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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

Traister, Rebecca

Summary: In the year 2018, it seems as if women's anger has suddenly erupted into the public conversation. But long before Pantsuit Nation, before the Women's March, and before the #MeToo movement, women's anger was not only politically catalytic but politically problematic. The story of female fury and its cultural significance demonstrates the long history of bitter resentment that has enshrouded...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42. Traist 2018

Patterson, James

Summary: Crafted from hundreds of original interviews, these are brutally hones stories usually only shared among comrades in arms. In the voices of the men and women who have fought overseas, this is an eye-opening look into what wearing the uniform, fighting in combat, losing friends, and coming home is really like. -- adapted from jacket

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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Allen, Jonathan (Jonathan J. M.)

Summary: "The mesmerizing story of Hillary Clinton's political rebirth, based on eyewitness accounts from deep inside her inner circle Hillary Clinton's surprising defeat in the 2008 Democratic primary brought her to the nadir of her political career, vanquished by a much younger opponent whose message of change and cutting-edge tech team ran circles around her stodgy campaign. And yet, six years...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.730 Allen

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Hochschild, Adam

Summary: "From the bestselling author of King Leopold's Ghost and Spain in Our Hearts comes the astonishing but forgotten story of an immigrant sweatshop worker who married an heir to a great American fortune and became one of the most charismatic radical leadersof her time"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Stokes 2020

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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

Jaffe, Sarah

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.484 Jaffe

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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Whipple, Chris

Summary: "The first in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the White House Chiefs of Staff, whose actions--and inactions--have defined the course of our country What do Dick Cheney and Rahm Emanuel have in common? Aside from polarizing personalities, both served as chief of staff to the president of the United States--as did Donald Rumsfeld, Leon Panetta, and a relative handful of others. The chiefs of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9202 Whipple

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

Kingsbury, Karen

Summary: "She was a child caught in a riptide in the Caribbean Sea. He was a teenager from the East Coast on vacation with his family. He dove in to save her, and that single terrifying moment changed both their lives forever. Ten years later Jack Ryder is a daring secret agent with the FBI, and Eliza Lawrence still lives on that pristine island. She's an untainted princess in a kingdom of darkness and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: As the horrors of the Third Reich were exposed after World War II, many Nazi war criminals--including Josef Mengele, Klaus Barbie, and Adolf Eichmann--went on the run. But self-styled "Nazi hunters" were determined to track them down. This disparate group included a French couple, American lawyer, German prosecutor, Israeli Mossad agents, and a death camp survivor. Over decades, these men and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.943 O'Reilly

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.420 MUKH 2017

Cohen, Michael

Summary: Once Donald Trump's fiercest surrogate, closest confidant, and staunchest defender, Michael Cohen knows where the skeletons are buried. This is the most devastating business and political horror story of the century. As Trump's lawyer and "fixer," Cohen not only witnessed firsthand but was also an active participant in the inner workings of Trump's business empire, political campaign, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2020

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

Makos, Adam

Summary: "Clarence Smoyer began the war as a gentle giant, a factory worker from Pennsylvania coal country reluctant to unleash the power of the Sherman tank he crewed. But as his tank platoon fought its way from Normandy to the Rhine and beyond, and he watched his friends cut down one by one, he learned to kill with deadly accuracy and efficiency. His fight would climax in Cologne, in the shadow of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.541 Makos 2019

Bruning, John R.

Summary: The astonishing untold story of the WWII airmen who risked it all in the deadly race to become the greatest American fighter pilot.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 Brunining 2020

Blehm, Eric.

Summary: The author exposes the realities of unconventional warfare and nation-building in Afghanistan in this chronicle of one of the most important military mission in the early days of the Global War on Terror--ODA 574--wherein a Special Forces team infiltrated the mountains of southern Afghanistan, fomented a tribal revolt, and forced the Taliban to surrender.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.104 Blehm

Chivers, C. J. (Christopher John)

Summary: "Almost 2.5 million Americans have served in Afghanistan or Iraq since September 11, 2001. C.J. Chivers has reported from both fronts from the beginning, walking side by side with combatants for more than a dozen years. He describes the experience of war today as it is endured by those most at risk--the camaraderie and profound sense of purpose, alongside courage, frustration, and moral...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 Chiver

Klein, Edward

Contents: Part I. A hell of a mess -- "More Golda than Maggie" -- #grandmothersknowbest -- The king of Little Rock -- Intimations of mortality -- Part II. The great pretender -- The misanthrope -- "I've always been a Yankees fan" -- A near-death experience -- Part III. A pantsuit-wearing globetrotter -- The Praetorian guard -- Shafted -- Double dipping -- "I love you, Billy" -- Top ten -- Part IV. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.730 Klein

Hillenbrand, Laura.

Summary: On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.547 Hillen

Rappaport, Doreen.

Summary: A biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, the most socially and politically active -- and controversial -- First Lady America had ever seen. Ambassador, activist, and champion of civil rights, Eleanor Roosevelt changed the soul of America forever. Includes selected quotes from Eleanor's own writings.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 921 Roos

Makos, Adam

Summary: Adam Makos tells the story of Clarence Smoyer, a World War II American tank gunner, and his journey into the heart of the Third Reich, where he will meet destiny in an iconic armor duel.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 940.541 Makos

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