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  • Beyond promises

    Beyond promises2017

    by Ron Corbett

    (3)

    Summary: "Beyond Promises" is a memoir of sorts by Ron Corbett, who became the youngest speaker of the Iowa House of Representatives and who now is finishing up his eighth year as mayor of Iowa's second...  more »

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    Call #: B CORBETT 2017 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

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  • Maynard 8 miles : a story of family, basketball and triumph in the heartland : the legacy of Carolyn Nicholson and Glenn Borland

    Maynard 8 miles : a story of family, basketball and triumph in the heartland : the legacy of Carolyn Nicholson and Glenn Borland2013

    by Brian J. Borland

    (32)

    Summary: Brian J. Borland was inspired to write this story after visiting his family|s ancestral home of Maynard, Iowa while attending his Grandmother Ruth|s funeral in 2004. He realized that he might never...  more »

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    Call #: 796.323 BOR 2013 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

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  • Eyes on Havana : memoir of an American spy betrayed by the CIA

    Eyes on Havana : memoir of an American spy betrayed by the CIA2018

    by Verne Lyon

    (7)

    Summary: An Iowa boy away at college, Verne Lyon was recruited by the CIA to spy on college professors and fellow students as part of Operation CHAOS, a massive surveillance program at the height of the...  more »

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    Call #: 327.12 LYO 2018 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

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  • The good governor : Robert Ray and the Indochinese refugees of Iowa

    The good governor : Robert Ray and the Indochinese refugees of Iowa2017

    by Matthew R Walsh

    (9)

    Summary: After Americans withdrew from the Vietnam War, Indochinese allies faced imprisonment, torture and death under communist regimes. The Tai Dam, an ethnic group from northern Vietnam, campaigned for...  more »

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    Call #: 977.7 WAL 2017 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

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  • Journey to autonomy : a memoir

    Journey to autonomy : a memoir1996

    by Louise R. Noun

    (3)

    Summary: Chronicling Noun's struggle for feminism, this memoir not only provides an account of one woman's emerging politics, but shows how the women's movement was affected and in fact created by remarkable women such as Noun.

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    Call #: 305.42 NOU 1996 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

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  • The way of Nile C. Kinnick, Jr. : insights, images, and stories of Iowa's 1939 Heisman Trophy Winner

    The way of Nile C. Kinnick, Jr. : insights, images, and stories of Iowa's 1939 Heisman Trophy Winner2018

    by Mark D. Wilson

    (1)

    Summary: Some people deserve to be heroes. A combination of simplicity and courage, honor and compassion, coordination and generosity. 2018 marks the hundredth birthday of one of Iowa's most notable native...  more »

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    Call #: B KINNICK 2018 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

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  • Chuck Long : destined for greatness

    Chuck Long : destined for greatness2017

    by Aaron Putze

    (16)

    Summary: A biography of Chuck Long, the Heisman Trophy runner-up quarterback who helped lead a resurgence in the Iowa Hawkeyes football program.

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    Call #: B LONG 2017 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

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  • The wizard and the prophet : two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world

    The wizard and the prophet : two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world2018

    by Charles C. Mann

    (2,524)

    Summary: Presents two influential scientists, William Vogt (1902-1968), and Norman Borlaug (1914-2009), whose diametrically opposed views shaped modern understandings about the environment and related public policies.

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    Call #: 363.7 MAN 2018 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

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  • Iowa biographical dictionary : people of all times and all places who have been important to the history and life of the state.

    Iowa biographical dictionary : people of all times and all places who have been important to the history and life of the state.1993

    Summary: Details the lives and activities of people who made history or news in Iowa, even if only by birth or death.

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    Call #: 977.7 IOW 1996 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

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  • Remarkable Iowa women

    Remarkable Iowa women1983

    by Ethel W Hanft

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    Call #: 977.7 HAN 1983 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

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  • The biographical dictionary of Iowa

    The biographical dictionary of Iowa2009

    (7)

    Summary: The Biographical Dictionary of Iowa includes each subject's name, birth and death dates, place of birth, education, and career and contributions. Many of the names will be instantly recognizable to...  more »

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    Call #: 977.7 BIO 2009 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

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