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  • Street poison : the biography of Iceberg Slim

    Street poison : the biography of Iceberg Slim2015

    by Justin Gifford

    (256)

    Summary: "The first and definitive biography of one of America's bestselling, notorious, and influential writers of the twentieth century: Iceberg Slim, ne Robert Beck, author of the multimillion-copy memoir...  more »

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    Call #: B ICEBERG SLIM

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  • Reagan : the life

    Reagan : the life2015

    by H. W Brands

    (1,918)

    Summary: "From master storyteller and New York Times bestselling biographer H. W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the first full life of Ronald Reagan since his death. Ronald Reagan...  more »

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    Call #: B REAGAN

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  • Rosemary : the hidden Kennedy daughter

    Rosemary : the hidden Kennedy daughter2015

    by Kate Clifford Larson

    (24,711)

    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 #: B KENNEDY

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  • George Washington Carver : a life

    George Washington Carver : a life2015

    by Christina Vella

    Series: Southern Biography Series

    (82)

    Summary: Nearly every American can cite at least one of the accomplishments of George Washington Carver. The many tributes honoring his contributions to scientific advancement and black history include a...  more »

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    Call #: B CARVER

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  • Destiny and power : the American odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush

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

    by Jon Meacham

    (8,965)

    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 #: B BUSH

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  • The lost Tudor princess : the life of Lady Margaret Douglas

    The lost Tudor princess : the life of Lady Margaret Douglas2015

    by Alison Weir

    (2,051)

    Summary: "From ... acclaimed historian Alison Weir comes the first biography of Lady Mary Douglas, the beautiful, cunning niece of Henry VIII of England, who used her sharp intelligence and covert power to...  more »

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    Call #: B DOUGLAS

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  • Toni Tennille : a memoir

    Toni Tennille : a memoir2016

    by Toni Tennille

    (676)

    Summary: Since bursting onto the scene in the mid '70s, the pop duo Captain and Tennille have long defined the sparkling, optimistic idea of everlasting love, both in their music and through their image as a...  more »

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    Call #: B TENILLE

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  • Bobby Kennedy : the making of a liberal icon

    Bobby Kennedy : the making of a liberal icon2016

    by Larry Tye

    (1,993)

    Summary: "Bare-knuckle operative, cynical White House insider, romantic visionary—Robert F. Kennedy was all of these things at one time or another, and each of these aspects of his personality emerges in...  more »

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    Call #: B KENNEDY

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  • Bush

    Bush2016

    by Jean Edward Smith

    (932)

    Summary: A biography of George W. Bush, showing how he ignored his advisors to make key decisions himself--most in invading Iraq--and how these decisions were often driven by the President's deep religious faith.

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    Call #: B BUSH

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  • Bob Mathias : across the fields of gold : stories and photographs of a true American hero

    Bob Mathias : across the fields of gold : stories and photographs of a true American hero2000

    by Chris Terrence

    (2)

    Summary: Looks back at the life of Bob Mathias and commemorates some of the magical moments of the 1948 and 1952 Olympics. It also captures Bob's current thoughts on sports in America and athletes as role...  more »

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    Call #: B MATHIAS

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  • American heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst

    American heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst2016

    by Jeffrey Toobin

    (10,442)

    Summary: Examines the life of Patty Hearst who suffered an unimaginable trauma and then made the stunning decision to join her captors' crusade.

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    Call #: B HEARST

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  • Trump revealed : an American journey of ambition, ego, money, and power

    Trump revealed : an American journey of ambition, ego, money, and power2016

    by Michael Kranish

    (1,766)

    Summary: Authoritative, timely, and provocative, this deeply researched biography of Donald Trump provides a complex portrait of the man who--despite broad skepticism--could be the next president of the...  more »

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    Call #: B TRUMP

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  • The making of Donald Trump

    The making of Donald Trump2016

    by David Cay Johnston

    (2,996)

    Summary: Love him or hate him, Trump's influence is undeniable. A man of great media savvy, entrepreneurial spirit, and political clout, Trump's career has been plagued by legal troubles and mounting...  more »

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    Call #: B TRUMP

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  • The Baseball Whisperer : a small-town coach who shaped Big League dreams

    The Baseball Whisperer : a small-town coach who shaped Big League dreams2016

    by Michael Tackett

    (267)

    Summary: "Traces the ... story of Merl Eberly and his Clarinda A's baseball team, which he tended over the course of five decades, transforming them from a town team to a collegiate summer league powerhouse....  more »

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    Call #: B EBERLY

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  • Si Lewen's Parade : an artist's odyssey

    Si Lewen's Parade : an artist's odyssey2016

    by Si Lewen artist

    (29)

    Summary: "Si Lewen's Parade is a timeless story told in a language that knows no country--a wordless epic that, despite its muteness, is more powerful than the written or the spoken word. First published in...  more »

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    Call #: B LEWEN

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  • Gunslinger : the remarkable, improbable, iconic life of Brett Favre

    Gunslinger : the remarkable, improbable, iconic life of Brett Favre2016

    by Jeff Pearlman

    (1,272)

    Summary: "Gunslinger tells Brett Favre|s story for the first time, drawing on more than five hundred interviews, including many from the people closest to Favre. Jeff Pearlman charts an unparalleled journey...  more »

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    Call #: B FAVRE

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  • A perfect union of contrary things

    A perfect union of contrary things2016

    by Sarah Jensen

    (2,479)

    Summary: In the first authorized biography of the musician best known as the lead vocalist in the bands Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer, as well as a successful vintner, gives unique insight into his history and career trajectory.

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    Call #: B KEENAN

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  • Black Elk : the life of an American visionary

    Black Elk : the life of an American visionary2016

    by Joe Jackson

    (486)

    Summary: "Describes the life of the Native American holy man who fought at Little Big Horn, witnessed the death of his cousin Crazy Horse, traveled to Europe as part of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show and...  more »

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    Call #: B BLACK

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  • Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton2017

    by Michael Tomasky

    Series: American Presidents Series (Times Books)

    (149)

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    Call #: B CLINTON

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  • Prince Charles : the passions and paradoxes of an improbable life

    Prince Charles : the passions and paradoxes of an improbable life2017

    by Sally Bedell Smith

    (2,605)

    Summary: "Sally Bedell Smith returns once again to the British royal family to give us a new and authoritative look at Prince Charles, the oldest heir to the throne in more than three hundred years. This...  more »

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    Call #: B CHARLES

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  • Strong looks better naked

    Strong looks better naked2016

    by Khloe Kardashian

    (4,521)

    Summary: Khloe Kardashian shares her secrets for finding strength of body, mind, and heart with stories of her own struggles with weight, relationships, and her self-image. In a culture that worships skinny,...  more »

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    Call #: B KARDASHIAN

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  • The real James Herriot : a memoir of my father

    The real James Herriot : a memoir of my father2000

    by Jim Wight

    (5,296)

    Summary: A portrait of the best-selling author of "All Creatures Great and Small" by his son describes the life and times of the beloved Yorkshire veterinarian, describing his devotion to his family, his work as a rural vet, and his writing.

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    Call #: B HERRIOT

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  • Grant

    Grant2017

    by Ron Chernow

    (29,760)

    Summary: A sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most complicated generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic...  more »

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    Call #: B GRANT

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  • Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci2017

    by Walter Isaacson

    (83,951)

    Summary: Leonardo da Vinci created the two most famous paintings in history, The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. But in his own mind, he was just as much a man of science and engineering. With a passion that...  more »

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    Call #: B LEONARDO

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  • Charles Dickens : Dickens' bicentenary, 1812-2012

    Charles Dickens : Dickens' bicentenary, 1812-20122011

    by Lucinda Hawksley

    (77)

    Summary: The definitive interactive illustrated guide to the man and his works. Produced in association with the Charles Dickens Museum, London, it follows Dickens from early childhood, including his time...  more »

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    Call #: B DICKENS

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  • The trials of a scold : the incredible true story of writer Anne Royall

    The trials of a scold : the incredible true story of writer Anne Royall2017

    by Jeff Biggers

    (48)

    Summary: A portrait of one of America's first female muckrakers, who was convicted in a bizarre 1829 trial as a "common scold," describes the tenacity that earned her the first presidential interview ever granted to a woman.

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    Call #: B ROYALL

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  • A woman named Jackie

    A woman named Jackie1989

    by C. David Heymann

    (1,573)

    Summary: A biography of the former first lady describing her life and achievements.

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    Call #: B ONASSIS

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  • Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods2018

    by Jeff Benedict

    (6,611)

    Summary: In 2009, Tiger Woods was the most famous athlete on the planet, a transcendent star of almost unfathomable fame and fortune living what appeared to be the perfect life. Married to a Swedish beauty...  more »

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    Call #: B WOODS

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  • Robin

    Robin2018

    by Dave Itzkoff

    (15,133)

    Summary: From New York Times reporter Dave Itzkoff comes the definitive biography of Robin Williams -- a compelling portrait of one of America's most beloved and misunderstood entertainers. From his...  more »

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    Call #: B WILLIAMS

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  • Richard III : England's most controversial king

    Richard III : England's most controversial king2018

    by Chris Skidmore

    (238)

    Summary: Richard III is one of English history's best-known and least understood monarchs. Immortalized by Shakespeare as a hunchbacked murderer, the discovery in 2012 of his skeleton in a Leicester parking...  more »

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    Call #: B RICHARD

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  • An American princess : the many lives of Allene Tew

    An American princess : the many lives of Allene Tew2018

    by Annejet van der Zijl

    (32,186)

    Summary: Born to a pioneering family in upstate New York in the late 1800s, Allene Tew was beautiful, impetuous, and frustrated by the confines of her small hometown. At eighteen, she met Tod Hostetter at a...  more »

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    Call #: B TEW

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  • Young Washington : how wilderness and war forged America's founding father

    Young Washington : how wilderness and war forged America's founding father2018

    by Peter Stark

    (520)

    Summary: A new, brash, and unexpected view of the president we thought we knew. Two decades before he led America to independence, George Washington was a flailing young soldier serving the British Empire in...  more »

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    Call #: B WASHINGTON

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  • Eliza Hamilton : the extraordinary life and times of the wife of Alexander Hamilton

    Eliza Hamilton : the extraordinary life and times of the wife of Alexander Hamilton2018

    by Tilar J. Mazzeo

    (1,926)

    Summary: Fans fell in love with Eliza Hamilton -- Alexander Hamilton's devoted wife -- in Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical "Hamilton." But they don't know her full story. A strong pioneer woman, a loving sister,...  more »

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    Call #: B HAMILTON

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  • Belichick : the making of the greatest football coach of all time

    Belichick : the making of the greatest football coach of all time2018

    by Ian O'Connor

    (1,065)

    Summary: The definitive biography of the NFL|s most enigmatic, controversial, and yet successful coach. Bill Belichick is perhaps the most fascinating figure in the NFL -- the infamously dour face of one of...  more »

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    Call #: B BELICHICK

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  • Ninety-nine glimpses of Princess Margaret

    Ninety-nine glimpses of Princess Margaret2018

    by Craig Brown

    (6,645)

    Summary: She made John Lennon blush and Marlon Brando tongue-tied. She iced out Princess Diana and humiliated Elizabeth Taylor. Andy Warhol photographed her. Jack Nicholson offered her cocaine. Gore Vidal...  more »

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    Call #: B MARGARET

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  • The big fella : Babe Ruth and the world he created

    The big fella : Babe Ruth and the world he created2018

    by Jane Leavy

    (1,145)

    Summary: A portrait of Babe Ruth and his partnership with business manager Christy Walsh traces how their strategies, achievements and notoriety established a blueprint for modern athletic stardom.

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    Call #: B RUTH

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  • Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

    Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.1955

    by James Boswell

    Summary: This book was a popular and critical success when first published in 1791. It is regarded as an important stage in the development of the modern genre of biography; many have claimed it as the...  more »

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    Call #: B JOHNSON

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  • Young Benjamin Franklin : the birth of ingenuity

    Young Benjamin Franklin : the birth of ingenuity2018

    by Nick Bunker

    (111)

    Summary: From his early career as a printer and journalist, to his scientific work and his role as a founder of a new republic, Benjamin Franklin has always seemed the inevitable embodiment of American...  more »

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    Call #: B FRANKLIN

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  • Churchill : walking with destiny

    Churchill : walking with destiny2018

    by Andrew Roberts

    (10,751)

    Summary: When we seek an example of great leaders with unalloyed courage, the person who comes to mind is Winston Churchill: the iconic, visionary war leader immune from the consensus of the day, who stood...  more »

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    Call #: B CHURCHILL

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  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg : a life

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg : a life2018

    by Jane Sherron De Hart

    (2,147)

    Summary: An examination of the private, public, legal, and philosophical life of one of the most profound and profoundly transformative legal minds of our time. De Hart explores the central experiences that...  more »

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    Call #: B GINSBURG

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