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One Book – One Lincoln – 2009 – Resources

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The Book
The Author
Programs/Events
Discussion Groups
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Illustrated Manuscripts
Sarajevo Haggadah
Australian Art
Bosnia | Diasporas
Stolen Art
Vienna | Venice
Jewish History
Journey of the Book

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About the Book About the Author Programs and Special Events You Are on This Page! Become a Fan of the One Book One Lincoln Facebook page Follow the Lincoln City Libraries Twitter feed for One Book updates! Information about Illustrated Manuscripts Information about the Sarajevo Haggadah Information about Bosnia, Sarajevo and the Yugoslavian area Information about Australian Art and Artists Informatino about historical diasporas Information about stolen historical art Information about Vienna Information about Venice Information about Jewish History Follow the travels of the Sarajevo Haggadah throughout Europe

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Additional Resources


Additional Resources for People of the Book



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Want a basic description, or just some general information about People of the Book? You can find it at these sites:



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Learn more about the author Geraldine Brooks at the following sites:



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Want to read a sample from People of the Book first? Visit one of the following sites [same excerpt available at dozens of web sites on the internet — here are two examples]:



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On-Line Critical Reviews of People of the Book

Connect to the following on-line reviews of People of the Book, by professional critics:



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Interested in reading (or listening to, or watching) some interviews with Geraldine Brooks? The following list of links will take you to several print or audio interviews she has participated in, covering her novel, People of the Book.



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Leading a book group for People of the Book but need some good topics to get the discussions going? Watch for the official Resource Guide from Lincoln City Libraries, appearing in an upcoming issue of the Lincoln Journal Star. Or, try the following Reading Group Guides online:



The Topics and Themes of the Book

You’ll find articles about the various themes and subjects of People of the Book, in the following subscription databases available here through the libraries’ “Research Resources.” Have your library card # handy to log into these databases:

  • Ebsco Masterfile Premiere — full-text magazine articles
  • eLibrary — articles from selected magazines, newspapers, books, and radio and TV broadcasts
  • Wilson Omnifile — full-text magazine articles
  • Fiction Connection — help for finding good books to read
  • NoveList — help for finding good books to read
  • Geography Reference eBooks — Magazine articles about gardening and landscaping
  • History Reference eBooks — Magazine articles about gardening and landscaping


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Click here or on the map above to take a journey through the locations visited by the Sarajevo Haggadah on its journey through time and space in People of the Book:



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Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of Illuminated Manuscripts, one of the topical themes of People of the Book:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about Illuminated Manuscripts:



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Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of of Haggadah and/or Haggodot, one of the topical themes of People of the Book:

Here are some selected web sites containing general information about Haggadah:

Here are some selected web sites containing information specifically about the Sarajevo Haggadah:



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Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subjects of Bosnia, Sarajevo and the old Yugoslavia, some of the topical themes of People of the Book:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about the subjects of Bosnia, Sarajevo and the old Yugoslavia:



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Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subjects of Australian Art and Artists, one of the topical themes of People of the Book:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about Australian Art and Artists:



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Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subjects of stolen and/or hidden art, some of the topical themes of People of the Book:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about the subjects of stolen and/or hidden art:



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Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to Vienna, one of the topical themes of People of the Book:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about Vienna:



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Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subjects of Venice and Carnival, some of the topical themes of People of the Book:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about the subjects of Venice and Carnival:



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Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subjects of Jewish History, one of the topical themes of People of the Book:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about the subject of Jewish History:



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Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to historical Diasporas, one of the topical themes of People of the Book:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about historical Diasporas:



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As of the fall of 2009, Lincoln, Nebraska and the Lincoln City Libraries appear to be one of the first cities to select People of the Book as the specific title for a full city-wide reading project!

In addition to Lincoln, other cities who’ve used this title are:



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If You Liked Reading People of the Book, You Might Like:



What Other Communities Are Reading

One Book Reading Promotion Projects (Library of Congress Center for the Book)


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