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October/November/December 2012
Volume 58, Number 4

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Virginia Publications

by Lyn C. A. Gardner

C alling all Virginia creators! We seek news of your latest publications, whether print or electronic — musical, artistic, or dramatic. Works about Virginia or Virginians are especially welcome. An asterisk before an author’s name will indicate a known VLA member (please tell us). If you’d like to review something listed here, query the editors (see inside front cover). Send publication news to the columnist at

Allen, Mike. The Button Bin and Other Horrors. Lexington, KY: Apex Book Company, 2012.

Bonastia, Christopher. Southern Stalemate: Five Years without Public Education in Prince Edward County, Virginia. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780226063898.

Brodie, Laura. All the Truth. New York: Berkley Books, 2012. ISBN: 9780425247631. Brown, Rita Mae. The Big Cat Nap: The 20th Anniversary Mrs. Murphy Mystery. New York: Bantam Books, 2012. ISBN: 9780345530448.

Brown, Rita Mae. The Big Cat Nap: The 20th Anniversary Mrs. Murphy Mystery. New York: Bantam Books, 2012. ISBN: 9780345530448.

Champlin, Susan, and Stan Mack. Fight for Freedom. New York: Bloomsbury Children’s Books, 2012. ISBN: 9781599900148.

Cherry, Kelly. Vectors: J. Robert Oppenheimer: The Years before the Bomb. Madison, WI: Parallel Press, 2012.

Chorlian, Meg, ed. A Visit to Mount Vernon: George Washington’s Home. Peterborough, NH: Cobblestone Pub., 2012.

Clay, Marilyn. Secrets and Lies: A Jamestown Novel. Waterville, ME: Five Star, 2012. ISBN: 9781432825836.

Colbert, Judy. Virginia: Off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places. Guilford, CT: Globe Pequot Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780762773305.

Coldham, Peter Wilson. Maryland and Virginia Convict Runaways, 1725–1800: A Survey of English Sources. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub. Co., 2012. ISBN: 9780806318912.

Crane, Stephen. The Red Badge of Courage: A Radio Dramatization. Read by Jerry Robbins, Nick Aalerud, and the Colonial Radio Players. [Grand Haven, MI]: Brilliance Audio, 2012. ISBN: 9781455852604.

Crothers, A. Glenn. Quakers Living in the Lion’s Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730–1865. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2012. ISBN: 9780813039732.

Donnelly, Mark P., and Daniel Diehl. Pirates of Virginia: Plunder and High Adventure on the Old Dominion Coastline. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole, 2012. ISBN: 9780811710367.

Dooley, John. John Dooley’s Civil War: An Irish American’s Journey in the First Virginia Infantry Regiment. Edited by Robert Emmett Curran. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781572338227.

Doumlele, Ruth. The Randolph Women & Their Men. Bothell, WA: Book Publishers Network, 2010. ISBN: 9781935359258.

Dove, Rita, ed. The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth Century American Poetry. New York: Penguin Books, 2011. ISBN: 9780143106432.

Eps, W. Perry. Nothing Happened. Washington, DC: The Word Works, 2010. ISBN: 9780915380756.

Eshelman, Ralph E., and Burton K. Kummerow. In Full Glory Reflected: Discovering the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780984213542.

Gilmore, Roxane Gatling. Restoring the Virginia Governor’s House: Preserving a Historic Home for a New Century. Petersburg, VA: Dietz Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780875171401.

Goetz, Rebecca Anne. The Baptism of Early Virginia: How Christianity Created Race. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781421407005. Goodwin, Bill. Virginia. 11th ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2012. ISBN: 9781118118054.

Goodwin, Bill. Virginia. 11th ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2012. ISBN: 9781118118054.

Goolrick, Robert. Heading out to Wonderful: A Novel. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012. ISBN: 9781565129238.

Hedrick, John. Appalachian Trail Guide to Shenandoah National Park: With Side Trails. Vienna, VA: Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, 2012. ISBN: 9780915746644.

Jackson, Lawrence Patrick. My Father’s Name: A Black Virginia Family after the Civil War. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780226389493.

Kreiser, Lawrence A. Defeating Lee: A History of the Second Corps, Army of the Potomac. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780253006172.

Leahy, Richard G. Beyond Jefferson’s Vines: The Evolution of Quality Wine in Virginia. New York: Sterling Epicure, 2012. ISBN: 9781402797743.

Littlejohn, Jeffrey L., and Charles H. Ford. Elusive Equality: Desegregation and Resegregation in Norfolk’s Public Schools. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780813932880.

Lyga, Barry. Mangaman Illustrated by Colleen Doran [Virginia artist]. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2011. ISBN: 9780547423159.

McCoy, Judi. Fashion Faux Paw. New York: Signet, 2012. ISBN: 9780451236272.

McCoy, Judi. Till Death Do Us Bark: A Dog Walker Mystery. New York: Signet, 2011. ISBN: 9780451234353.

McCulloch, Derek. Gone to Amerikay. Illustrated by Colleen Doran [Virginia artist]. New York: Vertigo, 2012. ISBN: 9781401223519.

Ransom, Candice. Rebel McKenzie. New York: Disney Hyperion Books, 2012. ISBN: 9781423145394.

Ransom, Candice. Iva Honeysuckle Discovers the World: Well, Her Part of Virginia, Anyway. New York: Disney Hyperion Books, 2012. ISBN: 9781423131731.

Reid, Don. The Mulligans of Mt. Jefferson: A Novel. Colorado Springs, CO: David C. Cook, 2012. ISBN: 9781434764942.

Seibles, Tim. Fast Animal. Wilkes- Barre, PA: Etruscan Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780983294429.

Semtner, Christopher P. Edgar Allan Poe’s Richmond: The Raven in the River City. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781609496074.

Shaffer, Michael. Washington County, Virginia, in the Civil War. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781609494957.

Taylor, L. B., Jr. Monsters of Virginia: Mysterious Creatures in the Old Dominion. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2012. ISBN: 9780811708562.

Trammell, Jack. The Richmond Slave Trade: The Economic Backbone of the Old Dominion. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781609494131.

Dept. of Media and Communications Development, Virginia Beach City Public Schools. The Power of Belief: [A Collection of Virginia Beach City Pubic Schools Voices]. Virginia Beach, VA: Virginia Beach City Public Schools, 2012. ISBN: 9780615571362.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Making History: 20th-Century African American Art. Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2012. ISBN: 9781934351000.

Walker, Sally M. Freedom Song: The Story of Henry “Box” Brown. New York: Harper, 2012. ISBN: 9780060583101.

Webb, Franklin F., and Ricky L. Cox. The Water-Powered Mills of Floyd County, Virginia: Illustrated Histories, 1770–2010. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2012. ISBN: 9780786437238.

Wiencek, Henry. Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2012. ISBN: 9780374299569.

Wills, Brian Steel. George Henry Thomas: As True As Steel. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2012. ISBN: 9780700618415.

Wilson, Richard Guy, David J. Neuman, and Sara A. Butler. University of Virginia: An Architectural Tour. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781616890605.

Wolf, Eva Sheppard. Almost Free: A Story about Family and Race in Antebellum Virginia. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780820332291.

Wooldridge, William C., and the Mariners’ Museum Library. Mapping Virginia: From the Age of Exploration to the Civil War. Charlottesville: published for the Library at the Mariners’ Museum by the University of Virginia Press in association with the Virginia Cartographical Society, 2012. ISBN: 9780813932675.

Zaborney, John J. Slaves for Hire: Renting Enslaved Laborers in Antebellum Virginia. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780807145128.


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