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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 303.42 Where

Orlean, Susan

Summary: "Orlean chronicles the LAPL fire and its aftermath to showcase the larger, crucial role that libraries play in our lives; delves into the evolution of libraries across the country and around the world, from their humble beginnings as a metropolitan charitable initiative to their current status as a cornerstone of national identity; brings each department of the library to vivid life through...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 027 Orlean 2018

Shannon, Lisa

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.906 Shann

Davis, Fiona

Summary: "It's 1913, and on the surface, Laura Lyons couldn't ask for more out of life-her husband is the superintendent of the New York Public Library, allowing their family to live in an apartment within the grand building, and they are blessed with two children. But headstrong, passionate Laura wants more, and when she takes a leap of faith and applies to the Columbia Journalism School, her world is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2020

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Putnam, Robert D.

Summary: "A groundbreaking examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone: why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility. It's the American dream: get a good education, work hard, buy a house, and achieve prosperity and success. This is the America we believe in--a nation of opportunity, constrained only by ability and effort. But during the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.513 Putnam

Tierney, Dominic

Contents: The wrong way to lose a war. The Dark Age ; Fiasco ; The landscape of loss -- The right way to lose a war. Laying the groundwork ; Storytelling ; Surge ; Talk ; Leave ; Aftermath -- The right war to win a war. No more fiascoes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.730 Tierney

Doyle, Sady

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.409 Doyle

Rohatyn, Felix G.

Contents: The Louisiana Purchase -- The Erie Canal -- The Transcontinental Railroad -- The Land Grant Colleges -- The Homestead Act -- The Panama Canal -- The Rural Electrification Administration -- The Reconstruction Finance Corporation -- The G.I. Bill -- The Interstate Highway System.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 388.097 Roh

Kingsolver, Barbara.

Summary: The drama of a U.S. missionary family in Africa during a war of decolonization. At its center is Nathan Price, a self-righteous Baptist minister who establishes a mission in a village in 1959 Belgian Congo. The resulting clash of cultures is seen through the eyes of his wife and his four daughters. By the author of Pigs in Heaven.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperFlamingo 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Kingsol

Jarrow, Gail.

Summary: One hundred years ago, a mysterious and alarming illness spread across America's South, striking tens of thousands of victims. No one knew what caused it or how to treat it. People were left weak, disfigured insane, and in some cases, dead. Gail Jarrow tracks this disease, commonly known as pellagra, and highlights how doctors, scientists and public health officials finally defeated it.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 616.393 Jarr

Nguyen, Viet Thanh

Summary: Follows a Viet Cong agent as he spies on a South Vietnamese army general and his compatriots as they start a new life in 1975 Los Angeles.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Nguyen

Donoghue, Emma

Summary: In an Ireland doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at an understaffed hospital in the city center, where expectant mothers who have fallen sick are quarantined into a separate ward to keep the plague at bay. Into Julia's regimented world step two outsiders, a woman doctor who is a rumored Rebel, and a teenage girl, Bridie, procured by the nuns from their orphanage as an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Donaghue

Donoghue, Emma

Summary: "In an Ireland doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at an understaffed hospital in the city center, where expectant mothers who have fallen sick are quarantined into a separate ward to keep the plague at bay. Into Julia's regimented world step two outsiders, a woman doctor who is a rumored Rebel, and a teenage girl, Bridie, procured by the nuns from their orphanage as an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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French, Tana

Summary: Detective Frank Mackey finds himself straight back in the dark tangle of relationships he left behind twenty-two years ago when the suitcase belonging to his first love, Rosie Daly, shows up behind a fireplace in a derelict house on Faithful Place. The hotly anticipated third novel of the Dublin murder squad.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION French

French, Tana

Summary: "Being on the Murder Squad is nothing like Detective Antoinette Conway dreamed it would be. Her partner, Stephen Moran, is the only person who seems glad she's there. The rest of her working life is a stream of thankless cases, vicious pranks, and harassment. Antoinette is savagely tough, but she's getting close to the breaking point. Their new case looks like yet another by-the-numbers lovers'...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION French

Summary: When a brutal blast of cold hits Cincinnati, the public library transforms from a safe haven for the homeless into a potential war zone. Those who have no place of retreat to evade the cold stage a sit-in in the library where they are tended by members of the library's staff. Soon the police arrive and a stand-off threatens to bring tragedy to the homeless individuals and those who care about...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Public

CAIR

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305 CAIR

Meyers, Peter

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.51 Meyers

Neggers, Carla.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2014

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

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

Anderson, R. P. (Robert Pierce)

Summary: When George and the man in the yellow hat visit the aquarium, George's curiosity gets the better of him and he accidentally joins some of the exhibits.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE Rey

Fairstein, Linda.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP MYSTERY Fair

Makary, Marty.

Summary: "Dr. Marty Makary is co-developer of the life-saving checklist outlined in Atul Gawande's bestselling The Checklist Manifesto. As a busy surgeon who has worked in many of the best hospitals in the nation, he can testify to the amazing power of modern medicine to cure. But he's also been a witness to a medical culture that routinely leaves surgical sponges inside patients, amputates the wrong...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610.730 Makary

Schofield, Douglas.

Summary: "Florida state prosecutor Claire Talbot is as tough as they come, and not everyone loves her for it. Newly promoted Felony Division Chief, Claire has about as many jealous detractors as she does supporters. Some colleagues are openly skeptical about her youth, her abilities, and even her gender. When a highway project construction crew unearths two skeletons in a common grave, Claire reopens an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Schof

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