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  • Red notice [CD book] : a true story of high finance, murder, and one man's fight for justice

    Red notice : a true story of high finance, murder, and one man's fight for justice2015

    by Bill Browder

    Summary: Bill Browder's journey started on the South Side of Chicago and moved through Stanford Business School to the dog-eat-dog world of hedge fund investing in the 1990s. It continued in Moscow, where...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B BROWDER

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Big Russ and me [CD book] : father and son : lessons of life

    Big Russ and me : father and son : lessons of life2004

    by Tim Russert (read by Hyperion Assorted Authors)

    (4,413)

    Summary: A collection of personal memories.

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    Call #: CD BOOK B RUSSERT

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Catch me if you can [CD book]

    Catch me if you can2001

    by Frank W Abagnale (read by Barrett Whitener)

    (56,790)

    Summary: Abagnale's first-person narrative of his misadventures as a conman, forger, imposter, and escape artist before the age of 21.

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    Call #: CD BOOK B ABAGNALE

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Long walk to freedom [CD book] : the autobiography of Nelson Mandela.

    Long walk to freedom : the autobiography of Nelson Mandela.2004

    by Nelson Mandela (read by Danny Glover)

    (80,174)

    Summary: This is an articulate, moving account of Mandela's life from his "country childhood" following his birth on July 18, 1918 to his inauguration as president of South Africa on May 10, 1994. Mandela...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B MANDELA

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • John Paul Jones [CD book] : sailor, hero, father of the American Navy

    John Paul Jones : sailor, hero, father of the American Navy2003

    by Evan Thomas (read by Dan Cashman )

    (1,478)

    Summary: John Paul Jones, at sea and in the heat of battle, was the great American hero of the Age of Sail. He was to history what Patrick O'Brian's Jack Aubrey and C. S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower are to...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B JONES

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • If you ask me [CD book] : (and of course you won't)

    If you ask me : (and of course you won't)2011

    by Betty White

    (39,318)

    Summary: A personal account by the popular actress shares stories from her decades in Hollywood while offering her lighthearted perspectives on topics ranging from sex and aging to animal welfare and television.

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    Call #: CD BOOK B WHITE

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Stories I only tell my friends [CD book] : an autobiography

    Stories I only tell my friends : an autobiography2011

    by Rob Lowe (read by Rob Lowe)

    (72,756)

    Summary: A teen idol at fifteen, an international icon and founder of the Brat Pack at twenty, and one of Hollywood's top stars to this day, Rob Lowe chronicles his experiences as a painfully misunderstood...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B LOWE

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Seriously-- I'm kidding [CD book]

    Seriously-- I'm kidding2011

    by Ellen DeGeneres

    (107,778)

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    Call #: CD BOOK B DEGENERES

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Steve Jobs [CD book]

    Steve Jobs2011

    by Walter Isaacson

    (1,149,399)

    Summary: Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years, as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues, the author...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B JOBS

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Elizabeth the Queen [CD book] : the life of a modern monarch

    Elizabeth the Queen : the life of a modern monarch2012

    by Sally Bedell Smith (read by Rosalyn Landor)

    (27,805)

    Summary: From the moment of her ascension to the throne in 1952 at the age of twenty-five, Queen Elizabeth II has been the object of unparalleled scrutiny. But through the fog of glamour and gossip, how well...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B ELIZABETH

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Lots of candles, plenty of cake [CD book]

    Lots of candles, plenty of cake2012

    by Anna Quindlen

    (17,423)

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    Call #: CD BOOK B QUINDLEN

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Our Queen [CD book]

    Our Queen2011

    by Robert Hardman

    (138)

    Summary: Throughout history, there has been no Monarch like her. She is not merely the oldest Sovereign this country has ever known. She is the most worldly. She has travelled further than all her...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B ELIZABETH II

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • A natural woman [CD book] : a memoir

    A natural woman : a memoir2012

    by Carole King (read by Author)

    (4,715)

    Summary: This book is a memoir by the iconic singer-songwriter chronicling her story from her beginnings in Brooklyn through her remarkable success as one of the world's most acclaimed musical talents, to her...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B KING

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Some assembly required [CD book]

    Some assembly required2012

    by Anne Lamott (read by Sam Lamott )

    (12,402)

    Summary: Bestselling author Anne Lamott together with her son, Sam, chronicle his first year as a father and her own evolution to being both a mother and a grandmother.

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    Call #: CD BOOK B LAMOTT

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Wild [CD book] : from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail

    Wild : from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail2012

    by Cheryl Strayed (read by Bernadette Dunne)

    (720,131)

    Summary: A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again.

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    Call #: CD BOOK B STRAYED

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • The man who saved the Union [CD book] : Ulysses Grant in war and peace

    The man who saved the Union : Ulysses Grant in war and peace2012

    by H. W Brands (read by Stephen Hoye )

    (5,814)

    Summary: Ulysses Grant rose from obscurity to discover he had a genius for battle, and he propelled the Union to victory in the Civil War. After Abraham Lincoln's assassination and the disastrous brief...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B GRANT

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Mom & me & mom [CD book]

    Mom & me & mom2013

    by Maya Angelou (read by Maya Angelou)

    (23,460)

    Summary: For the first time, Maya Angelou reveals the triumphs and struggles of being the daughter of Vivian Baxter, an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger-than-life presence - a presence...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B ANGELOU

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Open heart [CD book]

    Open heart2012

    by Elie Wiesel (read by Mark Bramhall )

    (2,265)

    Summary: "Eighty-two years old, facing emergency heart surgery and his own mortality, Elie Wiesel reflects back on his life."--Container.

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    Call #: CD BOOK B WIESEL

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • My beloved world [CD book]

    My beloved world2013

    by Sonia Sotomayor (read by Rita Moreno )

    (30,934)

    Summary: "An instant American icon--the first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court--tells the story of her life before becoming a judge in an inspiring, surprisingly personal memoir. With startling candor and...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B SOTOMAYOR

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Sum it up [CD book] : 1,098 victories, a couple of irrelevant losses, and a life in perspective

    Sum it up : 1,098 victories, a couple of irrelevant losses, and a life in perspective2013

    by Pat Head Summitt

    (4,134)

    Summary: "Pat Summitt was only 21 when she became head coach of the Tennessee Vols women's basketball team. For 38 years, she has broken records, winning more games than any NCAA team in basketball history....  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B SUMMITT

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Living with honor [CD book]

    Living with honor2012

    by Salvatore A. Giunta

    (721)

    Summary: A compelling memoir from a true hero, and one of the few living persons to ever be awarded the celebrated Medal of Honor. Sal Giunta was just a regular kid from Iowa when he enlisted in the army to...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B GIUNTA

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Mountains beyond mountains [CD book] : the quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a man who would cure the world

    Mountains beyond mountains : the quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a man who would cure the world2013

    by Tracy Kidder (read by Lincoln Hoppe)

    (690)

    Summary: Written for young people and adapted from Tracy Kidder's critically acclaimed adult nonfiction work, Mountains beyond mountains; is the true story of a Dr. Paul Farmer whose humanity and dedication...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B FARMER

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Still foolin' 'em [CD book]

    Still foolin' 'em2013

    by Billy Crystal (read by Billy Crystal)

    (15,583)

    Summary: Hilarious and heartfelt observations on aging from one of America's biggest movie stars as he turns 65, and a look back at a remarkable career.

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    Call #: CD BOOK B CRYSTAL

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Becoming Mr. October [CD book]

    Becoming Mr. October2013

    by Reggie Jackson

    (195)

    Summary: Reggie Jackson hit 563 home runs and drove in 1,702 runs over the course of his twenty-one-year career; he played three World Series-winning seasons with the Oakland Athletics, and two with the New...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B JACKSON

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • I am Malala [CD book] : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban

    I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban2013

    by Malala Yousafzai (read by Archie Panjabi)

    (521,721)

    Summary: When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. She was shot in the head at...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B YOUSAFZAI

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Enduring courage [CD book] : ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the Age of Speed

    Enduring courage : ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the Age of Speed2014

    by John F Ross (read by Edward Herrmann)

    (554)

    Summary: Eddie Rickenbacker was an American archetype: our greatest World War I hero, and the quintessential flying ace. As a boy from the wrong side of the tracks in Columbus, Ohio, Eddie was smitten at the...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B RICKENBACKER

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Sweetness [CD book] : the enigmatic life of Walter Payton

    Sweetness : the enigmatic life of Walter Payton2011

    by Jeff Pearlman (read by Malcolm Hillgartner)

    (1,882)

    Summary: At five feet ten inches tall, running back Walter Payton was not the largest player in the NFL, but he developed a larger-than-life reputation for his strength, speed, and grit. Nicknamed "Sweetness"...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B PAYTON

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Not that kind of girl [CD book] : a young woman tells you what she's

    Not that kind of girl : a young woman tells you what she's "learned"2014

    by Lena Dunham

    (127,291)

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK B DUNHAM

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Yes please [CD book]

    Yes please2014

    by Amy Poehler (read by Amy Poehler)

    (488,702)

    Summary: The actress best known for her work on "Parks and Recreation" and "Saturday Night Live" reveals personal stories and offers her humorous take on such topics as love, friendship, parenthood, and her...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B POEHLER

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Fierce patriot [CD book] : the tangled lives of William Tecumseh Sherman

    Fierce patriot : the tangled lives of William Tecumseh Sherman2014

    by Robert L. O'Connell (read by Andrew Garman)

    Summary: A profile of the iconic Civil War general explores the paradoxes attributed to his character to discuss such topics as his achievements as a military strategist, his contributions to the...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B SHERMAN

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • The Wright brothers [CD book]

    The Wright brothers2015

    by David G McCullough (read by David McCullough)

    (86,446)

    Summary: On December 17, 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Wilbur and Orville Wright's Wright Flyer became the first powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve controlled, sustained flight with a pilot...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B WRIGHT

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Churchill [CD book]

    Churchill2001

    by J. Rufus Fears

    (267)

    Summary: Professor J. Rufus Fears of the University of Oklahoma examines the life of Sir Winston Churchill, prime minister of Great Britain during World War II.

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    Call #: CD BOOK B CHURCHILL

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Mr. Lincoln [CD book] : the life of Abraham Lincoln

    Mr. Lincoln : the life of Abraham Lincoln2005

    by Allen C. Guelzo , speaker

    Summary: Professor Guelzo looks at Lincoln's life and legacy, from his youth and maturation into a successful lawyer through the evolution of his views on slavery to his presidency and triumphant management of emancipation and the restoration of the union.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK B LINCOLN

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Elon Musk [CD book] : Tesla, Spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future

    Elon Musk : Tesla, Spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future2015

    by Ashlee Vance

    Summary: An exciting narrative in the tradition of Michael Lewis which uses the extraordinary life of the entrepreneur Elon Musk, arguably the most powerful man in Silicon Valley, to look at America's return...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B MUSK

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Destiny and power [CD book] : the American odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush

    Destiny and power : the American odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush2015

    by Jon Meacham (read by Paul Michael )

    (7,571)

    Summary: "In this brilliant biography, Jon Meacham, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, chronicles the life of George Herbert Walker Bush. Drawing on President Bush's personal diaries, on the diaries of his...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B BUSH

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Rosemary [CD book] : the hidden Kennedy daughter

    Rosemary : the hidden Kennedy daughter2015

    by Kate Clifford Larson

    (24,416)

    Summary: The revelatory, poignant story of Rosemary Kennedy, the eldest and eventually secreted-away Kennedy daughter, and how her life transformed her family, its women especially, and an entire nation.

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    Call #: CD BOOK B KENNEDY

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • Shoe dog [CD book] : a memoir by the creator of Nike

    Shoe dog : a memoir by the creator of Nike2016

    by Philip H Knight (read by Norbert Leo Butz)

    (233,975)

    Summary: In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company's early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B KNIGHT

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • 32 yolks [CD book] : from my mother's table to working the line

    32 yolks : from my mother's table to working the line2016

    by Eric Ripert (read by Peter Ganim)

    (6,082)

    Summary: Even before he knew how to make a proper omelet, Eric Ripert was a young boy in the South of France who felt that his world had come to an end. The only place he felt at home was in the kitchen. His...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B RIPERT

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • The girl with the lower back tattoo [CD book]

    The girl with the lower back tattoo2016

    by Amy Schumer (read by Amy Schumer)

    (117,093)

    Summary: Never one to shy away from the uproarious, challenging, and remarkable moments that make up life, this exceptionally candid book will have readers wincing with recognition, nodding their head in...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B SCHUMER

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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  • A life in parts [CD book]

    A life in parts2016

    by Bryan Cranston (read by Bryan Cranston)

    (17,059)

    Summary: Bryan Cranston landed his first role at seven, when his father cast him in a United Way commercial. Acting was clearly the boy's destiny, until one day his father disappeared. Destiny suddenly took a...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B CRANSTON

    Location: Adult CD Books Biography

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