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McCarthy, Cormac

Summary: "Pass Christian, Mississippi, 1980: It is three in the morning when Bobby Western zips the jacket of his wetsuit and plunges from the boat deck into darkness. His divelight illuminates the sunken jet, nine bodies still buckled in their seats, hair floating, eyes devoid of speculation. Missing from the crash site are the pilot's flightbag, the plane's black box, and the tenth passenger. But how?...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2022

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Summary: Investigates the growing privatization of the world's dwindling fresh water supply from the perspective of politics, economics, pollution and environmental issues, human rights, public health, and the effects of corporate greed and apathetic governments. Features interviews with scientists and activists, who discuss the water crisis at both the global and human scale. Also gives viewers a look...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2008

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 343.09 Salin

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "When U.S. troops occupy Germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle are saved from the terrible fate of so many in the camps. With the help of sponsors, they make their way to New York. In order not to be separated, they allow their friendship to blossom into love and marriage, and start a new life on the Lower East Side, working at grueling, poorly paid jobs. Decades later, through talent, faith,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Steel

Scahill, Jeremy.

Summary: Presents an expos of secret war programs being conducted behind the scenes of the War on Terror, revealing the human consequences of night raids, drone strikes, and other unofficial "dirty-war" tactics.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.009 Schah

Schoen, Allen M

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.108 Schoen

Nesbit, Jeffrey Asher

Summary: The world itself won't end, of course. Only ours will: our livelihoods, our homes, our cultures. And we're squarely at the tipping point. Longer droughts in the Middle East. Growing desertification in China and Africa. The monsoon season shrinking in India. Amped-up heat waves in Australia. More intense hurricanes reaching America. Water wars in the Horn of Africa. Rebellions, refugees and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books,an imprint of St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 Nesbit 2018

Brown, Sandra

Summary: "Former Super Bowl MVP quarterback Zach Bridger hasn't seen his ex-wife, Rebecca Pratt, for years--not since their volatile marriage imploded--so he's shocked to receive a life-altering call about her. Rebecca has been placed on life support after a violent assault, and he--despite their divorce--has medical power-of-attorney. Zach is asked to make an impossible choice: keep her on life support...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2022

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Kara, Siddharth

Summary: "An unflinching investigation reveals the human rights abuses behind the Congo's cobalt mining operation-and the moral implications that affect us all. Cobalt Red is the searing, first-ever exposé of the immense toll taken on the people and environment of the Democratic Republic of the Congo by cobalt mining, as told through the testimonies of the Congolese people themselves. Activist and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.274 Kara

Jaffe, Sarah W.

Summary: When privileged parents say that they "want what's best" for their child, they don't consciously add "and not for other children." Yet the practical effect of parents with privilege relentlessly pursuing their own child's interests is that other children are left behind. Author Sarah W. Jaffe interviewed dozens of parents who are resisting the cultural pressures to seek "the best" for only...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Parenting Press 2022

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1 available in Parenting Collection, Call number: PARENTING 649.7 Jaffe

Hochschild, Adam.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.341 Hochs

Sjursen, Daniel A.

Summary: "This incendiary work by Daniel Sjursen is a personal cry from the heart by a once-model US Army officer and West Point graduate who became a military dissenter while still on active duty. Set against the backdrop of the terror wars of the last two decades, Sjursen asks whether there is a proper space for patriotism that renounces entitled exceptionalism and narcissistic jingoism. Once a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 172.42 Sjursen

Madrick, Jeffrey G.

Contents: Revolution -- Prologue Lewis Uhler believer -- Walter Wriston regulatory revoltGa -- Milton Friedman proselytizer -- Richard Nixon and Arthur Burns political expediencyGa -- Joe Flom the hostile takeover -- Ivan Boesky wanting it all -- Walter Wriston II bailing out citibank -- Ronald Reagan the making of an ideology -- Ted Turner, Sam Walton, and SteveGaross size becomes strategy -- Jimmy...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 Madrick

Summary: The 2016 election of Donald J. Trump exposed a deep divide in American politics and culture, one that pollsters and pundits didn't seem to realize was there. But Trump did, and he used it to his advantage in ways that surprised nearly everyone, even those who voted for him. Perhaps the biggest question on many people's minds is how, exactly, did a crass, unrepentant reality TV star and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 Lee 2017

Graber, Diana

Summary: "Sexting, cyberbullying, revenge porn, online predators... all of these potential threats can tempt parents to snatch the smartphone or tablet right out of their children's hands. While avoidance might eliminate the dangers, that approach also means your child misses out on technology's many benefits and opportunities. This book is packed with at-home discussion topics and enjoyable activities...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Leadership 2019

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1 available in Parenting Collection, Call number: 302.23 Graber 2019

Summary: "What the health is a surprising, and at times hilarious, investigative documentary that will be an eye-opener for everyone concerned about our nation's health and how big business influences it"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 372.3 What

Gilmer, Benjamin

Summary: "A rural physician learns that a former doctor at his clinic committed a shocking crime, leading him to uncover an undiagnosed mental health crisis in our broken prison system--a powerful true story expanding on one of the most popular This American Lifeepisodes of all time. When family physician Dr. Benjamin Gilmer began working at the Cane Creek clinic in rural North Carolina, he was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.3 Gilmer

Childs, Craig

Summary: Written in his trademark lyrical style, Childs' riveting book carries readers directly into his adventures and discoveries, lifting the curtain on the ethical dilemmas and dark side of archaeology and exploring the field's transgressions against the cultures it tries to preserve.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 930 Childs

Rehm, Diane

Summary: "A series of interviews on the topics of end-of-life care and the right-to-die movement"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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

Long, Ethan

Summary: "Queremos que cada nuevo lector diga: "¡Me gusta leer!".--Page 4 of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: SPANISH JE Long

Dalai Lama

Summary: "This eloquent, impassioned manifesto is possibly the most important message the Dalai Lama can give us about the future of our world. It's his rallying cry, full of solutions for our chaotic, aggressive, divided times: no less than a call for revolution. Are we ready to hear it? Are we ready to act?" -- Publisher annotation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.356 Bstan 2018

Cussler, Clive

Summary: In the present day, Pitt makes a daring rescue from inside an antiquated submersible in the waters off New York City. His reward afterwards is a document left behind a century earlier by legendary detective Isaac Bell--a document that re-opens a historical mystery. In 1911, in Colorado, Isaac Bell is asked to look into an unexplained tragedy at Little Angel Mine, in which nine people died. His...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Cussler

Beaty, Andrea

Summary: Ada Twist is a very curious girl who shows perseverance by asking questions and performing experiments to find things out and understand the world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Beaty

Brooks, David

Summary: "#1 New York Times bestselling author David Brooks, a controversial and eye-opening look at how our culture has lost sight of the value of humility - defined as the opposite of self-preoccupation - and why only an engaged inner life can yield true meaning and fulfillment"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 170.442 Brooks

Grisham, John

Summary: "The year is 2008 and Samantha Kofer's career at a huge Wall Street law firm is on the fast track -- until the recession hits and she is downsized, furloughed, and escorted out of the building. Samantha, though, is offered an opportunity to work at a legal aid clinic for one year without pay, all for a slim chance of getting rehired. In a matter of days Samantha moves from Manhattan to Brady,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: PBK FIC Grish

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