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Boylan, Jennifer Finney

Summary: "From bestselling author of She's Not There, New York Times opinion columnist, and human rights activist Jennifer Finney Boylan, Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs, a memoir of the transformative power of loving dogs. This is a book about dogs: the love we have for them, and the way that love helps us understand the people we have been. It's in the love of dogs, and my love for them, that I can...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Celadon Books 2020

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

Pollan, Michael

Summary: "A brilliant and brave investigation by Michael Pollan, author of five New York Times best sellers, into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psilocybin (the active ingredient in magic mushrooms) are being used to provide relief...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615 Pollan 2018

Summary: When P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood in 1961 to finally discuss Walt Disney's desire to bring her beloved character, Mary Poppins to the motion picture screen (a quest he began in the 1940s as a promise to his two daughters), Disney meets a prim, uncompromising sexagenarian not only suspect of the impresario's concept for the film, but a woman struggling with her own past. During...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Saving

Thomas, Dylan

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Directions 1957

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.91 Tho

Stead, Rebecca.

Summary: As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1980s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2009

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Horan, Nancy.

Summary: "Under the Wide and Starry Sky chronicles the unconventional love affair of Scottish literary giant Robert Louis Stevenson, author of classics including Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and American divorcee Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne. They meet in rural France in 1875, when Fanny, having run away from her philandering husband back in California, takes refuge...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2013

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION Horan

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Crown

Kinzer, Stephen

Contents: I needed more of a challenge -- Dirty business -- Willing and unwilling subjects -- The secret that was going to unlock the universe -- Abolishing consciousness -- Any effort to tamper with this project, MK-ULTRA, is not permitted -- Fell or jumped -- Operation midnight climax -- The divine mushroom -- Health alteration committee -- We must always remember to thank the CIA -- Let this die with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.127 Kinzer 2019

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: "In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 Good 2018

Summary: "This game-changing war still resonates today with the US troop presence in South Korea and the nascent nuclear threat from the North. This collection of documentary footage chronicles the roots of the conflict as it blossomed into a protracted war that took a heavy toll in American blood and treasure. The immediacy of combat and major conflicts are brought vividly to life capturing the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Timeless Entertament 2008

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 951.904 Korea

Ellis, Bella

Summary: Before they became legendary writers, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, and Anne Brontë were "lady detectors" in this charming historical mystery. Not yet published novelists, they have well-honed imaginations and are expert readers. And, as Charlotte remarks, "detecting is reading between the lines--it's seeing what is not there."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Ellis

Cleaver, Thomas McKelvey

Summary: Tells the full story of the US Navy and Marine Corps' war in Korea from the first day of the war to the last, not only chronicling the front-line action, but also describing the technical development of aircraft and shipboard operations, and how these all affected the broader strategic situation on the Korean Peninsula

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9 Cleav

Terry, Addison.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Presidio Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 950.904 Terry

Summary: When America enters WWII in 1941, swing becomes a symbol of democracy and entertainers like Dave Brubeck, Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw take their music to the armed forces overseas. In Nazi-occupied Europe, gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt blends jazz with his own musical traditions. In New York Billie Holiday is unofficial queen despite a growing addiction to narcotics. Duke Ellington, assisted...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A fictional portrait of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I follows the young queen as she copes with intrigues aimed at placing Mary, Queen of Scots, on the British throne, and her passion for the traitorous Robert Dudley.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Gregory

Carter, Miranda

Summary: Draws on correspondence and diaries to trace the parallel stories of William II of Germany, George V of Britain, and Nicholas II of Russia, who at the onset of World War I wrongly counted on their family relationship to safeguard European interests.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.311 Cart

Makos, Adam.

Summary: "For readers of Unbroken comes an unforgettable tale of courage from America's 'forgotten war' in Korea, by the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call. Devotion tells the inspirational story of the U.S. Navy's most famous aviator duo, Lieutenant Tom Hudner and Ensign Jesse Brown, and the Marines they fought to defend. A white New Englander from the country-club scene, Tom passed up...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.904 Makos

Boyle, Kevin

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Publisher / Publication Date: H.Holt 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.73 Boyle

Tye, Larry

Summary: "The definitive biography of the most dangerous demagogue in American history, based on first-ever access to his personal and professional papers, medical and military records, and recently-unsealed transcripts of his closed-door Congressional hearings."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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

Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.911 Good

Lawhon, Ariel

Summary: In this "historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson's 50-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. Is she the Russian Grand Duchess, a beloved daughter and revered icon, or is she an imposter, the thief of another woman's legacy?"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Lawh

Brands, H. W.

Summary: "From master storyteller and historian H.W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world. When asked by a reporter...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.918 Brands

Summary: Between 1945 and 1955 jazz splinters into different camps: cool and hot, East and West, traditional and modern. One by one, the big bands leave the road, but Duke Ellington keeps his band together, while Louis Armstrong puts together a small group, the "All-Stars." Promoter Norman Granz insists on equal treatment for every member of his integrated troupes on his Jazz at the Philharmonic Tours....

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Conkling, Winifred

Contents: "The most beautiful experiment in the world?" -- Little queen and the other baby -- On the battlefields -- Dr. and Mrs. -- Right on time -- Lost and found -- A lab of her own -- Radium: treatment or toxin? -- Heavy metals -- Fleeing Hitler's Germany -- Eureka! the discovery of fission -- Chain reaction: research on fission goes global -- War -- Overlooked -- Afterward: physicists, pacifists,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 539.75 Conk

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