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Pompeo, Mike

Summary: "Mike Pompeo recounts his political career"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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

Summary: From award-winning director Ben Affleck, it reveals the unbelievable game-changing partnership between a then-rookie Michael Jordan and Nike's fledgling basketball division which revolutionized the world of sports and contemporary culture with the Air Jordan brand. This moving story follows the career-defining gamble of an unconventional team with everything on the line, the uncompromising...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Air

Summary: Between 1955 and 1960 rhythm and blues and rock ' roll erode jazz' audiences but the music still enjoys tremendous creativity. Saxophonist Sonny Rollins and trumpeter Clifford Brown make their marks while Duke Ellington emerges stronger than ever and Miles Davis and John Coltrane make legendary albums. Louis Armstrong jeopardizes his career when he condemns the government for its failure to act...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Summary: The remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles, who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Ford

Yang, Kao Kalia

Summary: "In the 1960s when Kalia's mother, Chue, was born, the US was actively recruiting Hmong Laotians to assist with CIA efforts in Laos's Secret War. By the time Chue was a teenager, the US had completely vacated Laos, and the country erupted into genocidal attacks on the Hmong people, who were perceived as traitorous for their involvement. Notably, from 1964-1973, Laos became victim to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2024

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Summary: A drama about the deep friendship between Gale Sayers, black halfback for the Chicago Bears, and his white teammate, Brian Piccolo, who died of cancer in 1970.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Brian

Montgomery, Heather L.

Summary: "A science educator honors children's curiosity and pockets full of "stuff" by introducing nine scientists who collected natural treasures when they were young. Collecting, sorting, and playing with shells, stones, and other objects taught these young people how to observe, classify, and discover"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: J 920 Montgomery

Carnarvon, Fiona

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Paperbacks 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942.271 Carn

Fowler, Therese

Summary: Alva Smith, her southern family destitute after the Civil War, married into one of America's great Gilded Age dynasties: the newly wealthy but socially shunned Vanderbilts. Ignored by New York's old-money circles and determined to win respect, she designed and built 9 mansions, hosted grand balls, and arranged for her daughter to marry a duke. But Alva also defied convention for women of her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Fowler

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: "Dick and Doris Goodwin were married for forty-two years and married to American history even longer. In his twenties, Dick was one of the brilliant young men of John F. Kennedy's New Frontier. In his thirties he both named and helped design Lyndon Johnson's Great Society and was a speechwriter and close advisor to Robert Kennedy. Doris Kearns was a twenty-four-year-old graduate student when...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster, Incorporated 2024

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Hilderbrand, Elin

Summary: Four siblings experience the drama, intrigue, and upheaval of a summer when everything changed , in New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand's first historical novel. Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the twentieth century. It's 1969, and for the Levin family, the times they are a-changing. Every year the children have looked forward to spending the summer at their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Hilder

Overmyer, Leonard G.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Overmyer Historicals 1999

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 973.747 Overmyer

Summary: Between 1945 and 1955 jazz splinters into different camps: cool and hot, East and West, traditional and modern. One by one, the big bands leave the road, but Duke Ellington keeps his band together, while Louis Armstrong puts together a small group, the "All-Stars." Promoter Norman Granz insists on equal treatment for every member of his integrated troupes on his Jazz at the Philharmonic Tours....

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Millard, Candice

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of RIVER OF DOUBT and DESTINY OF THE REPUBLIC, the stirring story of one of the great feats of exploration of all time, and its complicated legacy The Nile River is the longest in the world. Its fertile floodplain allowed for rise to the great civilization of ancient Egypt, but for millennia the location of its headwaters was shrouded in mystery....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 916.204 Millard

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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

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

Summary: In the 1960s jazz fragments into the avant-garde and many divided schools of thought. Many jazz musicians like Dexter Gordon are forced to leave America in search of work while other use the music as a form of social protest: Max Roach, Charles Mingus, and Archie Shepp make overtly political musical statements. John Coltrane appeals to a broad audience before his untimely death. Saxophonist...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Lehto, Steve.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 977.499 Lehto

Ennis, Michael.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Ennis

Kellogg, Steven.

Summary: Relates the extraordinary deeds of the frontiersman who became King of the Keelboatmen on the Mississippi River.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow Junior Books 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Kello

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

Fraser, Caroline

Summary: "This book, written by the editor of the Library of America edition of the Little House books, is a thoroughly researched biography of not only Laura Ingalls Wilder, but of her daughter, Rose. Using unpublished manuscripts, letters, financial records, and more, Fraser gives fresh insight into the life of a woman beloved to many. Intensively researched, this is definitely a fascinating read, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILD 2017

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Follows the experiences of a young boy who struggles to escape the catastrophic A.D. 79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JPB FIC Tars

Widder, Keith R.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2013

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 973.29 Widder

Follett, Ken.

Summary: This novel picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families, American, German, Russian, English, Welsh, enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von Ulrich,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Folle

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