Search

 
1 - 40 of 60 results
  • All-American murder [CD book] : 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 (read by Alex Abramovich )

    (9,602)

    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 »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 364.1523 PAT

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dodge City [CD book] : Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the wickedest town in the American West

    Dodge City : Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the wickedest town in the American West2017

    by Thomas Clavin (read by John Bedford Lloyd)

    (2,850)

    Summary: Dodge City, Kansas, is a place of legend. The town that started as a small military site exploded with the coming of the railroad, cattle drives, eager miners, settlers, and various entrepreneurs...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 978.1 CLA

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • America's founding fathers [CD book]

    America's founding fathers2017

    by Allen C. Guelzo , speaker

    Summary: Meet the men who shaped the dramatic story of the U.S. Constitution.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.3 GUE

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Alone on the wall [CD book]

    Alone on the wall2015

    by Alex Honnold (read by David Roberts )

    (8,186)

    Summary: On June 3rd, 2017, Alex Honnold became the first person to free solo Yosemite's El Capitan -- to scale the wall without rope, a partner, or any protective gear -- completing what was described as...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 796.522 HON

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The lost airman [CD book] : a true story of escape from Nazi-occupied France

    The lost airman : a true story of escape from Nazi-occupied France2016

    by Seth Meyerowitz

    Summary: The remarkable untold story of a World War II U.S. Air Force turret gunner who was shot down over Nazi-occupied France and, through incredible acts of friendship, heroism, and valor, evades Gestapo...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 940.5449 MEY

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Marley & me [CD book] : life and love with the world's worst dog

    Marley & me : life and love with the world's worst dog2006

    by John Grogan

    (456,321)

    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 »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 636.752 GRO

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Franklin and Lucy [CD book] : an intimate portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Mrs. Rutherford, and the other remarkable women who shaped FDR's life

    Franklin and Lucy : an intimate portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Mrs. Rutherford, and the other remarkable women who shaped FDR's life2008

    by Joseph E Persico (read by Ted Barker )

    (733)

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.917 PER

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Andrew Jackson and the miracle of New Orleans [CD book] : 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 (read by Brian Kilmeade)

    (4,864)

    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 »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.52 KIL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The last castle [CD book] : 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 (read by Denise Kiernan)

    (7,441)

    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.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 975.6 KIE

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Barracoon [CD book] : the story of the last

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

    by Zora Neale Hurston

    (23,573)

    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 »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 306.362 HUR

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The man who loved China [CD book] : the fantastic story of the eccentric scientist who unlocked the mysteries of the Middle Kingdom

    The man who loved China : the fantastic story of the eccentric scientist who unlocked the mysteries of the Middle Kingdom2008

    by Simon Winchester (read by Simon Winchester)

    (4,121)

    Summary: Biography of Joseph Needham, a Cambridge scientist who turned his eccentric genius on the study of China. He produced seventeen immense volumes on China, marking him as the greatest one-man encyclopaedist.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 951 WIN

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Leadership in turbulent times [CD book]

    Leadership in turbulent times2018

    by Doris Kearns Goodwin (read by Intro and Afterword Read by the Author)

    (10,506)

    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 »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.099 GOO

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fear [CD book] : Trump in the White House

    Fear : Trump in the White House2018

    by Bob Woodward (read by Robert Petkoff)

    (61,442)

    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 »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.933 WOO

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Empire of the summer moon [CD book] : 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 history2016

    by S. C. Gwynne

    (37,824)

    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 »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 978 GWY

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • In the hurricane's eye [CD book] : 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

    (3,321)

    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 »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.3 PHI

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The pioneers [CD book] : the heroic story of the settlers who brought the American ideal west

    The pioneers : the heroic story of the settlers who brought the American ideal west2019

    by David G. McCullough

    (16,294)

    Summary: David McCullough tells the story of the settlers who began America's migration west, overcoming almost-unimaginable hardships to build in the Ohio wilderness a town and a government that incorporated...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 977 MCC

    Location: Adult Displays - Near New Arrivals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers [CD book] : the Texas victory that changed American history

    Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers : the Texas victory that changed American history2019

    by Brian Kilmeade

    (2,627)

    Summary: The story of the Alamo is familiar to most: more than two hundred Texians trapped in an adobe mission, and massacred. Though the rallying cry of "Remember the Alamo" rang across the country, Houston...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 976.4 KIL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Unknown valor [CD book] : a story of family, courage, and sacrifice from Pearl Harbor to Iwo Jima

    Unknown valor : a story of family, courage, and sacrifice from Pearl Harbor to Iwo Jima2020

    by Martha MacCallum

    Summary: In honor of the 75th Anniversary of one of the most critical battles of World War II, Martha MacCallum pays tribute to the heroic men who sacrificed everything at Iwo Jima to defeat the Armed Forces...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 940.5425 MAC

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The splendid and the vile [CD book]

    The splendid and the vile2020

    by Erik Larson

    (76,591)

    Summary: Erik Larson delivers a fresh and compelling portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz. On Winston Churchill's first day as prime minister, Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium. Poland...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 941.5421 LAR

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Lincoln conspiracy [CD book] : the secret plot to kill America's 16th president--and why it failed

    The Lincoln conspiracy : the secret plot to kill America's 16th president--and why it failed2020

    by Brad Meltzer

    (3,477)

    Summary: Everyone knows the story of Abraham Lincoln's assassination in 1865, but few are aware of the original conspiracy to kill him four years earlier in 1861, literally on his way to Washington, D.C., for...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.7 MEL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Agent Sonya [CD book] : Moscow's most daring wartime spy

    Agent Sonya : Moscow's most daring wartime spy2020

    by Ben Macintyre

    (4,974)

    Summary: In 1945, in a quiet village in the leafy English Cotswolds, a thin, elegant woman lived in a small cottage with her three children and her husband, who worked as a machinist nearby. Ursula Burton was...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 327.12 MAC

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The indomitable Florence Finch [CD book] : the untold story of a war widow turned resistance fighter and savior of American POWs

    The indomitable Florence Finch : the untold story of a war widow turned resistance fighter and savior of American POWs2020

    by Robert J. Mrazek

    (332)

    Summary: When Florence Finch died at the age of 101, few of her Ithaca, NY neighbors knew that this unassuming Filipina native was a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, whose courage and sacrifice were...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 940.5472 MRA

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The code breaker [CD book] : Jennifer Doudna, gene editing, and the future of the human race

    The code breaker : Jennifer Doudna, gene editing, and the future of the human race2021

    by Walter Isaacson

    (8,746)

    Summary: When Jennifer Doudna was in sixth grade, she came home one day to find that her dad had left a paperback titled The Double Helix on her bed. She put it aside, thinking it was one of those detective...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 576.5 ISA

    Location: New Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Brain on fire [CD book] : my month of madness

    Brain on fire : my month of madness2012

    by Susannah Cahalan (read by Heather Henderson )

    (182,859)

    Summary: The story of twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan and the life-saving discovery of the autoimmune disorder that nearly killed her -- and that could perhaps be the root of "demonic possessions" throughout history.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 616.832 CAH

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Home sweet murder [CD book] : true crime thrillers

    Home sweet murder : true crime thrillers2018

    by James Patterson (read by Peter Ganim)

    Series: Murder Is Forever - #2

    (3,919)

    Summary: Two true crime thrillers that inspired the Investigation Discovery series. In Home Sweet Murder, lawyer Leo Fisher and his wife Sue are a sixty-one-year-old couple enjoying a quiet Sunday dinner at...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 364.1523 PAT

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Murder, interrupted [CD book] : true crime thrillers

    Murder, interrupted : true crime thrillers2018

    by James Patterson (read by Jay Snyder )

    Series: Murder Is Forever

    (4,955)

    Summary: Two true crime stories in one book. In Murder, Interrupted, rich, cheating financier Frank Howard wants his wife dead, and he is willing to pay Billie Earl Johnson whatever it takes. When his bullet...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 364.1523 PAT

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • My lovely wife in the psych ward [CD book] : a memoir

    My lovely wife in the psych ward : a memoir2017

    by Mark Lukach

    Summary: A powerful love story unlike any other, Mark Lukach's memoir tells the story of his marriage to Giulia, the love of his life, and their fight to manage their precarious lives with difficulty and...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 362.2 LUK

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dewey [CD book] : the small-town library cat who touched the world

    Dewey : the small-town library cat who touched the world2008

    by Vicki Myron (read by Suzanne Toren)

    (60,203)

    Summary: Dewey was left abandoned as a kitten on the coldest night of the year stuffed in the returned book slot at the Spencer Public Library in Iowa. He won the heart of Vicki Myron, the librarian who found...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 636.8 MYR

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • As they see 'em [CD book] : a fan's travels in the land of umpires

    As they see 'em : a fan's travels in the land of umpires2009

    by Bruce Weber

    (1,554)

    Summary: A New York Times reporter describes the perspectives he gained into the game of baseball while attending umpire training school and umpiring games firsthand, in an insider fan's account that also...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 796.357 WEB

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Founding brothers [CD book] : the revolutionary generation

    Founding brothers : the revolutionary generation2001

    by Joseph J Ellis (read by Runger Nelson )

    (42,597)

    Summary: An analysis of the intertwined careers of the founders of the American republic documents the lives of John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.4 ELL

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Embattled rebel [CD book] : Jefferson Davis as commander in chief

    Embattled rebel : Jefferson Davis as commander in chief2014

    by James M. McPherson (read by Robert Fass )

    (1,080)

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.7 MCP

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • America's hidden history [CD book] : untold tales of the first pilgrims, fighting women and forgotten founders who shaped a nation

    America's hidden history : untold tales of the first pilgrims, fighting women and forgotten founders who shaped a nation2010

    by Kenneth C. Davis (read by Sam Freed )

    (2,239)

    Summary: Kenneth C. Davis presents a collection of stories, each describing a little-known event in the formation of the United States. He dispels myths and brings to light overlooked facts, showing how these past events helped shape modern-day America.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.2 DAV

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Killing Kennedy [CD book] : the end of Camelot

    Killing Kennedy : the end of Camelot2012

    by Bill O'Reilly (read by Martin Dugard )

    Summary: The host of The O'Reilly Factor recounts the brutal murder of John Fitzgerald Kennedy--and how gunshots on a Dallas afternoon not only killed a beloved president but also sent the nation into the...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.922 O'RE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The American dream [CD book] : stories from the heart of our nation

    The American dream : stories from the heart of our nation2001

    by Dan Rather (read by Dan Rather)

    (85)

    Summary: A "look at how our nation's earliest ideals resonate in today's world, The American Dream shows us ... that America is still a place where hard work, dedication, and vision can transform dreams into...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.92 RAT

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Valiant ambition [CD book] : George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution

    Valiant ambition : George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution2016

    by Nathaniel Philbrick (read by Scott Brick)

    (7,330)

    Summary: In September 1776, the vulnerable Continental Army under an unsure George Washington (who had never commanded a large force in battle) evacuates New York after a devastating defeat by the British...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.3 PHI

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The devil in the white city [CD book] : murder, magic & madness and the fair that changed America

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

    by Erik Larson (read by Tony Goldwyn)

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 364.1523 LAR

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Jacqueline Kennedy [CD book] : historic conversations on life with John F. Kennedy, interviews with Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., 1964

    Jacqueline Kennedy : historic conversations on life with John F. Kennedy, interviews with Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., 19642011

    by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    Summary: Here are JFK's unscripted opinions on a host of revealing subjects, including his thoughts and feelings about his brothers Robert and Ted, and his take on world leaders past and present, giving us...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.922 ONA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rebel yell [CD book] : the violence, passion, and redemption of Stonewall Jackson

    Rebel yell : the violence, passion, and redemption of Stonewall Jackson2014

    by S. C. Gwynne (read by Cotter Smith)

    (7,454)

    Summary: Civil War general Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson became a great and tragic American hero. In April of 1862 he was merely another Confederate general with only a single battle credential in an army...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.73 GWY

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The undoing project [CD book] : a friendship that changed our minds

    The undoing project : a friendship that changed our minds2016

    by Michael Lewis (read by Dennis Boutsikaris)

    Summary: Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which the...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 612.82 LEW

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Isaac's storm [CD book] : a man, a time, and the deadliest hurricane in history

    Isaac's storm : a man, a time, and the deadliest hurricane in history2000

    by Erik Larson

    (52,642)

    Summary: Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 976.4 LAR

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details