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Steves, Rick

Summary: Presents advice on traveling to different countries of the world as a way of increasing our understanding of different cultures and political systems, and appreciating the interconnectedness within the global community. In his third edition, the author considers the new political reality of Brexit, Refugees, Erdoğan, and Trump, as well as populism, nativism, terrorism, and climate change and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.202 Steves 2019

Baker, Kenneth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709.2 Gold

Summary: Presents the theory that the American dream, all but abandoned in the United States, has been adopted successfully in other countries, including Italy, France, Finland, Slovenia, Germany, Portugal, Norway, Tunisia, and Iceland, looking at such areas as worker benefits, public expenditure for the common good, and state-funded higher education.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 303.42 Where

Mitchell, Patti

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 736.9 Mitch

Brill, Steven

Summary: "From the award-winning journalist and best-selling author of America's Bitter Pill: a tour de force examination of 1) how and why major American institutions no longer serve us as they should, causing a deep rift between the vulnerable majority and the protected few, and 2) how some individuals and organizations are laying the foundation for real, lasting change. In this revelatory narrative...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 Brill 2018

Diamond, Jared

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.899 Diamond

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

Carlson, Tucker

Summary: The people who run America now barely interact with it. They fly on their own planes, ski on their own mountains, watch sporting events far from the stands in sky boxes. They have total contempt for you. "They view America the way a private equity firm sizes up an aging conglomerate," Tucker Carlson writes, "as something outdated they can profit from. When it fails, they're gone." And...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 Carlson 2018

Macy, Beth

Summary: Describes how the chairman of Vaughan-Bassett Furniture fought for his more than seven hundred employees in a small Virginia town using legal maneuvers, factory efficiencies, and his wits and determination in the wake of sales losses to cheap Asian furniture imports.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.768 Macy

Levitsky, Steven

Summary: "Donald Trump's presidency has raised a question that many of us never thought we'd be asking: Is our democracy in danger? Harvard professors Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt have spent more than twenty years studying the breakdown of democracies in Europe and Latin America, and they believe the answer is yes. Democracy no longer ends with a bang--in a revolution or military coup--but with a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 321.8 LEVIT 2018

Friedman, Thomas L.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.483 Friedman

Dees, Sarah

Summary: Turn your pile of LEGO bricks into a day of fun! This unique activity book has step-by-step instructions and tons of photos to teach you how to build all-new and totally awesome robots and a robot lab, race cars to race your friends and jet planes to zoom across the room at lightning speed or fit in your pocket for on-the-go play. You can build wild animals then take your minifigures on a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 688.725 Dees

Goldsworthy, Andy 1956-

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 730.92 Golds

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,"...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2019

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

Schwake, Susan.

Summary: "An inspiring collection of ideas and projects for encouraging an artistic spirit in children! 3D Art Lab for Kids includes 36 kid-friendly fine art projects in paper, clay, textiles, sculpture, and jewelry. Each project is inspired by the work of a prominent artist and is illustrated with step-by-step full-color photographs of the process as well as finished samples and variations. Whether you...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 702.8 Schwake

Fifield, Anna

Summary: "Anna Fifield reconstructs Kim’s past and present with exclusive access to sources near him and brings her unique understanding to explain the dynastic mission of the Kim family in North Korea. The archaic notion of despotic family rule matches the almost medieval hardship the country has suffered under the Kims. Few people thought that a young, untested, unhealthy, Swiss-educated basketball...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.93 Fifield 2019

Armstrong, Karen

Summary: "Today the Quran is used by some to justify war and acts of terrorism, the Torah to deny Palestinians the right to live in the Land of Israel, and the Bible to condemn homosexuality and contraception. The significance of Scripture--the holy texts at the centre of all religious traditions--may not be immediately obvious in our secular world but its misunderstanding is perhaps the root cause of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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O'Reilly, Bill

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 O'Reilly

Albom, Mitch

Summary: Tells the story of a small town on Lake Michigan that gets worldwide attention when its citizens start receiving phone calls from the afterlife. Is it the greatest miracle ever or a massive hoax? Sully Harding, a grief-stricken single father, is determined to find out.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAudio 2013

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

Taibbi, Matt

Summary: In this characteristically turbocharged new book, celebrated Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi provides an insider's guide to the variety of ways today's mainstream media tells us lies. Part tirade, part confessional, it reveals that what most people think of as "the news" is, in fact, a twisted wing of the entertainment business. In the Internet age, the press have mastered the art of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: OR Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.2309 Taibbi 2019

Mohr, Tim

Summary: "The history of how teenage East German punk rockers played an indispensable role in bringing down the Berlin Wall"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.4 Mohr 2018

Maher, Bill

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 220 MAHER

Bryson, Bill.

Summary: Recounts the story of a pivotal cultural year in the United States when mainstream pursuits and historical events were marked by contributions by such figures as Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth, and Al Capone.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 Bryson

Kay, Jonathan

Summary: "America is awash with conspiracy theories, and the shared view of reality we once took for granted has been permanently shattered. Jonathan Kay uses the 9/11 Truth movement as a springboard to examine this fragmented national mindset"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 001.909 Kay