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2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Bill Wyman, a founding member and bassist of the Rolling Stones, reflects on his early years and rise to fame, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the highs and lows of his life and career. Based on interviews and the archive of Bill Wyman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE QUI

Lesh, Phil

Summary: In time for the Grateful Dead's fortieth anniversary, Phil Lesh offers the first behind-the-scenes history of the Dead. Lesh chronicles how the Dead's signature sound emerged, flowed, and swelled to reach millions of devoted fans, from their first gigs at Frenchy's Bikini-A-Go-Go for an audience of three, to the legendary Acid Tests, to packed stadiums around the world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 787.87 Lesh

Summary: A founding member of Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver shares the story of his rise to the pinnacle of fame and fortune, his struggles with alcoholism and drug addiction, his personal crash and burn, and his phoenix-like transformation via a unique path to sobriety.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audible Studios on Brilliance audio 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MPRCD 921 MCKAGAN, DUFF McK

Findlay, Jean.

Summary: "The thrilling first-ever biography of Proust translator C.K. Scott Moncrieff, penned by his great-great-niece. 'And suddenly the memory returns. The taste was that of the little crumb of madeleine which on Sunday mornings at Combray (because on those mornings I did not go out before church-time), when I went to say good day to her in her bedroom, my aunt Léonie used to give me.' With these...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONCRIEFF, C.K. SCOTT FIN

Licks

Contents: DISC v. 1: Comments from: Paul McCartney -- James Jamerson Jr. -- Will Lee -- "Chili" Ruth and Joe Weaver -- John Entwistle -- Gerald Veasley -- Phil Chen -- Martha Reeves -- Pino Palladino -- Geddy Lee -- Joe Messina -- Chuck Rainey -- Wah Wah Watson -- Philadelphia Intl. Rhythm Section -- Joe Hunter -- "Ready" Freddy Washington -- Garry Tallent -- Dennis Coffey -- Allen McGrier -- Gil Askey...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dr. Licks Pub. 1989

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 787.87 LIC

Summary: Here is a sparkling collection of Crown jewels--from amusing tales that humanize their subjects to dramatic stories of martyrdoms, palace intrigues, and bloody battles. Elizabeth Longford, intimate of the royal family and biographer of Victoria and Elizabeth II, has assembled the best anecdotes ever written and reported about the kings and queens of England, across the full range of Britain's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.009 OXF

Glass, Cathy.

Summary: A new memoir from Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Cathy Glass. Eight-year-old Aimee was on the child protection register at birth. Her five older siblings were taken into care many years ago. So no one can understand why she was left at home to suffer for so long. It seems Aimee was forgotten. The social services are looking for a very experienced foster carer to look after...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers UK 2015

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Summary: Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LIL NOT RATED

Coutts, Marion

Summary: The author recounts the painful time in her life when her husband was dying of a brain tumor while her young son was just developing language.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Cat 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COUTTS, MARION COU

Hardman, Robert

Summary: "On today's world stage, there is one leader who stands apart from the rest. Queen Elizabeth II has seen more of the planet and its people than any other head of state and has engaged with the world like no other monarch in modern history. Since her coronation, she has visited over 130 countries across the ever-changing globe, acting as diplomat, stateswoman, pioneer, and peace-broker. She has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B QUEEN ELIZABETH HAR

Labrecque, Ellen

Summary: Provides an introduction to the life of Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Welch, Brian

Summary: A life-changing spiritual awakening freed Brian “Head” Welch from a stranglehold of drugs and alcohol and prompted him to leave the highly successful nu-metal band KoRn in 2005. What followed was a decade-long trial by fire, from the perils of fathering a teen lost in depression and self-mutilation to the harsh realities of playing solo and surviving the shattering betrayal of a trusted friend....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 WEL

Loftis, Larry

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "The extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding officer during World War II--perfect for fans of Unbroken, The Boys in the Boat, and Code Girls."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

Green, Sharony Andrews.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Miller Freeman Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GREEN, GRANT GRE

Flea

7 holds on 2 copies

Summary: The co-founder of the Red Hot Chili Peppers chronicles his life from his birth in Australia and upbringing on the streets of Los Angeles through his rise to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B FLEA FLE

Stewart, Rory.

Summary: Explores the landscape of the author's home on the borderland between England and Scotland, known as the Marches, and the history, people, and conflicts that have shaped it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2017

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Hughes, Glenn.

Summary: Hughes recounts his personal life and professional career--including both group and solo projects--as a singer, bassist, and songwriter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jawbone 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HUGHES, GLENN HUG

Summary: Documents the life and work of rock guitarist Duane Allman. Includes contributions from engineers and producers the Albert Brothers, who forged the Allman Brothers and the Derek & the Dominos sound; Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section founding members David Hood and Jimmy Johnson; Paul Hornsby and Pete Carr, former members of the Hour Glass; Willie Perkins, Allman Brothers road manager, 1970-1975;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC SON

3 holds on 8 copies

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

McKagan, Duff.

Summary: A founding member of Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver shares the story of his rise to the pinnacle of fame and fortune, his struggles with alcoholism and drug addiction, his personal crash and burn, and his phoenix-like transformation via a unique path to sobriety.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCKAGAN, DUFF MCK

Hutton, Robert

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The never-before-told story of Eric Roberts, who infiltrated a network of Nazi sympathizers in Great Britain in order to protect the country from the grips of fascism June 1940: Europe has fallen to Adolf Hitler's army, and Britain is his next target. Winston Churchill exhorts the country to resist the Nazis, and the nation seems to rally behind him. But in secret, some British citizens are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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Richardson, Ruth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 611.0092 RIC

Fort, Adrian.

Summary: A portrait of the social activist and first female member of Parliament elected to the House of Commons includes coverage of her American ancestry, her determination to use her influence to introduce American ideas into British politics and her relationships with such figures as Winston Churchill, FDR and J. M. Barrie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martin'S Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ASTOR, NANCY FOR