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Fiction



link to catalog page CREAMER, Delia's Doctors; or, A Glance behind the Scenes Author: Hannah Gardner Creamer
Pub Date: October 2003

A lost 19th century novel focused on several women's issues, especially female health; with a fascinating overview of mid-nineteenth-century medical practices.   learn more...

link to catalog page, Author: Onoto Watanna
Pub Date: January 2003

Previously uncollected short stories and essays by the first fiction writer of Chinese ancestry to be published in the U.S.   learn more...

link to catalog page FRANK, Holiday Author: Waldo Frank
Pub Date: December 2003

Waldo Frank’s 1923 novel "Holiday" is the compelling account of a Southern lynching presented through a white author’s modernist, experimental style. Written by a white, middle class Jewish northerner educated at Yale posing as a black man while traveling with Jean Toomer.   learn more...

link to catalog page ADE, Stories of Chicago Author: George Ade
Pub Date: June 2003

Revealing stories about the social life of Chicago in the 1890s with illustrations from renouned illustrator John T. McCutcheon.   learn more...

link to catalog page FERBER, Emma McChesney and Co. Author: Edna Ferber
Pub Date: August 2002

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link to catalog page FERBER, Personality Plus

Personality Plus

Some Experiences of Emma McChesney and Her Son, Jock

Author: Edna Ferber
Pub Date: August 2002

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link to catalog page HAVIS, American Political Plays Author: Edited by Allan Havis
Pub Date: November 2001

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link to catalog page WOLFF, Another Hill

Another Hill

An Autobiographical Novel

Author: Milton Wolff
Pub Date: 2001

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link to catalog page FERBER, Fanny Herself Author: Edna Ferber
Pub Date: May 2001

This intensely personal chronicle of a young girl growing up Jewish in a small midwestern town is the most autobiographical of Pulitzer Prize-winning Ferber’s novels, full of fine, full-blown, and fascinating characters. (UofI’s paperback reprint of Ferber’s So Big has sold close to 7000 copies!)   learn more...

link to catalog page TAX, Rivington Street Author: Meredith Tax
Pub Date: October 2001

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