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Gregorio, Katharine

Summary: "Illuminating a thrilling untold chapter of the Cold War, The Double Life of Katharine Clark shares the forgotten story of a remarkable woman who pioneered a career in a male-dominated profession. In 1955, Katharine Clark became the first female American wire reporter behind the Iron Curtain, forging a career as a journalist, befriending a leading Communist, and risking her life to smuggle away...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2022

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Smee, Sebastian

Summary: "Picasso & Matisse. Manet & Degas. Pollack & de Kooning. Lucian Freud & Francis Bacon. This is the story of four pairs of artists -- each linked by friendship and a spirit of competitiveness. Taken together, they form an impressive lineage stretching across more than 150 years. But in each case, these relationships had a flashpoint, a damaging psychological event that seemed to mark both an end...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 SME

Lovell, Mary S

Summary: The story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Chateau de l'Horizon near Cannes, covering a span of forty years, from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashionable in the twenties to the death of the playboy Prince Aly Khan in 1960.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944 LOV

Roberts, Randy

Summary: In 1962, boxing writers and fans considered Cassius Clay an obnoxious self-promoter, and few believed that he would become the heavyweight champion of the world. But Malcolm X, the most famous minister in the Nation of Islam--a sect many white Americans deemed a hate cult saw the potential in Clay, not just for boxing greatness, but as a means of spreading the Nation s message. The two became...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ROB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 ROB

Schultz, Kevin M.

Summary: "A lively chronicle of the 1960s through the incredibly contentious and surprisingly close friendship of its two most colorful characters. Norman Mailer and William F. Buckley, Jr., were towering figures who argued publicly about every major issue of the1960s: the counterculture, Vietnam, feminism, civil rights, the Cold War. Behind the scenes, the two were close friends and trusted confidantes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 SCH

Perry, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.409 PER

Cohen, Richard M. (Richard Martin)

Summary: "Nora Ephron, one of the most famous writers, film makers, and personalities of her time is captured by her long-time and dear friend in a hilarious, blunt, raucous, and poignant recollection of their decades-long friendship. Nora Ephron (1941-2012) was a phenomenal personality, journalist, essayist, novelist, playwright, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, and movie director (Sleepless in Seattle;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EPHRON, NORA COH

Cohen, Richard M. (Richard Martin)

Summary: The decades-long close friend of the late writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron draws on interviews with many of her closest friends to share insights into her creative life, her role in influencing other women, and her final battle with cancer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Perry, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trafe Paperbacks 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 PER

Caldwell, Gail

Summary: In this gorgeous, moving memoir, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Caldwell reflects on her own coming-of-age in midlife, as she learns to open herself to the power and healing of sharing her life with a best friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 070.92 CAL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CALDWELL, GAIL CAL

McDonell, Terry

Summary: Terry McDonell has top-edited some of the most influential publications in American journalism. His new book pulls back the curtain on his four-decade career as an editor, journalist, and media entrepreneur, with stops at more than a dozen magazines: from the launch of Outside through tenures at Rolling Stone, Newsweek, Esquire, Sports Illustrated, and, most recently, cofounding the literary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCDONELL, TERRY MCD

Quine, Judy Balaban.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRA

Friend, Tad

Summary: "Is the father I wanted the father my children want me to be, too? Or is the father I got the father I've inevitably become? Almost everyone yearns to know their parents more thoroughly before they die, to solve some of those lifelong mysteries. Maybe, just maybe, those answers will help you live your own life. But life doesn't stop to wait. In his fifties, writer Tad Friend is grappling with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRIEND, TAD FRI

Midorikawa, Emily

Summary: Male literary friendships are the stuff of legend, but the world's most celebrated female authors are usually mythologized as solitary eccentrics or isolated geniuses. Friends Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney prove this wrong, thanks to their investigations into a wealth of surprising collaborations, such as the friendships between George Eliot and Harriet Beecher Stowe or Virginia...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MID

Fleischer, Ari

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.931 FLE

Axelrod, David

Summary: The legendary strategist, the mastermind behind Barack Obama's historic election campaigns, shares a wealth of stories from his forty-year journey through the inner workings of American democracy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AXELROD, DAVID AXE

Patchett, Ann

Summary: Author Ann Patchett relates the story of her friendship with fellow writer Lucy Grealy, and of Lucy's zest for life despite a long struggle with a disfiguring childhood cancer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 PAT

Patchett, Ann

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 PAT

Mays, Andrea E.

Summary: "Today it is the most valuable book in the world. Recently one sold for over five million dollars. It is the book that rescued the name of William Shakespeare and half of his plays from oblivion. The Millionaire and the Bard tells the miraculous and romantic story of the making of the First Folio, and of the American industrialist whose thrilling pursuit of the book became a lifelong...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FOLGER, HENRY MAY

Summary: "Experience fifteen years in the life of seminal British artist Ralph Steadman, whose surreal, often confrontational artwork is frequently associated with Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FOR

Fleischer, Ari

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 FLE

Patchett, Ann

Summary: The author describes her twenty-year friendship with Lucy Grealy, tracing their introduction at a writer's workshop, the integral part their friendship played in their writing careers, and her witness to Grealy's medical deterioration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 PAT

Bertsche, Rachel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BERTSCHE, RACHEL BER

Bunnell, David

Summary: "Good Friday on the Rez introduces readers to places and people that author, writer, and entrepreneur David Bunnell encounters during his one day, 280-mile road trip from his boyhood Nebraska hometown to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to visit his longtime friend, Vernell White Thunder, a full-blooded Oglala Lakota, descendant of a long line of prominent chiefs and medicine men. This...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUNNELL, DAVID HUGH BUN

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