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Nelson, S. D.

Summary: A simple biography of Lakota-Oglala medicine man Black Elk, from his childhood vision which shaped his life through his battles with the whites and his travels with Buffalo Bill's Wild West show. Includes quotes from Black Elk Speaks and historical photos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2010

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

Taylor, Diane C. (Diane Carol)

Summary: Discusses what engineering is, highlighting female engineers who revolutionized the role of women in the field and providing activities, including building a suspension bridge, designing and building a kite, and investigating processed food.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 620 Taylor

Krouse, Erika

Summary: "Part memoir and part literary true crime, Tell Me Everything is the mesmerizing story of a landmark sexual assault investigation and the female private investigator who helped crack it open. Erika Krouse has one of those faces. "I don't know why I'm telling you this," people say, spilling confessions. In fall 2002, Erika accepts a new contract job investigating lawsuits as a private...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.259 Krouse

Steinmetz, Greg

Summary: "This is a spry biography of Gilded Age financier Jay Gould, who pioneered the business model of the Wall Street shark"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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

Summary: Directed by filmmaker Peter Jackson, this is a three-part documentary series that takes audiences back in time to the band₂s intimate recording sessions. The documentary showcases the warmth, camaraderie, and creative genius that defined the legacy of the iconic foursome, and is compiled from over 60 hours of unseen footage shot in January 1969 (by Michael Lindsay-Hogg) and more than 150 hours...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney 2022

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 782 Beatles

Anderson, Scott

Summary: "At the end of World War II, the United States dominated the world militarily, economically, and in moral standing--seen as the victor over tyranny and a champion of freedom. But it was clear--to some--that the Soviet Union was already executing a plan to expand and foment revolution around the world. The American government's strategy in response relied on the secret efforts of a newly-formed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 Anderson

Aviv, Rachel

Summary: In Strangers to Ourselves, a powerful and gripping debut, Rachel Aviv raises fundamental questions about how we understand ourselves in periods of crisis and distress. Drawing on deep, original reporting as well as unpublished journals and memoirs, Aviv writes about people who have come up against the limits of psychiatric explanations for who they are. She follows an Indian woman, celebrated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.891 Aviv

Gilmer, Benjamin

Summary: "A rural physician learns that a former doctor at his clinic committed a shocking crime, leading him to uncover an undiagnosed mental health crisis in our broken prison system--a powerful true story expanding on one of the most popular This American Lifeepisodes of all time. When family physician Dr. Benjamin Gilmer began working at the Cane Creek clinic in rural North Carolina, he was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.3 Gilmer

Itzkoff, Dave

Summary: "From New York Times reporter Dave Itzkoff comes the definitive biography of Robin Williams-- a compelling portrait of one of America's most beloved and misunderstood entertainers. From his rapid-fire stand-up comedy riffs to his breakout role in Mork & Mindy and his powerful Academy Award-winning performance in Good Will Hunting, Robin Williams was a singularly innovative actor and comedian....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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

Magoon, Kekla

Summary: "A chapter book biography of Ruby Bridges, part of the She Persisted series"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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

Meacham, Jon

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Summary: "A president who governed a divided country has much to teach us in a twenty-first-century moment of polarization and political crisis. Abraham Lincoln was president when implacable secessionists gave no quarter in a clash of visions inextricably bound up with money, power, race, identity, and faith. He was hated and hailed, excoriated and revered. In Lincoln we can see the possibilities of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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Totenberg, Nina

Summary: Celebrated NPR correspondent Nina Totenberg delivers an extraordinary memoir of her personal successes, struggles, and life-affirming relationships, including her beautiful friendship of nearly fifty years with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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Catton, Bruce

Summary: The celebrated writer reminisces about his boyhood in Michigan at the turn of the century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1987

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 917.74 Cat

Hazzard, Kevin

Summary: "Up until 1968, if you suffered a medical crisis, your chances of survival were minimal. That all changed with the Freedom House EMS in Pittsburgh, a group of Black men who became America's first paramedics and set the gold standard for emergency medicine around the world, only to have their legacy erased-until now. Born from the vision of a Nobel Prize-nominated physician, the needs of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.18 Hazzard

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: Covering the period from the 1930s to the 1980s, O'Reilly and Dugard trace the prohibition-busting bank robbers of the Depression Era, such as John Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby-Face Nelson. In addition, the authors highlight the creation of the Mafia Commission, the power struggles within the "Five Families," the growth of the FBI under J. Edgar Hoover, the mob battles...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.106 Oreilly

Obama, Michelle

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Mrs. Obama offers readers a series of fresh stories and insightful reflections on change, challenge, and power, including her belief that when we light up for others, we can illuminate the richness and potential of the world around us, discovering deeper truths and new pathways for progress. Drawing from her experiences as a mother, daughter, spouse, friend, and First Lady, she shares the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group 2022

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Birdsall, John

Summary: "The definitive biography of America's best-known and least understood food personality, and the modern culinary landscape he shaped. After World War II, a newly affluent United States reached for its own gourmet culture, one at ease with the French international style of Escoffier, but also distinctly American. Enter James Beard, authority on cooking and eating, his larger-than-life presence...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2020

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

Bissinger, Buzz

Summary: "When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, college football was at the height of its popularity. As the nation geared up for total war, one branch of the service dominated the aspirations of college football stars: the United States Marine Corps. Which is why, on Christmas Eve of 1944, when the 4th and 29th Marine regiments found themselves in the middle of the Pacific Ocean training for what...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishing 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.332 Bissinger

Bloom, Amy

Summary: "Amy and Brian's world was changed forever with his diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer's. Forced to confront the daily frustrations and realities of the disease and its impact on their lives and marriage, Brian resolved not to let it dictate his life and instead asked himself: What makes life meaningful, and how do I want to live the rest of mine? His decision led them to learn about Dignitas...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 Bloom

Davis, Viola

Summary: "In my book, you will meet a little girl named Viola who ran from her past until she made a life changing decision to stop running forever. This is my story, from a crumbling apartment in Central Falls, Rhode Island, to the stage in New York City, and beyond. This is the path I took to finding my purpose and my strength, but also to finding my voice in a world that didn't always see me. As I...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ebony Magazine Publishing, HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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

Fitzgerald, Isaac

Summary: "Isaac Fitzgerald has lived many lives. He's been an altar boy, a bartender, a fat kid, a smuggler, a biker, a prince of New England. But before all that, he was a bomb that exploded his parents' lives--or so he was told. In Dirtbag, Massachusetts, Fitzgerald, with warmth and humor, recounts his ongoing search for forgiveness, a more far-reaching vision of masculinity, and a more expansive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2022

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

King, Maxwell (Maxwell Evarts Perkins)

Summary: "Every weekday for decades, a kind man named Mister Rogers stepped through a door in his TV house, spoke directly into the camera while he changed from street clothes into a cardigan and sneakers, and sang, "It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood." Offering unconditional love, this soft-spoken icon was a household name for tens of millions of children, as well as their parents who grew up...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2018

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

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

Thottam, Jyoti

Summary: "The never-before-told story of six intrepid Kentucky nuns, their journey to build a hospital in the poorest state in India, and the Indian nurses whose lives would never be the same New York Times editor Jyoti Thottam's mother was part of an extraordinary group of Indian women. Born in 1946, a time when few women dared to leave their house without the protection of a man, she left home by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610.73 Thottam

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