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  • The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America

    The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America2003

    by Erik Larson

    (588,530)

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    Call #: 364.1523 LAR

    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

    (1,984)

    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

    (170,303)

    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

    (3,286)

    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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  • Ana's story [eAudio] / a journey of hope

    Ana's story / a journey of hope2007

    by Jenna Bush Hager

    (2,483)

    Summary: She's seventeen. She's been abused. She has a child. And she's HIV-positive. She is Ana, and this is her story. It begins the day she is born infected with HIV, transmitted from her young mother. Now...  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

    (2,028)

    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

    (350)

    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

    (17,845)

    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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  • Tuesdays with Morrie [downloadable audiobook] / an old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson

    Tuesdays with Morrie / an old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson2004

    by Mitch Albom

    (856,414)

    Summary: "Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place,...  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

    (66,831)

    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 devil in the white city [downloadable audiobook]

    The devil in the white city2003

    by Erik Larson

    (588,529)

    Summary: Investigative reporter Erik Larson unearths the lost history of the 1893 World's Fair and of a madman who grimly parodied the fair's achievements. The "White City" was a magical creation constructed...  more »

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  • Cheaper by the dozen [eAudio]

    Cheaper by the dozen2005

    by Frank B. Gilbreth

    (44,644)

    Summary: A time-and-motion expert and his engineer wife use scientific principles to raise their twelve children. No growing pains have ever been more hilarious than those suffered loudly by the riotous...  more »

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  • FDR [downloadable audiobook]

    FDR2007

    by Jean Edward Smith

    (12,448)

    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

    (4,990)

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

    Lincoln / a life of purpose and power2006

    by Richard Carwardine

    (1,899)

    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

    (398)

    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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  • Champlain's dream [downloadable audiobook]

    Champlain's dream2008

    by David Hackett Fischer

    (1,321)

    Summary: Traces the story of Quebec's founder while explaining his influential perspectives about peaceful colonialism, in a profile that also evaluates his contributions as a soldier, mariner, and cultural diplomat.

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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

    (178,026)

    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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  • Bad boy : a memoir

    Bad boy : a memoir2002

    by Walter Dean Myers

    (2,968)

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    Call #: B MYERS YA

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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

    (1,525)

    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 [eAudio] / Andrew Jackson in the White House

    American lion / Andrew Jackson in the White House2008

    by Jon Meacham

    (51,770)

    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

    (2,015)

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

    Satchel / the life and times of an American legend2009

    by Larry Tye

    (2,438)

    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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  • Things I've been silent about [downloadable audiobook] / memories

    Things I've been silent about / memories2008

    by Azar Nafisi

    (4,207)

    Summary: I started making a list in my diary entitled "Things I Have Been Silent About." Under it I wrote: "Falling in Love in Tehran. Going to Parties in Tehran. Watching the Marx Brothers in Tehran. Reading...  more »

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  • Too fat to fish [downloadable audiobook]

    Too fat to fish2008

    by Artie Lange

    (5,673)

    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

    (1)

    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

    (3,802)

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

    Unmasked / the final years of Michael Jackson2009

    by Ian Halperin

    (1,128)

    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

    (35,666)

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

    Nixon and Kissinger2007

    by Robert Dallek

    (2,552)

    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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  • Notes left behind [eAudio]

    Notes left behind2009

    by Brooke Desserich

    (1,223)

    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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  • Jesus [Playaway] : a biography from a believer

    Jesus : a biography from a believer2010

    by Paul Johnson (read by Ralph Cosham )

    (496)

    Summary: With a superb historian's command of the subject, Johnson places Jesus in the context of the Roman Empire, into which he was born. With a masterly writer's love of language, Johnson elucidates...  more »

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    Location: Adult Playaways

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