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  • Psychology : essential thinkers, classic theories, and how they inform your world

    Psychology : essential thinkers, classic theories, and how they inform your world2016

    by Andrea Bonior

    (131)

    Summary: Bridging the gap between the theoretical and real-life, Bonior looks at the biggest names, ideas, and studies in the history of psychology and translates their meaning to everyday situations and...  more »

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    Call #: 150 BON

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Echo in Ramadi : the firsthand story of U.S. Marines in Iraq's deadliest city

    Echo in Ramadi : the firsthand story of U.S. Marines in Iraq's deadliest city2018

    by Scott A. Huesing

    (399)

    Summary: Major Scott A. Huesing, the commander who led Echo Company (4th Marine Regiment, 2nd Battalion) through Ramadi, takes readers back to the streets of Ramadi in a visceral, gripping portrayal of modern...  more »

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    Call #: 956.7044 HUE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hell's princess : the mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men

    Hell's princess : the mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men2018

    by Harold Schechter

    (12,277)

    Summary: The shocking true story of one of the twentieth century's most prolific female serial killers.

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    Call #: 364.1523 SCH

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Barracoon : the story of the last

    Barracoon : the story of the last "black cargo"2018

    by Zora Neale Hurston

    (23,265)

    Summary: In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston went to Plateau, Alabama, just outside Mobile, to interview eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis. Of the millions of men, women, and children transported from Africa to America...  more »

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    Call #: 306.362 HUR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Jefferson's daughters : three sisters, white and black, in a young America

    Jefferson's daughters : three sisters, white and black, in a young America2018

    by Catherine Kerrison

    (2,128)

    Summary: Thomas Jefferson had three daughters: Martha and Maria by his wife, Martha Wayles Jefferson, and Harriet by his slave Sally Hemings. In Jefferson's Daughters, Catherine Kerrison, a scholar of early...  more »

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    Call #: 973.46 KER

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Jackie, Janet & Lee : the secret lives of Janet Auchincloss and her daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill

    Jackie, Janet & Lee : the secret lives of Janet Auchincloss and her daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill2018

    by J. Randy Taraborrelli

    (2,625)

    Summary: "Do you know what the secret to happily-ever-after is?" Janet Bouvier Auchincloss would ask her daughters Jackie and Lee during their tea time. "Money and power," she would say. It was a lesson...  more »

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    Call #: 973.92 TAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • White like her : my family's story of race and racial passing

    White like her : my family's story of race and racial passing2017

    by Gail Lukasik

    (1,418)

    Summary: The story of Gail Lukasik's mother's passing, Gail's struggle with the shame of her mother's choice, and her subsequent journey of self-discovery and redemption.

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    Call #: 305.8 LUK

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The saboteur : the aristocrat who became France's most daring anti-Nazi commando

    The saboteur : the aristocrat who became France's most daring anti-Nazi commando2017

    by Paul Kix

    (1,294)

    Summary: A scion of one of the most storied families in France, Robert de La Rochefoucauld was raised in magnificent ch́teaux and educated in Europe's finest schools. When the Nazis invaded and imprisoned...  more »

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    Call #: 940.5344 KIX

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • In the enemy's house : the secret saga of the FBI agent and the code breaker who caught the Russian spies

    In the enemy's house : the secret saga of the FBI agent and the code breaker who caught the Russian spies2018

    by Howard Blum

    (885)

    Summary: In 1946, genius linguist and codebreaker Meredith Gardner discovered that the KGB was running an extensive network of strategically placed spies inside the United States, whose goal was to infiltrate...  more »

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    Call #: 327.12 BLU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The kings of Big Spring : God, oil, and one family's search for the American dream

    The kings of Big Spring : God, oil, and one family's search for the American dream2018

    by Bryan Mealer

    (357)

    Summary: In 1892, Bryan Mealer's great-grandfather leaves the Georgia mountains and heads west into Texas, looking for wealth and adventure in the raw and open country. But his luck soon runs out. Beset by...  more »

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    Call #: 976.4 MEA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The men who lost America : British leadership, the American Revolution, and the fate of the empire

    The men who lost America : British leadership, the American Revolution, and the fate of the empire2013

    by Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy

    (647)

    Summary: The loss of America was a stunning and unexpected defeat for the powerful British Empire. Common wisdom has held that incompetent military commanders and political leaders in Britain must have been...  more »

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    Call #: 973.3 O'SH

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Born Trump : inside America's first family

    Born Trump : inside America's first family2018

    by Emily Jane Fox

    (1,201)

    Summary: Who is Donald J. Trump? To truly understand America's forty-fifth president, argues Vanity Fair journalist Emily Jane Fox, you must know his children, whose own stories provide the key to unlocking...  more »

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    Call #: 973.933 FOX

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Coffin corner boys : one bomber, ten men, and their harrowing escape from Nazi-occupied France

    Coffin corner boys : one bomber, ten men, and their harrowing escape from Nazi-occupied France2018

    by Carole Engle Avriett

    (269)

    Summary: As a young band of brothers flies over German-occupied France, they come under heavy fire. Their B-17 is shot down and the airmen -- stumbling through fields and villages -- scatter across Europe....  more »

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    Call #: 940.5449 AVR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The TB12 method : how to achieve a lifetime of sustained peak performance

    The TB12 method : how to achieve a lifetime of sustained peak performance2017

    by Tom Brady

    (2,105)

    Summary: Tom Brady explains how he developed his groundbreaking approach to long-term fitness, presenting a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to his personal practice. Brady offers the principles behind...  more »

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    Call #: 613.71 BRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The last castle : the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home

    The last castle : the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home2017

    by Denise Kiernan

    (7,276)

    Summary: Documents the story of the Gilded Age mansion Biltmore, tracing George Vanderbilt's construction of his European-style estate and the efforts of his bride, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser, to become its protector in the face of changing fortunes and times.

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    Call #: 975.6 KIE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Andrew Jackson and the miracle of New Orleans : the battle that shaped America's destiny

    Andrew Jackson and the miracle of New Orleans : the battle that shaped America's destiny2017

    by Brian Kilmeade

    (4,830)

    Summary: The War of 1812 saw America threatened on every side. Encouraged by the British, Indian tribes attacked settlers in the West, while the Royal Navy terrorized the coasts. By mid-1814, President James...  more »

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    Call #: 973.52 KIL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The dangerous case of Donald Trump : 27 psychiatrists and mental health experts assess a president

    The dangerous case of Donald Trump : 27 psychiatrists and mental health experts assess a president2017

    (2,406)

    Summary: Since the start of Donald Trump's presidential run, one question has quietly but urgently permeated the observations of concerned citizens: What is wrong with him? Constrained by the American...  more »

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    Call #: 973.933 DAN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Queens of the conquest

    Queens of the conquest2017

    by Alison Weir

    Series: England's Medieval Queens

    (1,545)

    Summary: Spanning the years from the Norman conquest in 1066 to the dawn of a new era in 1154, when Henry II succeeded to the throne and Eleanor of Aquitaine, the first Plantagenet queen, was crowned, this...  more »

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    Call #: 942.02 WEI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Victoria & Abdul : the true story of the queen's closest confidant

    Victoria & Abdul : the true story of the queen's closest confidant2017

    by Shrabani Basu

    (2,079)

    Summary: In the twilight years of her reign, after the devastating deaths of her two great loves -- Prince Albert and John Brown -- Queen Victoria meets tall and handsome Abdul Karim, a humble servant from...  more »

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    Call #: 941.081 BAS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The oranges are sweet : Major Don M. Beerbower and the 353rd Fighter Squadron, November 1942 to August 1944

    The oranges are sweet : Major Don M. Beerbower and the 353rd Fighter Squadron, November 1942 to August 19442011

    by Paul M. Sailer

    Summary: In the Oranges are Sweet, author Paul Sailer follows Major Don M. Beerbower from his upbringing in a small town in Minnesota to his last combat mission on August 9, 1944. In this well-researched book...  more »

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    Call #: 940.5449 SAI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The future is history : how totalitarianism reclaimed Russia

    The future is history : how totalitarianism reclaimed Russia2017

    by Masha Gessen

    (4,299)

    Summary: Hailed for her "fearless indictment of the most powerful man in Russia" (The Wall Street Journal), award-winning journalist Masha Gessen is unparalleled in her understanding of the events and forces...  more »

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    Call #: 947 GES

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All-American murder : the rise and fall of Aaron Hernandez, the superstar whose life ended on murderers' row

    All-American murder : the rise and fall of Aaron Hernandez, the superstar whose life ended on murderers' row2018

    by James Patterson

    (9,560)

    Summary: Everyone thought they knew Aaron Hernandez. He was an NFL star who made the game of football look easy. Until he became the prime suspect in a gruesome murder. Rich with in-depth, on-the-ground...  more »

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    Call #: 364.1523 PAT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The stowaway : a young man's extraordinary adventure to Antarctica

    The stowaway : a young man's extraordinary adventure to Antarctica2018

    by Laurie Gwen Shapiro

    (1,150)

    Summary: The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York's Lower East Side who stowed away on the Roaring Twenties' most remarkable feat of science and daring: an expedition to Antarctica. It...  more »

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    Call #: 998.9 SHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Obama : an intimate portrait

    Obama : an intimate portrait2017

    by Pete Souza , photographer

    (9,918)

    Summary: During Barack Obama's two terms, Pete Souza was with the President during more crucial moments than anyone else, and he photographed them all. Souza captured nearly two million photographs of...  more »

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    Call #: 973.932 SOU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Borgias

    The Borgias1989

    by Ivan Cloulas

    (143)

    Summary: Traces the meteoric rise & eventual fall of this most famous/infamous family of Renaissance Italy: Alonso & his unscrupulous nephew Rodrigo; the amoral Cesare, the model for Macchiavelli's perfect...  more »

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    Call #: 945 CLO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The lives of the noble Grecians and Romans

    The lives of the noble Grecians and Romans1955

    by Plutarch

    Summary: In 1683, John Dryden began a life of Plutarch and oversaw a translation of the "Lives" by several hands and based on the original Greek. This translation has been reworked and revised several times,...  more »

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    Call #: 920.037 PLU

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Leadership in turbulent times

    Leadership in turbulent times2018

    by Doris Kearns Goodwin

    (10,286)

    Summary: In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of...  more »

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    Call #: 973.099 GOO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fear : Trump in the White House

    Fear : Trump in the White House2018

    by Bob Woodward

    (60,709)

    Summary: With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump's White House...  more »

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    Call #: 973.933 WOO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The husband hunters : American heiresses who married into the British aristocracy

    The husband hunters : American heiresses who married into the British aristocracy2018

    by Anne De Courcy

    (2,159)

    Summary: A deliciously told group biography of the young, rich, American heiresses who married impoverished, British gentry at the turn of the twentieth century -- the real women who inspired Downton Abbey....  more »

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    Call #: 305.4 DE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The escape artists : a band of daredevil pilots and the greatest prison break of the Great War

    The escape artists : a band of daredevil pilots and the greatest prison break of the Great War2018

    by Neal Bascomb

    (1,471)

    Summary: The story of three downed British airmen who mastermind an elaborate, rollicking escape from a WWI German POW camp.

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    Call #: 940.4 BAS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • In the hurricane's eye : the genius of George Washington and the victory at Yorktown

    In the hurricane's eye : the genius of George Washington and the victory at Yorktown2018

    by Nathaniel Philbrick

    (3,282)

    Summary: The American Revolution may have been started by a group of citizen-soldiers on a green in Lexington, Massachusetts, but it was won on a choppy patch of water off Chesapeake Bay. In Bunker Hill and...  more »

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    Call #: 973.3 PHI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Shade : a tale of two presidents

    Shade : a tale of two presidents2018

    by Pete Souza

    (6,117)

    Summary: This is a powerful tribute to a bygone era of integrity in politics. As Chief Official White House Photographer, Pete Souza spent more time alongside President Barack Obama than almost anyone else....  more »

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    Call #: 973.932 SOU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The real Lolita : the kidnapping of Sally Horner and the novel that scandalized the world

    The real Lolita : the kidnapping of Sally Horner and the novel that scandalized the world2018

    by Sarah Weinman

    (4,854)

    Summary: In 1948, Sally Horner was just eleven years old when she was kidnapped by a man claiming to be an FBI agent. Seven years later, Vladimir Nabokov published Lolita, perhaps the most seminal novel of...  more »

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    Call #: 362.88 WEI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The fabulous Bouvier sisters : the tragic and glamorous lives of Jackie and Lee

    The fabulous Bouvier sisters : the tragic and glamorous lives of Jackie and Lee2018

    by Sam Kashner

    (2,003)

    Summary: Draws on candid interviews with Jackie Kennedy Onassis' sister, Lee, to share insights into the close relationship the two shared. One became the most iconic woman of her time, while the other lived...  more »

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    Call #: 973.922 KAS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rhett & Link's book of mythicality : a field guide to curiosity, creativity, & tomfoolery

    Rhett & Link's book of mythicality : a field guide to curiosity, creativity, & tomfoolery2017

    by Rhett McLaughlin

    (3,515)

    Summary: If you're a curious person and eager to take your first step towards achieving Mythicality, this book will be even more rewarding than reading about it online. Rhett and Link will help you discover...  more »

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    Call #: 791.46 MCL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Marley & me : life and love with the world's worst dog

    Marley & me : life and love with the world's worst dog2005

    by John Grogan

    (454,242)

    Summary: John and Jenny were just beginning their life together. They were young and in love, with a perfect little house and not a care in the world. Then they brought home Marley, a wriggly yellow furball...  more »

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    Call #: 636.752 GRO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Truth & beauty : a friendship

    Truth & beauty : a friendship2005

    by Ann Patchett

    (37,176)

    Summary: The author describes her twenty-year friendship with Lucy Grealy, tracing their introduction at a writer's workshop, the integral part their friendship played in their writing careers, and her witness to Grealy's medical deterioration.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 155.916 PAT

    copies in: 16 of 16 details

  • Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history

    Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history2010

    by S. C. Gwynne

    (37,040)

    Summary: The compelling drama of Cynthia Ann Parker, a lovely nine-year-old girl with cornflower-blue eyes who was kidnapped by Comanches from the far Texas frontier in 1836. She grew to love her captors and...  more »

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    Call #: 978 GWY

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hitler's last days : the death of the Nazi regime and the world's most notorious dictator

    Hitler's last days : the death of the Nazi regime and the world's most notorious dictator2015

    by Bill O'Reilly

    (3,162)

    Summary: "By early 1945, the destruction of the German Nazi State seems certain. The Allied forces, led by American generals George S. Patton and Dwight D. Eisenhower, are gaining control of Europe, leaving...  more »

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    Call #: 943.086 O'RE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The billion dollar spy : a true story of Cold War espionage and betrayal

    The billion dollar spy : a true story of Cold War espionage and betrayal2015

    by David E. Hoffman

    (10,370)

    Summary: "While getting into his car on the evening of February 16, 1978, the chief of the CIA's Moscow station was handed an envelope by an unknown Russian. Its contents stunned the Americans: details of...  more »

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    Call #: 327.12 HOF

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details