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              Secure the Shadow: A Novel
                

              Secure the Shadow: A Novel (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Henson, Michael

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                26 Oct 21

              Set in an unnamed midwestern city and told from multiple perspectives, Henson's latest novel about addiction and the power of community offers an unseen portrait of the far-reaching and sometimes tragic effects of the 1980s drug crisis.

              ISBN 9780804012355
              Publisher Ohio University Press
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              Fire Is Your Water: A Novel
               

              Fire Is Your Water: A Novel (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Minick, Jim

              At age twenty, Ada's reputation as a faith healer defines her in her rural Pennsylvania community. But on the day in 1953 that her family's barn is consumed by flame, her identity is upended: for the first time, she fears death and doubts God.

              ISBN 9780804012065
              Publisher Ohio University Press
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              The Man Who Created Paradise: A Fable
               

              The Man Who Created Paradise: A Fable (Paperback)

              By Logsdon, Gene; Photographs by Spaid, Gregory; Foreword by Berry, Wendell

              The Man Who Created Paradise, a fable inspired by a true story, tells how young Wally Spero looked at one of the bleakest places in America-the strip-mined spoil banks of southeastern Ohio-and saw in it his escape from the drudgery of his factory job.

              ISBN 9780821423066
              Publisher Ohio University Press
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              Walk Till the Dogs Get Mean: Meditations on the Forbidden from Contemporary Appalachia
               

              Walk Till the Dogs Get Mean: Meditations on the Forbidden from Contemporary Appalachia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Blevins, Adrian; McElmurray, Karen Salyer

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              In essays that take wide-ranging forms-ideal for creative nonfiction classes-established and emerging writers with roots in Appalachia take on the theme of silencing in Appalachian culture. They write about families left behind, hard-earned educations, selves transformed, identit...ies chosen, and risks taken.
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              ISBN 9780821421680
              Publisher Ohio University Press
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              A Photographer's Guide to Ohio: Volume 2
               

              A Photographer's Guide to Ohio: Volume 2 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Adams, Ian; Foreword by Denny, Guy L.

              In A Photographer's Guide to Ohio: Vol. 2, Ian Adams expands on his previous work, adding over 120 natural features, scenic rivers and byways, zoos and public gardens, historic buildings and murals, and even winter lighting displays to the list of places to visit and photograph i...n the Buckeye State.
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              ISBN 9780821421499
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              Congress and the People's Contest: The Conduct of the Civil War
               

              Congress and the People's Contest: The Conduct of the Civil War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Finkelman, Paul; Kennon, Donald R.; Contributions by Earle, Jonathan H.; Walther, Eric H.; Gordon, Lesley J.

              The American Civil War was the first ever to be fought with railroads moving troops and the telegraph connecting civilian leadership to commanders in the field. New developments arose at a moment's notice. As a result, the young nation's political structure and culture often stru...ggled to keep up. When war began, Congress was not even in session.
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              ISBN 9780821423059
              Publisher Ohio University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Perspectives on the History of Congress, 1801-1877
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              Monsoon Postcards: Indian Ocean Journeys
               

              Monsoon Postcards: Indian Ocean Journeys (Hardback)

              By Mould, David H.

              In Monsoon Postcards, David H. Mould traverses the Indian Ocean from Madagascar through India and Bangladesh to Indonesia. He offers witty and insightful glimpses into countries linked by history, trade, migration, religion, and a colonial legacy, exploring how they confront an a...rray of contemporary challenges.
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              ISBN 9780821423714
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              Amy Biehl's Last Home: A Bright Life, a Tragic Death, and a Journey of Reconciliation in South Africa
               

              Amy Biehl's Last Home: A Bright Life, a Tragic Death, and a Journey of Reconciliation in South Africa (Hardback)

              By Gish, Steven D.

              In 1993, American Fulbright scholar Amy Biehl was killed in a racially motivated attack after working for months to promote democracy in South Africa. Steven Gish is the first to place Amy's story in its full historical context, presenting a gripping portrait of this remarkable y...oung woman and the aftermath of her death across two continents.
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              ISBN 9780821423219
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              Fire in the Big House: America's Deadliest Prison Disaster
               

              Fire in the Big House: America's Deadliest Prison Disaster (Hardback)

              By Roth, Mitchel P.

              Roth explores the lives of prisoners and others as well as the political and social circumstances of the Ohio Penitentiary Fire in this first comprehensive account of a tragedy whose circumstances-violent unrest, overcrowding, poorly trained and underpaid guards, unsanitary condi...tions, inadequate food-will be familiar to prison watchdogs today.
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              ISBN 9780821423837
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              Modern Muslims: A Sudan Memoir
               

              Modern Muslims: A Sudan Memoir (Hardback)

              By Howard, Steve

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              Steve Howard departed for the Sudan in the early 1980s as an American graduate student beginning a three-year journey in which he would join and live with the Republican Brotherhood, the Sufi Muslim group led by the visionary Mahmoud Mohamed Taha.

              ISBN 9780821422304
              Publisher Ohio University Press
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