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Summary: "In The Hardmen the writers behind cycling superblog Velominati.com and The Rules will tell the stories and illuminate the myths of not just the greatest cyclists ever, but the toughest. From Eddy Merckx to Beryl Burton, and from Marianne Vos to Edwig Van Hooydonk, the book will lay bare the secrets of their extraordinary and inspirational endurance in the face of pain, danger and disaster....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.6 HAR

Feinstein, John

Summary: In the NFL, quarterbacks are kings. The right QB becomes the face of a franchise and marches his team-- and millions of fans-- on a glorious winning odyssey. The wrong QB leads his team to losses, infighting, second-guessing, and fan misery. A few become legends. Feinstein takes us inside the rarified world with five men who have achieved the highest levels in the NFL: Andrew Luck, Alex Smith,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 FEI

Backman, Fredrik

Summary: "Things My Son Needs to Know About the World collects the personal dispatches from the front lines of one of the most daunting experiences any man can experience: fatherhood. As he conveys his profound awe at experiencing all the "firsts" that fill him with wonder and catch him completely unprepared, Fredrik Backman doesn't shy away from revealing his own false steps and fatherly flaws,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 839.73 BAC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 839.73 Backman 2019

Piper, Karen Lynnea

Summary: "A poignant, surreal, and fearlessly honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons installations on earth, by a young woman who came of age with missiles. The China Lake missile range is located in a huge stretch of the Mojave Desert, about the size of the state of Delaware. It was created during the Second World War, and has always been shrouded in secrecy. But people who make...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PIPER, KAREN PIP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Piper 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B PIPER PIP

Jacobson, Abbi

Summary: When Broad City star Abbi Jacobson announced that she planned to drive across the country alone, she was met with lots of questions and opinions. Why wasn't she going with friends? Wouldn't it be incredibly lonely? The North route is better! Was it safe for a woman? The Southern route is the way to go! You should bring mace! And a common one: Why? But Abbi had always found comfort in solitude...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JACOBSON, ABBI JAC

Drimmer, Stephanie Warren

Summary: "Everybody needs a role model! Discover true stories of superstars, war heroes, world leaders, gusty gals, and everyday women who changed the world. From Sacagawea to Mother Teresa, Annie Oakley to Malala Yousafzai, these famous women hiked up their pants and petticoats and charged full-speed ahead to prove girls are just as tough as boys...maybe even tougher. Complete with amazing images and a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 DRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: J920 NAT

Charleson, Susannah

Summary: "Readers take to the streets beside Susannah to bring home a host of missing pets. Along the way, Susannah finds a part of herself also lost. And when unexpected heartbreak shatters her own sense of direction, it is Ace--the shelter dog that started it all--who leads Susannah home. Inquisitive, instructive, heartrending, and hopeful, Where the Lost Dogs Go pays tribute to the missing dogs--and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.7 CHA

Cassady, Carolyn

Summary: "This book illustrious Carolyn is a charming narative filled with heartfelt advice for adventurers and weary travelers alike! Evoking a bygone era of elegance and international travel that bursts with beauty and wonderment, you are invited to take a leisurely journey with a savvy mother and daughter team as they soak in the sites, culture and deliciousness of each stop on an extended European...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Open Book Press 2018

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

Summary: "A collection of essays from today's most acclaimed authors--from Cheryl Strayed to Roxane Gay to Jennifer Weiner, Alexander Chee, Nick Hornby, and Jonathan Franzen--on the realities of making a living in the writing world. In the literary world, the debate around writing and commerce often begs us to take sides: either writers should be paid for everything they do or writers should just pay...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808 SCR

Summary: Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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

Doerr, John E.

Summary: "In the fall of 1999, John Doerr met with the founders of a start-up he'd just given nearly $12 million, the biggest investment of his career. Larry Page and Sergey Brin had amazing technology, entrepreneurial energy, and sky-high ambitions, but no real business plan. For Google to change the world, or even survive, Page and Brin had to learn how to make tough choices on priorities while...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4 DOE

Okun, Alanna

Summary: People who craft know things. They know how to transform piles of yarn into sweaters and scarves. They know that some items, like woolen bikini tops, are better left unknit. They know that making a hat for a newborn baby isn't just about crafting something small but appreciating the beginnings of life, which sometimes helps make peace with the endings. They know that if you knit your boyfriend...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 OKU

Webb, Brandon

Summary: Brandon Webb has run life-threatening missions in the world's worst trouble spots, whether that meant jumping out of airplanes, taking down hostile ships on the open sea, or rolling prisoners in the dead of night in the mountains of Afghanistan. As a Navy SEAL, he learned how to manage the natural impulse to panic in the face of terrifying situations. As media CEO and national television...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 152 WEB

Naldrett, Alan.

Summary: Some of Michigan's most noteworthy yarns and compelling characters were lost down the corridors of history--until now. Discover the Nain Rouge, that "Demon from the Strait," spotted everywhere from the Battle of Bloody Run in 1763 to the Detroit Riot in 1967. Meet folks like Major Stickney, who named his sons One and Two and his youngest daughter Indiana. Inspect the Toledo War's ill-equipped...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The History Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 NAL

Jenkins, Steve

Summary: Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter, had their lives turned upside down when they adopted their pig-daughter Esther--the so-called micro pig who turned out to be a full-sized commercial pig growing to a whopping 600 pounds--as they describe in their bestselling memoir Esther the Wonder Pig. The book ends with them moving to a new farm, and starting a new wonderful life where they will live on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.4 JEN

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 636.4 JEN

Jenkins, Steve

Summary: In the summer of 2012, Steve Jenkins was contacted by an old friend about adopting a micro piglet. Though he knew his partner Derek wouldn't be enthusiastic, he agreed to take the adorable little pig anyway, thinking he could care for her himself. Little did he know, that decision would change his and Derek's lives forever. It turned out there was nothing "micro" about Esther, and Steve and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.4 JEN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.4 JEN

Perry, Michael

Summary: "A collection of previously published magazine pieces and essays by Michael Perry. Sources include Backpacker, Outside, Runner's World, Men's Health, No Depression, Oxford American, Best American Science Writing, Wisconsin Trails, Encyclopedia of the Midwest, Minnesota Monthly, liner notes from Blind Boys of Alabama album I'll Find A Way, Wisconsin Humanities Council newsletter."--Provided by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisconsin Historical Society Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PERRY, MICHAEL PER

Gaines, Chip

Summary: Gaines is a TV star, renovation expert, author, and husband and father of 4 in Waco, Texas. He's also a serial entrepreneur always ready for the next challenge, even if it didn't quite work out as planned. His mentors taught him to never give up and his family showed him what it meant to always have a positive attitude despite your circumstances. And the most important thing was to take that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W Publishing, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 GAI

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GAINES, CHIP GAI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B GAINES GAI

Hines, Richard

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A memoir about a working-class kid whose passion for the elite pastime of falconry sets him on an unexpected path through adulthood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HINES, RICHARD HIN

Knapp, Caroline

Summary: Examines the rich and complicated terrain of human-animal relationships.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1999

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Lloyd, John

Summary: Examines the lives of dead men and women the authors consider interesting; grouped by theme.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2010

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

Summary: The impact of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead on fellow musicians, producers, writers, photographers, young people, artists, road crew, and the band itself date back as far as 1965.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carol Pub. Group 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 KEL

Ford, John

Summary: "John Ford, retired Maine game warden, returns with his third book of tales from his long career as a game warden in Maine"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 FORD, JOHN FOR

Gornall, Jonathan

Summary: "Once an essential skill, the ability to build a clinker boat, first innovated by the Vikings, can seem incomprehensible today. Yet it was the clinker, with its overlapping planks, that afforded us access to the oceans, and its construction has become a lost art that calls to the do-it-yourselfer in all of us. John Gornall heard the call. A thoroughly unskilled modern man, Gornall set out to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Publishing 2019

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