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  • 2 a.m. at The Cat's Pajamas : a novel

    2 a.m. at The Cat's Pajamas : a novel2015

    by Marie-Helene Bertino

    (6,509)

    Summary: On the streets of Philadelphia, on the night before Christmas Eve, three people will discover the potential for their hopes and happiness.

    BOOK

    Call #: F BERTINO

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 21 details

  • 24 : life stories and lessons from the Say Hey Kid

    24 : life stories and lessons from the Say Hey Kid2020

    by Willie Mays

    (224)

    Summary: The legendary Willie Mays shares the inspirations and influences responsible for guiding him on and off the field in this reflective and inspirational memoir. President Barack Obama: "It's because of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B MAYS

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 29 gifts : how a month of giving can change your life

    29 gifts : how a month of giving can change your life2010

    by Cami Walker

    (2,931)

    Summary: "At age thirty-five, Cami Walker was burdened by an intensified struggle with multiple sclerosis, a chronic neurological disease that left her debilitated and depressed. Then she received an uncommon...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 155.232 WAL

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • 32 yolks : from my mother's table to working the line

    32 yolks : from my mother's table to working the line2016

    by Eric Ripert

    (4,875)

    Summary: "Before he earned his third Michelin star at his iconic restaurant, Le Bernardin, the James Beard Award for Outstanding Chef of the Year, became a regular guest judge on Bravo's Top Chef, even before...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B RIPERT

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 700 Sundays

    700 Sundays2005

    by Billy Crystal

    (4,983)

    Summary: One of America's most beloved entertainers takes us home. Billy Crystal opens the front door to a time in his life when he shared joy, love, music, and laughter with an eccentric family headed by the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B CRYSTAL

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A. Lincoln : a biography

    A. Lincoln : a biography2009

    by Ronald C. White

    (15,390)

    BOOK

    Call #: B LINCOLN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Abigail Adams

    Abigail Adams2009

    by Woody Holton

    (2,006)

    Summary: Holton reveals that American icon Abigail Adams was far wiser and wilier than previously known.

    BOOK

    Call #: B ADAMS

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • About your father and other celebrities I have known : ruminations and revelations from a desperate mom to her dirty son

    About your father and other celebrities I have known : ruminations and revelations from a desperate mom to her dirty son2020

    by Peggy Rowe

    (947)

    Summary: Peggy Rowe is at it again -- this time giving a hilarious inside look at growing up Rowe, both before and after Mike's rise to fame. Since the day they said, "I do," Peggy's previous "doting"...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B ROWE

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln2009

    by George S. McGovern

    Series: American Presidents Series (Times Books)

    (463)

    BOOK

    Call #: B LINCOLN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Abraham Lincoln : the prairie years and the war years

    Abraham Lincoln : the prairie years and the war years1984

    by Carl Sandburg

    (4,723)

    BOOK

    Call #: B LINCOLN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Acid for the children : a memoir

    Acid for the children : a memoir2019

    by Flea

    (7,888)

    Summary: Flea takes readers on a deeply personal and revealing tour of his formative years, spanning from Australia to the New York City suburbs to, finally, Los Angeles. Through hilarious anecdotes, poetical...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B FLEA

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The adventures of Henry Thoreau : a young man's unlikely path to Walden Pond

    The adventures of Henry Thoreau : a young man's unlikely path to Walden Pond2014

    by Michael Sims

    (261)

    Summary: "The Adventures of Henry Thoreau-chronicling the ten years in his life beginning with Harvard in 1837 and ending as he walked away from Walden Pond after living in his long dreamed-of cabin for only...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B THOREAU

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • After all

    After all1995

    by Mary Tyler Moore

    (955)

    BOOK

    Call #: B MOORE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • After visiting friends : a son's story

    After visiting friends : a son's story2013

    by Michael Hainey

    (6,744)

    Summary: Michael Hainey had just turned six when his uncle knocked on his family's back door one morning with the tragic news: Bob Hainey, Michael's father, had been found dead near his car on Chicago's North...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B HAINEY

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Against wind and tide : letters and journals, 1947-1986

    Against wind and tide : letters and journals, 1947-19862012

    by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

    (304)

    Summary: A final collection of selected letters and diary entries by the National Aviation Hall of Fame inductee follows her struggles over an unplanned pregnancy, the evolution of "Gift from the Sea," and her views on politics during the Vietnam War.

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    Call #: B LINDBERGH

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Agatha Christie : a mysterious life

    Agatha Christie : a mysterious life2018

    by Laura Thompson

    (2,010)

    Summary: It has been one hundred years since Agatha Christie wrote her first novel and created the formidable Hercule Poirot. A brilliant and award winning biographer, Laura Thompson now turns her sharp eye...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B CHRISTIE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The age of miracles : a novel

    The age of miracles : a novel2013

    by Karen Thompson Walker

    (84,802)

    Summary: "Spellbinding, haunting, The Age of Miracles is a beautiful novel of catastrophe and survival, growth and change, the story of Julia and her family as they struggle to live in an extraordinary time....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F WALKER

    copies in: 0 of 15 details

  • Al Capone : his life, legacy, and legend

    Al Capone : his life, legacy, and legend2016

    by Deirdre Bair

    (481)

    Summary: "From his heyday to the present moment, Al Capone's life has gripped the public imagination, and his gangster persona has been immortalized in the countless movies and books inspired by his exploits....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B CAPONE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Al Franken, giant of the Senate

    Al Franken, giant of the Senate2017

    by Al Franken

    (19,203)

    Summary: The Harvard-educated comedian, talk-show host, and U.S. Senator chronicles the story of his unlikely senatorial campaign, detailing the ensuing months-long recount and what his service has taught him...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B FRANKEN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Alan Turing : the enigma

    Alan Turing : the enigma2012

    by Andrew Hodges

    (8,028)

    Summary: "This classic biography of the founder of computer science, reissued on the centenary of his birth with a substantial new preface by the author, is the definitive account of an extraordinary mind and...  more »

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    Call #: B TURING

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Alexander Hamilton
    Staff Pick

    Alexander Hamilton2004

    by Ron Chernow

    (121,385)

    Summary: Ron Chernow tells the story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more grossly...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B HAMILTON

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Alexander Hamilton : the graphic history of an American founding father

    Alexander Hamilton : the graphic history of an American founding father2017

    by Jonathan Hennessey

    (513)

    Summary: This complete graphic novel-style biography presents the life and legacy of one of the most influential figures in United States history. Alexander Hamilton was on hand for the Revolutionary War, the...  more »

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    Call #: B HAMILTON

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Ali : a life

    Ali : a life2017

    by Jonathan Eig

    (1,778)

    Summary: The definitive biography of an American icon. He was the wittiest, the prettiest, the strongest, the bravest, and, of course, the greatest (as he told us over and over again). Muhammad Ali was one of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B ALI

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ali in Wonderland : and other tall tales

    Ali in Wonderland : and other tall tales2012

    by Alexandra Wentworth

    (4,428)

    Summary: Chelsea Handler meets Nora Ephron in this uproarious memoir from the acclaimed actress and comedian.

    BOOK

    Call #: B WENTWORTH

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All at sea : a memoir

    All at sea : a memoir2016

    by Decca Aitkenhead

    (1,766)

    Summary: "A beautifully written, breathtakingly honest, unsentimental, and profound memoir from one of the UK's most popular journalists. On a hot, still morning on a beautiful beach in Jamaica, Decca...  more »

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    Call #: B AITKENHEAD

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All blood runs red : the legendary life of Eugene Bullard-- boxer, pilot, soldier, spy

    All blood runs red : the legendary life of Eugene Bullard-- boxer, pilot, soldier, spy2019

    by Philip A. Keith

    (317)

    Summary: The incredible life story of Eugene Bullard, the first African American military pilot in WWI, who went on to become a self-taught jazz musician, a Paris nightclub impresario, a spy in the French...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B BULLARD

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All by my selves : Walter, Peanut, Achmed, and me

    All by my selves : Walter, Peanut, Achmed, and me2010

    by Jeff Dunham

    (1,058)

    Summary: The comedian best known for his Comedy Central "Very Special Christmas Special" shares the story of his career from his efforts to revitalize the art of ventriloquism and the inspirations for his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B DUNHAM

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All my life : a memoir

    All my life : a memoir2011

    by Susan Lucci

    (752)

    Summary: The four-decade star of "All My Children" offers behind-the-scenes stories from the show and discusses the joys and heartaches of her life.

    BOOK

    Call #: B LUCCI

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All that is bitter & sweet : a memoir

    All that is bitter & sweet : a memoir2011

    by Ashley Judd

    (4,217)

    Summary: Ashley Judd is best known as the acclaimed actress in films such as De Lovely and Double Jeopardy, but these days she is more likely to be found wading through an African refugee camp or Asian...  more »

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    Call #: B JUDD

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All the gallant men : an American sailor's firsthand account of Pearl Harbor

    All the gallant men : an American sailor's firsthand account of Pearl Harbor2016

    by Donald Stratton

    (2,812)

    Summary: At 8:06 a.m. on December 7, 1941, Seaman First Class Donald Stratton was consumed by an inferno. A million pounds of explosives had detonated beneath his battle station aboard the USS Arizona, barely...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B STRATTON

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All the great prizes : the life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt

    All the great prizes : the life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt2013

    by John Taliaferro

    (598)

    Summary: John Hay was both witness and author of many of the most significant chapters in American history--from the birth of the Republican Party, the Civil War, and the Spanish-American War, to the prelude...  more »

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    Call #: B HAY

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All the way : my life in four quarters

    All the way : my life in four quarters2019

    by Joe Willie Namath

    (421)

    Summary: The NFL icon who first brought show business to sports relates the story of his spectacular rise and reign as "Broadway Joe" and discusses his struggles with alcoholism and the redemption he found in God later in life.

    BOOK

    Call #: B NAMATH

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Almost everything : notes on hope

    Almost everything : notes on hope2018

    by Anne Lamott

    (8,400)

    Summary: "I am stockpiling antibiotics for the Apocalypse, even as I await the blossoming of paperwhites on the windowsill in the kitchen," Anne Lamott admits at the beginning of this book. Despair and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B LAMOTT

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Always look on the bright side of life : a sortabiography

    Always look on the bright side of life : a sortabiography2018

    by Eric Idle

    (5,820)

    Summary: Idle reflects on the meaning of his own life in a memoir that takes us on a journey from his childhood in an austere boarding school through his successful career in comedy, television, theater, and...  more »

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    Call #: B IDLE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Always looking up : the adventures of an incurable optimist

    Always looking up : the adventures of an incurable optimist2009

    by Michael J Fox

    (20,212)

    Summary: The popular film and television actor evaluates the personal philosophy that has enabled his positive outlook in spite of his battle with degenerative Parkinson's disease, in an uplifting account...  more »

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    Call #: B FOX

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Amazing fantastic incredible : a marvelous memoir

    Amazing fantastic incredible : a marvelous memoir2015

    by Stan Lee

    (2,913)

    Summary: "In this gorgeously illustrated, full-color graphic memoir, Stan Lee--comic book legend and cocreator of Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, the Incredible Hulk, and a legion of other Marvel...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B LEE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Amazing Grace : William Wilberforce and the heroic campaign to end slavery

    Amazing Grace : William Wilberforce and the heroic campaign to end slavery2007

    by Eric Metaxas

    (5,720)

    BOOK

    Call #: B WILBERFORCE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Amelia Earhart : the thrill of it

    Amelia Earhart : the thrill of it2009

    by Susan Wels

    (63)

    BOOK

    Call #: B EARHART

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • American dreamer : the life and times of Henry A. Wallace

    American dreamer : the life and times of Henry A. Wallace2000

    by John C Culver

    (192)

    BOOK

    Call #: B WALLACE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • An American family : a memoir of hope and sacrifice

    An American family : a memoir of hope and sacrifice2017

    by Khizr Khan

    (1,534)

    Summary: "I am an American patriot not because I was born here but because I was not. I embraced American freedoms, raised my children to cherish and revere them, and lost a son who swore an oath to defend...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B KHAN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details