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Jeffreys-Jones, Rhodri

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "The Nazi Spy Ring in America explores the operations and downfall of spy networks of the German Abwehr that operated in New York between 1935 and 1938 to steal military technology and map American defenses. The arrest and prosecution of four members of the ring was a high-profile case that caused a national sensation because it had all the trappings of fiction such as fast cars, louche...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Georgetown University Press 2021

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Salmón, Enrique

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Summary: The belief that all life-forms are interconnected and share the same breath-- known in the Rarámuri tribe as iwígara-- has resulted in a treasury of knowledge about the natural world, passed down for millennia by native cultures. Salmón, an ethnobotanist, builds on this concept of connection and highlights plants revered by North America's indigenous peoples. He teaches us the ways plants are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2020

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Hobhouse, Penelope

Summary: Penelope Hobhouse, the legendary authority on garden history, composes a beautifully crafted, lavishly illustrated history of gardening over millennia. From the cooling fountains of the Alhambra to the clean lines of the French parterre, The Story of Gardening draws fascinating connections among gardens across time and place. Hobhouse addresses styles and techniques from all over the world,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2020

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Silbernagel, Robert

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Summary: "The Cadotte family became involved in the fur trade during the French colonial period, and members of the family played key roles after the British takeover of the region and then during the American period. They worked with the North West Company, the American Fur Company, and other firms; they served in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and in numerous conflicts involving Native...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wisconsin Historical Society Press 2020

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Isaacs, Emma

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Summary: "By sharing her own wins and failures and the wisdom she's gained from these experiences, Emma Isaacs disabuses readers of the notion that success is reserved for others and inspires them to follow their dreams, right now. Filled with the author's wins and failures, key lessons, and advice on how to do big things without hiding behind a perfect plan to show you the way, she also draws on the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sounds True 2020

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Bombardier, Cooper Lee

Summary: "Pass with Care is a testament to trans resilience, queer joy, and the power of finding freedom and adventure within a community of your own creation. Transgender writer, artist, and activist Cooper Lee Bombardier shifts effortlessly between lyrical essays, poetry, and narrative nonfiction as his own landscape changes over the course of two decades. From working-class New England to the queer...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dottir Press 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOMBARDIER, COOPER LEE BOM

Mackinnon, Al

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Summary: Explore the world's most thrilling waves with Epic Surf Breaks of the World. From Namibia's wind-swept Skeleton Bay to Java's G-Land, discover the best place to 'hang ten', whatever your surfing ability. Accompanied by a series of stunning photographs, maps and beautiful illustrations as well as first-person stories from surf writers all across the globe, including Pulitzer Prize winner William...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet 2020

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Delbanco, Nicholas

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Summary: In this new contribution to Yale University Press's Why X Matters series, a distinguished writer and scholar tackles central questions of the discipline of writing. Drawing on his own experience with mentors such as John Updike, John Gardner, and James Baldwin, and in turn having taught such rising stars as Jesmyn Ward, Delbanco looks in particular at questions of influence and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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Wolkoff, Stephanie Winston

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Summary: Wolkoff met Melania Knauss in 2003 and had a front row seat to the transformation of Donald Trump's then girlfriend. As their friendship deepened over lunches, black-tie parties, and giggle sessions in the penthouse at Trump Tower, Wolkoff watched the newest Mrs. Trump manage her highly scrutinized marriage. After Trump won the 2016 election, Wolkoff was recruited to help produce the 58th...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2020

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Schmidt, Michael S.

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Summary: "In the early days of the Trump presidency, the people who work in the institutions that make America America saw Trump up close in the Oval Office and became convinced that they had to stand up to an unbound president. These officials faced a situation without parallel in American history: What do you do, and who do you call, if you are the only one standing between the president, his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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Goff, Bob

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Summary: Goff is on a mission to help people recapture the version of their lives they dreamed about before fear started calling the shots. He wants them to rediscover their dreams, and turn them into reality. By learning to define your dreams clearly, and identify the obstacles holding you back, you'll be able to come up with a specific plan for reaching your goals-- and act on it. -- adapted from jacket

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2020

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Kirk, Charlie

Summary: An overview of the tenets of Donald Trump and his supporters, explaining their worldview and goals for the United States.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Westerhout, Madeline

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Summary: "From the first day President Trump stepped into the White House, Madeleine Westerhout was by his side, first as his executive assistant, then as the Director of Oval Office Operations. From her desk outside the Oval, she saw everyone who came in to see the president. She placed his phone calls, and was in the room for several historic moments. During her time working with President Trump at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2020

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Stephens, Gin

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Summary: "Change when you eat and change your body, your health, and your life! Diets don't work. You know you know that, and yet you continue to try them, because what else can you do? You can Fast. Feast. Repeat. After losing over eighty pounds and keeping every one of them off, Gin Stephens started a vibrant, successful online community with hundreds of thousands of members from around the world who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2020

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Brosh, Allie

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Summary: The creator of "Hyperbole and a Half" presents a new collection of comedic, autobiographical, and deceptively illustrated essays on topics ranging from childhood and very bad pets to grief, loneliness, and powerlessness in modern life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2020

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Jones, Martha S.

Summary: "According to conventional wisdom, American women's campaign for the vote began with the Seneca Falls convention of 1848 and ended with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. The movement was led by storied figures such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. But this women's movement was an overwhelmingly white one, and it secured the constitutional right to vote for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 323.3 JON

Weiner, Tim

Summary: "With vivid storytelling and access to insider accounts, Weiner sets out to trace the roots of Russian-American political warfare--conflict waged without weapons--over the last seven decades to understand how a president landed in the White House with thehelp of an expansive, covert Russian campaign. Russia's modern revival of Soviet-era intelligence operations constitutes one of the most...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 WEI

Cohen, Michael

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Summary: Once Donald Trump's fiercest surrogate, closest confidant, and staunchest defender, Michael Cohen knows where the skeletons are buried. This is the most devastating business and political horror story of the century. As Trump's lawyer and "fixer," Cohen not only witnessed firsthand but was also an active participant in the inner workings of Trump's business empire, political campaign, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2020

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Woodward, Bob

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Summary: An essential account of the Trump presidency draws on interviews with firsthand sources, meeting notes, diaries, and confidential documents to provide details about Trump's moves as he faced a global pandemic, economic disaster, and racial unrest.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Buttigieg, Chasten

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Summary: "A moving, hopeful, and refreshingly candid memoir by the husband of former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg about growing up gay in his small Midwestern town, his relationship with Pete, and his hope for America's future. Throughout the past year, teacher Chasten Glezman Buttigieg has emerged on the national stage, having left his classroom in South Bend, Indiana, to travel...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2020

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Russell, Mark

Summary: "God commands Earth's mightiest super-hero, Sunstar, to accept Jesus as his roommate and teach him how to use power more forcefully. Jesus, shocked at the way humans have twisted his message over two millennia, vows to straighten them out."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ahoy Comics 2020

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Hager, Jenna Bush

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Summary: "The former first daughter and granddaughter ... shares moving, funny stories about her beloved grandparents and the wisdom they passed on that has shaped her life"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Andersen, Kurt

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Summary: "Americans have disabled the government's ability to solve even basic problems, making us vulnerable to the most dangerous demagogue ever to pretend to the White House. Kurt Andersen shows how the masterminds of the economic right rode an unprecedented wave of nostalgia by dressing up their harsh new rich-get-richer system in patriotic old-time drag, making it their mission to take over the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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Meacham, Jon

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Summary: "John Lewis, who at age twenty-five marched in Selma and was beaten on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, is a visionary and a man of faith. Using intimate interviews with Lewis and his family and deep research into the history of the civil rights movement, Meacham writes of how the activist and leader was inspired by the Bible, his mother's unbreakable spirit, his sharecropper father's tireless...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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