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Morgan, James M.

Summary: How did Ford Motors use Lean Development to pull off one of the most impressive corporate turnarounds in history? Largely by avoiding the mistakes that so many companies make when in a death spiral. They looked beyond manufacturing efficiency to change the very fundamentals of how they developed vehicles. In Designing the Future, Lean product development expert James Morgan and world-renowned...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.5 MOR

McCarthy, Kevin

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "A saga of loyalty and survival in the vast, severe American West. Irish immigrant brothers Michael and Thomas O'Driscoll have returned from the brutal front lines of the Civil War. Unable to adapt to life as farm laborers, they reenlist in the army and are thrown into ferocious combat with Red Cloud's coalition of Indian tribes in the heart of Montana's Powder River Valley. Thomas finds love...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCC

Fuller, Claire

11 holds on 4 copies

Summary: From the attic of Lyntons, a dilapidated English country mansion, Frances Jellico sees them--Cara first: dark and beautiful, then Peter: striking and serious. The couple is spending the summer of 1969 in the rooms below hers while Frances is researching the architecture in the surrounding gardens. But she's distracted. Beneath a floorboard in her bathroom, she finds a peephole that gives her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FUL

Stoker, Dacre

Summary: It is 1868, and a twenty-one-year-old Bram Stoker waits in a desolate tower to face an indescribable evil. Armed only with crucifixes, holy water, and a rifle, he prays to survive a single night, the longest of his life. Desperate to record what he has witnessed, Bram scribbles down the events that led him here ... A sickly child, Bram spent his early days bedridden in his parents' Dublin home,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STO

Johnson, Daisy

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P JOH

MacCulloch, Diarmaid

Summary: Examines the life of King Henry VIII's right-hand man, who did everything he could to secure the future of a son he loved dearly, but who ultimately could not control the unpredictable monarch.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B CROMWELL MAC

Hastings, Max

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Vietnam became the Western world's most divisive modern conflict, precipitating a battlefield humiliation for France in 1954, then a vastly greater one for the United States in 1975. Max Hastings has spent the past three years interviewing scores of participants on both sides, as well as researching a multitude of American and Vietnamese documents and memoirs, to create an epic narrative of an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Franzen, Jonathan

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: In this collection of essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years, Franzen explores his complex relationship with his uncle, recounts his young adulthood in New York, and offers an illuminating look at the global seabird crisis. Taken together, these essays trace the progress of a unique and mature mind wrestling with itself, with literature, and with some of the most important...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 FRA

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: "What would the founders think? We live in a divided America that is currently incapable of sustained argument and is feeling unsure of its destiny. Joseph J. Ellis, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Founding Brothers and the recent best-selling The Quartet, explores anew four of our most prominent founders, in each instance searching for patterns and principles that bring the lamp of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.3 ELL

Patterson, James

24 holds on 19 copies

Summary: A leader has fallen, and the procession route from Capitol Hill to the White House is lined with hundreds of thousands of mourners. None feel the loss of a President more keenly than Alex Cross, who has devoted his life to the public good. A sniper's bullet strikes a target in the heart of DC. Alex Cross's wife, Bree Stone, newly elevated chief of DC detectives, faces an ultimatum: solve the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown and Company 2018

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Cuesta, Dennis

9 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "Near the midpoint of the Upper Peninsula, along a Lake Michigan bend of shore, is the town of Manistique, Michigan. Mark had never heard of Manistique before the death of his estranged aunt, but as sole beneficiary of Vivian's estate, he travels there to settle her affairs. As Mark tours his aunt's house for the first time, the doorbell rings. Days after graduating medical school, Dr. Emily...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Celestial Eyes Press 2018

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Flower, Amanda

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Summary: "Caring for her recently widowed grandmother, Bailey King plans to honor her grandfather's memory by entering the annual Amish Confectionery Competition in Harvest, Ohio. When a candy maker from a neighboring town who wanted Englischer Bailey disqualified for being an outsider dies from an allergy to an essential licorice ingredient, Bailey becomes a suspect"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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Boeshaar, Andrea

Summary: "When her new husband goes missing during battle, Carrie Ann Collier refuses to believe he is dead and decides to infiltrate the enemy once again to find out what really happened to the love of her life"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BOE

Hannon, Irene

Summary: "Set in St. Louis, a fair trade shop owner and a local police detective find themselves in the middle of international intrigue and in the sights of a ruthless killer when people connected with the shop begin turning up dead"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC HAN

Freeland, Liz

Summary: "A year before World War I breaks out, the sidewalks of Manhattan are crowded with restless newcomers chasing the fabled American Dream, including a sharp-witted young woman who discovers a talent for investigating murder"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC FRE

Mills, Kyle

Summary: "Mitch Rapp races to prevent Russia's gravely ill leader from starting a full-scale war with NATO. With the Kremlin's entire security apparatus hunting him, Rapp must eliminate the threat. If his mission is discovered, it will plunge Russia and America into a conflict that neither will survive"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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Lagorio-Chafkin, Christine

Summary: Presents the history of the Internet forum Reddit, whose intensely-engaged users have changed the culture of the Internet.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2018

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Graham, Eliza

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Summary: England, 1947: A young woman finds herself under close observation in an insane asylum, charged with a violent crime she has no memory of committing. As she tries to make sense of her recent past, she recalls very little. But she still remembers wartime in Yugoslavia. There she and her lover risked everything to carry out dangerous work resisting the Germans--a heroic campaign in which many...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2018

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Appelman, J. Reuben

Summary: "Four children were abducted and murdered during the winters of 1976 and 1977. Appelman was six years old at the time and evaded an abduction attempt. As an adult Appelman investigated this cold case, discovering buried leads, apparent police cover-ups, con-men, child pornography rings, and high-level corruption saturating Detroit's most notorious serial killer case"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 364 APP

Harman, Patricia

6 holds on 6 copies

Summary: Though the Great Depression is behind the them, troubles are not, for Europe is at war. It is only be a matter of time before the U.S. enters the fray. In the town of Hope River, midwife Patience Hester's husband, Daniel has vowed never to take up arms again; he saw too much bloodshed during the First World War. When he is imprisoned for his beliefs, Patience and their four children are left...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

Fordham, Fred

Summary: The explosion of racial hate in an Alabama town is viewed by a little girl whose father defends a black man accused of rape.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC LEE

McGarrity, Michael

7 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "Retired police chief Kevin Kerney returns--this time as the prime suspect in a brutal cold-case murder. A long-unsolved mystery gets a grim new break when the bones of Kim Ward are unearthed in Las Cruces, New Mexico, forty-five years after her disappearance. Suspicion swiftly falls on her old college boyfriend: none other than retired police chief Kevin Kerney. The chief's hopes of clearing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCG

Tracy, P. J.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Gregory Norwood is Minnesota's most beloved philanthropist, and the story of his son's overdose was splashed across the front page of all the papers. When a photojournalist sets out to get a candid shot of the highly successful businessman on the one year anniversary of his son's death, he's shocked to find Norwood dead with a smoking gun in his hand. The city is devastated, and Minneapolis...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane Books 2018

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Kennedy, Randy

Summary: 1970s, in the Texas panhandle. Troy Falconer returns home after years of working as a solitary car thief to help his younger brother, Harlan, search for his wife, who has run away with the little money he had. When they steal a station wagon for the journey, the brothers accidentally kidnap Martha Zacharias, a Mennonite girl asleep in the back of the car. Martha turns out to be a stubborn...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEN