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Seabrook, Nicholas R.

3 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "Nicholas Seabrook, authority on constitutional and election law, and expert on gerrymandering, begins with the earliest gerrymandering (pronounced with a hard 'g'!) before our nation's founding with the rigging of American elections for partisan and political gain and the election-meddling of the colonial governor of North Carolina (George Burrington) in retaliation against his critics. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2023

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 328.3 SEA

Timiraos, Nick

Summary: "By February 2020, the U.S. economic expansion had become the longest on record. Unemployment was plumbing half-century lows. Stock markets soared to new highs. One month later, the public health battle against a deadly virus had pushed the economy into the equivalent of a medically induced coma. America's workplaces-offices, shops, malls, and factories-shuttered. Many of the nation's largest...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown & Company 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 TIM

Stanton, Doug

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "On July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed in the South Pacific by a Japanese submarine. An estimated 300 men were killed upon impact; close to 900 sailors were cast into the Pacific Ocean, where they remained undetected by the navy for nearly four days and nights. Battered by a savage sea, they struggled to stay alive, fighting off sharks, hypothermia, and dementia. By the time...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Holt Paperbacks 2022

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Mayor, Adrienne

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Summary: "A treasury of astonishing mythic marvels-and the surprising truths behind them. Adrienne Mayor is renowned for exploring the borders of history, science, archaeology, anthropology, and popular knowledge to find historical realities and scientific insights-glimmering, long-buried nuggets of truth-embedded in myth, legends, and folklore. Combing through ancient texts and obscure sources, she has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2022

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Cadbury, Deborah

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Summary: In 1933, as Hitler came to power, schoolteacher Anna Essinger hatched a daring and courageous plan: to smuggle her entire school out of Nazi Germany. Anna had read Mein Kampf and knew the terrible danger that Hitler's hate-fueled ideologies posed to her pupils. She knew that to protect them she had to get her pupils to the safety of England.But the safe haven that Anna struggled to create in a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2022

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Verkade, Thalia.

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Summary: Our dependence on cars is damaging our health — and the planet’s. Movement asks radical questions about how we approach the biggest urban problem, reflecting on the apparent successes of Dutch cities.Making our communities safer, cleaner, and greener starts with asking the fundamental question: who do our streets belong to?  Although there have been experiments in decreasing traffic in city...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribe Publications 2022

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Kushner, Kim.

Summary: "The Modern Table, by acclaimed chef and author Kim Kushner, presents kosher cuisine in a fresh, contemporary light. Jam-packed with 75 simple and delicious recipes, entertaining ideas, and menu inspirations, this beautiful cookbook is designed to make every get-together memorable--whether it's a casual midweek dinner or a full-on Shabbat feast. It includes quick and healthy dishes for busy...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Figure.1 2022

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Sweet, John Wood

Summary: Summer, 1793. A crime was committed in the back room of a New York brothel-- the kind of crime that even victims usually kept secret. Instead, seventeen-year-old seamstress Lanah Sawyer charged a gentleman with rape. Her accusation sparked a raw courtroom drama and a relentless struggle for vindication that threatened both Lanah's and her assailant's lives. The trial exposed a predatory sexual...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022

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Summary: Celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of the classic--and, back in the day--controversial book, today's leading feminist thinkers and writers pay homage to Brown's original work and reinterpret it for a new generation, validating women's sexual lives and individual eras of singlehood.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2022

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Eusanio, Emily

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Summary: "Filled with tips for moms for easy yet powerful lifestyle changes. Emily's approach makes minimalism for moms stress-free and achievable, and helps to simplify parenting. Learn to declutter your mind and home on this fun journey to living and parentingwith more purpose and joy, and less stress! Intentional living made simple and stress-free. A Simpler Motherhood reveals tangible ways for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Publishing Group 2022

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Riggs, Ben

Summary: "Role-playing game historian Ben Riggs unveils the secret history of TSR- the company that unleashed imaginations with Dungeons & Dragons, was driven into ruin by disastrous management decisions, and then saved by their bitterest rival. Co-created by wargame enthusiasts Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, the original Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game released by TSR (Tactical Studies Rules) in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 793.93 RIG

Ice-T

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Summary: "Award-winning actor, rapper, and producer Ice-T unveils a compelling and astonishing memoir of his early life robbing jewelry stores until he found fame and fortune-while a handful of bad choices sent his former crime partner down an incredibly different path"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2022

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Kostroff, Michael

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Summary: "The Stage Actor's Handbook is an invaluable guide to theatre's traditions, protocols, etiquette, and best practices for current and aspiring performers. Spanning from first rehearsal to final curtain, it details the well-established, often-unwritten rules of theatre and includes insights from a host of well-known stage actors"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2022

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Dean, Liz

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Summary: "In Tarot by Numbers, best-selling tarot author, Liz Dean, shows readers a simple and fun method to quickly read the tarot by looking at the card's number"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fair Winds Press 2022

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Gross, Edward (Edward A.)

Summary: "There have been iconic moments in the action movie genre over the years, but nothing has come close to matching the kinetic, balletic gun-fu of the John Wick films. In They Shouldn't Have Killed His Dog: The Complete Uncensored Ass-Kicking Oral History of John Wick, Gun-Fu and The New Age of Action, bestselling authors Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross take you behind the scenes of a franchise...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 GRO

Becker, Joshua

8 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Discover how to overcome eight common distractions to build a meaningful, no-regrets life in this practical guide from the bestselling author of The More of Less and The Minimalist Home"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: WaterBrook 2022

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Schweber, Nate

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Summary: In late-1940s America, few writers commanded attention like Bernard DeVoto. Alongside his brilliant wife and editor, Avis, DeVoto was a firebrand of American liberty, free speech, and perhaps our greatest national treasure: public lands. But when a corrupt band of lawmakers, led by Senator Pat McCarran, sought to quietly cede millions of acres of national parks and other western lands to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2022

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Venkatesh, Sudhir Alladi

Summary: "At the heart of the story are two teenagers: Marshal Mariot, an introverted video gamer and bike rider, and Frankie Paul, who leaves foster care to direct his cousin's drug business while he's in prison. Frankie devises a plan to attack Marshall and his friends--it is his best chance to showcase his toughness and win respect for his crew. Catching wind of the plan, Marshall and his friends...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.106 VEN

Lownie, Andrew

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: The complex and contradictory lives of the Windsors following Edward's abdication of the British throne in 1936. Shut out by the royal family, the couple was forced into exile--but a glamorous one in which they flitted from sumptuously appointed mansions in the south of France to luxurious residences in Palm Beach. They were spoiled, selfish people, obsessed with their image, reveling in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2022

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Lane, Nick

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Summary: "A renowned biochemist's illuminating inquiry into the Krebs cycle and the origins of life. What brings the Earth to life, and our own lives to an end? For decades, biology has been dominated by the study of genetic information. Information is important, but it is only part of what makes us alive. Our inheritance also includes our living metabolic network, a flame passed from generation to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2022

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Carey, Jenny Rose

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Summary: "The book proposes a holistic approach to flower gardening, with a refreshing difference: instead of concentrating primarily on color, it brings flower shape to the fore, which results in a more aesthetically pleasing result. The featured plants include both perennials and annuals, and have been chosen for their ease of care, attractiveness to pollinators, and environmental friendliness....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2022

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Brizendine, Louann

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Summary: "Now, Brizendine uses her unique ability of making science approachable to offer an empowering vision of the years in a woman's life that have too often been ignored or misunderstood and creates a positive new framework for this life stage. She never usesthe words perimenopause or menopause, with their suggestions of obsolescence. She guides women to become more of who they are and who they...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2022

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Jaffe, Sarah W.

Summary: When privileged parents say that they "want what's best" for their child, they don't consciously add "and not for other children." Yet the practical effect of parents with privilege relentlessly pursuing their own child's interests is that other children are left behind. Author Sarah W. Jaffe interviewed dozens of parents who are resisting the cultural pressures to seek "the best" for only...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Parenting Press 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 649.1 JAF

Walsh, Matt

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "What is a woman? But all of a sudden, way too many people don't seem to know the answer. Is a woman a woman just by feeling or acting a particular way? Aren't gender roles just a "social construct"? Can a woman be "trapped in a man's body"? Does being a woman mean anything at all? We used to think being a woman had something to do with biology, but the nation's top experts keep assuring us...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DW Books 2022

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