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Carter, Stephen L.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "She was black and a woman and a prosecutor, a graduate of Smith College and the granddaughter of slaves, as dazzlingly unlikely a combination as one could imagine in the New York of the 1930s--and without the strategy she devised, Lucky Luciano, the most powerful Mafia boss in history, would never have been convicted. When special prosecutor Thomas E. Dewey selected twenty lawyers to help him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARTER, EUNICE HUNTON CAR

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR

Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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

Kingsolver, Barbara.

Summary: When Kingsolver and her family move from suburban Arizona to rural Appalachia, they take on a new challenge: to spend a year on a locally produced diet, paying close attention to the provenance of all they consume. "Our highest shopping goal was to get our food from so close to home, we'd know the person who grew it. Often that turned out to be ourselves as we learned to produce what we needed,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 641.0973 KIN

Carter, Jimmy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 CARTER, Jimmy CAR

Carter, Jimmy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 CAR

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: President Carter's loving, admiring, wry homage to Miss Lillian Carter, who championed the underdog always, even when her son was president. A registered nurse, pecan grower, university housemother, Peace Corps volunteer, public speaker, and renowned raconteur, Miss Lillian ignored the mores and prejudices of the racially segregated South of the Great Depression years. She was an avid supporter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.926 CAR

Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

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

Wheeler, Dan

Summary: " Beth and Dan Wheeler had it all. Their growing family consisted of two beautiful daughters, a loving son-in-law, and a handsome grandson. They lived in their dream house on a beautiful, sprawling property. Dan was enjoying a thriving career as a popular television host on QVC. Suddenly in 2012, their world was rocked when Beth was diagnosed with stage IV cancer." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WestBow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson & Zondervan 2018

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

Summary: While rival drug cartels warred in the streets, the Columbian national soccer team took a rapid rise to glory, with Andres Escobar its inspirational captain. Meanwhile the infamous drug baron, Pablo Escobar, pioneered "Narco-soccer". After a mistake by Andres led to a loss at the 1994 World Cup, less than ten days later he was gunned down outside a bar, a tragedy documented in this thriller...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ESPN Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TWO

Kingsolver, Barbara.

Summary: When Kingsolver and her family move from suburban Arizona to rural Appalachia, they take on a new challenge: to spend a year on a locally produced diet, paying close attention to the provenance of all they consume. "Our highest shopping goal was to get our food from so close to home, we'd know the person who grew it. Often that turned out to be ourselves as we learned to produce what we needed,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.097 Kingsolver

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.0973 KIN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.0973 Kings

Carter, Jimmy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 CAR

Fisher, Edwin L. (Edwin Lewis)

Summary: William Fisher (ca. 1795-1823) arrived in America during the War of 1812 and did not return to England. He and Betsy Burnett were married in Salem, Massachusetts and their first son, John Edward Fisher was born in 1818. Their son, David, emigrated to Canada. Other descendants lived in Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri and elsewhere.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [E.L. Fisher] 1980

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.2 FISHER Fisher

Henry, Marian S.

Summary: "This book paints a picture of the early settlers of the Genesee Country who were among the first wave of migrants moving westward after the Revolutionary War. Author Marian Henry begins with families enumerated in the 1790 Federal Census and links these first settlers of present-day Steuben County to their eastern origins -- usually New England, Pennsylvania, or New Jersey. The sketches cover...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3747 Henry

Earl, Esther

Summary: "A memoir told through the journals, letters, and stories of young cancer patient Esther Earl."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 EAR

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: "This is the story of President Jimmy Carter's post-presidency, the most admired and productive in the nation's history. through The Carter Center, which he and Rosalynn Carter founded in 1982, he and his dedicated colleagues have fought neglected diseases, waged peace in war zones, monitored elections in troubled nations, and built hope among some of the most forgotten and needy people in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.9260 CAR

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "Carter G. Woodson was born ten years after the end of the Civil War, to parents who had both been enslaved. Their stories were not the ones written about in history books, but Carter learned them and kept them in his heart. Carter's father could not read or write, but he believed in being an informed citizen. So Carter read the newspaper to him every day, and from this practice, he learned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishers 2019

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Weir, Alison

Summary: "Spanning the years from the Norman conquest in 1066 to the dawn of a new era in 1154, when Henry II succeeded to the throne and Eleanor of Aquitaine, the first Plantagenet queen, was crowned, this ... book brings to ... life five women: Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror, the first Norman king; Matilda of Scotland, revered as 'the common mother of all England'; Adeliza of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballentine Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ford, Richard

Summary: A stirring narrative of memory and parental love, Richard Ford tells of his mother, Edna, a feisty Catholic girl with a difficult past, and his father, Parker, a sweet-natured soft-spoken traveling salesman, both born at the turn of the twentieth century in rural Arkansas. For Ford, the questions of what his parents dreamed of and how they loved each other and him became a striking portrait of...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 FOR

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B FORD FOR

Lowell, D. O. S. (Daniel Ozro Smith)

Contents: pt.I., The Munsey line.-pt. II. The Hopkins line.-pt. III. Who's who in some allied families.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Privately printed 1920

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1 available in Reference Office, Call number: R-Gen 929.2 MUNSEY Lowell

Woodward, Bob

Summary: Woodward exposes one of the final pieces of the Richard Nixon puzzle, examining the untold story of Alexander Butterfield, the Nixon aide who disclosed the secret White House taping system that changed history and led to Nixon's resignation. In forty-six hours of interviews with Butterfield, supported by thousands of documents, many of them original and not in the presidential archives and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.924 WOO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 WOO

Garber, Elizabeth W.

Summary: "This haunting memoir describes visionary architect Woodie Garber's descent into madness and follows Elizabeth's inspiring journey to emerge from her abuse, gain understanding and freedom from her father's control, and go on to become a loving mother and a healer who helps others"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 GARBER, ELIZABETH W GAR

McCarter, Jeremy

Summary: "What does it mean to live for your ideals ... and to risk dying for them? This book tells the story of young American radicals who sensed a moment of unprecedented promise for American life--politically, socially, culturally--and struggled to bring it about, only to see a cataclysmic war sweep it away. Based on six years of extensive archival research, Jeremy McCarter's dramatic narrative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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

Summary: "Fellow artists and lovers Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner are at the center of New York's 1940's art scene, but as Krasner neglects her work to push Pollock's career forward, Pollock begins to unravel emotionally. Pollock and Krasner escape to the country to marry, and soon, Pollock creates the work that makes him the first internationally-famous modern painter in America. But with fame and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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