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Lyndonville Authors | Other Media  | Local Subject | Area Authors

Local Author Holdings at Yates
Community Library

This list is not intended to be all-inclusive; non-fiction books about the region which may be written by a local author are not necessarily included. 

PLEASE let us know about anything we have missed!


Barry, Amy L. Devil’s Woods c2000   
Bell, David. A Time To Be Born  c1975           
CFIDS: The Disease of A Thousand  Names (Chronic Fatigue/Immune Dysfunction Syndrome) c1991  
Curing Fatigue: A Step-by-Step Plan to Uncover and Eliminate the Causes of Chronic Fatigue (c1993)     
Neuro-immune Fatigue ME/CFS/FM and Cellular Hypoxia c2007  
Bell, Haj Dawud Introduction to Islam (c2006)  
Bellavia, David House to House: An Epic Memoir of War   (c2007)    
Bellavia, William   Rebirth Pains   (c2005)        
Blanchard, Patricia
and Joanne Suhr   There Was A Mouse
Itch! Itch! (c1997)  
In the Woods (c1998)  
Hartman, Mary Devil May Care (c2003)  
Hopper, Christopher   Rise of the Dibor (c2006)       
The Lion Vrie  (c2007)  
The Curse of the Spider King (co-author) (c2009)


Venom and Song  (co-author)  (c2010)


Large, Ron, Ed.D Larger Lessons (c2011)  
Maguire, Anne (Lucille Munn Nearing)       
Partrick, Debbie Darlene Devine, illus. Nurse at Towpath Lodge (c1975)


Maddie’s Gift (c2000)  
Sepik, Gretchen Murray Erie Canal Sal    (c2011)


Sillick, John Alps Road Journal (c1998)


Wilson, Craig It’s the Little Things: an appreciation of life’s simple pleasures  (c2002)



Bane, Randall The Ark of His Presence (2004)  
Messiah Live!  (1990)  
Randall Bane in Concert (1990)  
Hopper, Jennifer Written in the Sand  (c2006)  


Collingwood, Catherine Twilight of a Dancer:  the Story of Katherine Collingwood and Her Heroic Battle With ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), by Rosemary DeGraff  (c1987)



Allen, Helen E. (Carlton) “The Jumping Bass of Oak Orchard Creek”  Short story appearing on page 435 in The Tavern Lamps Are Burning: Literary Journeys Through Six Regions and Four Centuries of NewYork State by Carl Carmer     


Ames, Greg (Buffalo native) Buffalo Lockjaw
Bacchetta, Sally What I Want My Adopted Child To Know  (c2010) 


Basham, Philip (British native who immigrated to Geneseo area)   Two Falling Voices  (c2001)               
Berry, Julie (Medina native) The Amaranth Enchantment   (c2009)  
Brown, David H. (U. B. Prof) The Elusive Chauffeur (c2008)    
Carr, Patricia (Albion resident) The Long-Legged View: From Life in the Big Apple To Life in Apple Country in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s (c2009)


DiFante, Marlies Adams (Rochester resident) Queen of the Bremen:the true story of an American child trapped in Germany during World War II

Genter, Betty Sherwood Growing Up On a Clarendon Muckland Farm in the 1940s and 1950s  (c2003)


“My Ma Ma:” the inspiring story of an orphan given the chance  
to have a life


Whatever Happened To Eddie Stone?

(various Western New York teens) Get Graphic!  The World in Words and Pictures (c2009)


Hall, Phoebe (Newfane) The Deacon’s Son (tales of local teenage life in the ‘50s)  
Johnson, Lois E. My Dad Knew Santa Claus: the true story of Christmas Park and the Santa Claus School in Albion, NY  (c2004)


Jones, Susan (Elba author) Until We Meet Again
Kauffman, Bill (Elba author) Bye Bye Miss American Empire (c2010)     


Dispatches From The Muckdog Gazette

Lang, D. Jean Gasport Girl II: Lockport Teen
McFarland, Thomas M. Rivers to Cross: A Novel (Albion Civil War expert) of the American Civil War, the Great Western Cattle Drives, and Custer’s Last Stand (c2008)


Merrill, Arch 22 titles of local history & lore     


Oates, Joyce Carol (Lockport native) 13 works of fiction (plus one essay on boxing – 796.83 Oate)


Panning, Anne (Brockport Engl. prof)  Super America: stories by Anne Panning (c2007)      


Pedersen, Laura Buffalo Gal: A Memoir (c2008)


Persia, Paul Saltport:  a Town on the Erie Canal (c2008)  


Punch, R. Jack White Treasure  
Russert, Tim, Big Russ and Me: Father and Son: Lessons of Life   (c2004)


Wisdom of Our Fathers: Letters from Daughters and Sons (c2006)


Shannon, Timothy (taught at Attica Prison; Vice Princ. at Buffalo Publ. Schools& Principal at Alden HS )Attica:  Down the Rabbit Hole  (fiction based on true experience)(c2008)  
Sullivan, Joan  Winghart Wilcox Bernie, You’re A Bootlegger! a family’s escapades during the Prohibition Era  (c2010)  (Lyndonville setting)



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