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Beschloss, Michael R.

Summary: Presidential historian Michael Beschloss uses original letters, diaries, declassified documents, and interviews to bring us into the room and into the minds of a procession of Chief Executives who took the nation into major conflicts, mobilized Americans for victory, and seized greater power for themselves. From James Madison and the War of 1812 to Lyndon Johnson and Vietnam, we see these...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 Beschloss 2018

Clare, Cassandra.

Summary: When sixteen-year-old orphan Tessa Fell's older brother suddenly vanishes, her search for him leads her into Victorian-era London's dangerous supernatural underworld, and when she discovers that she herself is a Downworlder, she must learn to trust the demon-killing Shadowhunters if she ever wants to learn to control her powers and find her brother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2010

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

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: As the horrors of the Third Reich were exposed after World War II, many Nazi war criminals--including Josef Mengele, Klaus Barbie, and Adolf Eichmann--went on the run. But self-styled "Nazi hunters" were determined to track them down. This disparate group included a French couple, American lawyer, German prosecutor, Israeli Mossad agents, and a death camp survivor. Over decades, these men and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.943 O'Reilly

Summary: Lucy Worsley recreates how Christmas was celebrated during the age of Henry VIII, eating, drinking, singing, dancing and partying as people did 500 years ago. On each of the traditional twelve days of Christmas, Lucy reveals a different aspect of the festivities, uncovering fresh insights into the Tudor mind and casting a captivating new light on Christmas itself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Movies, Call number: HOLIDAY DVD 263.9 Twelve

Summary: Chronicling the riveting history and personal experiences, at once liberating and challenging, harrowing and inspiring, deeply revealing and profoundly transforming, of African Americans on the road from the advent of the automobile through the seismic changes of the 1960s and beyond, it explores the deep background of a recent phrase rooted in realities that have been an indelible part of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 323 Driving

Summary: Poldark, the drama that has become a cultural phenomenon, continues for a second season on the stunning beaches of Cornwall. It's 1790 and there is riot and revolution in the air. Ross Poldark, the character redefined by the smoldering Aidan Turner, must fight for his freedom when George Warleggan tries to have him hanged as a revolutionary. While Francis and Elizabeth watch on in horror, can...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Pol#2

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

Summary: It is a new century and with it comes the promise of a hopeful future, but the past casts a long shadow over Cornwall. Following the death of Elizabeth, Ross Poldark resolves to put Westminster behind him and spend more time with the people he loves. However, when an old friend emerges with a plea for help, Ross is compelled to challenge the establishment again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2019

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Polda

Bennett, Brit

Summary: Separated by their embrace of different racial identities, two mixed-race identical twins reevaluate their choices as one raises a black daughter in their southern hometown while the other passes for white with a husband who is unaware of her heritage.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2020

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Dobbs, Michael

Summary: "The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape the Nazis, and an illuminating account of America's struggle with the refugee crisis caused by the rise of Hitler. Official tie-in to the U.S. Holocaust Museum multi-year exhibit"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 Dobbs 2019

Duncan, Michael

Summary: The creator of the award-winning podcast series The History of Rome and Revolutions brings to life the bloody battles, political machinations, and human drama that set the stage for the fall of the Roman Republic. The Roman Republic was one of the most remarkable achievements in the history of civilization. Beginning as a small city-state in central Italy, Rome gradually expanded into a wider...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 937 DUN 2017

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

Harris, Robert

Summary: Guy Legat is a rising star of the British diplomatic service, serving in 10 Downing Street as a private secretary to the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. Rikard von Holz is on the staff of the German Foreign Office--and secretly a member of the anti-Hitler resistance. The two men were friends at Oxford in the 1920s, but have not been in contact since. Now, when Guy flies with Chamberlain...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House 2018

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

Miller, Madeline.

Summary: Patroclus, an awkward young prince, follows Achilles into war, little knowing that the years that follow will test everything they have learned, everything they hold dear. And that, before he is ready, he will be forced to surrender his friend to the hands of Fate. Set during the Trojan War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Miller

Nelson, Megan Kate

Summary: "A dramatic, riveting, and deeply researched narrative account of the epic struggle for the West during the Civil War, revealing a little-known, vastly important episode in American history. In The Three-Cornered War Megan Kate Nelson reveals the fascinating history of the Civil War in the American West. Exploring the connections among the Civil War, the Indian wars, and western expansion,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.02 Nelson 2020

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: Covering the period from the 1930s to the 1980s, O'Reilly and Dugard trace the prohibition-busting bank robbers of the Depression Era, such as John Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby-Face Nelson. In addition, the authors highlight the creation of the Mafia Commission, the power struggles within the "Five Families," the growth of the FBI under J. Edgar Hoover, the mob battles...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.106 Oreilly

Philbrick, Nathaniel.

Summary: Recounts the events of the Boston battle that ignited the American Revolution, tracing the experiences of Patriot leader Dr. Joseph Warren, a newly recruited George Washington, and British General William Howe.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 973.33 Philb

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Oscar Starling never wanted to come to Chicago. But then Oscar finds himself not just in the heart of the big city but in the middle of a terrible fire! No one knows exactly how it began, but one thing is clear: Chicago is like a giant powder keg about to explode. An army of firemen is trying to help, but this fire is a ferocious beast that wants to devour everything in its path, including...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JPB FIC Tars

Vincent, Lynn

Summary: "Based on years of original research and new reporting, two acclaimed authors deliver the riveting and emotionally wrenching full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history: the sinking of the USS Indianapolis during World War II--and the fifty-year fight to exonerate the captain after a wrongful court martial."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 Vincent 2018

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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Ambrose, Hugh.

Summary: Between America's retreat from China in late November 1941 and the moment General MacArthur's airplane touched down on the Japanese mainland in August of 1945, five men connected by happenstance led the fight in key battles in the war against Japan. From the miracle at Midway to the Guadalcanal, their solemn oaths led them to the Great Marianas Turkey Shoot and to Iwo Jima and Okinawa, until at...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO 2010

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 940.54 Abbrose

Bacon, John U.

Summary: A deeply reported human portrait of a big-time college football program. Follows Michigan Wolverine coaches, players, and staffers through the 2018 season.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.332 Bacon

Barton, Barbara J.

Summary: This is the first book of its kind to bring forward the rich tradition of wild rice in Michigan and its importance to the Anishinaabek people who live there. Manoomin: The Story of Wild Rice in Michigan focuses on the history, culture, biology, economics, and spirituality surrounding this sacred plant. The story travels through time from the days before European colonization and winds its way...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: MC 633.1 Bart 2019

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....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Carey

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