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Quiñones-Hinojosa, Alfredo.

Contents: Starry Nights -- Faraway -- The Kaliman Maneuver -- Lessons from the fields -- Where the road doesn't lead -- Green eyes -- From harvest to Harvard -- In the land of giants -- Question the rules, when possible make your own -- Brainstorm -- Hopkins -- Gray matter -- Seeing the light -- Finding the steel in your soul.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 QUIANONES-HINOJOSA, ALFREDO QUI

Hall, Shyima.

Summary: Shyima Hall was born in Egypt on September 29, 1989, the seventh child of desperately poor parents. When she was eight, her parents sold her into slavery. An anonymous call from a neighbor brought about the end of Shyima's servitude-but her journey to true freedom was far from over. A volunteer at her local police department, Hall is passionate about helping to rescue others who are in bondage....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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Beard, Amanda.

Summary: "In this candid and ultimately uplifting memoir, Olympic medalist Amanda Beard reveals the truth about coming of age in the spotlight, the demons she battled along the way, and the newfound happiness that has proven to be her greatest victory"--Container. A seven-time Olympic medalist describes her battles with depression, eating disorders, and substance abuse in spite of her successful...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2012

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 797.2109 BEARD, AMANDA Bea
1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 797.2 BEARD, AMANDA Bea

Albertson, Chris.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 SMITH, BESSIE Alb

Steingraber, Sandra.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Pub. 2001

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Darling, Lynn.

Summary: "Combining the soul-baring insight of Wild, the profound wisdom of Shop Class as Soulcraft, and the adventurous spirit of Eat, Pray, Love, Lynn Darling's powerful, lyrical memoir of self-discovery, full of warmth and wry humor, Out of the Woods. When hercollege-bound daughter leaves home, Lynn Darling, widowed over a decade earlier, finds herself alone--and utterly lost, with no idea of what...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DARLING, LYNN DAR

Darman, Jonathan.

Summary: Jonathan Darman tells the story of two giants of American politics, Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan, and how these two men changed American politics forever.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 320 DAR

Fry, Stephen

Summary: "By his early thirties, Stephen Fry--writer, comedian, star of stage and screen--had, as they say, "made it." Much loved on British television, author of a critically acclaimed and bestselling first novel, with a glamorous and glittering cast of friends,he had more work than was perhaps good for him. As the '80s drew to a close, he began to burn the candle at both ends. Writing and recording by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Overlook Press 2015

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

Jameson, W. C.

Summary: This "is a biography of the life--and disappearance--of Amelia Earhart, the pioneering aviator who was the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic in 1928. But did Amelia's plane really crash and sink in 1937, or was her fate entirely different"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EARHART, AMELIA JAM

Lindhout, Amanda.

Summary: "The spectacularly dramatic memoir of a woman whose curiosity about the world led her from rural Canada to imperiled and dangerous countries on every continent, and then into fifteen months of harrowing captivity in Somalia--a story of courage, resilience, and extraordinary grace.At the age of eighteen, Amanda Lindhout moved from her hardscrabble Alberta hometown to the big city--Calgary--and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 070.92 LIN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINDHOUT, AMANDA LIN

Orr, Bobby

Summary: "One of the greatest sports figures of all time breaks his silence in a memoir as unique as the man himself. He has never written a memoir, authorized a biography, or talked to journalists about his past, but now he is finally ready to tell his story. Bobby Orr is often referred to as the greatest ever to play the game of hockey. From 1966 through the mid-seventies, he could change a game...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

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

Petri, Alexandra

Summary: "Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri turns her satirical eye on her own life in this hilarious new memoir... Most twentysomethings spend a lot of time avoiding awkwardness. Not Alexandra Petri. Afraid of rejection? Alexandra Petri has auditioned for America's Next Top Model. Afraid of looking like an idiot? Alexandra Petri lost Jeopardy! by answering "Who is that dude?" on national TV....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B PETRI PET

Reilly, Brendan M.

Summary: In this engaging first-person narrative, Dr. Brendan Reilly takes listeners inside the medical profession as he solves real-life medical mysteries.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 REILLY, BRENDAN Rei

Smith, Charles R.

Summary: "A picture book look at many of the men and women who revolutionized life for African Americans throughout history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 SMI

Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "An instant American icon--the first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court--tells the story of her life before becoming a judge in an inspiring, surprisingly personal memoir. With startling candor and intimacy, Sonia Sotomayor recounts her life from a Bronxhousing project to the federal bench, a progress that is testament to her extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 347.73 SOT

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SOTOMAYOR, SONIA SOT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B SOTOMAYOR SOT

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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2016

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

Forsyth, Frederick

Summary: "From Frederick Forsyth, the grand master of international suspense, comes his most intriguing story ever--his own"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FORSYTH, FREDERICK FOR

Friedman, Rachelle

Summary: "Just weeks before her wedding, four of Rachelle Friedman's friends threw her a bachelorette party. At the end of a perfect evening of dancing and celebration, they decided to take a moonlight swim. One of her friends playfully pushed her into the water.two feet too far from the deep end. That chilling moment changed their lives forever. Rachelle broke her neck and was paralyzed from the chest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Globe Pequot Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRIEDMAN, RACHELLE FRI

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Friedman 2014

Lawless, Wendy.

Summary: "Wendy Lawless' stunning memoir of resilience in the face of an unstable alcoholic and suicidal mother"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LAWLESS, WENDY LAW

Rice, Susan E.

Summary: Recalling pivotal moments from her dynamic career on the front lines of American diplomacy and foreign policy, Susan E. Rice, who served as National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, delivers an account of a life in service to family and country.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Slahi, Mohamedou Ould.

Summary: "This is the first and only diary written by a still-imprisoned Guantánamo detainee. Since 2002, Mohamedou Slahi has been imprisoned at the detainee camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. In all these years, the United States has never charged him with a crime. Although he was ordered released by a federal judge, the U.S. government fought that decision, and there is no sign that the United States plans...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365 SLA

Wood, Michael

Summary: Michael Wood, one of our most versatile critics, has given us a compact study of Hitchcock that deftly melds biography and criticism. He gives us the life, from a provincial suburb of London to the most posh precincts of Los Angeles, and a fabled career that began as a designer of title cards in the silent film era. He reads the films as visual texts, studying their plots to tease out their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harvest/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HITCHCOCK, ALFRED WOO

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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2016

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

Fraser, Antonia

Summary: "Antonia Fraser's memoir of growing up is not only an attempt to recapture the experiences of her Oxford childhood and youth -- in Shakespeare's phrase, to 'call back yesterday, bid time return.' It is also a chronicle of the progress of her love of history since her first discovery of it as a private pleasure when she was a child in the 1930s--her history, as she believed it to be, for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRASER, ANTONIA FRA