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McCaskill, Claire.

Summary: Missouri's first woman senator recounts her coming-of-age in a political family at a time when women were held back from their ambitions, describing her failed first marriage, her unconventional choices in office and her relationships with fellow politicians. --Publisher's description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCCASKILL, CLAIRE MCC

Summary: Rich Hill, Missouri (population 1,393) could be any of the countless small towns that blanket America's heartland. But to teenagers Andrew, Harley and Appachey, it's home. They are like millions of other boys coming of age the world over, but face unfortunate circumstances an imprisoned mother, isolation, instability, and parental unemployment. Adolescence can be a day-to-day struggle just to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Passion River] 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RIC
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF RIC

Johnson, Ron

Summary: On August 14, 2014, five days after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown ignited race riots throughout the city of Ferguson, Missouri, the nation found an unlikely hero in Captain Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol. Charged with the Herculean task of restoring peace between a hostile African American community and the local police, Johnson, a 30-year law enforcement veteran and an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale Momentum 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOHNSON, RONALD JOH

Geist, William

5 holds on 5 copies

Summary: Before there was 'tourism' and souvenir ashtrays became 'kitsch,' the Lake of the Ozarks was a Shangri-La for middle-class Midwestern families on vacation, complete with man-made beaches, Hillbilly Mini Golf, and feathered rubber tomahawks. It was there that television host Bill Geist spent summers in the sixties during his school and college years, working at Arrowhead Lodge -- a small resort...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

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Hirshey, Gerri

Summary: "A bold and deeply researched biography of a complicated cultural icon. When Helen Gurley Brown published Sex and the Single Girl in 1962, it sold more than two million copies in just three weeks, presaging the self-help boom and helping to usher in the unapologetic self-affirmation of second wave feminism. Brown declared that it was okay, even imperative, to enjoy sex outside of marriage; that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROWN, HELEN GURLEY HIR

Miller, John E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Missouri Press 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Wilder

Gottlieb, Robert

Summary: "The editor-in-chief of Simon & Schuster writes with wit and candor about becoming the editor of The New Yorker, and the challenges and satisfactions of running America's preeminent magazine,"--NoveList.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GOTTLIEB, ROBERT GOT

Bloom, Patience.

Summary: "Who knows the ins and outs of romance better than a Harlequin editor? A surprising and exhilarating look into Patience Bloom's unexpected real-life love story. At some point, we've all wished romance could be more like fiction. Patience Bloom certainlydid, many times over. As a teen she fell in love with Harlequin novels and imagined her life would turn out just like the heroines' on the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLOOM, PATIENCE BLO

McCulloch, Jeanne

Summary: "The Glass Castle meets The Nest in this stunning debut, an intimate family memoir that gracefully brings us behind the dappled beachfront vista of privilege, to reveal the inner lives of two wonderfully colorful, unforgettable families. On a mid-August weekend, two families assemble for a wedding at a rambling family mansion on the beach in East Hampton, in the last days of the area's quietly...

Format: text

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

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCCULLOCH, JEANNE MCC
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCCULLOCH, JEANNE MCC

Claridge, Laura P.

Summary: "Left off her company's fifth anniversary tribute but described by Thomas Mann as "the soul of the firm," Blanche Knopf began her career when she founded Alfred A. Knopf with her husband in 1915. With her finger on the pulse of a rapidly changing culture, Blanche quickly became a driving force behind the firm. A conduit to the literature of Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance, Blanche...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KNOPF, BLANCHE CLA

Klein, Carol Swartout.

Summary: "Painting for peace in Ferguson is the story of a community coming together, hundreds of artists and volunteers, black and white, young and old, to bring hope and healing to their community using the simplest of all tools- a paintbrush. Written in child-friendly verse, the actual artwork painted on hundreds of boarded up windows in Ferguson, South Grand and surrounding areas illustrates the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Treehouse Publishing Group, an imprint of Amphorae Publishing Group, LLC 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709 KLE

Buck, Joan Juliet

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "From Joan Juliet Buck, former editor-in-chief of Paris Vogue comes her dazzling, compulsively readable memoir: a fabulous account of four decades spent in the creative heart of London, New York, Los Angeles, and Paris, chronicling her quest to discover the difference between glitter and gold, illusion and reality, and what looks like happiness from the thing itself. Born into a world of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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Summary: "Meet contemporary artists at work and speaking in their own words- direct, accessible, and unfiltered ... This unique four-hour series spotlights 17 artists working in the United States today, and invites viewers behind the working in scenes to see artists at work in their homes, communities, and unexpected sites- from an old-growth forest to a military base to a film set. The artists,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art21, Inc. 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ART

Coyne, Kate

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Hilarious essays about awkward run-ins with celebrities, the nature of celebrity, and what it says about our culture, by the Executive Editor of People Magazine. --Provided by the publisher"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COYNE, KATE COY

Summary: In this sensational tale of one of the greatest storytellers in history, George Plimpton's astounding journalism career is captured in heartwarming footage and intimate personal interviews.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2013

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

Arlen, Alice

Summary: "The fascinating biography of the maverick newspaperwoman, equestrian, aviatrix and intrepid adventurer Alicia Patterson, which follows her exceptional exploits through the first half of the 20th century, from her troublemaking days as the middle child of complicated parents to her successes as publisher of the Pulitzer Prize winning Newsday"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PATTERSON, ALICIA ARL

Kuhn, William M.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ONASSIS, JACKIE KENNEDY Kuh

Stiles, T. J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 JAM

Kozar, Richard.

Summary: Presents a biography of the legendary frontiersman who explored Kentucky and the route to the West leading to American expansion of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2000

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB BOONE KOZ

Clements, Kirstie.

Summary: The former head of Vogue Australia discusses her twenty-five year career, from her start at the magazine as a receptionist to her rise to become its editor-in-chief, and describes her experiences along the way with fashion designers, celebrities, and famous models.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books Llc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLEMENTS, KIRSTIE CLE

Stoll, Ira

Summary: With eloquence equal to Jefferson and Tom Paine, Adams helped ignite the flame of liberty and made sure it glowed even during the Revolution's darkest hours. He was, as Jefferson later observed, "truly the man of the Revolution." Adams played a pivotal role not fully appreciated until now in the events leading up to the confrontation with the British. Believing that God willed a free American...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2008

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Adams 2008

Dwight, Eleanor.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VREELAND, DIANA Dwight

Berg, A. Scott (Andrew Scott)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PERKINS, MAXWELL E BER

Jones, Landon Y.

Contents: A dark and bloody ground -- 1. America's first west: 1722-1772 -- 2. General George Rogers Clark: 1772-1789 -- 3. Lieutenant Billy Clark: 1789-1795 -- 4. Soldier and citizen: 1795-1803 -- 5. "Ocian in view! O! the joy!":1803-1806 -- 6. This wild country: 1806-1809 -- 7. Life without Lewis: 1809-1813 -- 8. Territorial governor: 1813-1820 -- 9. "The red-headed chief": 1820-1829 -- 10. Resistance...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 CLA