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Browder, Bill

Summary: "When Bill Browder's young Russian lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, was beaten to death in a Moscow jail, Browder made it his life's mission to go after his killers and make sure they faced justice. The first step of that mission was to uncover who was behind the $230 million tax refund scheme that Magnitsky was killed over. As Browder and his team tracked the money as it flowed out of Russia through...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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

Abbott, Karen

Summary: "The never-before-told story of four real-life women who risked everything to take on a life of espionage during the Civil War"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.785 Abbott

Summary: Between 1955 and 1960 rhythm and blues and rock ' roll erode jazz' audiences but the music still enjoys tremendous creativity. Saxophonist Sonny Rollins and trumpeter Clifford Brown make their marks while Duke Ellington emerges stronger than ever and Miles Davis and John Coltrane make legendary albums. Louis Armstrong jeopardizes his career when he condemns the government for its failure to act...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Summary: In the late 1930s, as the Great Depression deepens, jazz thrives. The saxophone emerges as an iconic instrument of the music; this segment introduces two of its masters, Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young. Young migrates to Kansas City, where a vibrant music scene is prospering with musicians such as trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison and drummers Jo Jones and Chick Webb. Out of this ferment emerges...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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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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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

Millard, Candice

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of RIVER OF DOUBT and DESTINY OF THE REPUBLIC, the stirring story of one of the great feats of exploration of all time, and its complicated legacy The Nile River is the longest in the world. Its fertile floodplain allowed for rise to the great civilization of ancient Egypt, but for millennia the location of its headwaters was shrouded in mystery....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2022

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Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.732 Lee

Summary: Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 973 Civil5

Summary: In the mid 1930s, as the Great Depression refuses to lift, Benny Goodman finds himself hailed as the "King of Swing" and becomes the first white bandleader to hire black musicians. He has a host or rivals among them, Chick Webb, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmie Lunceford, Glen Miller and Artie Shaw. Louis Armstrong heads a big band of his own, while Duke Ellington continues his independent course, but...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: A true-life novel about Lily Casey Smith (the author's grandmother) who at age six helped her father break horses, at age fifteen left home to teach in a frontier town, and later as a wife and mother runs a vast ranch in Arizona where she survived tornadoes, droughts, floods, the Great Depression, and the most heartbreaking personal tragedy--but despite a life of hardscrabble drudgery still...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2009

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

Montgomery, Heather L.

Summary: "A science educator honors children's curiosity and pockets full of "stuff" by introducing nine scientists who collected natural treasures when they were young. Collecting, sorting, and playing with shells, stones, and other objects taught these young people how to observe, classify, and discover"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: J 920 Montgomery

De Semlyen, Nick

Summary: "Wild and Crazy Guys opens in 1978 with Chevy Chase and Bill Murray taking bad-tempered swings at each other backstage at Saturday Night Live, and closes 21 years later with the two doing a skit in the same venue, poking fun at each other, their illustrious careers, triumphs and prat falls. In between, Nick de Semlyen takes us on a trip through the tumultuous '80s, delving behind the scenes of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 De Semlyen 2019

Smith, Will

Summary: A product of a profound journey of self-knowledge, and a reckoning with all that your will can get you and all that it can leave behind, in this memoir, one of the most dynamic and globally recognized entertainment forces of our time opens up fully about his life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2021

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Smith
Call number: PN2287.S612 A3 2021

Egerton, Douglas R.

Contents: The travelers -- The Brahmins -- Readville -- The Sea Islands -- Battery Wagner -- Hospitals and home fronts -- The siege -- Florida -- Liberation -- Occupation -- The veterans -- Epilogue: the legacy of the regiments.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.741 Egert

Wadsworth, Ginger.

Summary: "Juliette (Daisy) Gordon Low was a remarkable woman with ideas that were ahead of her time. She witnessed important eras in U.S. history, from the Civil War and Reconstruction to westward expansion to post-World War I. And she made history by founding the first national organization to bring girls from all backgrounds into the out-of-doors. Daisy created controversy by encouraging them to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 369.463 Wadsworth

Summary: Wayne plays ex-Confederate soldier Ethan Edwards, an Indian-hater who believes more in bullets than words. He's out to find his young niece, who's been taken captive by the renegade Comanches who massacred her family.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1997

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Search

Utley, Robert M

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 1993

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

Sitton, Robert.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Bay Theatre Collection, Call number: BAY THEATRE 791.430 Sitton

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Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Press 1998

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 363.209 Piel

Sherman, Casey

Summary: "From the authors of the bestselling The Finest Hours comes the riveting, deeply human story of President John F. Kennedy and two U-2 pilots, Rudy Anderson and Chuck Maultsby, who risked their lives to save America during the Cuban Missile Crisis. During the ominous two weeks of the Cold War's terrifying peak, two things saved humanity: the strategic wisdom of John F. Kennedy and the U-2 aerial...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 Sherman 2018

Wallach, Janet

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.020 Wall

Goodman, Matthew.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.4 Goodman

Cussler, Clive

Summary: "In the summer of 1914, Detective Isaac Bell is asked to investigate a cache of missing rifles but discovers something much more sinister. Whoever broke into this Winchester factory wasn't looking to take weapons; they wanted to leave a radio transmitter, set to summon a fleet of dreaded German U-boats. Someone is trying to keep American supplies from reaching British shores. Bell must hunt...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage company 2022

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