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  • A year in the world : journey of a passionate traveller

    A year in the world : journey of a passionate traveller2006

    by Frances Mayes

    (6,550)

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    Call #: 945.5 MAY

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The long road home [downloadable audiobook] / a story of war and family

    The long road home / a story of war and family2007

    by Martha Raddatz

    (480)

    Summary: A brutal, forty-eight-hour firefight in Sadr City in April 2004 marked the beginning of the Iraqi insurgency. While men were wounded or killed, their families awaited "the call"--the notification...  more »

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  • The Big Bam [downloadable audiobook] / the life and times of Babe Ruth

    The Big Bam / the life and times of Babe Ruth2007

    by Leigh Montville

    (1,951)

    Summary: He was the Sultan of Swat. The Caliph of Clout. The Wizard of Whack. The Bambino. And simply, to his teammates, the Big Bam. From the award-winning author of the New York times bestseller Ted...  more »

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  • The year of magical thinking [downloadable audiobook]

    The year of magical thinking2005

    by Joan Didion

    (157,889)

    Summary: In this intensely personal, deeply moving account, the author exposes the layers and facets of her life over a year of dramatic and unexpected events. Her daughter's serious illness and her husband's...  more »

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  • Woman in charge [downloadable audiobook] / the life of Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Woman in charge / the life of Hillary Rodham Clinton2007

    by Carl Bernstein

    (3,267)

    Summary: Carl Bernstein's stunning portrait of Hillary Rodham Clinton shows us, as nothing else has, the true trajectory of her life and career with its zigzag bursts of risks taken and safety sought....  more »

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  • Obama [downloadable audiobook] / from promise to power

    Obama / from promise to power2007

    by David Mendell

    (8)

    Summary: The biography of America's hottest political superstar, Barack Obama, from a journalist who has been covering his career since his successful run for U.S. Senate. Barack Obama's meteoric rise is the...  more »

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  • Things I overheard while talking to myself [downloadable audiobook]

    Things I overheard while talking to myself2007

    by Alan Alda

    (3,544)

    Summary: On the heels of his acclaimed memoir, Never have your dog stuffed, beloved actor and bestselling author Alan Alda has written Things I overheard while talking to myself, an insightful and funny look...  more »

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  • Boom! [eAudio] : personal reflections on the Sixties and today

    Boom! : personal reflections on the Sixties and today2007

    by Tom Brokaw

    (2,006)

    Summary: Longtime NBC Nightly News anchor and political commentator Tom Brokaw offers his own take on the infamous events of the 1960s, as well as on his own life during that arduous period.

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  • Worth the fighting for [downloadable audiobook] / a memoir

    Worth the fighting for / a memoir2007

    by John McCain

    (346)

    Summary: In 1999, John McCain wrote one of the most acclaimed and bestselling memoirs of the decade, Faith of my fathers. That book ended in 1972, with McCain's release from imprisonment in Vietnam. This is...  more »

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  • Andrew Jackson [downloadable audiobook] / a life and times

    Andrew Jackson / a life and times2005

    by H. W Brands

    Summary: The extraordinary story of Andrew Jackson--the colorful, dynamic, and forceful president who ushered in the Age of Democracy and set a still young America on its path to greatness--told by the...  more »

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  • Me [downloadable audiobook] / stories of my life

    Me / stories of my life2003

    by Katharine Hepburn

    (15,824)

    Summary: Katharine Hepburn was an American classic. A screen legend whose career spanned more than five decades, she was the recipient of a record four Academy Awards. Originally published in 1992, Me:...  more »

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  • Grace and power [downloadable audiobook] / the private world of the Kennedy White House

    Grace and power / the private world of the Kennedy White House2008

    by Sally Bedell Smith

    Summary: Drawing on letters, personal papers, and interviews with Kennedy intimates speaking for the first time, this sensitive portrait of the twentieth century's most storied presidency reveals how the...  more »

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  • American soldier [downloadable audiobook]

    American soldier2004

    by Tommy Franks

    (74)

    Summary: Few individuals have the chance to contribute so much of themselves to the American story as General Tommy Franks. In American Soldier, he captures it all. The Commander in Chief of the United States...  more »

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  • The life and times of the thunderbolt kid [downloadable audiobook] / a memoir

    The life and times of the thunderbolt kid / a memoir2006

    by Bill Bryson

    (62,552)

    Summary: From one of the most beloved and bestselling authors in the English language comes a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir. Bill Bryson was born in the middle of the American...  more »

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  • The Warren Buffett way [downloadable audiobook]

    The Warren Buffett way2004

    by Robert G Hagstrom

    (13,608)

    Summary: First published in 1994, The Warren Buffet way gave investors their first in-depth look at the innovative investment and business strategies behind this living legend's spectacular success. Tracing...  more »

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  • The snowball [downloadable audiobook] / Warren Buffett and the business of life

    The snowball / Warren Buffett and the business of life2008

    by Alice Schroeder

    Summary: Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one...  more »

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  • FDR [downloadable audiobook]

    FDR2007

    by Jean Edward Smith

    (11,332)

    Summary: One of today's premier biographers has written a modern, comprehensive, indeed ultimate book on the epic life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In this superlative volume, Jean Edward Smith combines...  more »

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  • A bold fresh piece of humanity [downloadable audiobook] / [a memoir]

    A bold fresh piece of humanity2008

    by Bill O'Reilly

    (4,957)

    Summary: The year was 1957, the month September, and I had just turned eight years old. Dwight Eisenhower was President, but in my life it was the diminutive, intense Sister Mary Lurana who ruled, at least in...  more »

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  • Nixon and Kissinger [downloadable audiobook] / [partners in power]

    Nixon and Kissinger2007

    by Robert Dallek

    (2,531)

    Summary: More than thirty years after working side by side in the White House, Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger still stand as two of the most compelling, contradictory, and powerful leaders in America in...  more »

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  • David Crockett [downloadable audiobook] / [hero of the common man]

    David Crockett2006

    by Bill Groneman

    Summary: Perhaps no other figure in American history is more shrouded in myth and legend than David ("Davy") Crockett, the Tennessee frontiersman whose death at the Alamo in 1836 ensured his place in the...  more »

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  • George Washington [downloadable audiobook] / first in war, first in peace

    George Washington / first in war, first in peace2006

    by James Andrew Crutchfield

    Summary: Between 1753, when he was commissioned as a major of Virginia militia, and 1775, when the second Continental Congress named him Commander-in-Chief of all colonial military forces, George Washington...  more »

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  • Lincoln [downloadable audiobook] / a life of purpose and power

    Lincoln / a life of purpose and power2006

    by Richard Carwardine

    (1,888)

    Summary: This extraordinary, prize-winning biography of Abraham Lincoln by one of the most highly regarded historians on the subject examines Lincoln both as a rising politician and as president. Beautifully...  more »

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  • A-Rod [downloadable audiobook] / the many lives of Alex Rodriguez

    A-Rod / the many lives of Alex Rodriguez2009

    by Selena Roberts

    (390)

    Summary: In the first definitive biography of Alex Rodriguez, Roberts assembles the strands of a bizarre and extraordinary life: from his boyhood in New York and the Dominican Republic through his near-mythic...  more »

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  • Team of rivals [downloadable audiobook] / the political genius of Abraham Lincoln

    Team of rivals / the political genius of Abraham Lincoln2005

    by Doris Kearns Goodwin

    (168,095)

    Summary: This multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history. Historian Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius, as...  more »

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  • Edison [downloadable audiobook] / a life of invention

    Edison / a life of invention1999

    by Paul Israel

    (103)

    Summary: Paul Israel's ambitious biography brightens the unexamined corners of a singularly influential and triumphant career in science. Thomas Edison, history's most prolific inventor who received an...  more »

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  • No ordinary time [downloadable audiobook] / Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt : the home front in World War II

    No ordinary time / Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt : the home front in World War II2004

    by Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Summary: Using diaries, interviews, and White House records of the president's and first lady's comings and goings, the author paints a detailed, intimate portrait not only of the daily conduct of the...  more »

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  • Paul Newman [downloadable audiobook] / a life

    Paul Newman / a life2009

    by Shawn Levy

    (1,497)

    Summary: Paul Newman, the Oscar-winning actor with the legendary blue eyes, achieved superstar status by playing charismatic renegades, broken heroes, and winsome antiheroes in such revered films as The...  more »

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  • American lion [downloadable audiobook] / Andrew Jackson in the White House

    American lion / Andrew Jackson in the White House2008

    by Jon Meacham

    (48,561)

    Summary: Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and...  more »

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  • Renegade [downloadable audiobook] / the making of a president

    Renegade / the making of a president2008

    by Richard Wolffe

    (2,000)

    Summary: This audiobook is the previously untold and epic story of how a political newcomer with no money and an alien name grew into the world's most powerful leader. But it is also a uniquely intimate...  more »

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  • Resilience [downloadable audiobook] / reflections on the burdens and gifts of facing life's adversities

    Resilience / reflections on the burdens and gifts of facing life's adversities2009

    by Elizabeth Edwards

    (2,717)

    Summary: The bestselling author of Saving Graces shares her inspirational message on the challenges and blessings of coping with adversity. She's one of the most beloved political figures in the country, and...  more »

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  • Satchel [downloadable audiobook] / the life and times of an American legend

    Satchel / the life and times of an American legend2009

    by Larry Tye

    (2,371)

    Summary: The definitive biography of Satchel Paige, an all-American story of struggle and triumph about the greatest pitcher to ever throw a baseball. In his hometown streets of Mobile, Alabama, Satchel Paige...  more »

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  • Too fat to fish [downloadable audiobook]

    Too fat to fish2008

    by Artie Lange

    Summary: When Artie Lange joined the permanent cast of The Howard Stern Show in 2001, most fans would agree it was one of the greatest things ever to happen in the Stern universe, possibly second only to the...  more »

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  • Traitor to his class [downloadable audiobook] / the privileged life and radical presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

    Traitor to his class / the privileged life and radical presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt2008

    by H. W Brands

    Summary: A sweeping, magisterial biography of the man generally considered the greatest president of the twentieth century, admired by Democrats and Republicans alike.

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  • The unforgiving minute [downloadable audiobook] / a soldier's education

    The unforgiving minute / a soldier's education2009

    by Craig M Mullaney

    (3,762)

    Summary: Craig M. Mullaney's education had been relentlessly preparing him for this moment. The four years he spent at West Point and the harrowing test of Ranger School readied him for a career in the Army....  more »

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  • Official book club selection [downloadable audiobook] / a memoir according to Kathy Griffin.

    Official book club selection / a memoir according to Kathy Griffin.2009

    by Kathy Griffin

    Summary: Official Book Club Selection is Kathy Griffin unplugged, uncensored, and unafraid to dish about what really happens on the road, away from the cameras, and at the star party after the show. (It's...  more »

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  • Unmasked [downloadable audiobook] / the final years of Michael Jackson

    Unmasked / the final years of Michael Jackson2009

    by Ian Halperin

    (1,121)

    Summary: "Delivers new revelations about Michael Jackson's controversial life and legacy: his multiple plastic surgeries, his skin bleaching, his sexual identity, and his potentially fatal genetic condition...  more »

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  • Where men win glory [downloadable audiobook] / the odyssey of Pat Tillman

    Where men win glory / the odyssey of Pat Tillman2009

    by Jon Krakauer

    (33,571)

    Summary: The bestselling author of Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, and Under the Banner of Heaven delivers a stunning, eloquent account of a remarkable young man's haunting journey. Like the men whose epic...  more »

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  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama2010

    by Stephen Krensky

    Series: DK Biography

    (74)

    Summary: Presents the life of Barack Obama, including his childhood in the United States and abroad, careers as a community organizer and lawyer, and his election as the forty-four president in 2009.

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    Call #: J B OBAMA

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Notes left behind [downloadable audiobook]

    Notes left behind2009

    by Brooke Desserich

    (1,205)

    Summary: This is the true story of a six-year-old girl named Elena and her battle against brain cancer. In her last days she showed a community how to love and how to live. Written through the eyes of her...  more »

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  • The horse boy [downloadable audiobook] / a father's quest to heal his son

    The horse boy / a father's quest to heal his son2009

    by Rupert Isaacson

    (4,007)

    Summary: When his son Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson was devastated, afraid he might never be able to communicate with his child. But when Isaacson, a lifelong horseman, rode their...  more »

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