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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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Eggers, Dave

Summary: "From bestselling author Dave Eggers, the incredible true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war. Mokhtar Alkhanshali is twenty-four and working as a doorman when he discovers the astonishing history of coffee and Yemen's central place in it. He leaves San...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALKHAN 2018

Muller, Marcia

Summary: On a foggy summer morning, private investigator Sharon McCone receives a call from her former neighbors, the Curleys. Their usually dependable daughter Chelle hasn't been answering their calls for weeks. Would Sharon check on her? Sharon arranges to visit the building Chelle had been living in and rehabbing in southwest San Francisco. Once it was a nightclub and bar, she learns, and a favorite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Muller

Summary: His life changed history. His courage changed lives. Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, became a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he was elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977. His election makes him the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Milk

Jackson, Lisa

Summary: The Cahills of San Francisco are famous for two things: their vast wealth and the scandals that surround them. The betrayal you can't imagine may be the most terrifying weapon of all.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2020

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Muller, Marcia.

Summary: "In 1895 San Francisco young debutantes don't commit suicide at festive parties, particularly not under the eye of Sabina Carpenter. But Virginia St. Ives evidently did, leaping from a foggy parapet in a shimmer of ghostly light. The seemingly impossible disappearance of her body creates an even more serious problem for the firm of Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Muller

Muller, Marcia.

Summary: "In 1895 San Francisco young debutantes don't commit suicide at festive parties, particularly not under the eye of Sabina Carpenter. But Virginia St. Ives evidently did, leaping from a foggy parapet in a shimmer of ghostly light. The seemingly impossible disappearance of her body creates an even more serious problem for the firm of Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2014

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

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "Meredith White was one of Hollywood's most recognizable faces. But a personal tragedy cut her acting career short and alienated her from her family. For the last fifteen years, Meredith has been living alone in San Francisco with two trusted caretakers. Then, on a muggy late summer day, a massive earthquake strikes Northern California, plunging the Bay Area into chaos. Without a moment's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2021

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Patterson, James

Summary: For a trio of colleagues, an innocent night out after class ends in a deadly torture session. They vanish without a clue -- until a body turns up. With the safety of San Francisco's entire school system as stake, Lindsay Boxer has never been under more pressure. To solve the School Night case, Lindsay turns to her best friend, investigative journalist Cindy Thomas, as the chief of police and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Patter

Jackson, Lisa

Summary: "The Cahills of San Francisco are famous for two things: their vast wealth, and the scandals that surround them. Murder, greed, deadly ambition ... some people will do anything to get, and keep, the Cahills' kind of money. Not that James Cahill wants any of it. He's tried to make his own way, less interested in a future inheritance than in his construction company - and in enjoying the many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Jackson

Lescroart, John T.

Summary: "In "master of the legal thriller" (Chicago Sun-Times) John Lescroart's electrifying new novel, attorney Dismas Hardy is called to defend the least likely suspect of his career: his longtime, trusted assistant who is suddenly being charged as an accessory to murder. Dismas Hardy knows something is amiss with his trusted secretary, Phyllis. Her out-of-character behavior and sudden disappearances...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Lescro

Patterson, James

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Summary: SFPD Sergeant Lindsay Boxer has sworn to defend against all enemies, foreign and domestic. As Lindsay prepares to celebrate her own daughter's birthday, she clashes with rising Chief Charlie Clapper over a family case. When a distraught mother pleads with Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas to investigate the disappearance of her daughter, Tara, and baby granddaughter, Lorrie, Cindy immediately...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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Peterson, Tracie

Summary: 1905. Caleb Coulter, a lawyer, went missing three months ago. His sister, Camriann, heads to San Francisco to find him. She meets Judith and Kenzie, who also have mysteries to solve in the booming West Coast city. Camri's search leads her deep into the political corruption of the city-- and into the acquaintance of Patrick Murdock, an Irishman who Caleb saved from a false murder charge....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Peter

Rivers, Francine.

Summary: Sold into prostitution as a child, Angel survives by keeping her hatred for men alive, until Michael Hosea obeys God's call to marry Angel and love her unconditionally. As Angel's heart slowly begins to thaw, her feelings of unworthiness and fear cause her to run away, until she realizes that her final healing must come from the One who loves her even more than Michael does.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Rivers

Muller, Marcia.

Summary: For the firm of Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services, stopping extortionists is not only grand, but excitingly lucrative.When a pleasant afternoon's bicycling through Golden Gate Park with a friend ends with the revelation of threatening letters, followed by a gunshot in a mansion garden, Sabina Carpenter knows this is a case that demands her immediate and undivided...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2017

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Muller

Patterson, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Patter

Winchester, Simon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.461 Winch

Orlean, Susan

Summary: "Orlean chronicles the LAPL fire and its aftermath to showcase the larger, crucial role that libraries play in our lives; delves into the evolution of libraries across the country and around the world, from their humble beginnings as a metropolitan charitable initiative to their current status as a cornerstone of national identity; brings each department of the library to vivid life through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 027 Orlean 2018

Patterson, James

Summary: With a beautiful baby daughter and a devoted husband, Detective Lindsay Boxer can safely say that her life has never been better. In fact (for a change), things seem to be going well for all the members of the Women's Murder Club as they gather to celebrate San Francisco Medical Examiner Claire Washburn's birthday. But the party is cut short when Lindsay is called to a gruesome crime scene,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Patter

Patterson, James

Summary: A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer. The confidential informant's tip leads Lindsay to disturbing conclusions, including that something has gone horribly wrong inside the police department itself. The hunt for the killer lures Lindsay out of her jurisdiction, and gets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Patter

Patterson, James

Summary: As the holidays approach, Detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women's Murder Club have much to celebrate. Crime is down. The medical examiner's office is quiet. Even the courts are showing some Christmas spirit. And the news cycle is so slow that journalist Cindy Thomas is on assignment to tell a story about the true meaning of the season for San Francisco. Then a fearsome criminal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Patter

Steel, Danielle

Summary: What's so perfect about the past for Sybil and Blake Gregory, a successful Manhattan couple with three children who land in San Francisco when Blake impulsively accepts the job of a lifetime as CEO of a start-up? The family moves into a grand, surprisingly affordable Pacific Heights mansion and soon meets the affable Butterfield family, who lived there a century ago. Of course the Butterfields...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Steel

Patterson, James

Summary: Investigating three simultaneous murders in Los Angeles, Chicago, and San Francisco, Lindsay Boxer identifies an unsettling link between the victims before the killer's escalating shootings galvanize the country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Patterson

Patterson, James

Summary: Still reeling from her husband's betrayal, Lindsay Boxer investigates a wave of possibly unnatural heart attacks claiming the lives of seemingly unrelated victims while assisting the prosecution of a bomber with a hostile defense team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Patter

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