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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

Lee, Sungju.

Summary: "This is YA nonfiction. It's the memoir of a boy named Sungju who grew up in North Korea and, at the age of twelve, was forced to live on the streets and fend for himself after his parents disappeared. Finally, after years of being homeless and living with a gang, Sungju is reunited with his maternal grandparents and, eventually, his father"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 921 Lee

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

Ishikawa, Masaji

Summary: Half-Korean, half-Japanese, Masaji Ishikawa has spent his whole life feeling like a man without a country. This feeling only deepened when his family moved from Japan to North Korea when Ishikawa was just thirteen years old, and unwittingly became members of the lowest social caste. His father, himself a Korean national, was lured to the new Communist country by promises of abundant work,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: AmazonCrossing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.095 ISHIK

Bauerschmidt, Tim

Summary: "When Miss Norma was diagnosed with uterine cancer, she was advised to undergo surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. But instead of confining herself to a hospital bed for what could be her last stay, Norma--newly widowed after nearly seven decades of marriage--rose to her full height of five feet and told her doctor, 'I'm ninety years old. I'm hitting the road.' Packing what she needed, Norma...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.304 Bauer

Johnson, Adam

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION John

Sides, Hampton

Summary: "A chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism by Marines called on to do the impossible during the greatest battle of the Korean War."--Provided by publisher. On October 15, 1950, General Douglas MacArthur convinced President Harry Truman that the Communist forces of Kim Il-sung would be utterly defeated by Thanksgiving. The Chinese, he said with near certainty, would not intervene in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.904 Sides 2018

Russ, Martin

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fromm International 1999

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

Nelson, Kadir.

Summary: Presents a biography of the former South African president best known for his political activism and fight to end apartheid.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2012

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

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

Couch, Dick

Summary: "When a team of assassins murder a high-ranking North Korean general and his family in their sleep, making it look like a robbery, events are set in motion that could shake the balance of world powers. Meanwhile, a U.S. naval combat ship, the USS Milwaukee, is attacked by North Korean forces in the middle of a training exercise off the shore of South Korea, and Commander Kate Bigelow is forced...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Bandi

Summary: With rights sold in fifteen territories and already a publishing phenomenon in France and South Korea, The Accusation is a deeply moving and eye-opening piece of fiction that exposes the truth of the North Korean regime. Set during the period of Kim Jong-Il's leadership, the seven stories that make up The Accusation throw light on different aspects of life in North Korea, and as a whole form a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Bandi

Robards, Karen

Summary: "It took one hell of an effort for the authorities to finally get the jump on master manipulator Bianca St. Ives, but now that they have, it's far from the capture she expected. Instead of taking her in, there's an offer on the table, a one-shot deal that would allow Bianca to walk away scot-free as if they'd never found her. And all she has to do is run one last mission--the kind she might...

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Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Robards

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

Albright, Madeleine Korbel

Summary: In 2001, when Madeleine Albright was leaving office as America?s first female secretary of state, interviewers asked her how she wished to be remembered. "I don't want to be remembered," she answered. "I am still here and have much more I intend to do. As difficult as it might seem, I want every stage of my life to be more exciting than the last." In that time of transition, the former...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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Noah, Trevor

Summary: "The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man's coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed,"--Amazon.com.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2016

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

Summary: A powerful and visually stunning anthology from some of the most groundbreaking Native artists working in North America today.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press Ltd. 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 704.03 Charle

Noah, Trevor

Summary: One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2016

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 921 Noah

Boles, Frank

Summary: "The Great Lakes create a vast transportation network that supports a massive shipping industry. In this volume, seamanship, cargo, competition, cooperation, technology, engineering, business, unions, government decisions, and international agreements all come together to create a story of unrivaled interest about the Great Lakes ships and the crews that sailed them in the twentieth century....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2017

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 386.5404 BOLES 2018

Popham, Melinda Worth.

Summary: "Author Melinda Worth Popham left home for Yale Divinity School at age fifty-six after a barrage of painful life events-above all, the nightmare of her teenage daughter's life-threatening depression. These events brought her to her knees, and a monastic method of meditation became her mainstay as well as her portal to the holy. This memoir, Grace Period, tells the story of one mother's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: iUniverse 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 248 Popham

Greaney, Mark.

Summary: "A North Korean ICBM crashes into the Sea of Japan. A veteran CIA officer is murdered in Ho Chi Minh City, and a package of forged documents goes missing. The pieces are there, but assembling the puzzle will cost Jack Ryan, Jr. and his fellow Campus agents precious time. Time they don't have. The challenge facing President Jack Ryan is an old one with a terrifying new twist. The international...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Clancy

Taylor, Brad

Summary: "Former Special Forces Officer and New York Times bestselling author Brad Taylor delivers a heart-pounding thriller featuring Taskforce operators Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill as they come face to face with a conspiracy where nothing is as it seems. Hot on the trail of a North Korean looking to sell sensitive US intelligence to the Syrian regime, Pike Logan and the Taskforce stumble upon...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Taylor

Theroux, Paul

Summary: "One of the most acclaimed travel writers of our time turns his unflinching eye on an American South too often overlooked. Paul Theroux has spent fifty years crossing the globe, adventuring in the exotic, seeking the rich history and folklore of the far away. Now, for the first time, in his tenth travel book, Theroux explores a piece of America--the Deep South. He finds there a paradoxical...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 Theroux

Shulevitz, Uri

Summary: As he spends hours studying his father's world map, a young boy escapes the hunger and misery of refugee life. Based on the author's childhood in Kazakhstan, where he lived as a Polish refugee during World War II.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Shul

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