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Harris, Kamala

Summary: The autobiographical memoir of the first woman, African American, and South Asian American to become attorney general of the State of California, and the second black woman ever elected to the United States Senate. Harris discusses the impact that her family and community had on her life, and how she came to discover her own sense of self and purpose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Cohen, Michael

Summary: Once Donald Trump's fiercest surrogate, closest confidant, and staunchest defender, Michael Cohen knows where the skeletons are buried. This is the most devastating business and political horror story of the century. As Trump's lawyer and "fixer," Cohen not only witnessed firsthand but was also an active participant in the inner workings of Trump's business empire, political campaign, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Cohen

Egan, Timothy.

Summary: "From the National Book Award-winning and best-selling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America. The Irish-American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told through the improbable life of one man. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his Irish countrymen died,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Meagher

Bernanke, Ben

Summary: In 2006, Ben S. Bernanke was appointed chair of the Federal Reserve, capping a meteoric trajectory from a rural South Carolina childhood to professorships at Stanford and Princeton, to public service in Washington's halls of power. There would be no time to celebrate, however -- the burst of the housing bubble in 2007 set off a domino effect that would bring the global financial system to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.100 Bernan

Marcum, Diana

Summary: Reporter Diana Marcum is in crisis. A long-buried personal sadness is enfolding her--and her career is stalled--when she stumbles upon an unusual group of immigrants living in rural California. She follows them on their annual return to the remote Azorean Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, where bulls run down village streets, volcanoes are active, and the people celebrate festas to ease their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little A 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.69 Marcum 2018

Philbrick, Nathaniel

Summary: In the summer of 1776, Washington's army in Brooklyn and New York City faced one of the largest invading forces ever assembled by the British Empire. After suffering a series of devastating defeats, Washington's vulnerable and dejected troops were forced to evacuate the southern tip of Manhattan Island. Three weeks later, however, near the Canadian border, one of his favorite and most talented...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.382 Philb

Buttigieg, Pete

Summary: Once described by the Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of," Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-six-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians. First elected in 2011, Buttigieg left a successful business career to move back to his hometown, previously tagged by Newsweek as a "dying city,"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Buttigieg 2019

Gardiner, Meg

Summary: "I am the legion of the night ... He appears in the darkness like a ghost, made of shadows and fear--the Midnight Man. He comes for the parents but leaves the children alive, tiny witnesses to unspeakable horror. The bedroom communities of Los Angeles are gripped with dread, and the attacks are escalating. Still reeling from her best friend's close call in a bombing six months ago, FBI...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP MYSTERY Gardiner

Hale, Nathan

Summary: "The Donner Party expedition is one of the most notorious stories in all of American history. It's also a fascinating snapshot of the westward expansion of the United States, and the families and individuals who sacrificed so much to build new lives in a largely unknown landscape. From the preparation for the journey to each disastrous leg of the trip, this book shows the specific bad decisions...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 741.5 Hale

Connelly, Michael

Summary: Mickey Haller has fallen on tough times. He expands his business into foreclosure defense, only to see one of his clients accused of killing the banker she blames for trying to take away her home. Mickey puts his team into high gear to exonerate Lisa Trammel, even though the evidence and his own suspicions tell him his client is guilty. Soon after he learns that the victim had black market...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Conne

Kent, Zachary.

Summary: Traces the life of the Virginia surveyor, soldier, and plantation owner who became the first president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1986

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 921 Was

Brennan-Jobs, Lisa

Summary: "A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents--artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs--Lisa Brennan-Jobs's childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa's father was a mythical figure who was rarely present in her life. As she grew older, her father took an interest in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Brennanjobs

Dugard, Jaycee Lee

Summary: The author describes how she was held hostage for eighteen years by registered sex offender Phillip Garrido, who sexually abused her and fathered her two children, and how she was finally found by authorities.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks 2011

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 921 Dugard

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: "The prizewinning author of Founding Brothers and American Sphinx now gives us the unexpected story--brilliantly told--of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew. The triumph of the American Revolution was neither an ideological nor political guarantee that the colonies would...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.730 Ellis

Eggers, Dave

Summary: "From bestselling author Dave Eggers, the incredible true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war. Mokhtar Alkhanshali is twenty-four and working as a doorman when he discovers the astonishing history of coffee and Yemen's central place in it. He leaves San...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALKHAN 2018

McCabe, Andrew (Andrew George)

Summary: "On March 16, 2018, just twenty-six hours before his scheduled retirement from the organization he had served with distinction for more than two decades, Andrew G. McCabe was fired from his position as deputy director of the FBI. President Donald Trump celebrated on Twitter: 'Andrew McCabe FIRED, a great day for the hard working men and women of the FBI--A great day for Democracy.' In [this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.25 McCabe 2019

Devine, Jack

Summary: "A master class in spycraft from one of its greatest practitioners. Jack Devine is one of the legendary spymasters of our time. He was in Chile when Allende fell; he ran Charlie Wilson's war in Afghanistan; he had too much to do with Iran-Contra for his own taste, though he tried to stop it; he caught Pablo Escobar in Colombia; he tried to warn George Tenet that there was a bullet coming from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.127 Devine

Theroux, Paul

Summary: "One of the most acclaimed travel writers of our time turns his unflinching eye on an American South too often overlooked. Paul Theroux has spent fifty years crossing the globe, adventuring in the exotic, seeking the rich history and folklore of the far away. Now, for the first time, in his tenth travel book, Theroux explores a piece of America--the Deep South. He finds there a paradoxical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 Theroux

Pelzer, David J.

Summary: The journey of Dave Pelzer is completed as he confronts his abusive parents and seeks to create a life filled with love and acceptance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.760 Pelze

Spitz, Bob

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling biographer Bob Spitz, a full and rich biography of an epic American life, capturing what made Ronald Reagan both so beloved and so transformational. More than five years in the making, based on hundreds of interviews and access to previously unavailable documents, and infused with irresistible storytelling charm, Bob Spitz's REAGAN stands fair to be the first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Reagan 2018

Philp, Drew

Summary: "A young writer's sincere search (with his dog) for an authentic life--buying a ruined house in Detroit for $500, fixing it up nail by nail, and, in the process, participating in the grassroots rebirth of the city itself."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Philip 2018

Allen, Thomas B.

Summary: A biography of Revolutionary War general and first President of the United States, George Washington, focusing on his use of spies to gather intelligence that helped the colonies win the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 973.385 Allen

Chernow, Ron

Summary: Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and inept businessman, fond of drinking to excess; or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War; or as a credulous and hapless president whose tenure came to symbolize the worst excesses of the Gilded Age. These stereotypes don't come close to capturing adequately his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Randall, Willard Sterne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co. 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Was

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