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Tyson, Neil deGrasse

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Tyson shares 101 letters from people across the globe who have sought him out in search of scientific answers. A luminous companion to the phenomenal bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has attracted one of the world's largest online followings with his fascinating, widely accessible insights into science and our universe. Now, Tyson invites us to...

Format: text

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

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

Cronkite, Walter

Summary: Walter Cronkite, a giant in American journalism in the vanguard of "The Greatest Generation," reveals his World War II experiences in this fascinating book. Cronkite married Betsy Maxwell on March 30, 1940, following a four-year courtship. She proved to be the love of his life, and their marriage lasted happily until her death in 2005. But before they celebrated their second anniversary, he...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Adams, John

Contents: Love sweetens life, October 1762-July 1774 -- The decisive day is come, August 1774-December 1775 -- We are determined to foment a rebelion, January-October 1776 -- Kind providence has preserved to me a life, January-November 1777 -- I cast my thoughts across the Atlantick, February 1778-April 1782 -- A signal tryumph, July 1782-March 1788 -- The most insignificant office, December 1788-January...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 943.440 Adams

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 ADA

Bennitt, John.

Summary: "In 1862 at the age of thirty-two, physician John Bennitt of Centerville, Michigan, joined the 19th Michigan Infantry Regiment as an assistant surgeon and remained in military service until the end of the war. During this time, Bennitt wrote more than two hundred letters home to his wife and daughters. In them he shared his careful and detailed observations of army life, including dramatic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.775 BEN

Chandler, Elizabeth Margaret

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 326.8 CHA

Hughes, Langston

Summary: Presents a collection of letters exchanged over the course of four decades between poet Langston Hughes and his mentor, Carl Van Vechten, offering an incisive look at current events and issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.5209 HUG

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 DEA

Shepard, Ray Anthony

Summary: Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the battlefields. Their dispatches told the truth of their lives at camp, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, An Imprint of Highlights 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 973.7 SHE

Summary: There is nothing like a Greatful Dead concert!Since 1965, there have been over 3,000 Greatful Dead concerts, from the Panhandle of Golden Gate Park to the Gizeh Pyramids. At each of them, someone has stepped "on the bus" and become a Dead Head. Now, all of the Dead Head voices and visions have come together. Greatful Dead: The Official Book of the Dead Heads is a splendid mixture of musicians,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 784.5 GRA

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rutgers University Press 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.13 LET

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence.

Summary: "In 1969, Allen Ginsberg wrote to his friend, fellow poet, and publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti, "Alas, telephone destroys letters!" Fortunately, however, by then the two had already exchanged a treasure trove of personal correspondence, and more than anyother documents, their letters-intimate, opinionated, and action-packed-reveal the true nature of their lifelong friendship and creative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 FER

Klein, Gerda Weissmann

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2000

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5315 KLE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 KLE

Reagan, Nancy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2000

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 REA

Krull, Kathleen

Summary: "A picture-book biography on science superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson, the groundbreaking American astrophysicist whose work has inspired a generation of young scientists and astronomers to reach for the stars!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TYS

Berne, Jennifer

Summary: "A biography of famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and awe-inspiring facts about our universe"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 TYS

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TYS

Gettleman, Jeffrey

Summary: "A seasoned war correspondent, Jeffrey Gettleman has covered every major conflict over the past twenty years, from Afghanistan to Iraq to the Congo. For the past decade, he has served as the East Africa bureau chief for the New York Times, fulfilling a teenage dream. At nineteen, Gettleman fell in love, twice. On a do-it-yourself community service trip in college, he went to East Africa--a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GETTLEMAN, JEFFREY GET

Bernstein, Leonard

Summary: "Leonard Bernstein was a charismatic and versatile musician-a brilliant conductor who attained international super-star status, and a gifted composer of Broadway musicals (West Side Story), symphonies (Age of Anxiety), choral works (Chichester Psalms), film scores (On the Waterfront), and much more. Bernstein was also an enthusiastic letter writer, and this book is the first to present a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale Univ Pr 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 816 BER

McLain, Paula

Summary: After meeting and falling in love while she covered the Spanish Civil War in Madrid, Martha Gellhorn is forced to choose between her marriage to Ernest Hemingway and her career as a war correspondent.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCL

Shlaes, Amity.

Summary: It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression--only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand it. These people are at the heart of this reinterpretation of one of the most crucial events of the twentieth century. Author Shlaes presents the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 SHL

Roosevelt, Eleanor

Summary: Previously unpublished correspondence between Harry S. Truman and Eleanor Roosevelt offers insight into their sometimes turbulent friendship as it occurred against a backdrop of the Cold War and the rebuilding of postwar Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.918 ROO

Nader, Ralph

Summary: "In letters addressed to Presidents George Bush and Barack Obama, Ralph Nader provides incisive critiques of more than a decade of American policy decision and indecision. Each letter offers frank advice and shines light on government mishaps and missed opportunities for progress. With his signature dry wit, Nader holds these presidents to their campaign promises. He also boldly points to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320 NAD

Ellison, Ralph.

Contents: Tuskeegee and New York, 1950-1955 -- Rome, Casablanca, and New York, 1955-1958 -- Los Angeles and New York, 1958-1960.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 ELL

Grady, Cynthia

Summary: In 1942, children's librarian Clara Breed discovers that her young Japanese-American patrons are being relocated and gives them stamped and addressed postcards so they can write to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 GRA

Roosevelt, Eleanor

Summary: Previously unpublished correspondence between Harry S. Truman and Eleanor Roosevelt offers insight into their sometimes turbulent friendship as it occurred against a backdrop of the Cold War and the rebuilding of postwar Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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