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Washington, Jesse

Summary: "The long-awaited autobiography from Georgetown Universitys legendary coach, whose life on and off the basketball court threw America's unresolved struggle with racial justice into sharp relief. John Thompson was never just a basketball coach and I Came As A Shadow is categorically not just a basketball autobiography.After three decades at the center of race and sports in America, the first...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 THOMPSON, JOHN WAS

Pollan, Michael

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In this controversial and exciting listen, Pollan explores caffeines power as the most-used drug in the world - and the only one we give to children (in soda pop) as a treat. Pollan takes us on a journey through the history of the drug, which was first discovered in a small part of East Africa and within a century became an addiction affecting most of the human species. Caffeine, it turns out,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Connelly, Michael

Summary: "On the night he celebrates a big win, defense attorney Mickey Haller is pulled over by police, who find the body of a former client in the trunk of his Lincoln. Haller is immediately charged with murder, and he can't post the exorbitant $5 million bail slapped on him by a vindictive judge. Mickey elects to represent himself and is forced to mount his defense from his jail cell in the Twin...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC CON

Morrow, Bradford

Summary: "When a scream shatters the summer night outside their country house in the Hudson Valley, reformed literary forger Will and his wife Meghan find their daughter Maisie shaken and bloodied, holding a parcel her attacker demanded she present to her father. Inside is a literary rarity the likes of which few have ever handled, and a letter laying out impossible demands regarding its future. After...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MOR

Weir, Alison

Summary: Bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir tells the tragic story of Henry VIIIs fifth wife, a nineteen-year-old beauty with a hidden past, in this fifth novel in the sweeping Six Tudor Queens series. In the spring of 1540, Henry VIII is desperate to be rid of his unappealing German queen, Anna of Kleve. A prematurely aged and ailing forty-nine, with an ever-growing waistline, he...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC WEI

Clark, Mary Higgins

Summary: "Laurie Moran and her fiance, Alex Buckley, the former host of her investigative television show Under Suspicion, are just days away from their midsummer wedding when Alex's seven-year-old nephew, Johnny, vanishes from the beach. Witnesses recall Johnny playing in the water and collecting shells near an ice cream shack, but when his new sitter turned her head, he had vanished. As the sun sets,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Sparks, Nicholas

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Summary: Tending to his grandfather's beloved bee hives while gearing up for a second stint in medical school, Trevor isn't prepared to fall in love with a local. He senses a connection with deputy sheriff Natalie Masterson that he can't ignore. But even as she seems to reciprocate his feelings, she remains frustratingly distant, making Trevor wonder what she's hiding.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Herriot, James

Summary: James Herriot illuminated the rich and rewarding day-to-day life of a small-town veterinarian, taking hundreds of thousands of listeners on a journey with him across the dales. He introduces a cast of truly unforgettable characters: humans, dogs, horses, lambs-- even parakeets-- all of them revealed with infinite fascination, affection and insight.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 636.089 HER

Archer, Jeffrey

Summary: "Find out what happens to the hapless young detective from Naples who travels to an Italian hillside town to solve a murder and ends up falling in love, and the pretentious schoolboy whose discovery of the origins of his father's wealth changes his life forever. Revel in the stories of the woman who dares to challenge the men at her Ivy League university during the 1930s, and another young...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Hilderbrand, Elin

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Summary: After a visit from the FBI shakes her foundations, Irene Steele and her sons try to restart their lives in the Caribbean with secrets revealed, help from a mysterious source, and truth that transforms them.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Child, Lee

Summary: "As always, Reacher has no particular place to go, and all the time in the world to get there. One morning he ends up in a town near Pleasantville, Tennessee. But there's nothing pleasant about the place. In broad daylight Reacher spots a hapless soul walking into an ambush. "It was four against one" . . . so Reacher intervenes, with his own trademark brand of conflict resolution. The man he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Lockhart, E.

Summary: Rising high school senior Adelaide Buchwald grapples with a family catastrophe and romantic upheaval while confronting secrets she keeps, her ideas about love, and the weird grandiosity of the human mind.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC LOC

Yee, F. C.

Summary: "Justice begins with one woman. After nine years of desperate searching for the next Avatar, the discovery of young, charming Avatar Yun has brought stability to the four nations -- that is, until Earth Kingdom -- born Kyoshi, Yun's unassuming friend and servant, demonstrates remarkable bending during a mission to the South Pole. With the identity of the true Avatar at stake and the growing...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Cooper, James Fenimore

Summary: "The Last of the Mohicans is set during the French and Indian War, a time during which control of North America was being fought for. As troops from both armies fought through various territories of the continent, they each allied with different Native American groups to grow their armies and gain resources. The story follows two daughters of a military colonel being transported to a safe...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC COO

Kravitz, Lenny

Summary: "Let Love Rule is a work of deep reflection. Lenny Kravitz looks back at his life with candor, self-scrutiny, and humor. "My life is all about opposites," he writes. "Black and white. Jewish and Christian. The Jackson 5 and Led Zeppelin. I accepted my Gemini soul. I owned it. I adored it. Yins and yangs mingled in various parts of my heart and mind, giving me balance and fueling my curiosity...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 KRAVITZ, LENNY KRA

Grisham, John

Summary: "Clanton, Mississippi. 1990. Jake Brigance finds himself embroiled in a deeply divisive trial when the court appoints him attorney for Drew Gamble, a timid sixteen-year-old boy accused of murdering a local deputy. Many in Clanton want a swift trial and the death penalty, but Brigance digs in and discovers that there is more to the story than meets the eye. Jake's fierce commitment to saving...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRI

Haig, Matt

Summary: "Between life and death there is a library. Up until now, Nora Seed's life has been full of misery and regret. She feels she has let everyone down, including herself. But things are about to change. When she finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. The books in the Midnight Library enable Nora to live as if she had done things differently. Each one contains...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Walter, Jess

Summary: The Dolan brothers live by their wits, jumping freight trains and lining up for day work at crooked job agencies. While sixteen-year-old Rye yearns for a steady job and a home, his dashing older brother Gig dreams of a better world, fighting alongside other union men for fair pay and decent treatment. Enter Ursula the Great, a vaudeville singer who performs with a live cougar, and who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Hoffman, Alice

Summary: In an unforgettable novel that traces a centuries-old curse to its source, beloved author Alice Hoffman unveils the story of Maria Owens, accused of witchcraft in Salem, and matriarch of a line of the amazing Owens women and men featured in Practical Magic and The Rules of Magic.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HOF

Paolini, Christopher

Summary: "Kira Navarez dreamed of life on new worlds. Now she's awakened a nightmare. During a routine survey mission on an uncolonized planet, Kira finds an alien relic. At first she's delighted, but elation turns to terror when the ancient dust around her begins to move. As war erupts among the stars, Kira is launched into a galaxy-spanning odyssey of discovery and transformation. First contact isn't...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC PAO

Roker, Al

Summary: "These days, the road to success can feel jam-packed with scheduling, networking, nonstop hustle, and flat-out absurdity. And no one knows that better than Al Roker -- beloved cohost of The Today Show, weatherperson extraordinaire, and the man we all secretly wish we could turn to for wisdom and wisecracks in our everyday lives. From his college days as a polyester-suit clad weather forecaster...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Sparks, Nicholas

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Summary: Tending to his grandfather's beehives while gearing up for a second stint in medical school, Trevor isn't prepared to fall in love, and yet he senses a connection with deputy sheriff Natalie Masterson.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2020

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Miller, Sue

Summary: Graham and Annie have been married for nearly thirty years. A golden couple, their seemingly effortless devotion has long been the envy of their circle of friends and acquaintances. Graham is a bookseller, a big, gregarious man with large appetites, curious, eager to please, a lover of life, and the convivial host of frequent, lively parties at his and Annie's comfortable house in Cambridge....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MIL

Backman, Fredrik

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Looking at real estate isn't usually a life-or-death situation, but an apartment open house becomes just that when a failed bank robber bursts in and takes a group of strangers hostage. The captives include a recently retired couple who relentlessly hunt down fixer-uppers to avoid the painful truth that they can't fix their own marriage. There's a wealthy bank director who has been too busy to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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