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Bush, Cori

Summary: Embodying a new chapter in progressive politics that prioritizes the lives and stories of the most politically vulnerable, the first black woman to represent the state of Missouri in Congress presents a powerful and empowering memoir that is both a personal account and a fierce call to action.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2022

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

Obama, Michelle

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Summary: "Mrs. Obama offers readers a series of fresh stories and insightful reflections on change, challenge, and power, including her belief that when we light up for others, we can illuminate the richness and potential of the world around us, discovering deeper truths and new pathways for progress. Drawing from her experiences as a mother, daughter, spouse, friend, and First Lady, she shares the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group 2022

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Levin, Carl

Summary: "Representing Michigan for thirty-six years in the U.S. Senate, Carl Levin, the longest-serving senator in Michigan history, was known for his dogged pursuit of the truth, his commitment to holding government accountable, and his basic decency. Getting to the Heart of the Matter: My 36 Years in the Senate is his story - from his early days in Detroit as the son of a respected lawyer to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2021

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 921 Levin

Lewis, John

Summary: Welcome to the stunning conclusion of the award-winning and best-selling MARCH trilogy. Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, joins co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell to bring the lessons of history to vivid life for a new generation, urgently relevant for today's world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRNOV 741.59 Lewis

Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Summary: The former secretary of state relates her experiences as the first woman candidate nominated for president by a major party, discussing the sexism, criticism, and double standards she had to confront, and how she coped with a devastating loss.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.973 Clint

Harris, Kamala

Summary: The autobiographical memoir of the first woman, African American, and South Asian American to become attorney general of the State of California, and the second black woman ever elected to the United States Senate. Harris discusses the impact that her family and community had on her life, and how she came to discover her own sense of self and purpose.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Lewis, John

Summary: This graphic novel is Congressman John Lewis' first-hand account of his lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. Book One spans Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRNOV 741.59 Lewis

McCain, John

Summary: "A candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain--his most personal book in years--covering everything from 2008 up to the present."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2018

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 McCain 2018

Warren, Elizabeth.

Contents: Prologue: a fighting chance -- Doing what needs to be done -- The bankruptcy wars -- Bailing out the wrong people -- What $1 million a day can buy -- An agency for the people -- The battle for the Senate -- Epilogue.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 328.73 Warren

Cummings, Elijah

Summary: "In We’re Better Than This, Cummings details the formative moments in his life that prepared him to hold President Donald Trump accountable for his actions while in office. Cummings powerfully weaves together the urgent drama of modern-day politics and the defining stories from his past. He offers a unique perspective on how his upbringing as the son of sharecroppers in a South Baltimore...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2020

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

McCommons, James

Summary: "In 1906 George Shiras III (1859-1942) published a series of remarkable nighttime photographs in National Geographic. Taken with crude equipment, the black-and-white photographs featured leaping whitetail deer, a beaver gnawing on a tree, and a snowy owl perched along the shore of a lake in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The pictures, stunning in detail and composition, celebrated American...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 2019

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

Lewis, John

Summary: "After the success of the Nashville sit-in campaign, John Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence -- but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the vicious heart of the deep south, they will be tested like never before."--page 3 of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRNOV 741.59 Lewis

Morain, Dan

Summary: "There's very little that's conventional about Kamala Harris, and yet her personal story also represents the best of America. She grew up the eldest daughter of single mother, a cancer researcher who emigrated from India at the age of nineteen in search of a better education. She and her husband, an accomplished economist from Jamaica, split up when Kamala was only five. The Kamala Harris the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 Harris

Obama, Michelle

Summary: An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 921 Obama 2018

Moore, Christopher

Summary: "Venice, a long time ago. Three prominent Venetians await their most loathsome and foul dinner guest, the erstwhile envoy from the Queen of Britain: the rascal-Fool Pocket.This trio of cunning plotters--the merchant, Antonio; the senator, Montressor Brabantio; and the naval officer, Iago--have lured Pocket to a dark dungeon, promising him an evening of spirits and debauchery with a rare...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Moore

Obama, Barack

Contents: Republicans and Democrats -- Values -- Our Constitution -- Politics -- Opportunity -- Faith -- Race -- The world beyond our borders -- Family.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

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

Sandford, John

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Summary: "The daughter of a U.S. Senator is monitoring her social media presence when she finds a picture of herself on a strange blog. And there are other pictures... of the children of other influential Washington politicians, walking or standing outside their schools, each identified by name. Surrounding the photos are texts of vicious political rants from a motley variety of extremist groups. It's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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

Canellos, Peter, ed

Summary: Dismissed as a spent force in politics by the time he reached middle age, Ted Kennedy became the most powerful senator of the last half century and the nation's keeper of traditional liberalism. Perceptive and carefully reported, drawing heavily from candid interviews with the Kennedy family and inner circle, "Last Lion" captures magnificently his life and historic achievements, as well as the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.920 Can

McCain, John

Summary: Senator John McCain presents a candid new political memoir covering everything from 2008 up to the present.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 328.73 McCain

Woods, Stuart

Summary: "Stone Barrington is looking forward to some quiet time in New York City, until he is asked to transport precious, top-secret cargo across the Atlantic. Taking on the challenge, Stone flies off unaware of what--or who--he is bringing with him. But his plans to lie low are quickly spoiled when a dangerous dispatcher tracks down Stone and his tantalizing mystery guest, intent on payback--and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage company 2022

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

Atkins, Ace

Summary: "Carolina Garcia-Ramirez is taking on the establishment with her progressive agenda. When her chief of staff reaches out to Spenser for security and help finding the culprits of what he believes to be the most credible threats, Garcia-Ramirez is less than thrilled. She's used to the antipathy and intimidation women of color often face when seeking power. To her, it's all noise. But it doesn't...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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

Matthews, Christopher

Summary: Overlooked by his father, and overshadowed by his war-hero brother, Bobby Kennedy was the perpetual underdog. When he had the chance to become a naval officer like Jack, Bobby turned it down, choosing instead to join the Navy as a common sailor. It was a life changing experience that led him to connect with voters from all walks of life: young or old, black or white, rich or poor. They were the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 MATT 2017

McCain, Cindy

Summary: "Cindy Hensley was just out of college when she met and fell in love with the celebrated Navy hero John McCain. They embarked on a thrilling life together that put her at the center of American politics for over four decades. In this moving and inspiring memoir, Cindy McCain tells the story of her adventurous life with John for the first time"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Novey, Idra

Summary: "On an unnamed island country ten years after the collapse of a brutal regime, Lena suspects the powerful senator she was involved with back in her student activist days may be guilty of murder. She says nothing, assuming no one will believe her, given her family's shameful support of the former regime and her lack of evidence. They are the same reasons she told no one, a decade earlier, what...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Novey

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