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Amerigo: the man who gave his name to America by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Henry Hudson: dreams and obsession by Corey Sandler
La Salle: a perilous odyssey from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico by Donald S. Johnson
Over the edge of the world: Magellan's terrifying circumnavigation of the globe by Laurence Bergreen
Champlain's dream by David Hackett Fischer
Hernando de Soto: a savage quest in the Americas by David Ewing Duncan
Home: a memoir of my early years by Julie Andrews — October 1
Keeping faith: memoirs of a president by Jimmy Carter — October 1
The life of Graham Greene by Norman Sherry — October 2
Buster Keaton: cut to the chase by Marion Meade — October 4
Chester Alan Arthur by Zachary Karabell — October 5
Rocket man: Robert H. Goddard and the birth of the space age by David A. Clary — October 5
This little light of mine: the life of Fannie Lou Hamer by Kay Mills — October 6
Calcutta: a cultural and literary history by Krishna Dutta
A concise history of the Arabs by John McHugo
Forgotten ally: China's World War II, 1937-1945 by Rana Mitter
Jane Austen's England by Roy and Lesley Adkins
Canton Seniors Book Group will meet on Thursday, October 24 from 2:00-3:00PM in Canton Public Library's Group Study Room A. We will be discussing Say Nice Things About Detroit by Scott Lassiter. Copies of the book are distributed at the meeting or request a copy at the Adult Help Desk. No registration required.
Say Nice Things About Detroit by Scott Lasser. After his divorce and the death of his son David Halpert escapes to his hometown Detroit, and becomes involved in a murder investigation when he learns about the shooting of his high school girlfriend Natalie and her black half-brother, Dirk, and becomes romantically involved with Natalie's sister.
Long before Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt were big names in the movies, actors such as Chaplin, Dietrich, Bogart, and Gable were considered the ultimate in star power. Read about some of the great actors and actresses who may be gone, but will certainly not be forgotten.
Robert Mitchum: "baby, I don't care" by Lee Server
Dark lover: the life and death of Rudolph Valentino by Emily W. Leider
Bogart by A.M. Sperber and Eric Lax
Man on the flying trapeze: the life and times of W.C. Fields by Simon Louvish