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Anderson, Michelle W.

Summary: Decades of cuts to local government amidst rising concentrations of poverty have wreaked havoc on communities left behind by the modern economy. Some of these discarded places are rural. Others are big cities, small cities, or historic suburbs. Some vote blue, others red. Some are the most diverse communities in America, while others are nearly all white, all Latino, or all Black. All are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339.4 Anderson

Reynolds, Nicholas (Nicholas E.)

Summary: "The entire vast, modern American intelligence system--the amalgam of three-letter spy services of many stripes--can be traced back to the dire straits the world faced at the dawn of World War II. Prior to 1940, the United States had no organization to recruit spies and steal secrets or launch covert campaigns against enemies overseas and just a few codebreakers, isolated in windowless vaults....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Kilmeade, Brian.

Summary: When General George Washington beat a hasty retreat from New York City in August 1776, many thought the American Revolution might soon be over. Instead, Washington rallied--thanks in large part to a little-known, top-secret group called the Culper Spy Ring. Washington realized that he couldn't beat the British with military might, so he recruited a sophisticated and deeply secretive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.410 Kilm

Kirsanow, Peter N.

Summary: "April 1940. By terms of the Soviet-Nazi Non-Aggression Pact, the two dictatorships divided the nation of Poland. Now, the Russians are rounding up enemies of the state, but one essential target slips away. Professor Sebastian Kapsky had spent years working with Walter Riedel and Werner von Braun, but refused to continue when he saw the perversion of their work by the Nazis. The Soviets are...

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

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Meltzer, Brad

Summary: In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington's bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York William Tryon and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 973.4 Meltzer

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Nathan Hale, the author's historical namesake, was America's first spy, a Revolutionary War hero who famously said "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" before being hanged by the British. In the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales series, author Nathan Hale channels his namesake to present history's roughest, toughest, and craziest stories in the graphic novel format.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 741.5 Hale

Egan, Timothy.

Summary: In The Worst Hard Time, Timothy Egan put the environmental disaster of the Dust Bowl at the center of a rich history, told through characters he brought to indelible life. Now he performs the same alchemy with the Big Burn, the largest-ever forest fire in America, a tragedy that cemented Teddy Roosevelt's legacy.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 973.9 Egan

Abbott, Karen

Summary: "The never-before-told story of four real-life women who risked everything to take on a life of espionage during the Civil War"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.785 Abbott

Kessler, Ronald

Summary: Because Secret Service agents are sworn to secrecy, the American public rarely knows what presidents, vice presidents, presidential candidates, and Cabinet officer and their families are really like. If they did, says a former Secret Service agent, "They would scream."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.283 Kess

Powers, Ron

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Ron Powers offers a searching, richly researched narrative of the social history of mental illness in America paired with the deeply personal story of his two sons' battles with schizophrenia. From the centuries of torture of "lunatiks" at Bedlam Asylum to the infamous eugenics era to the follies of the anti-psychiatry movement to the current landscape in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.262 Power

Summary: With more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all and this lovable, house-call-making veterinarian is always up to his elbows in animals needing his care. Relive the most memorable moments with America's favorite vet and go behind the scenes of the hit series with this new collection featuring ten of the best episodes plus bonus footage.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2014

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 636 Best

Luiselli, Valeria

Summary: "From the two-time NBCC Finalist, a fiercely imaginative novel about a family's summer road trip across America--a journey that, with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity, probes the nature of justice and equality in America today. A mother and father set out with their kids from New York to Arizona. In their used Volvo--and with their ten-year-old son trying out his new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Luiselli

Kotzian, John

Summary: "This book tells the life story of the Reverend William H. Law, a story that has never been told before. The Reverend Law was in peril on the Great Lakes and was rescued by a U.S. Life-Saving Service Station crew. As a result of that rescue, seeing their heroic efforts first hand, Reverend Law dedicated the rest of his life to the men and women stationed at Light and Life-Saving stations...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery Color Studios, Inc. 2014

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

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Summary: Presents a narrative account of the post-2016 election chaos that took over Washington to reveal how a small number of uninformed Trump appointees are triggering devastating world consequences.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 Lewis 2018

Greenwald, Glenn.

Summary: "Investigative reporter for The Guardian and bestselling author Glenn Greenwald, provides an in-depth look into the NSA scandal that has triggered a national debate over national security and information privacy. With further revelations from documents entrusted to Glenn Greenwald by Edward Snowden himself, this book explores the extraordinary cooperation between private industry and the NSA,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.12 Green

Moore, Kate

Summary: "1860: As the clash between the states rolls slowly to a boil, Elizabeth Packard, housewife and mother of six, is facing her own battle. The enemy sits across the table and sleeps in the next room. Threatened by Elizabeth's intellect, independence, and outspokenness, her husband of twenty-one years is plotting against her and makes a plan to put her back in her place. One summer morning, he has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2021

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

Summary: Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, Tonya is a dark comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous and poorly executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD I, Tonya

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Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.785 Spi

Delmont, Matthew F.

Summary: "The definitive history of World War II from the African American perspective, written by civil rights expert and Dartmouth history professor Matthew Delmont. Over one million Black men and women served in World War II. Black troops were at Normandy, Iwo Jima, and the Battle of the Bulge, serving in segregated units and performing unheralded but vital support jobs, only to be denied housing and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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

Glossberg, David

Summary: Looks at a rehabilitation program that pairs veterans at risk of suicide with wild mustangs taken straight off the range to help the former soldiers build self-confidence and emotional stability.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gravitas Ventures Llc 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 362 Mustang

National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.32 Natio

Neggers, Carla.

Summary: Heather Sloan has landed her dream job--the renovation of Vic Scarlatti's stately 1912 country home overlooking the icy waters of Echo Lake in Knights Bridge, Massachusetts. It's the perfect project for the family business, but for once, Heather is in charge. Diplomatic Security Service agent Brody Hancock left Knights Bridge at eighteen, a few steps ahead of arrest and the wrath of Heather's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press Large Print 2015

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

Scahill, Jeremy.

Summary: Presents an expos of secret war programs being conducted behind the scenes of the War on Terror, revealing the human consequences of night raids, drone strikes, and other unofficial "dirty-war" tactics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.009 Schah

Dolin, Eric Jay

Contents: Colonial lights -- Casualties of war -- Lights of a new nation -- Economy above all -- Europeans take the lead -- The "rule of ignorant and incompetent men" -- Brighter lights -- "Everything being recklessly broken" -- From board to service -- Keepers and their lives -- Lighthouse heroes -- Marvels of engineering -- And construction -- Of birds and eggs -- A cruel wind -- The new keepers --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 387.155 Dolin

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