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Brooks, Mel

Summary: The legendary comedian, actor, and film producer and director traces his rise from a Depression-era kid in Brooklyn to his stellar film career, offering insight into the inspiration for his ideas and the many close friendships and collaborations behind his success.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2021

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

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

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

Moriarty, Laura

Summary: "A novel about the friendship between an adolescent, pre-movie-star Louise Brooks, and the 36-year-old woman who chaperones her to New York City for a summer, in 1922, and how it changes both their lives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Moriar

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Saving

Frederick, Heather Vogel.

Summary: Four very different friends in Concord, Massachusetts, and their mothers continue their book club, reading Jean Webster's "Daddy Long-Legs," while getting to know their own pen pals from Wyoming.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Fred

Lynch, Patrick James

Summary: An illustrated account of the life of John Howland, the young servant who was indentured to Pilgrim John Carver, describes how he embarked on the Mayflower and survived a fall off the ship before helping his ill shipmates by scouting out a safe harbor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: HOLIDAY JE Lynch

Summary: Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Crown 4

Summary: The remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles, who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Ford

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Crown

Wisniewski, David.

Summary: A saintly rabbi miraculously brings to life a clay giant who helps him watch over the Jews of sixteenth-century Prague.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: HOLIDAY J 398.21 Wisn

Makos, Adam

Summary: Adam Makos tells the story of Clarence Smoyer, a World War II American tank gunner, and his journey into the heart of the Third Reich, where he will meet destiny in an iconic armor duel.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 940.541 Makos

Gramont, Nina de

Summary: "Nina de Gramont's The Christie Affair is a beguiling novel of star-crossed lovers, heartbreak, revenge, and murder-and a brilliant re-imagination of one of the most talked-about unsolved mysteries of the twentieth century. Every story has its secrets. Every mystery has its motives. 'A long time ago, in another country, I nearly killed a woman. It's a particular feeling, the urge to murder. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Gramont

Kelly, Jacqueline

Summary: Calpurnia and her grandfather rescue a barn owl from the river and, with the help of Dr. Pritzker, dead mice, and some detective work, nurse it back to health.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Kelly

Bradbury, Ray

Summary: Two boys' lives are changed forever when a sinister travelling carnival stops at their Illinois town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster Paperbacks 2017

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1 available in Adult Sci-Fi / Fantasy, Call number: PBK SF Bradb

Lehto, Steve

Summary: "In the wake of World War II, the U.S. automobile industry was fully unprepared to meet the growing demands of the public, for whom they had not made any cars for years. In stepped Preston Tucker, a salesman extraordinaire who announced the building of a revolutionary new car: the Tucker '48, the first car in almost a decade to be built fresh from the ground up. Tucker's car, which would...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 338.762 Lehto 2016

Scharer, Whitney

Summary: A novel inspired by the life of the Vogue model-turned-renowned photographer finds Lee Miller relocating to 1929 Paris, where she becomes the muse and colleague of the mercurial surrealist, Man Ray.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Scharer

Kelley, Kitty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.209 Kelley

Phelan, Matt

Summary: Henry bonds with a young Buster Keaton over games of baseball while the latter summers locally with a troupe of vaudeville performers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Pr 2013

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

DeAngeli, Marguerite

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday & Co. 1949

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION DeAng

Drury, Bob.

Summary: Draws on Red Cloud's autobiography, which was lost for nearly a hundred years, to present the story of the great Oglala Sioux chief who was the only Plains Indian to defeat the United States Army in a war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.004 Drury

Notaro, Laurie.

Summary: In 1927, three women, including the daughter of an earl, a former cigar girl-turned-society darling, and a beauty pageant contestant, all vie to be the first woman to fly across the Atlantic.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Peck, Richard

Summary: A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Peck

Scott, Michael

Summary: Fifteen-year-old twins Sophie and Josh Newman continue their magical training in Paris with Nicholas Flamel, Scatty, and the Comte de Sant Germaine, pursued by Doctor Dee and the immortal Niccolo Machiavelli.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2008

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Scott

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