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  • Accidental presidents [eBook] : eight men who changed America

    Accidental presidents : eight men who changed America2019

    by Jared Cohen

    (1,960)

    Summary: The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. This book looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected to it. It demonstrates how...  more »

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  • Accidental presidents : eight men who changed America

    Accidental presidents : eight men who changed America2019

    by Jared Cohen

    (2,003)

    Summary: The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. This book looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected to it. It demonstrates how...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.099 COH

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • After the eclipse : a mother's murder, a daughter's search

    After the eclipse : a mother's murder, a daughter's search2017

    by Sarah Perry

    (4,201)

    Summary: A searing memoir of the author's efforts to understand her late mother's life and murder describes the traumatic loss of her mother in childhood, the 12-year manhunt for the killer and the author's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 362.88 PER

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • American dream [DVD]

    American dream2000

    Summary: American dream: After President Ronald Regan broke the air traffic controllers' strike in 1981, American corporations declared open season on organized labor. This Academy Award winner for best...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 331.89 AME

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • American harvest : God, country, and farming in the heartland

    American harvest : God, country, and farming in the heartland2020

    by Marie Mutsuki Mockett

    (296)

    Summary: For over one hundred years, the Mockett family has owned a seven-thousand-acre wheat farm in the panhandle of Nebraska, where Marie Mutsuki Mockett's father was raised. Mockett, who grew up in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 630 MOC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • American spirit : profiles in resilience, courage, and faith

    American spirit : profiles in resilience, courage, and faith2019

    by Taya Kyle

    (184)

    Summary: Kyle and DeFelice have collected true stories of suffering, survival, and triumph from people across America. In embodying the "American spirit" of resilience, faith and togetherness that has built...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 920 KYL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation

    America's obsessives : the compulsive energy that built a nation2013

    by Joshua C Kendall

    (85)

    Summary: "Behind every great man (or woman), there's a compulsion" --Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: 609.22 KEN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The Amityville horror

    The Amityville horror1977

    by Jay Anson

    (112,391)

    Summary: An account of the terrifying, inexplicable events that occurred during the 28 days after the Lutz family moved into a house that had been the scene of a mass murder.

    BOOK

    Call #: 133.42 ANS

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  • Anne Perry and the murder of the century [downloadable ebook]

    Anne Perry and the murder of the century2013

    by Peter Graham

    (3,914)

    Summary: On June 22, 1954, teenage friends Juliet Hulme-- better known as bestselling mystery writer Anne Perry-- and Pauline Parker went for a walk in a New Zealand park with Pauline's mother, Honora. When...  more »

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  • Another day in the death of America : a chronicle of ten short lives

    Another day in the death of America : a chronicle of ten short lives2016

    by Gary Younge

    (4,199)

    Summary: "On an average day in America, seven young people aged nineteen or under will be shot dead. In Another Day in the Death of America, award-winning Guardian journalist Gary Younge tells the stories of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 303.6 YOU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Another place at the table : a story of shattered childhoods redeemed by love

    Another place at the table : a story of shattered childhoods redeemed by love2003

    by Kathryn Harrison

    (2,871)

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    Call #: 362.73 HAR

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  • At any cost : a father's betrayal, a wife's murder, and a ten-year war for justice

    At any cost : a father's betrayal, a wife's murder, and a ten-year war for justice2021

    by Rebecca Rosenberg

    (361)

    Summary: Wealthy, beautiful, and brilliant, Shele Danishefsky had it all. After climbing Wall Street's corporate ladder to the top, she was eager to build a family with her much younger husband, a handsome...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 ROS

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  • Bad blood [eAudio] : secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup

    Bad blood : secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup2018

    by John Carreyrou

    (198,281)

    Summary: In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a...  more »

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  • Bad blood [eBook] : secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup

    Bad blood : secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup2018

    by John Carreyrou

    (201,712)

    Summary: In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a...  more »

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  • Bad blood : secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup

    Bad blood : secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup2018

    by John Carreyrou

    (200,439)

    Summary: In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 338.768 CAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • A beautiful mind : the life of mathematical genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash

    A beautiful mind : the life of mathematical genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash2001

    by Sylvia Nasar

    (128,168)

    Summary: The true story of John Nash, the math genius who was a legend by age thirty when he slipped into madness; through the selflessness of a beautiful woman and the loyalty of the mathematics community he...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B NASH

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  • The best of enemies : race and redemption in the new South

    The best of enemies : race and redemption in the new South2018

    by Osha Gray Davidson

    (696)

    Summary: C. P. Ellis grew up in the poor white section of Durham, North Carolina, and as a young man joined the Ku Klux Klan. Ann Atwater, a single mother from the poor black part of town, quit her job as a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.8 DAV

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The Betrayal of Work [downloadable ebook] / How Low-wage Jobs Fail 30 Million Americans And Their Families.

    The Betrayal of Work / How Low-wage Jobs Fail 30 Million Americans And Their Families.2011

    by Beth Shulman

    (94)

    Summary: Following its publication in hardcover, the critically acclaimed Betrayal of Work became one of the most influential policy books about economic life in America; it was discussed in the pages of...  more »

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  • Better : a surgeon's notes on performance

    Better : a surgeon's notes on performance2007

    by Atul Gawande

    (29,255)

    Summary: The struggle to perform well is universal: each of us faces fatigue, limited resources, and imperfect abilities in whatever we do. But nowhere is this drive to do better more important than in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616 GAW

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  • Beyond belief : finding the strength to come back

    Beyond belief : finding the strength to come back2008

    by Josh Hamilton

    (4,220)

    Summary: "Josh Hamilton chronicles his comeback from drug and alcohol addiction to playing baseball in the major leagues"--Provided by the publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: 796.357 HAM

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bitter harvest : a woman's fury, a mother's sacrifice

    Bitter harvest : a woman's fury, a mother's sacrifice1998

    by Ann Rule

    (7,946)

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 RUL

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  • Black Dahlia avenger : a genius for murder

    Black Dahlia avenger : a genius for murder2003

    by Steve Hodel

    (3,484)

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 HOD

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Blackout : remembering the things I drank to forget

    Blackout : remembering the things I drank to forget2015

    by Sarah Hepola

    (18,373)

    Summary: A memoir of unblinking honesty and poignant, laugh-out-loud humor, this is the story of a woman stumbling into a new kind of adventure -- the sober life she never wanted. Shining a light into her...  more »

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    Call #: 362.292 HEP

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Blind eye : how the medical establishment let a doctor get away with murder

    Blind eye : how the medical establishment let a doctor get away with murder1999

    by James B Stewart

    (1,518)

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 STE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Blind faith

    Blind faith1988

    by Joe McGinniss

    (5,892)

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 MCG

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Blood & ivy [CD book] : the 1849 murder that scandalized Harvard

    Blood & ivy : the 1849 murder that scandalized Harvard2018

    by Paul Collins (read by Kevin Kenerly )

    (900)

    Summary: A true-crime story of scandal and murder at America's most celebrated university. On November 23, 1849, in the heart of Boston, one of the city|s richest men simply vanished. Dr. George Parkman, a...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK 364.1523 COL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Blood will out : the true story of a murder, a mystery, and a masquerade

    Blood will out : the true story of a murder, a mystery, and a masquerade2014

    by Walter Kirn

    (4,416)

    Summary: This is a chilling, compulsive story of a writer unwittingly caught in the wake of a grifter-turned-murderer. In the summer of 1998, the author, then an aspiring novelist struggling with impending...  more »

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    Call #: 364.1523 KIR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bloody crimes : the chase for Jefferson Davis and the death pageant for Lincoln's corpse

    Bloody crimes : the chase for Jefferson Davis and the death pageant for Lincoln's corpse2010

    by James L Swanson

    (2,954)

    Summary: "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Manhunt" returns to the Civil War era to tell the epic story of the search for Jefferson Davis and the eventful funeral procession for assassinated president Abraham Lincoln.

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.7 SWA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The bond [downloadable audiobook] / the three doctors

    The bond / the three doctors2008

    by Sampson Davis

    (221)

    Summary: Three young men learn to forgive and reconnect with their fathers.

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  • Born round : the secret history of a full-time eater

    Born round : the secret history of a full-time eater2009

    by Frank Bruni

    (5,330)

    Summary: Bruni, restaurant critic for "The New York Times," tells his heartbreaking and hilarious account of his lifelong, often painful struggle with food.

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8526 BRU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Boys and girls learn differently! : a guide for teachers and parents

    Boys and girls learn differently! : a guide for teachers and parents2011

    by Michael Gurian

    (335)

    Summary: A thoroughly revised edition of the classic resource for understanding gender differences in the classroom. In this profoundly significant book, author Michael Gurian has revised and updated his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 370.151 GUR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Boys and girls learn differently [downloadable audiobook] / a guide for teachers and parents

    Boys and girls learn differently / a guide for teachers and parents2001

    by Michael Gurian

    (1)

    Summary: In this profoundly significant book Michael Gurian synthesizes this current knowledge and presents a new way to educate our children based on brain science, neurological development and chemical and hormonal disparities.

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

    Brain on fire : my month of madness2012

    by Susannah Cahalan (read by Heather Henderson )

    (185,891)

    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

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  • Brain on fire [eAudio] / my month of madness

    Brain on fire / my month of madness2012

    by Susannah Cahalan

    (184,722)

    Summary: 2009. Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. Her medical records chronicled a month long hospital stay of which she had no...  more »

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  • Brain on fire [large print] : my month of madness

    Brain on fire : my month of madness2013

    by Susannah Cahalan

    (186,865)

    Summary: When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak, she had no memory of how she|d gotten there. Days earlier, she had been...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB 616.832 CAH LP

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  • Brain on fire : my month of madness

    Brain on fire : my month of madness2012

    by Susannah Cahalan

    (184,732)

    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.

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.832 CAH

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Brain on fire : my month of madness

    Brain on fire : my month of madness2018

    by Susannah Cahalan

    (185,331)

    Summary: One day in 2009, twenty-four-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. A wristband marked her as a "flight risk,"...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 616.832 CAH

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  • Brain on fire : my month of madness

    Brain on fire : my month of madness2013

    by Susannah Cahalan

    (184,714)

    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.

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.832 CAH

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Bringing Adam home [downloadable audiobook] / the abduction that changed America

    Bringing Adam home / the abduction that changed America2011

    by Les Standiford

    (4,584)

    Summary: Before Adam Walsh there were no faces on milk cartons, no Amber Alerts, no National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, no federal databases of crimes against children, no pedophile registry....  more »

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  • Bringing Adam home : the abduction that changed America

    Bringing Adam home : the abduction that changed America2011

    by Les Standiford

    (4,584)

    Summary: Relates the full, twenty-seven-year story behind the abduction and murder of Adam Walsh, the six-year-old son of "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh, as well as the decades-long search for the boy's elusive killer.

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 STA

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