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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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 303.42 Where

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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

Lamothe, Matt

Summary: Follows the daily lives of seven children from around the world, including such places as Japan, India, Uganda, and Italy, and discusses how schools, meals, and play can be different or similar in different places in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 305.23 Lamot

Bair, Sheila.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 330.97 Bair

Chu, Lenora

Summary: China's widely acclaimed yet insular education system is held up as a model of academic and behavioral excellence. Chu, an American journalist of Chinese descent raising a young family in Shanghai, noticed how well-behaved Chinese children were compared to her boisterous toddler. Enrolling three-year-old Rainer in China's state-run public school system, the immediate results were positive. But...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 370.951 CHU 2017

Stein, Joel

Summary: Stein spends a week in Roberts County, Texas, which had the highest percentage of Trump voters in the country. He goes to the home of Trump-loving Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams; meets people who create fake news; and finds the new elitist organizations merging both right and left to fight the populists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

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Vance, J. D.

Summary: Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.562 Vance

Vance, J. D.

Summary: "J.D. Vance's grandparents moved north from Kentucky's Appalachia region to Ohio in the hopes of escaping the dreadful poverty around them. They raised a middle-class family, and eventually their grandchild would graduate from Yale Law School, a conventional marker of their success in achieving generational upward mobility. However, Vance's family struggled profoundly with the demands of their...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2016

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 305.56 Vance

Socia, Madeleine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcadia 2001

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 574 Bersc

Summary: The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jared Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Hauser, Brooke.

Summary: Some walked across deserts and mountains to get here. Others flew in on planes. One arrived after escaping in a suitcase. And some won't say how they got here. These are "the new kids": new to America and all the routines and rituals of an American high school, from lonely first days to prom. They attend International High School at Prospect Heights in Brooklyn, which is like most high schools...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Pr. 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 373.18 Hauser

Grann, David.

Summary: From New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2017

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 976 Grann

Menzel, Peter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.85 Menze

Warren, Elizabeth.

Summary: The fiery U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and best selling author offers a passionate, inspiring book about why the middle class is under siege and how listeners can win the fight to save it.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 305 Warren

Turner, Barry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Icon Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.155 TURN

Lindley, Nancy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lone Pine 2004

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 635.933 Lind

Grann, David

Summary: Presents a true account of the early twentieth-century murders of dozens of wealthy Osage and law-enforcement officials, citing the contributions and missteps of a fledgling FBI that eventually uncovered one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2017

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Levine, Bruce C.

Summary: A history of the radical transformation of the American South during the Civil War examines the economic, social, and political deconstruction and rebuilding of Southern institutions as experienced by ordinary people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.713 Levine

Oster, Maggie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale Press 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.9333 Ost

Warren, Elizabeth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5509 Warren

Lehto, Steve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 977.499 Lehto

Johnson, Kirk W.

Summary: On a cool June evening in 2009, twenty-year-old American flautist Edwin Rist grabbed hundreds of bird skins - some collected 150 years earlier - and escaped into the darkness. Two years later, Kirk Wallace Johnson was consumed by the strange case of the feather thief. What would possess a person to steal dead birds? This is the gripping story of a bizarre and shocking crime, and one man's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.16 Johns 2018

Summary: 1794: War and the revolution in France hang over Britain. In Cornwall, George Warleggan grows his empire with a view to crush the Poldarks while Ross and Demelza attempt to repair their relationship. Ross must ask himself how long he can allow George's ascent to continue unchecked. Facing battles both at home and abroad, will Ross answer the call and risk losing everything he holds dear?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Poldark-3

Baime, A. J. (Albert J.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 940.531 Baime