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Dyn-o-mite! : good times, bad times, our times : a memoir book Dyn-o-mite! : good times, bad times, our times : a memoir

Walker, Jimmie, 1947-
BIO WALKER WALKER

Jimmie Walker was born in 1947 in the Bronx. At 22, he began performing as a standup comedian and was eventually discovered by the casting director for "Good Times." Walker was the first successful young black sitcom star, and his catchphrase--"Dyn-o-mite!"--remains an indicator of the era. He continues to tour the country doing stand-up and lives in Las Vegas.



Earthing : the most important health discovery ever? book Earthing : the most important health discovery ever?

Ober, Clinton, 1938-
612.0144 OBER

We humans, as all other living beings, are electrical creatures on an electrical planet, and the ground beneath us is more than something we just stand, walk, play, and build on. Simply walking or sitting barefoot on the Earth may be the solution for chronic inflammation, which is the leading trigger of chronic pain and most major health disorders. The transfer of negative-charged free electrons from the Earth into the body will extinguish the positive-charged destructive free radicals.



Every day Teen Book Every day

Levithan, David.
TEEN LEVITHA

Every morning A wakes in a different person's body, in a different person's life, learning over the years to never get too attached, until he wakes up in the body of Justin and falls in love with Justin's girlfriend, Rhiannon.



Everybody was so young : Gerald and Sara Murphy, a lost generation love story book Everybody was so young : Gerald and Sara Murphy, a lost generation love story

Vaill, Amanda.
759.1309 VAILL

Gifted artist Gerald Murphy and his elegant wife, Sara, were in the center of the literary scene in Paris in the 1920s. Their friends included Picasso, Hemingway, Dorothy Parker, Cole Porter, and F. Scott Fitzgerald (his characters Nicole and Dick Diver in "Tender is the Night" were modeled after the Murphys).



Fall on your knees : a novel book Fall on your knees : a novel

MacDonald, Ann-Marie, 1958-
FIC MACDONA

The story of a jinxed family, a catalog of rape, incest and death. James Piper abuses his daughter, atones by sending her to New York to study singing while he goes to war, she returns pregnant, dies in childbirth when her mother opens her to save her twins. One of the twins dies, mother commits suicide, the second twin contracts polio while being baptized in a creek by an aunt, the aunt is raped by James. A first novel set in Nova Scotia early this century.



Floating gold : a natural (and unnatural) history of ambergris book Floating gold : a natural (and unnatural) history of ambergris

Kemp, Christopher.
333.9595 KEMP

Preternaturally hardened whale dung is not the first image that comes to mind when we think of perfume, otherwise a symbol of glamour and allure. But the key ingredient that makes the sophisticated scent linger on the skin is precisely this bizarre digestive by-product? ambergris. Despite being one of the world's most expensive substances (its value is nearly that of gold and has at times in history been triple it), ambergris is also one of the world's least known. But with this unusual and highly alluring book, Christopher Kemp promises to change that by uncovering the unique history of ambergris.



Giving up the ghost : a story about friendship, 80s rock, a lost scrap of paper, and what it means to be haunted book Giving up the ghost : a story about friendship, 80s rock, a lost scrap of paper, and what it means to be haunted

Nuzum, Eric.
133.1092 NUZUM

An award-winning NPR producer recounts how as a misfit youngster, he became convinced he was haunted by the ghost of a little girl, a belief that resulted in his commitment in a psychiatric hospital before a bittersweet relationship compelled him to confront his phobias by visiting reputedly haunted sites throughout America. Original. 40,000 first printing.



Heart and soul : the story of America and African Americans Juvenile Book Heart and soul : the story of America and African Americans

Nelson, Kadir.
J 973.0496 NELSON

An simple introduction to African-American history, from Revolutionary-era slavery up to the election of President Obama.



Heaven is for real : a little boy's astounding story of his trip to heaven and back book Heaven is for real : a little boy's astounding story of his trip to heaven and back

Burpo, Todd.
133.9013 BURPO

Presents the story of the four-year old son of a Nebraska pastor who during emergency surgery slips from consciousness and enters heaven.



Just kids book Just kids

Smith, Patti.
BIO SMITH SMITH

In this memoir, singer-songwriter Patti Smith shares tales of New York City : the denizens of Max's Kansas City, the Hotel Chelsea, Scribner's, Brentano's and Strand bookstores and her new life in Brooklyn with a young man named Robert Mapplethorpe--the man who changed her life with his love, friendship, and genius.



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