Multi-Period

Middlesex

By Jeffrey Eugenides - Published 2002

Genres:

Saga

Cal Stephanides, third generation Greek-American, spent the first 16 years of his life as Calliope, dressing and behaving as a girl. Misidentified at birth ...Read Review

The Beothuk Saga

By Bernard Assiniwi - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

Bernard Assiniwi, a member of the Cree nation, has intertwined his knowledge of native peoples with a lifetime of anthropological study to write ...Read Review

La Tour Dreams of the Wolf Girl

By David Huddle - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

Suzanne Nelson is an art historian at a small university in Vermont. She is an emotionally detached woman who is hard to like; ...Read Review

Zeeland, Or Elective Concurrences

By Hans Koning - Published 2001

Genres:

Literary

This novel moves along two tracks, one beginning in 1941 with an American enlisted in the British Army fleeing through German-occupied France, and the ...Read Review

The Wild Swans

By Peg Kerr - Published 2001

Genres:

Fantasy

In this long fantasy novel, two stories are told in one. The first, taking place in 1689, is a retelling of the fairy tale ...Read Review

The Reel Civil War: Mythmaking in American Film

By Bruce Chadwick - Published 2001

Genres:

Nonfiction

Grappling with America’s checkered racial past continues to be a wrenching experience for citizens of all colors. While few would argue that ...Read Review

Warrior Women

By Jeannine Davis-Kimball - Published 2002

Genres:

Nonfiction

This first person narrative is written in a dry, scientific style, but the subject matter lends excitement, as archaeologist Davis-Kimball describes her fieldwork ...Read Review

Rebels, Pretenders & Imposters

By Clive Cheesman - By Jonathon Williams - Published 2001

Genres:

Nonfiction

Throughout history, there have been those who have pretended to be other than what they are. If you didn’t know this before ...Read Review

The Steel Bonnets: The Story of the Anglo-Scottish Border Reivers

By George MacDonald Fraser - Published 2001

Genres:

Nonfiction

Himself a child of the Borders, Fraser writes with an insider’s love and a scholar’s knowledge, taking us from the very ...Read Review

The Age of Homespun

By Laurel Thatcher Ulrich - Published 2001

Genres:

Nonfiction

Like the women she writes about, historian and academic Ulrich (a Pulitzer Prize recipient) has herself spun an intricate and wonderful work. Through ...Read Review