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Obama, Barack.

Summary: "In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, President Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 808.6 Obama

Rather, Dan

Summary: "In a collection of essays, the venerated television journalist celebrates our shared values, reminds us of what matters most in our great country, and shows us what patriotism looks like"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.6 RATHER 2017

Andersen, Kurt

Summary: "In this sweeping, eloquent history of America, one of our sharpest observers, Kurt Andersen, demonstrates that what's happening in our country today--this strange, post-truth, 'fake news' moment we're all living through--is not something entirely new, but rather the ultimate expression of our national character and path. America was founded by wishful dreamers, magical thinkers, and true...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 ANDER 2017

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Goldberg, Jonah

Summary: "Running water. Electricity. Antibiotics. Dentistry. Air conditioning. Democracy. The rule of law. Such things are not only remarkably new inventions in human history, they are all alien to humanity's natural habitat. Here is what is natural: poverty, hunger, violence, tribal hatred, and an early death. If the Garden of Eden existed, it was a slum. Only once in the last 250,000 years did humans...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5209 Gold 2018

McCullough, David G.

Contents: Simon Willard's clock -- Civilization and the city -- The spirit of Jefferson -- Which way forward -- The animating spirit -- The lessons of history -- What's essential is invisible -- The first to reside here -- History, lost and found -- The bulwark of freedom -- Knowing who we are -- The ties that bind -- The love of learning -- The summons to serve -- A building like no other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.223 McCul

Gaiman, Neil

Summary: The story of an ex-con who is offered a job as a bodyguard for Mr. Wednesday, a trickster and a rogue. Shadow soon learns that his role in the man's schemes are far more dangerous and dark than he could have ever imagined.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Sides, Hampton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.929 Sides

McCullough, David G.

Summary: At a time of self-reflection in America following a bitter election campaign that has left the country divided, these speeches by David McCullough remind listeners who they are as a people and what they stand for, to help them find their way forward.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2017

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 973 McCul

Meacham, Jon

Summary: "The current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America, Meacham shows us how what Lincoln called the "better angels of our nature" have won the day. Painting surprising portraits of Presidents, including Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Ulysses S. Grant, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, and others, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 Meacham 2018

Thompson, Jean

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Thomp

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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

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