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Blau, Magda Hellinger

Summary: "In March 1942, at the age of 25, kindergarten teacher Magda Hellinger was deported from her hometown in Slovakia along with 998 other young women. They were some of the first Jews to be sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp. Very few would survive the next three years until liberation. The SS soon discovered that by putting prisoners in day-to-day charge of the accommodation blocks and even...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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Summary: A collection of essays accompanied by beautiful black-and-white photography from a diverse group of women on the moment they realized they were ready to fight for themselves--including Gloria Steinem, Lena Waithe, Joanna Gaines, BrandiCarlile, Beanie Feldstein, Cynthia Erivo, and Billie Jean King, among others.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 My

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

Schueman, Tom

Summary: "In August 2021, just days shy of the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, America ended its twenty-year war in Afghanistan. While the shocking scenes of desperation at the Kabul airport unfolded, United States Marine Major Tom Schueman fought--both behind the scenes and through a public social media campaign--to get his friend and former Afghan interpreter, Zainullah 'Zak' Zaki, out of Afghanistan...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.104 Schueman

Frank, Michael

Summary: "The remarkable story of ninety-nine-year-old Stella Levi whose conversations with the writer Michael Frank over the course of six years bring to life the vibrant world of Jewish Rhodes, the deportation to Auschwitz that extinguished ninety percent of her community, and the resilience and wisdom of the woman who lived to tell the tale."--Amazon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Lambert, Ray (Arnold Ray)

Summary: "Seventy-five years ago, he hit Omaha Beach with the first wave. Now Ray Lambert, ninety-eight years old, delivers one of the most remarkable memoirs, a tour-de-force of remembrance evoking his role as a decorated World War II medic who risked his life to save the heroes of D-Day."--Publisher's description.

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.542 Lamb 2019

MacCallum, Martha

Summary: "In honor of the 75th Anniversary of one of the most critical battles of World War II ... Martha MacCallum pays tribute to the heroic men who sacrificed everything at Iwo Jima to defeat the Armed Forces of Emperor Hirohito--among them, a member of her own family"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Aleksievich, Svetlana

Summary: "Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive style, Last Witnesses is Svetlana Alexievich's collection of the memories of those who were children during World War II. These men and women were both witnesses and sometimes soldiers as well, and their generation grew up with the trauma of the war deeply embedded in them--a trauma that would forever change the course of the Russian...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.534 Alex 2019

Comey, James B.

Summary: "James Comey, former FBI Director and New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Loyalty, uses his long career in federal law enforcement to explore issues of justice and fairness in the US justice system. James Comey might best be known as the FBI director that Donald Trump fired in 2017, but he's had a long, varied career in the law and justice system. He knows better than most just what a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.25 Comey

Graff, Garrett M.

Summary: An award-winning journalist shares the first comprehensive oral history of September 11, 2001--a panoramic narrative woven from hundreds of interviews, transcripts, and declassified documents.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 973.931 Graff 2020

Lopez, Barry Holstun

Summary: "This collection represents part of the enduring legacy of Barry Lopez, hailed as a 'national treasure' (Outside) and "one of our finest writers" (Los Angeles Times Book Review) when he died in December 2020. An ardent steward of the land, fearless traveler, and unrivaled observer of nature and culture in all its forms, Lopez lost much of the Oregon property where he had lived for over fifty...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 Lopez

Damm, Peter L.

Summary: Stories of a young boy's journey to adulthood in small town rural Upper Midwest in the 1950s and 60s. A funny, poignant, moving and beautifully written memoir about the challenges, mischief, fears and lessons of growing up as the youngest of five brothers and one sister, Catholic education, the natural world, trying to understand religious and adult mysteries, honor, family, truth and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CD BK 921 Damm

Dwyer, Phil

Summary: "Two men face two very different deaths: One, a renowned palliative care doctor, grapples with the reality he helped so many to confront. The other, an ordinary man, faces an ordinary death. Conversations on Dying is a compelling portrayal of two final journeys that challenges you to ask, "What death would I choose?""--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.9 Dwyer

Prado, Ric.

Summary: "A memoir by the highest-ranking covert warrior to lift the veil of secrecy and offer a glimpse into the shadow wars that America has fought since the Vietnam Era. Enrique Prado found himself in his first firefight at age seven. The son of a middle-class Cuban family caught in the midst of the Castro Revolution, his family fled their war-torn home for the hope of a better life in America. Fifty...

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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 921 Prado

Sedaris, David

Summary: The American humorist, author, and radio contributor shares his most memorable work in a collection of stories and essays that feature him shopping for rare taxidermy, hitchhiking with a quadriplegic, and hand-feeding a carnivorous bird.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 Sedaris

Sedaris, David

Summary: David Sedaris captures what is most unexpected, hilarious, and poignant about recent upheavals, and expresses the misanthropy and desire for connection that drives us all.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2022

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 814 Sedaris

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