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History and Biography Resources

March 31, 2014 by pjorgensen

This section of our site has been discontinued.

Tagged in: websites, web guides, history, historical, biography, biographies, biographical, Britain, United States, American,
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Anne Perry's "Treason at Lisson Grove"

July 27, 2012 by sdc

When the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met in July 2012, we discussed a 2010 volume in Anne Perry's popular "Thomas and Charlotte Pitt" series, Treason at Lisson Grove.

This book was discussed at the Just Desserts meeting on July 26, 2012. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are  welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this book (and series) in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

Join us next on August 23rd, at the South Branch Library (6:30 p.m.), as we discuss a volume in the Tea Shop mystery series by Laura Childs, Treason at Lisson Grove.

For additional reminders about upcoming  Just Desserts meetings and/or other announcements of interest to mystery  fans, don't forget to sign up for the Just Desserts e-mail list. Or, if you're logged into your account on Facebook, you can visit the Events page for the Lincoln City Libraries, and mark whether or not you plan to attend upcoming sessions of Just Desserts! Our selections for the September and October meetings were posted just recently.

What do you think of Treason at Lisson Grove and the Thomas and Charlotte Pit series by Perry?

Tagged in: Just Desserts, book group, book discussion, Anne Perry, Treason at Lisson Grove, historical, British,
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Chief Standing Bear

May 06, 2009 by Sheila
The Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs is hosting a series of events in honor of Chief Standing Bear, the Ponca chief who advocated for Native Americans’ rights of habeas corpus in US District Court.
On May 15, 2009, the commission will host two events. The forth annual breakfast will be held at the Embassy Suites, 1040 P St. in Lincoln. Joe Starita, author of I am a Man: Chief Standing Bear’s Journey of Justice, is the keynote speaker for this event. The fifth annual commemoration will be held from 11:45 to 1:00pm at the State Capitol Rotunda. 
For more information, visit the NCIA Web site at:

Tagged in: Native American, Indian, Cultural, history, historical,
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