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Olson, Lynne

Summary: "The little-known story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II ... In 1941 a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became the leader of a vast intelligence organization--the only woman to serve as a chef de résistance during the war. Strong-willed,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.548 Olson 2019

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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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Carey, Edward

Summary: In 1761 a tiny, odd-looking girl named Marie is born in a village in Switzerland. After the death of her parents, she is apprenticed to an eccentric wax sculptor and whisked off to the seamy streets of Paris, where they meet a domineering widow and her quiet, pale son. Together, they convert an abandoned monkey house into an exhibition hall for wax heads, and the spectacle becomes a sensation....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Carey

Gardner, Sally.

Summary: In the late eighteenth-century, Sido, the twelve-year-old daughter of a self-indulgent marquis, and Yann, a fourteen-year-old Gypsy orphan raised to perform in a magic show, face a common enemy at the start of the French Revolution.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Gardn

Summary: Amid the hard times of the Depression new dances, the Lindy Hop and Swing, caught on at the dance halls of New York even as the jobless lined the streets and drought ruined Midwest farms. Jazz, during 1929 through 1935, lifted the nation's spirit. Record sales boomed while Armstrong became a major entertainer as singer, trumpeter, band leader, radio and film performer. Ellington's elegance,...

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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 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

Lu, Marie

Summary: Born with a gift for music, Nannerl Mozart has just one wish: to be remembered forever. She delights audiences with her masterful playing, but has little hope she'll ever become the acclaimed composer she longs to be. She is a young woman in 18th century Europe, and that means composing is forbidden to her. She will perform only until she reaches a marriageable age-- her tyrannical father has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Lu

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

Maher, Kerri

Summary: "Some women make headlines; an icon defies them. A vivid reimagining of the exhilarating and sensationalized life of Princess Grace of Monaco from the acclaimed author of The Kennedy Debutante. Hungry for her art and hopeful for the future, young Grace Kelly has the world at her feet. MGM's rising queen is poised to win the Oscar, but she chafes at the studio's increasing restrictions on her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Maher

Scott, Michael

Summary: Fifteen-year-old twins Sophie and Josh Newman continue their magical training in Paris with Nicholas Flamel, Scatty, and the Comte de Sant Germaine, pursued by Doctor Dee and the immortal Niccolo Machiavelli.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2008

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Scott

Hubbard, Rita L

Summary: "A picture book biography sharing the inspiring and incredible true story of the nation's oldest student, Mary Walker, who learned to read at the age of 116"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2020

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

Weir, Alison

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: By 1924 to 1928 jazz is everywhere in America and spreading abroad. For the first time, soloists and singers take center stage, transforming the music with their distinctive voices. This episode traces the careers of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Sidney Bechet, Bessie Smith, Earl Hines, Ethel Waters, Bix Beiderbecke, the first great white jazz artist and Benny Goodman, the son of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Hodder, Mark

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pyr 2010

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1 available in Adult Sci-Fi / Fantasy, Call number: FANTASY Hodder

Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "Two award-winning historians explore the origins of a divided America. In the middle of the 1970s, America entered a new era of doubt and division. Major political, economic, and social crises--Watergate, Vietnam, the rights revolutions of the 1960s--had cracked the existing social order. In the years that followed, the story of our own lifetimes would be written. Longstanding historical fault...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 Kruse 2019

Branch, Taylor.

Summary: "Selections from the America in the King years trilogy with new introductions by the author"--Jacket.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.0973 Branch

Stone, Nic

Summary: Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Stone

Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.911 Good

Ambrose, Hugh.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.545 Ambrose

Olson, Lynne.

Summary: The behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, Averell Harriman, and John Gilbert Winant.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2010

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 940 Olson

Morris, Edmund.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan 1979

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

Service, Robert

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.085 Service

Summary: In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Victoria Seas 1

Summary: Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Woman

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