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King, Maxwell

Summary: Maxwell King delivers the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers, telling the story of this utterly unique and enduring American icon. Drawing on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, he traces Rogers's personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work, including a surprising decision to walk away from the show to make television for adults, only to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Dubus, Andre

Summary: Daniel Ahearn lives a quiet, solitary existence in a seaside New England town. Forty years ago, following a shocking act of impulsive violence on his part, his daughter, Susan, was ripped from his arms by police. Now in her forties, Susan still suffers from the trauma of a night she doesn't remember, as she struggles to feel settled, to love a man and create something that lasts. Lois, her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC DUB

Orlean, Susan

Summary: "On the morning of April 28, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who had been cleared out of the building realized this was not the usual false alarm. As one fireman recounted later, "Once that first stack got going, it was 'Goodbye, Charlie.'" The fire was disastrous: it reached 2000 degrees and burned for more than seven...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 027 ORL

Rosnay, Tatiana de

Summary: "Linden Malegarde has come home to Paris from the United States. It has been years since the whole family was all together. Now the Malegarde family is gathering for the seventieth birthday of Linden's father, Paul. The members of the Malegarde family are on edge, holding their breath, afraid one wrong move will shatter their delicate harmony. Paul, the quiet patriarch, an internationally...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ROS

Albom, Mitch

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Fifteen years ago, in Mitch Albom's beloved novel, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, the world fell in love with Eddie, a grizzled war veteran- turned-amusement park mechanic who died saving the life of a young girl named Annie. Eddie's journey to heaven taught him that every life matters. Now, in this magical sequel, Albom reveals Annie's story.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Morris, Mary

Summary: In 1492, the Jewish and Muslim populations of Spain were expelled, and Columbus set sail for America. Luis de Torres, a Spanish Jew, accompanies Columbus as his interpreter. His journey is only the beginning of a long migration, across many generations. Over the centuries, de Torres' descendants travel from Spain and Portugal to Mexico, finally settling in the hills of New Mexico. Five hundred...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MOR

Lu, Marie

Summary: Emika Chen barely made it out of the Warcross Championships alive. Now that she knows the truth behind Hideo's new NeuroLink algorithm, she can no longer trust the one person she's always looked up to, who she once thought was on her side.Determined to put a stop to Hideo's grim plans, Emika and the Phoenix Riders band together, only to find a new threat lurking on the neon-lit streets of Tokyo.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2018

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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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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 362.2 MAC

Todd, Charles

Summary: Though the Great War has ended, Bess Crawford finds herself caught in deadly circumstances on a remote Welsh headland in this tenth entry from the acclaimed New York Times best selling author.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Westover, Tara

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Summary: Traces the author's experiences as a child born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, describing her participation in her family's paranoid stockpiling activities and her resolve to educate herself well enough to earn acceptance into a prestigious university and the unfamiliar world beyond.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Philipps, Roland

Summary: Donald Maclean was one of the most treacherous spies of the Cold War era, a member of the infamous "Cambridge Five" spy ring. Yet little is known of this shrewd, secretive man. The full extent of his betrayal has never been documented; until now.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Tan, Lucy

Summary: "After years of chasing the American dream, the Zhen family has moved back to China. Settling into a luxurious serviced apartment in Shanghai, Wei, Lina, and their daughter, Karen, join an elite community of Chinese-born, Western-educated professionals who have returned to a radically transformed city. One morning, in the eighth tower of Lanson Suites, Lina discovers that her treasured ivory...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC TAN

Wolfe, Jennifer

Summary: "Washed up teen star Liv Hendricks quit acting after her beloved younger sister inexplicably disappeared following a Hollywood party gone wrong. Liv barely escaped with her life, and her sister was never heard from again. But all this time, someone's been waiting patiently to finish what was started. Now fifteen years later, broke and desperate, Liv is forced to return to the spotlight. She...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Steinhauer, Olen

Summary: Told from the individual perspectives of an FBI agent, an undercover agent within the group, a convert to the terrorist organization, and a writer on the edges of the whole affair, this is another tightly wound thriller, and an intimate exploration of the people behind the politics, from a master of suspense.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC STE

Jones, Sandie

Summary: He loves you. Adam adores Emily. Emily thinks Adam's perfect, the man she thought she'd never meet. But she loves you not. Lurking in the shadows is a rival, a woman who shares a deep bond with the man she loves. And she'll stop at nothing. Emily chose Adam, but she didn't choose his mother Pammie. There's nothing a mother wouldn't do for her son, and now Emily is about to find out just how far...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Youngson, Anne

Summary: "In Denmark, Professor Anders Larsen, an urbane man of facts, has lost his wife and his hopes for the future. On an isolated English farm, Tina Hopgood is trapped in a life she doesn't remember choosing. Both believe their love stories are over. Brought together by a shared fascination with the Tollund Man, the subject of Seamus Heaney's famous poem, they begin writing letters to each other....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC YOU

Roberts, Nora

Summary: Bryan and Shade disagree about everything, except the fierce attraction they have for each other. Juliet has a plan to make Carlo the world's sexiest chef.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Sedaris, David

Summary: David Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality. This is beach reading for people who detest beaches, required reading for those who loathe small talk, and also Sedaris' darkest and warmest book yet.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Moriarty, Nicola

Summary: "Reeling from deceptions involving the people she loves, Poppy feels as if her world has tipped sideways. Maybe her colleague Annalise is right -- Poppy needs to let loose and blow off some steam. What better way to vent than social media? With Annalise, she creates a private Facebook group that quickly takes off. Suddenly, Poppy feels like she's back in control. She has a place in the world...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MOR

Giffin, Emily

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Nina Browning is living the good life after marrying into Nashville's elite. Her husband's tech business is booming, and her son, Finch, is bound for Princeton. Thomas Talone is a single dad working multiple jobs. His daughter, Lila, was recently accepted to Nashville's most prestigious private high school on a scholarship. Then one devastating photo changes everything. Lila passes out at a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Vincent, Lynn

Summary: Based on new primary sources and interviews with 108 survivors, Vincent and Vladic reveal the untold stories of the crew left adrift for five days in the Philippine Sea as they battled dehydration, sharks, insanity, and each other; the Army spy who shepherded the bomb aboard Indianapolis; the hidden history of the Top Secret ULTRA program that could have saved the ship; and the survivors'...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 940.54 VIN

Doiron, Paul

Summary: A woman has been shot to death by a deer hunter on an island off the coast of Maine. To newly promoted Warden Investigator Mike Bowditch, the case seems open and shut. But as soon as he arrives on remote Maquoit Island he discovers mysteries piling up one on top of the other.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Silva, Daniel

Summary: In an isolated village in the mountains of Andalusia, a mysterious Frenchwoman begins work on a dangerous memoir. It is the story of a man she once loved in the Beirut of old, and a child taken from her in treason's name. The woman is the keeper of the Kremlin's most closely guarded secret. Long ago, the KGB inserted a mole into the heart of the West - a mole who stands on the doorstep of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Kennedy, Kerry

Summary: "Robert F. Kennedy staunchly advocated for civil rights, education, justice, and peace; his message transcended race, class, and creed, resonating deeply within and across America. He was the leading candidate for the Democratic nomination for the presidency and was expected to run against Republican Richard Nixon in the 1968 presidential election, following in the footsteps of his late brother...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 973.922 KEN