Wednesday, August 31, 2005

New Books Report - August 31

Mansfield, George Rogers. Origin of the Brown Mountain Light in North Carolina. (Sourcebook Project, 1971) - T 557.308 M317o

Biltmore Estate: House, Gardens, Winery. (Biltmore Estate, 1985) - T 728.8 B498

Biltmore House & Gardens. (Biltmore Estate, 1972) - T 728.8 B498b

Carter, Randy. Canoeing White Water River Guide. (Appalachian Outfitters, 1970, c1967) - T 917.55 C246c

Benner, Bob. Carolina Whitewater: A Canoeist's Guide to Western North Carolina. (Western Piedmont Community College, 1976) - T 917.56 B438c

Beeson, D. R. In the Spirit of Adventure: A 1915 Mount Mitchell Hiking Journal, May 21-24, 1915. (Panther Press, 1995) - T 917.6889 B392i

Smyser, Dick. Oak Ridge, 1942-1992: A Commemorative Portrait. (Oak Ridge Community Foundation, 1992) - T 976.873 Sm95o

Palmquist, Mike. The Bedford Researcher: An Integrated Text, CD-ROM, and Web Site. (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2003) - PR 808.020285 P185b

Dvorak, Thomas L. Best Music for Young Band: A Selective Guide to the Young Band/Young Wind Ensemble Repertoire. (Manhattan Beach Press, 1986) - 016.7851 D959b

Religion & Public Life in the Southern Crossroads: Showdown States / edited by William Lindsey and Mark Silk. (AltaMira Press, 2005) - 200.976 R279

Ohmae, Kenichi. The Invisible Continent: Four Strategic Imperatives of the New Economy. (HarperBusiness, 2000) - 382.71 Om2i

Hancock, Graham. Underworld: The Mysterious Origins of Civilization. (Crown Publishers, 2002) - 551.792 H191u

Borroff, Marie. Traditions and Renewals: Chaucer, The Gawain-Poet, and Beyond. (Yale University Press, 2003) - 821.109 B648t

Colletta, Lisa. Dark Humor and Social Satire in the Modern British Novel. (Palgrave MacMillan, 2003) - 823.9109355 C689d

Zapp, Ivar & Erikson, George. Atlantis in America: Navigators of the Ancient World. (Adventures Unlimited Press, 1998) - 913.031 Z18a

Durham, Michael S. The Smithsonian Guide to Historic America: The Mid-Atlantic States. (Smithsonian Books/Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1989) - 917.40443 D935m

Wiencek, Henry. The Smithsonian Guide to Historic America: Virginia and the Capital Region. (Smithsonian Books/Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1989) - 917.40443 W636v

Virginia: The Gracious Commonwealth. (Thomasson-Grant, 1987) - 917.55 V819

Appalachian Life along the Blue Ridge Parkway. (Thomasson-Grant, 1987) - 917.55 W154a

Bledsoe, Jerry. North Carolina Curiosities: Jerry Bledsoe's Outlandish Guide to the Dadblamedest Things to See and Do in North Carolina. 2nd ed. (Globe Pequot Press, 1990) - 917.560443 B615n

Fields, Jay and Campbell, Brad. The Craft Heritage Trails of Western North Carolina. 2nd ed. (HandMade in America, 1998) - 917.568 F460c

Baker, Thomas E. The Monuments at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. (s.n., n.d.) - 917.5662 B177m

Cheney, Margaret. Tesla: Man Out of Time. (Prentice-Hall, 1981) - 926.2 T284c

Carl Sandburg Home. (National Park Service, 1982) - 928.1 Sa56c2

Bauval, Robert and Gilbert, Adrian. The Orion Mystery: Unlocking the Secrets of the Pyramids. (Three Rivers Press, 1995) - 932 B328o

Burke, John. Roman England. (W. W. Norton & Co., 1984) - 936.203 B917r

Marshall, Rosalind K. Henrietta Maria: The Intrepid Queen. (Stemmer House, 1990) - 941.062 M357h

Wilson, A. N. The Victorians. (W. W. Norton & Co., 2003) - 941.081 W691v

Laslett, Peter. The World We Have Lost. (Charles Scribner's Sons, 1965) - 942 L335w

Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts. Manuscripts and Men: An Exhibition of Manuscripts, Portraits and Pictures Held at the National Portrait Gallery, London, June-August 1969 to Mark the Centenary of the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, 1869-1969. (Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1969) - 942.0074 G798m

Gough, Richard. The History of Myddle. (Penguin Books, 1981) - 942.45 G726h

Parker, Rowland. The Common Stream: Two Thousand Years of the English Village. (Academy Chicago Publishers, 1994) - 942.659 P228c

Sora, Steven. The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar: Solving the Oak Island Mystery. (Destiny Books, 1999) - 971.623 So68l

Schultz, Eric B. and Tougias, Michael J. King Philip's War: The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict. (Countryman Press, 1999) - 973.24 Sch82k

Imperial Hubris: Why the West Is Losing the War on Terror. (Brassey's, 2004) - 973.931 Sch29i

Hathaway, Barbara. Missy Violet & Me. (Houghton Mifflin, 2004) - JF H284m [Note: This title is on reserve. It won the 2005 Coretta Scott King New Talent Award.)

Freedman, Russell. The Voice That Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights. (Clarion Books, 2004) - J 782.1092 An24f [Note: This title is on reserve. It was a 2005 Newbery Honor Book.]