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Anderson, Michelle W.

Summary: Decades of cuts to local government amidst rising concentrations of poverty have wreaked havoc on communities left behind by the modern economy. Some of these discarded places are rural. Others are big cities, small cities, or historic suburbs. Some vote blue, others red. Some are the most diverse communities in America, while others are nearly all white, all Latino, or all Black. All are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339.4 Anderson

Warren, Elizabeth

Summary: Senator Elizabeth Warren presents an account of how the US built history's strongest middle class, a scathing indictment of the thirty-five years spent undermining it, and a rousing call to action.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 305 Warren

Fong, Mei

Contents: After the quake -- And the clock struck 8.8.08 -- Cassandra and the rocketmen -- The population police -- Little emperors, grown up -- Welcome to the dollhouse -- Better to struggle to live than die a good death -- The red thread is broken -- Babies beyond borders.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.960 Fong

Dobbs, Michael

Summary: "The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape the Nazis, and an illuminating account of America's struggle with the refugee crisis caused by the rise of Hitler. Official tie-in to the U.S. Holocaust Museum multi-year exhibit"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 Dobbs 2019

Luiselli, Valeria

Summary: "From the two-time NBCC Finalist, a fiercely imaginative novel about a family's summer road trip across America--a journey that, with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity, probes the nature of justice and equality in America today. A mother and father set out with their kids from New York to Arizona. In their used Volvo--and with their ten-year-old son trying out his new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Luiselli

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heard Museum 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.929 Archu

Kleinknecht, William

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.927 Klein

Packer, George

Contents: Part I -- 1978 -- Dean Price -- Total War : Newt Gingrich -- Jeff Connaughton -- 1984 -- Tammy Thomas -- Her Own : Oprah Winfrey -- 1987 -- Jeff Connaughton -- Dean Price -- Mr. Sam : Sam Walton -- 1994 -- Jeff Connaughton -- Tammy Thomas -- Just Business : Jay-Z -- Silicon Valley -- 1999 -- Biography : Alice Waters -- Dean Price -- Tammy Thomas -- 2003 -- Institution Man (1) : Colin Powell --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 Packer

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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

Roberts, Gary L.

Summary: "At dawn on the morning of November 29, 1864, Colonel John Milton Chivington gave the command that led to slaughter of 230 peaceful Cheyennes and Arapahos--primarily women, children, and elderly--camped under the protection of the U. S. government along Sand Creek in Colorado Territory and flying both an American flag and a white flag. The Sand Creek massacre seized national attention in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: "In Tales of Two Americas, some of the literary world's most exciting writers look beyond numbers and wages to convey what it feels like to live in this divided nation. Their extraordinarily powerful stories, essays, and poems demonstrate how boundaries break down when experiences are shared, and that in sharing our stories we can help to alleviate a suffering that touches so many...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 Tales 2017

Gottlieb, Scott

Summary: "Physician and former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb asks: Has America's COVID-19 catastrophe taught us anything? ... [H]e shows how the coronavirus and its variants were able to trounce America's pandemic preparations, and he outlines the steps that must be taken to protect against the next outbreak. As the pandemic unfolded, Gottlieb was in regular contact with all the key players in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.196 Gottlieb

Warren, Elizabeth

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5509 Warren

Larson, Erik

Summary: On May 1, 1915, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of children and infants. The passengers were anxious. Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone, and for months, its U-boats had brought terror to the North Atlantic. But the Lusitania was one of the era's great...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.451 Larson

Tepperman, Jonathan

Summary: Identifies 10 pervasive and seemingly impossible challenges©£including immigration reform, income inequality, political corruption and Islamic terrorism©£and shows that each has a solution, and not merely a hypothetical one, but one that has been proven in a real hotspot in the world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.9 Tepper

Mettler, Suzanne.

Summary: "America's higher education system is failing its students. In the space of a generation, we have gone from being the best-educated society in the world to one in which a college degree benefits only to those in the top income brackets. In Degrees of Inequality, acclaimed political scientist Suzanne Mettler explains why the system has gone so horribly wrong and why the American Dream is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378 Mettler

Salloomi, M. A. (Mohammed A.)

Contents: The new competitors and the shift of power -- The campaign against Islamic charities after 9/11 -- Islamic charities in the US Congress -- The declared objective of the campaign : analysis -- Case studies Islamic charities under American hegemony -- Mistakes of Islamic and non-Islamic organizations : a double standard -- The motives and objectives -- Conclusions.

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Publisher / Publication Date: AuthorHouse 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 297.27 Sall

Rosenthal, Elisabeth

Summary: "An award-winning New York Times reporter Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal reveals the dangerous, expensive, and dysfunctional American healthcare system, and tells us exactly what we can do to solve its myriad of problems. It is well documented that our healthcare system has grave problems, but how, in only a matter of decades, did things get this bad? Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal doesn't just explain the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.109 Rosen

Rattner, Steven.

Contents: Dead man's curve -- The bridge to Obama -- Mr. Rattner goes to Washington -- "F**k the UAW" -- Rick, Bob, and Sergio -- The B word -- "Is this unanimous?" -- Jimmy turns bright red -- Chrysler's last mile -- Harry Wilson's war -- Epic bankruptcy -- Dealer nation -- The chief executive shuffle.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.476 Rattner

Soboroff, Jacob

Summary: "A deeply reported, newsbreaking account the humanitarian crisis of our time by the journalist who has been at the center of the story: MSNBC correspondent Jacob Soboroff, winner of the 2019 Walter Cronkite Award, offers a chilling expose of the human cost of the Trump administration's border and immigration policies"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 325.73 Soboroff

McCain, John

Summary: "A candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain--his most personal book in years--covering everything from 2008 up to the present."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2018

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 McCain 2018

Brill, Steven

Summary: "From the award-winning journalist and best-selling author of America's Bitter Pill: a tour de force examination of 1) how and why major American institutions no longer serve us as they should, causing a deep rift between the vulnerable majority and the protected few, and 2) how some individuals and organizations are laying the foundation for real, lasting change. In this revelatory narrative...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 Brill 2018

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