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Faye, Lyndsay

Summary: "The year is 1921, and "Nobody" Alice James is on a cross-country train, carrying a bullet wound and fleeing for her life following an illicit drug and liquor deal gone horribly wrong. Desperate to get as far away as possible from New York City and those who want her dead, she has her sights set on Oregon: a distant frontier that seems the end of the line."--Provided by publisher.

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnams Sons 2019

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English, Karen

Summary: "In the summer of 1965, Sophie's family becomes the first African Americans to move into their upper middle-class neighborhood in Los Angeles. When riots erupt in nearby Watts, she learns that life and her own place in it are a lot more complicated than they had seemed"--

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION ENG

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: The former Secretary of Defense offers a candid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.609 Gates

Summary: Master documentary filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin's original words and a flood of rich archival material. A journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter.

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD I Am Not

Cottrell, Robert C.

Summary: "The year 1968 is recalled most of all as a year when revolution beckoned or threatened. On the 50th anniversary of that tumultuous year, cultural historians Robert Cottrell and Blaine T. Browne provide a well-informed, up-to-date synthesis of the eventsthat rocked the world, emphasizing the revolutionary possibilities."--Provided by publisher.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.923 Cottrell 2018

Egerton, Douglas R.

Contents: The travelers -- The Brahmins -- Readville -- The Sea Islands -- Battery Wagner -- Hospitals and home fronts -- The siege -- Florida -- Liberation -- Occupation -- The veterans -- Epilogue: the legacy of the regiments.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.741 Egert

Ellsberg, Daniel

Summary: The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation Senior Fellow and iconic whistleblower who revealed the Pentagon Papers presents an eyewitness expos©♭ of the dangers of America's secret, long-standing nuclear policy.

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.021 ELLS 2017

Tyson, Timothy B.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.134 Tyson

Klara, Robert

Summary: "In 1938, Mercedes-Benz began production of the largest, most luxurious limousine in the world. A machine of frightening power and sinister beauty, the Grosser 770K Model 150 Offener Tourenwagen was 20 feet long, seven feet wide, and tipped the scales at 5 tons. Its supercharged, 230-horsepower engine propelled the beast to speeds over 100 m.p.h. while its occupants reclined on glove-leather...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.222 Klara

Summary: When America enters WWII in 1941, swing becomes a symbol of democracy and entertainers like Dave Brubeck, Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw take their music to the armed forces overseas. In Nazi-occupied Europe, gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt blends jazz with his own musical traditions. In New York Billie Holiday is unofficial queen despite a growing addiction to narcotics. Duke Ellington, assisted...

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Roberts, Cokie.

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.309 Rober

DeCamp, Alison.

Summary: In 1895, twelve-year-old Stan decides to find his long-lost father in the logging camps of Michigan, documenting in his scrapbook his travels and encounters with troublesome relatives, his mother's suitors, lumberjacks, and more.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION DeCamp

Brands, H. W.

Summary: "From master storyteller and historian H.W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world. When asked by a reporter...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.918 Brands

Demos, John.

Summary: Near the start of the nineteenth century, a group of eminent Protestant ministers formed a grand scheme for gathering the rest of mankind into the redemptive fold of Christianity. Its core element was a special school for youth drawn from all parts of the earth, including the Pacific Islands, China, India, and the native nations of North America. If all went well, graduates would return to join...

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.829 Demos

Maraniss, David.

Summary: "As David Maraniss captures it with power and affection, Detroit summed up America's path to music and prosperity that was already past history. It's 1963 and Detroit is on top of the world. The city's leaders are among the most visionary in America: Grandson of the first Ford; Henry Ford II; influential labor leader Walter Reuther; Motown's founder Berry Gordy; the Reverend C.L. Franklin and...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 977.434 Maran

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: "The prizewinning author of Founding Brothers and American Sphinx now gives us the unexpected story--brilliantly told--of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew. The triumph of the American Revolution was neither an ideological nor political guarantee that the colonies would...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.730 Ellis

Devine, Jack

Summary: "A master class in spycraft from one of its greatest practitioners. Jack Devine is one of the legendary spymasters of our time. He was in Chile when Allende fell; he ran Charlie Wilson's war in Afghanistan; he had too much to do with Iran-Contra for his own taste, though he tried to stop it; he caught Pablo Escobar in Colombia; he tried to warn George Tenet that there was a bullet coming from...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.127 Devine

Egan, Timothy.

Summary: "From the National Book Award-winning and best-selling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America. The Irish-American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told through the improbable life of one man. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his Irish countrymen died,...

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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

Lehto, Steve

Summary: "In the wake of World War II, the U.S. automobile industry was fully unprepared to meet the growing demands of the public, for whom they had not made any cars for years. In stepped Preston Tucker, a salesman extraordinaire who announced the building of a revolutionary new car: the Tucker '48, the first car in almost a decade to be built fresh from the ground up. Tucker's car, which would...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.762 Lehto

Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.911 Good

Northup, Solomon

Summary: Kidnapped into slavery in 1841, Solomon Northup spent 12 years in captivity. This autobiographical memoir represents an exceptionally detailed and accurate description of slave life and plantation society.

Publisher / Publication Date: 37Ink/Atria 2013

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Twelv

Baime, A. J. (Albert J.)

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 940.531 Baime

Hurston, Zora Neale

Summary: In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston went to Plateau, Alabama, just outside Mobile, to interview eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis. Of the millions of men, women, and children transported from Africa to America as slaves, Cudjo was then the only person alive to tell the story of this integral part of the nation's history. Hurston was there to record Cudjo's firsthand account of the raid that led to his...

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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

Bair, Sheila.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 330.97 Bair