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Owusu, Nadia

Summary: "Nadia Owusu grew up all over the world--from Rome and London to Dar-es-Salaam and Kampala. When her mother abandoned her when she was two years old, the rejection caused Nadia to be confused about her identity. Even after her father died when she was thirteen and she was raised by her stepmother, she was unable to come to terms with who she was since she still felt motherless and alone. When...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OWUSU, NADIA OWU
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Bradbury, Jim

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: A rousing historical narrative of the best-known and arguably most significant battle in English history. The effects of the Battle of Hastings were deeply felt at the time, causing a lasting shift in British cultural identity and national pride. Jim Bradbury explores the full military background of the battle and investigates both what actually happened on that fateful day in 1066 and the role...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

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Pappas, Alexi

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Summary: "When Alexi Pappas was four years old, her mother committed suicide, drastically altering the course of Pappas's life and setting her on a perpetual search for female role models. When her father started signing her up for sports teams as a way to keep his bereaved daughter busy, female athletes became some of the first women Pappas looked up to, and she became a girl with a goal: to be an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Dial Press 2021

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Oakes, James

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Summary: "An award-winning scholar uncovers Lincoln's strategy for abolishing slavery in this groundbreaking history of the sectional crisis and Civil War. Some celebrate Lincoln for freeing the slaves; others fault him for a long-standing conservatism on abolition and race. James Oakes gives us another option in this brilliant exploration of Lincoln and the end of slavery. Through the unforeseen...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 OAK

Geller, Danielle

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "After Danielle Geller's mother dies of alcohol withdrawal while homeless, she is forced to return to Florida. Using her training as a librarian and archivist, Geller collects her mother's documents, diaries, and photographs into a single suitcase and begins a journey of confronting her family, her harrowing past, and the decisions she's been forced to make, a journey that will end at her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GELLER , DANIELLE GEL

Bohl, Loree

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Embrace your inner rebel and create the garden you want -- even if it breaks the rules. -back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 635 BOH

Figliuzzi, Frank

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "The FBI's former head of counterintelligence delivers a field-tested playbook for unlocking individual and organizational excellence, based on the FBI's fiercely protected code of conduct and illustrated through dramatic stories from his own storied career"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2021

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Gilmour, Charlie Samson

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Summary: "A beautiful, moving, and wildly original memoir of grief, healing, and fatherhood through the story of a young man who adopts a baby magpie"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GILMOUR, CHARLIE SAMSON GIL

Paelissier, Staephan

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "The timely, powerful memoir of a man unjustly charged with a crime for helping his relatives, refugees from Syria. For trying to save his in-laws, who were fleeing certain death in Syria, Staephan Paelissier was threatened with fifteen years in prison bythe Greek justice system, which accused him of human smuggling. His crime? Having gone to search for the parents, brother, and sister of his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PAELISSIER, STAEPHAN, PAE

Pitzer, Andrea

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Summary: "The human story has always been one of perseverance-often against remarkable odds. The most astonishing survival tale of all might be that of 16th-century Dutch explorer William Barents and his crew of sixteen, who ventured farther north than any Europeans before and, on their third polar exploration, lost their ship off the frozen coast of Nova Zembla to unforgiving ice. The men would spend...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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Knausgaard, Karl Ove

Summary: "In the Land of the Cyclops is Karl Ove Knausgaard's first collection of essays to be published in English. He explores art, philosophy, literature, or something as simple as a trip to the beach with his kids, with piercing candor and intelligence. Pairedwith full-color images throughout, his essays render the shadowlands of Cindy Sherman's photography, illuminate the depth of Stephen Gill's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Archipelago Books 2021

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Six Sisters' Stuff

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Summary: "The Six Sisters continue their ongoing series of cookbooks with recipes and tips for using an electronic multicooker"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2021

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Bond, Julian

Summary: "Compiled from his original lecture notes, Julian Bond's Time to Teach brings his invaluable teachings to a new generation of readers and provides a necessary toolkit for today's activists in the era of Black Lives Matter"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 323.0975 BON

Wasserman, Claire

Summary: "From career coach and founder of the startup Ladies Get Paid-the eponymous organization leading the fight for equality in the workplace-comes an empowering guide to provide you with the tools to strategically navigate the workplace, achieve success, andbecome a true leader. Claire Wasserman has one goal for women: Rise up and get paid. As the founder of Ladies Get Paid, Claire has worked her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1082 WAS

Irving, Clive

5 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Clive Irving's stunning new narrative biography The Last Queen probes the question of the British monarchy's longevity. In 2021, the Queen Elizabeth II finally appears to be at ease in the modern world, helped by the new generation of Windsors. But through Irving's unique insight there emerges a more fragile institution, whose extraordinarily dutiful matriarch has managed to persevere with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ELIZABETH II IRV

Cameron, Julia

5 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "A 6-week Artist's Way Program from legendary author Julia Cameron The newest book from beloved author Julia Cameron, The Listening Path is a transformational journey to deeper, more profound listening and creativity. Over six weeks, readers will be giventhe tools to become better listeners-to their environment, the people around them, and themselves. The reward for learning to truly listen is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Essentials 2021

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Stewart, Martha

6 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "Hundreds of clever tips, solutions, and easy ways to elevate every day, from America's most trusted lifestyle authority, in one must-have handbook"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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Tichenor, Liz

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "In less than a year and a half, Liz's mother killed herself and her infant son died unexpectedly. In between these two deaths, Liz was ordained as an Episcopal priest. The Night Lake is the story of finding a way forward through the kind of tragedy that seems like it might be beyond surviving, and trying to do so while holding down a job that's all about leading a community in hope. It's the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TICHENOR, LIZ TIC

Cohen, Rich

Summary: "An exploration of parenting, sports, and the suburbs, all through the sport of children's ice hockey"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 796.962 COH

Liautaud, Susan

Summary: Citing a pervasive moral decline in business, politics, and technology, a Stanford University ethics instructor and corporate ethics advisor outlines strategic practices for ethical decision making that can transform society for the better.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 170 LIA

Cowan, Justine

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Summary: Documents the author's investigation into her late mother's tragic experiences as an illegitimate orphan who endured an early life of discrimination, physical abuse and harsh labor serving England's ruling class at London's infamous Foundling Hospital.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SOAMES, DOROTHY COW

Kim, John

Summary: "From the Angry Therapist and author of 'I Used to Be a Miserable F*ck' comes a guide to prioritizing your relationship with yourself and living a more meaningful life, regardless of your relationship status"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishing 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 155.6 KIM

King, Marissa

Summary: "Yale professor Marissa King shows how anyone can build more meaningful and productive relationships based on insights from neuroscience, psychology, and network analytics. Conventional wisdom says it's the size of your network that matters, but social science research has proven otherwise. King explains that the quality and structure of our relationships has the greatest impact on our personal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2021

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Ehrlich, Gretel

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "From one of our most intrepid and eloquent adventurers of the natural world: an account of her search for home--experiences traveling in Greenland, the North Pole, the Channel Islands of California, Japan; of herding animals in Wyoming and Montana, and her embrace of the balance between the ordinary and celestial. In The Solace of Open Spaces, Gretel Ehrlich announced her aspiration as a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2021

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