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  • Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci2005

    by Kathleen Krull

    Series: Giants Of Science (Viking)

    (280)

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    Call #: B LEONARDO DA VINCI YA

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  • Beyond band of brothers : [the war memoirs of Major Dick Winters]

    Beyond band of brothers :2006

    by Richard D Winters

    (14,853)

    Summary: They were called Easy Company, but their mission was never easy. Immortalized as the Band of Brothers, they suffered 150% casualties while liberating Europe, an unparalleled record of bravery under...  more »
  • Generation on fire : voices of protest from the 1960s : an oral history

    Generation on fire : voices of protest from the 1960s : an oral history2007

    by Jeff Kisseloff

    (19)

  • Hail to the chiefs : presidential mischief, morals & malarkey from George W. to George W.

    Hail to the chiefs : presidential mischief, morals & malarkey from George W. to George W.2007

    by Barbara Holland

    (111)

  • 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

    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

    (161,194)

    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

    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

    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

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

    Ana's story / a journey of hope2007

    by Jenna Bush Hager

    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

    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

    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

    (16,198)

    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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  • 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

    (833,235)

    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

    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

    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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  • The Warren Buffett way [downloadable audiobook]

    The Warren Buffett way2004

    by Robert G Hagstrom

    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

    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

    (4,970)

    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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  • Abigail & John : portrait of a marriage

    Abigail & John : portrait of a marriage2009

    by Edith Belle Gelles

    (1,692)

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.44 GEL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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

    Nixon and Kissinger2007

    by Robert Dallek

    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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  • 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

    (1,507)

    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

    (49,282)

    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

    (2,002)

    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

    (2,393)

    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

    (4,138)

    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

    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

    (3,777)

    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

    (33,947)

    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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