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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

Shetterly, Margot Lee

Summary: Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918- ), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942- ).

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

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 920 She

Hubbard, Rita L

Summary: "A picture book biography sharing the inspiring and incredible true story of the nation's oldest student, Mary Walker, who learned to read at the age of 116"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2020

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

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: "A nonfiction picture book compilation of the stories of 13 American women who persisted in overcoming obstacles and changing the world"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 920 Clint

Roberts, Cokie.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2004

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

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

Weber, Thomas

Summary: "An award-winning historian charts Hitler's radical transformation after World War I from a directionless loner into a powerful National Socialist leader. In Becoming Hitler, award-winning historian Thomas Weber examines Adolf Hitler's time in Munich between 1918 and 1926, the years when Hitler shed his awkward, feckless persona and transformed himself into a savvy opportunistic political...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.086 WEBER 2017

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

Cardwell, Diane, 1964- author.

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

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

Winter, Jonah

Summary: Offers an illustrated introduction to the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg that explores the ways that the society in which she grew up was unfair toward women, Jews, and other groups, and how she spent her life working to fight that unfairness.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 921 Gins 2017

Dunbar, Erica Armstrong

Summary: Harriet Tubman is best known as one of the most famous conductors on the Underground Railroad. As a leading abolitionist, her bravery and selflessness has inspired generations in the continuing struggle for civil rights. Now, National Book Award nominee Erica Armstrong Dunbar presents a fresh take on this American icon blending traditional biography, illustrations, photos, and engaging sidebars...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 37 Ink, Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 921 Tubman

Hamlin, Kimberly A

Summary: "How one "fallen woman" battled religious ideology, pseudoscience, and political resistance to women's right to vote. Exposed in Ohio newspapers for an affair with a married man, Alice Chenowyth refused to cower in shame. Instead she changed her name to Helen Hamilton Gardener, moved to New York, pretended to be married to her lover, and became a wildly popular lecturer and author, brazenly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2020

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

Shapiro, Dani

Summary: "In the spring of 2016, through a genealogy website to which she had whimsically submitted her DNA, Dani Shapiro received the astonishing news that her beloved deceased father was not her biological father. Over the course of a single day, her entire history--the life she had lived--crumbled beneath her. In just a few hours of Internet sleuthing, she was able to piece together the story of her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Shapiro 2019

Bauerschmidt, Tim

Summary: "When Miss Norma was diagnosed with uterine cancer, she was advised to undergo surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. But instead of confining herself to a hospital bed for what could be her last stay, Norma--newly widowed after nearly seven decades of marriage--rose to her full height of five feet and told her doctor, 'I'm ninety years old. I'm hitting the road.' Packing what she needed, Norma...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.304 Bauer

Rice, Susan E

Summary: "Recalling pivotal moments from her dynamic career on the front lines of American diplomacy and foreign policy, Susan E. Rice -- National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations -- delivers an inspiring accountof a life in service to family and country"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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Land, Stephanie

Summary: Land's plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams were cut short when a summer fling turned into an unexpected pregnancy. She turned to housekeeping to make ends meet, took classes online to earn a college degree. And she wrote relentlessly: true stories of overworked and underpaid Americans; of living on food stamps and WIC coupons. Here...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Land 2019

Abbott, Karen

Summary: "The never-before-told story of four real-life women who risked everything to take on a life of espionage during the Civil War"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.785 Abbott

Riggs, Nina

Summary: "Built on her wildly popular Modern Love column, 'When a Couch is More Than a Couch' (9/23/2016), a breathtaking memoir of living meaningfully with 'death in the room' by the 38 year old great-great-great granddaughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson, mother to two young boys, wife of 16 years, after her terminal cancer diagnosis"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Buttigieg, Chasten

Summary: "A moving, hopeful, and refreshingly candid memoir by the husband of former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg about growing up gay in his small Midwestern town, his relationship with Pete, and his hope for America's future. Throughout the past year, teacher Chasten Glezman Buttigieg has emerged on the national stage, having left his classroom in South Bend, Indiana, to travel...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2020

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

Gilliam, Dorothy Butler

Summary: Dorothy Butler Gilliam, whose fifty-year-career as a journalist put her in the forefront of the fight for social justice, offers a comprehensive view of racial relations and the media in the US, covering a wide swath of media history--from the era of game-changing Negro newspapers like the Chicago Defender to the civil rights movement, feminism, and our current imperfect diversity.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street, Hachette Book Group 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.92 Gilliam 2019

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

Albright, Madeleine Korbel

Summary: In 2001, when Madeleine Albright was leaving office as America?s first female secretary of state, interviewers asked her how she wished to be remembered. "I don't want to be remembered," she answered. "I am still here and have much more I intend to do. As difficult as it might seem, I want every stage of my life to be more exciting than the last." In that time of transition, the former...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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

Tzemach Lemmon, Gayle

Summary: In 2010, the United States Army Special Operations Command created Cultural Support Teams, a pilot program to put women on the battlefield alongside Green Berets and Army Rangers on sensitive missions in Afghanistan. The idea was that women could access places and people that had remained out of reach, and could build relationships -- woman to woman -- in ways that male soldiers in a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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