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  • American vertigo : traveling America in the footsteps of Tocqueville

    American vertigo : traveling America in the footsteps of Tocqueville2006

    by Bernard Henri Levy

    (583)

    BOOK

    Call #: 917.3 LEV

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Boom! [large print] : voices of the sixties

    Boom! : voices of the sixties2007

    by Tom Brokaw

    (1,981)

    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.

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP 973.92 BRO

    Location: Large Print Nonfiction

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  • American creation [eAudio] / triumphs and tragedies at the founding of the republic

    American creation / triumphs and tragedies at the founding of the republic2007

    by Joseph J Ellis

    (10,011)

    Summary: From the prize-winning author of the bestselling Founding brothers and American sphinx, a masterly and highly ironic examination of the founding years of our country. The last quarter of the...  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

    (1,981)

    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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  • Boom! [Playaway] : voices of the sixties : personal reflections of the '60s and today

    Boom! : voices of the sixties : personal reflections of the '60s and today2007

    by Tom Brokaw (read by Robertson Dean )

    (1,981)

    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.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY 973.92 BRO

    Location: Adult Playways

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  • The time of our lives [CD book] : past, present, promise

    The time of our lives : past, present, promise2011

    by Tom Brokaw

    (1,303)

    Summary: The author, known for his landmark work in American journalism and for his other books, The Greatest Generation, and Boom!, now turns his attention to the challenges that face America in the new...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.927 BRO

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • 7 events that made America, America [Playaway] : and proved that the founding fathers were right all along

    7 events that made America, America : and proved that the founding fathers were right all along2010

    by Larry Schweikart (read by Peter Berkrot )

    (487)

    Summary: Every schoolchild is taught the great turning points in American history, such as Gettysburg, Pearl Harbor, the Kennedy assassination, and 9/11. But other, equally significant events have altered our...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY 973 SCH

    Location: Adult Playways

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  • 7 events that made America America [eAudio] : and proved that the founding fathers were right all along

    7 events that made America America : and proved that the founding fathers were right all along2012

    by Larry Schweikart

    (487)

    Summary: Larry Schweikart, coauthor of the New York Times bestseller A Patriot's History of the United States, examines some of the pivotal-yet mostly ignored-moments that have shaped our history.

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  • What unites us : reflections on patriotism

    What unites us : reflections on patriotism2017

    by Dan Rather

    (5,664)

    Summary: In a collection of essays, the venerated television journalist celebrates our shared values, reminds us of what matters most in our great country, and shows us what patriotism looks like.

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.65 RAT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • What unites us [eBook] : reflections on patriotism

    What unites us : reflections on patriotism2017

    by Dan Rather

    Summary: In a collection of essays, the venerated television journalist celebrates our shared values, reminds us of what matters most in our great country, and shows us what patriotism looks like.

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  • The soul of America : the battle for our better angels

    The soul of America : the battle for our better angels2018

    by Jon Meacham

    (10,447)

    Summary: The current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America, Meacham shows us how what Lincoln called the "better angels of our nature" have won the day. Painting surprising portraits...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973 MEA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • American gods. Book 1, Shadows

    American gods. Book 1, Shadows2018

    by Neil Gaiman creator

    Series: American Gods

    (2,224)

    Summary: This supernatural American road trip fantasy tells the story of a war between the ancient and modern gods. Shadow Moon gets out of jail only to discover his wife is dead. Defeated, broke, and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.59 GAI

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  • The restless wave : good times, just causes, great fights, and other appreciations

    The restless wave : good times, just causes, great fights, and other appreciations2018

    by John McCain

    (3,056)

    Summary: "I don't know how much longer I'll be here. Maybe I'll have another five years. Maybe, with the advances in oncology, they'll find new treatments for my cancer that will extend my life. Maybe I'll be...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 328.73 MCC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The soul of America [eBook] : the battle for our better angels

    The soul of America : the battle for our better angels2018

    by Jon Meacham

    (10,392)

    Summary: The current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America, Meacham shows us how what Lincoln called the "better angels of our nature" have won the day. Painting surprising portraits...  more »

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  • The soul of America [eAudio] : the battle for our better angels

    The soul of America : the battle for our better angels2018

    by Jon Meacham

    (10,392)

    Summary: The current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America, Meacham shows us how what Lincoln called the "better angels of our nature" have won the day. Painting surprising portraits...  more »

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  • Puerto Rico strong : a comics anthology supporting Puerto Rico disaster relief and recovery

    Puerto Rico strong : a comics anthology supporting Puerto Rico disaster relief and recovery2018

    (449)

    Summary: Puerto Rico Strong is a comics anthology that explores what it means to be Puerto Rican and the diversity that exists within that concept, from today's most exciting Puerto Rican comics creators.

    BOOK

    Call #: 972.95 PUE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The soul of America [CD book] : the battle for our better angels

    The soul of America : the battle for our better angels2018

    by Jon Meacham (read by Jon Meacham)

    (10,772)

    Summary: The current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America, Meacham shows us how what Lincoln called the "better angels of our nature" have won the day. Painting surprising portraits...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973 MEA

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • American gods. Book 2, My Ainsel

    American gods. Book 2, My Ainsel2019

    by Neil Gaiman

    (770)

    Summary: Shadow and Wednesday leave the House on the Rock and continue their journey across the country where they set up aliases, meet new gods, and prepare for war.

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.59 GAI

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  • 7 events that made America, America [eBook] : and proved that the founding fathers were right all along

    7 events that made America, America : and proved that the founding fathers were right all along2010

    by Larry Schweikart

    (487)

    Summary: Every schoolchild is taught the great turning points in American history, such as Gettysburg, Pearl Harbor, the Kennedy assassination, and 9/11. But other, equally significant events have altered our...  more »

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  • The American spirit [eAudio] : who we are and what we stand for

    The American spirit : who we are and what we stand for2017

    by David G. McCullough

    Summary: This collection of speeches by historian David McCullough reminds us of fundamental American principles. Over the course of his distinguished career, David McCullough has spoken before Congress, the...  more »

    E-AUDIOBOOK

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  • The American spirit : who we are and what we stand for

    The American spirit : who we are and what we stand for2017

    by David G. McCullough

    (4,687)

    Summary: This collection of speeches by historian David McCullough reminds us of fundamental American principles. Over the course of his distinguished career, David McCullough has spoken before Congress, the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973 MCC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The American spirit [eBook] : who we are and what we stand for

    The American spirit : who we are and what we stand for2017

    by David G. McCullough

    Summary: This collection of speeches by historian David McCullough reminds us of fundamental American principles. Over the course of his distinguished career, David McCullough has spoken before Congress, the...  more »

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  • Scars of independence : America's violent birth

    Scars of independence : America's violent birth2017

    by Holger Hoock

    (548)

    Summary: The American Revolution is often portrayed as an orderly, restrained rebellion, with brave patriots defending their noble ideals against an oppressive empire. It's a stirring narrative, and one the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.3 HOO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Cool Japan guide : fun in the land of manga, lucky cats, and ramen

    Cool Japan guide : fun in the land of manga, lucky cats, and ramen2014

    by Abby Denson , illustrator

    (713)

    Summary: Travelling to Japan has never been so much fun-- visit the land of anime, manga, cosplay, hot springs and sushi! This full-color graphic novel guidebook explores Japanese culture from a cartoonist's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 915.2 DEN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The end of the myth : from the frontier to the border wall in the mind of America

    The end of the myth : from the frontier to the border wall in the mind of America2020

    by Greg Grandin

    (1,068)

    Summary: Ever since this nation's founding, the idea of an open and ever-expanding frontier has been central to American identity. Symbolizing a future of endless promise, the frontier made possible the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973 GRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The labyrinth of solitude : and the other Mexico ; Return to the labyrinth of solitude ; Mexico and the United States ; The philanthropic ogre

    The labyrinth of solitude : and the other Mexico ; Return to the labyrinth of solitude ; Mexico and the United States ; The philanthropic ogre1991

    by Octavio Paz

    (10,856)

    Summary: Paz has written one of the most enduring and powerful works ever created on Mexico and its people, character, and culture. It is considered a beautifully written and deeply felt discourse on Mexico's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 972 PAZ

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  • The soul of America : the battle for our better angels

    The soul of America : the battle for our better angels2019

    by Jon Meacham

    (10,676)

    Summary: Our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in this book, Meacham shows us how what Lincoln called "the better angels of our nature" have repeatedly won the day. Painting surprising...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973 MEA

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Culture shock! Japan

    Culture shock! Japan1999

    by Rex Shelley

    (99)

    BOOK

    Call #: 952 SHE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Listening is an act of love [CD book] : a celebration of American life from the StoryCorps Project.

    Listening is an act of love : a celebration of American life from the StoryCorps Project.2007

    (3,897)

    Summary: A compendium of true American life stories, drawn from an ambitious oral history project, features pieces representing every walk of life from all fifty states, in a nation-wide and thematically arranged celebration of the nation's shared humanity.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.92 LIS

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Of thee I sing : a letter to my daughters

    Of thee I sing : a letter to my daughters2010

    by Barack Obama

    (5,629)

    Summary: "In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: E OBAMA

    Location: Picture Books

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  • The audacity of hope [downloadable ebook] / thoughts on reclaiming the American dream

    The audacity of hope / thoughts on reclaiming the American dream2006

    by Barack Obama

    (145,853)

    Summary: Senator Obama calls for a different brand of politics--a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship and alienated by the "endless clash of armies" we see in Congress and on the campaign trail; a...  more »

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  • America aflame : how the Civil War created a nation

    America aflame : how the Civil War created a nation2011

    by David R Goldfield

    (416)

    Summary: In this history, the author offers the a new interpretation of the Civil War era since James M. McPherson's "Battle Cry of Freedom." Where past scholars have limned the war as a triumph of freedom,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.711 GOL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The year we left home

    The year we left home2011

    by Jean Thompson

    (6,295)

    Summary: Chronicles the happiness pursuits of the Eriksons from their 1970s coming-of-age to the near-present day, in a story told from revolving viewpoints.

    BOOK

    Call #: F THOMPSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • The year we left home [CD book]

    The year we left home2011

    by Jean Thompson (read by Cassandra Campbell)

    (6,295)

    Summary: "This sweeping story, set during the tumultuous final decades of the twentieth century, begins in 1973, when the Ericksons of Grenada, Iowa, gather for the wedding of their eldest daughter, Anita....  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F THOMPSON

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

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  • Railroaded : the transcontinentals and the making of modern America

    Railroaded : the transcontinentals and the making of modern America2011

    by Richard White

    (634)

    Summary: A new, incisive history of the transcontinental railroads and how they transformed America in the decades after the Civil War.

    BOOK

    Call #: 385 WHI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • American gods
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    American gods2011

    by Neil Gaiman

    Series: American Gods Series

    (773,328)

    Summary: Upon his release from prison, a widower accepts a job as a bodyguard and joins the battle between the gods of yore and the neoteric gods of present-day America.

    BOOK

    Call #: F GAIMAN

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • The time of our lives

    The time of our lives2011

    by Tom Brokaw

    (1,303)

    Summary: The author, known for his landmark work in American journalism and for his other books, The Greatest Generation, and Boom!, now turns his attention to the challenges that face America in the new...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.927 BRO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • American gods [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    American gods / a novel2001

    by Neil Gaiman

    (773,313)

    Summary: Shadow Moon, recently released from prison and dealing with his wife's death, accepts a job offer from the mysterious Mr. Wednesday. Together they travel across America gathering up Mr. Wednesday's...  more »

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  • America aflame [downloadable ebook] / how the Civil War created a nation

    America aflame / how the Civil War created a nation2011

    by David R Goldfield

    (416)

    Summary: In this history, the author offers a new interpretation of the Civil War era since James M. McPherson's "Battle Cry of Freedom." Where past scholars have limned the war as a triumph of freedom, this...  more »

    EBOOK

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  • Country of exiles [downloadable ebook] / the destruction of place in American life

    Country of exiles / the destruction of place in American life2011

    by William Leach

    (39)

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