Books


The Great Pretender

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Twelve-year old Archie Lane's next door neighbor is a killer. Archie has uncovered that terrible secret, but no one will believe him. If he doesn't find a way to convince his parents he witnessed a real murder, the results could be fatal fro Archie. Set in the fall of 1957 ...

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Till the Rivers All Run Dry

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In 1941, when thirteen year old Ricky Parker's family is uprooted from their home in Arkansas and relocated to Venezuela, Ricky thinks his live is over. But what he finds in a rough and tumble oil camp on the banks of Lake Maracaibo is the adventure of a lifetime. An ...

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HOOP CRAZY: COLLEGE BASKETBALL IN THE 1950S

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Set against a backdrop of the Korea War, McCarthyism, hoola-hoops and Elvis Presley, HOOP CRAZY shows how college basketball reflected the major social and cultural trends of the decade and tells the inspiring story of how college hoops overcame the disastrous gambling scandals of 1951 and emerged a decade later ...

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FALLOUT

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Kenny Francis has four fathers. His real father was killed in Vietnam before he was born. His other three fathers were marine buddies of his dad’s and they’ve pitched in to raise him. Only it hasn’t worked. Kenny is a world champion screwup. He’s been sent to Bedford Academy to ...

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GREATER LITTLE ROCK: A PICTORIAL HISTORY (With Judy Lester)

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GREATER LITTLE ROCK tells the exciting and intriguing history of the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock. It’s the story of memorable people, places, things, and events beginning with the age of the Native Americans and the explorations of Hernando de Soto. Popular history is combined with nostalgia ...

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THE PEOPLE’S COLLEGE: LITTLE ROCK JUNIOR COLLEGE AND LITTLE ROCK UNIVERSITY, 1927-1969

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The People’s College presents the history of one of Little Rock’s premier institutions. The book shows how the school started as an extension of the local high school and eventually became a major university and includes a behind the scenes look at a national championship junior college football team, political ...

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