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Carter, Ashton B.

Summary: The twenty-fifth Secretary of Defense takes readers behind the scenes to reveal the innter working of the Pentagon, its vital mission, and what it takes to lead it.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 355.6092 CAR

Woods, Stuart

Summary: When Teddy Fay receives a freelance assignment from a gentleman he can't refuse, he jets off to Paris on the hunt for a treasonous criminal. But as Teddy unearths more information that just doesn't seem to connect, his straightforward mission becomes far bigger--and stranger--than he could imagine. The trail of bread crumbs leads to secrets hidden within secrets, evildoers trading in money and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WOO

Jarrett, Valerie

Summary: "One of the most influential black women of the century, Valerie Jarrett is a mother, daughter, businesswoman, and-as the longest-serving senior advisor in the Obama White House-she was a leader in the federal government at a historic moment in America. Her memoir is a testament to the impact each of us can have so long as we learn to value-and listen to-our own voices" -- Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 JARRETT, VALERIE JAR

Taylor, Brad

Summary: "Hot on the trail of a North Korean looking to sell sensitive US intelligence to the Syrian regime, Pike Logan and the Taskforce stumble upon something much graver: the sale of a lethal substance called Red Mercury. Meanwhile, North Korea has its own devastating agenda: a double-cross that will dwarf the attack in Syria even as it lays the blame on the Syrian government. Leveraging...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2019

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Smith, Jeremy N.

Summary: When she arrived at MIT in the 1990s, Alien wanted to study aerospace engineering, but she was soon drawn to the school's venerable tradition of high-risk physical trespassing: the original 'hacking.' Within a year, one of her hallmates was dead, two others were on trial, and two had been institutionalized. And Alien's adventures were only just beginning. After a stint at the storied, secretive...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ALIEN SMI

Brennan-Jobs, Lisa

Summary: A frank, smart, and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents, artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs, Lisa Brennan-Jobs' childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa's father was a mythical figure who was rarely present in her life. As she grew older, her father took an interest in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BRENNAN-JOBS BRE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B BRE

Knoop, Savannah

Summary: The JT LeRoy scandal is a story of our times. In January 2006, the New York Times unmasked Savannah Knoop as the face of the mysterious author JT LeRoy. A media frenzy ensued as JT's fans, mentors, and readers came to terms with the fact that the gay-male-ex-truck-stop-prostitute-turned literary-wunderkind was really a girl from San Francisco, whose sister-in-law wrote the books. Girl Boy Girl...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 KNOOP, SAVANNAH KNO

Jessen, Gene Nora

Summary: The inspiring, true story of the first female pilots taking their rightful place in the exciting world of aviation. In 1929, nineteen gutsy women blazed out of the darkness by setting out from California in propeller-driven planes, each competing to be the winner of the first female cross-country air race. The hazards were many, from disastrous weather to possible sabotage, but by facing the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 797.5 JES

McAulty, Todd

Summary: A thrilling adventure in a world one step away from total subjugation by machines After long years of war, the United States has sued for peace, yielding to a brutal coalition of nations ruled by fascist machines. One quarter of the country is under foreign occupation. Manhattan has been annexed by a weird robot monarchy, and in Tennessee, a permanent peace is being delicately negotiated...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCA

Harris, C. S.

Summary: Eleven-year-old Amrie St. Pierre is catching tadpoles with her friend Finn O'Reilly when the Federal fleet first steams up the Mississippi River in the spring of 1862. With the surrender of New Orleans, Amrie's sleepy little village of St. Francisville-strategically located between the last river outposts of Vicksburg and Port Hudson-is now frighteningly vulnerable. As the roar of canons inches...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAR

Brumwell, Stephen

Summary: General Benedict Arnold's failed attempt to betray the fortress of West Point to the British in 1780 stands as one of the most infamous episodes in American history. In the light of a shining record of bravery and unquestioned commitment to the Revolution, Arnold's defection came as an appalling shock. Contemporaries believed he had been corrupted by greed; historians have theorized that he had...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 BRU

Vaidhyanathan, Siva

Summary: This is the story of how Facebook devolved from an innocent social site hacked together by Harvard students into a force that, while it may make personal life just a little more pleasurable, makes democracy a lot more challenging. It's an indictment of how "social media" has fostered the deterioration of democratic culture around the world, from facilitating Russian meddling in support of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 302.23 VAI

Patterson, James

Summary: Two true-crime tales relate the stories of a couple who were tortured and left for dead after a home invasion, and a double homicide in Omaha, Nebraska.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Griffin, W. E. B.

Summary: In 1946, special agent James Cronley Jr. uncovers evidence of a stolen fortune in the hands of Odessa while tracking down two escaped Nazi war criminals.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

Idle, Eric

Summary: From the ingenious comic performer, founding member of Monty Python, and creator of Spamalot, comes an absurdly funny memoir of unparalleled wit and heartfelt candor.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B IDL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 921 Idle

Obama, Michelle

19 holds on 4 copies

Summary: An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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Hesse, Monica

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Summary: Haruko and Margot meet at the high school in Crystal City, a 'family internment camp' for those accused of colluding with the enemy. The teens discover that they are polar opposites in so many ways, except for one that seems to override all the others: the camp is changing them, day by day and piece by piece. Haruko finds herself consumed by fear for her soldier brother and distrust of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HES

O'Connor, Ian

Summary: Bill Belichick is perhaps the most fascinating figure in the NFL--the infamously dour face of one of the winningest franchises in sports. As head coach of the New England Patriots, he's led the team to five Super Bowl championship trophies. In this revelatory new and robust biography, readers will come to understand and see Belichick's full life in football, from watching Naval Academy games as...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BELICHICK, BILL OCO

Stewart, Amy

Summary: Trailblazing Constance's hard-won job as deputy sheriff is on the line in Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit, the fourth installment of Amy Stewart's Kopp Sisters series. After a year on the job, New Jersey's first female deputy sheriff has collared criminals, demanded justice for wronged women, and gained notoriety nationwide for her exploits. But on one stormy night, everything falls apart. While...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

Steel, Danielle

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

Macy, Beth

Summary: In this masterful work, Beth Macy takes us into an epicenter of America's twenty-plus year struggle with opioid addiction. The first to chart the tragic spread of prescription and street drugs from distressed small communities in Central Appalachia to wealthy suburbs, disparate cities, and once-idyllic farm towns, a trajectory that explains how the crisis persisted for so long and became so...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Abrams, Dan

Summary: At the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln was hired to defend him. This was to be his last great case as a lawyer. The case posed painful personal challenges for Lincoln. The murder victim had trained for the law in his office, and Lincoln had been his friend and his mentor. His accused killer,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.7 ABR

Thor, Brad

Summary: When a secret organization begins attacking diplomats throughout Europe at the same time a foreign ally demands the identity of a highly placed covert asset, counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath works without his mentor to prevent an all-out war.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2018

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Meacham, Jon

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Summary: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973 MEA