: F MOSLEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Blonde faith

    Blonde faith2007

    by Walter Mosley

    Series: Easy Rawlins Series

    (2,395)

    BOOK

    Call #: F MOSLEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Little green [downloadable audiobook] / an Easy Rawlins mystery

    Little green / an Easy Rawlins mystery2013

    by Walter Mosley

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  • Little green [downloadable ebook] / an Easy Rawlins mystery

    Little green / an Easy Rawlins mystery2013

    by Walter Mosley

    (2,736)

    Summary: When Walter Mosley burst onto the literary scene in 1990 with his first Easy Rawlins mystery, Devil in a Blue Dress We last saw Easy in 2007's Blonde Faith, fighting for his life after his car...  more »

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  • Vanilla Ride

    Vanilla Ride2009

    by Joe R Lansdale

    Series: Hap And Leonard Series

    (2,032)

    BOOK

    Call #: F LANSDALE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Native son

    Native son2005

    by Richard Wright

    (88,386)

    Summary: Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape. Native Son tells the story of this young black...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WRIGHT

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Midnight : a gangster love story

    Midnight : a gangster love story2009

    by Sister Souljah

    Series: Midnight Series - #1

    (6,982)

    Summary: Souljah's follow-up to her bestselling novel, The Coldest Winter Ever, is another gritty coming-of-age tale, picking up the story of Midnight (a character in Coldest Winter) as he tries desperately...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F SOULJAH

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The ballad of Black Tom

    The ballad of Black Tom2016

    by Victor D LaValle

    (14,252)

    Summary: "People move to New York looking for magic and nothing will convince them it isn't there. Charles Thomas Tester hustles to put food on the table, keep the roof over his father's head, from Harlem to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F LAVALLE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Finding Gideon

    Finding Gideon2017

    by Eric Jerome Dickey

    Series: Gideon Series

    (772)

    Summary: "As a hit man from the time he was very young, money, women, and danger have always ruled Gideon's life; but for the first time, the job is taking its toll. Neither Gideon nor the city of Buenos...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F DICKEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Inside a silver box

    Inside a silver box2015

    by Walter Mosley

    (381)

    Summary: "Two people brought together by a horrific act are united in a common cause by the powers of the Silver Box. The two join to protect humanity from destruction by an alien race, the Laz, hell-bent on...  more »

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    Call #: F MOSLEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dying for revenge

    Dying for revenge2008

    by Eric Jerome Dickey

    Series: Gideon Novels (Eric Jerome Dickey)

    (3,157)

    BOOK

    Call #: F DICKEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hyenas

    Hyenas2011

    by Joe R Lansdale

    Series: Hap And Leonard Series

    (647)

    Summary: Roughneck buddies Hap Collins and Leonard Pine befriend a hapless fellow whose younger, weaker brother has fallen in with extremely bad company--he's just joined a gang of bank robbers whose leader...  more »

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    Call #: F LANSDALE

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Resurrecting midnight

    Resurrecting midnight2009

    by Eric Jerome Dickey

    Series: Gideon Series

    (2,397)

    BOOK

    Call #: F DICKEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Them

    Them2007

    by Nathan McCall

    (861)

    BOOK

    Call #: F MCCALL

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sleeping with strangers

    Sleeping with strangers2007

    by Eric Jerome Dickey

    Series: Gideon Series

    (5,539)

    BOOK

    Call #: F DICKEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Waking with enemies

    Waking with enemies2007

    by Eric Jerome Dickey

    Series: Gideon Series

    (4,508)

    BOOK

    Call #: F DICKEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Red River [downloadable audiobook]

    Red River2007

    by Lalita Tademy

    (2,974)

    Summary: "The intertwining stories of two Louisiana families--three generations of African-American men--and their struggles to make a place for themselves in a country deeply divided in the aftermath of the Civil War and beyond"--Provided by publisher.

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  • Mucho mojo

    Mucho mojo1994

    by Joe R Lansdale

    Series: Hap And Leonard Series

    (4,975)

    BOOK

    Call #: F LANSDALE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Nothing lost [large print] : a novel

    Nothing lost : a novel2004

    by John Gregory Dunne

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F DUNNE

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Wildflowers [downloadable ebook]

    Wildflowers2009

    by Lyah Beth LeFlore

    (70)

    Summary: Chloe Davis Michael, Hollywood publicist and newlywed, returns to her midwestern hometown seeking refuge and protection for her unborn child from her husband.

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  • How it went down

    How it went down2015

    by Kekla Magoon

    (6,048)

    Summary: When sixteen-year-old Tariq Johnson is shot to death, his community is thrown into an uproar because Tariq was black and the shooter, Jack Franklin, is white, and in the aftermath everyone has...  more »

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    Call #: YA F MAGOON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Beautiful dreamer : a novel

    Beautiful dreamer : a novel2006

    by C. W. E Bigsby

    (53)

    BOOK

    Call #: F BIGSBY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details