East Lee’s Summit Branch closed on Dec. 4 due to a COVID-19 exposure. The
Woodneath Library Center and Camden Point, Dearborn, Edgerton, and Excelsior
Springs branches reopened on Dec. 4. For a complete list of branches that
are currently closed due to COVID-19 exposure, visit the MCPL COVID-19 Information and Updates page.
Returns: Book Drops Only. Holds Pick-Up: Curbside or Drive-Up Service. In-Branch: No in-branch services. Virtual Branch is available 24/7.
In 1949, World War II veteran and recent convict Aloysius Archer is released on parole with instructions to stay out of trouble, but when he becomes the suspect in a murder, he must track down the killer to avoid being sent back to prison.
A follow-up to Natchez Burning finds Southern lawyer Penn Cage desperately struggling to protect his father from false charges and corrupt officers by confronting the puppet master behind the Double Eagles terrorist group.
"Depressing saga, based on a true story, of the atrocities performed on these gentle native Australian people, performed by the whites, in the name of 'civilization', less than a century ago. Reminiscent of the treatment, somewhat, to native Americ..."