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Grann, David

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Summary: In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. The family of an Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, became a prime target. Her relatives were...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2017

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Weinman, Sarah

Summary: "In 1948, Sally Horner was just eleven years old when she was kidnapped by a man claiming to be an FBI agent. Seven years later, Vladimir Nabokov published Lolita, perhaps the most seminal novel of the twentieth century. Sarah Weinman's investigation into how the two are connected is a thrilling, heartbreaking mix of literary scholarship and true-crime writing."--back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.88 WEI

Appleman, J. Reuben

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Summary: Enthralling. Gripping. Cinematic. Raw. A cold case murder investigation paced like a podcast, as visually stunning as a film, and as brave and personal as our darkest memoirs. J. Reuben Appelman cracks open one of America's most notorious murder sprees while simultaneously banging the gavel on his own history with violence. A deftly-crafted true crime story with grit, set amid the decaying...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 APP

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: "In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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Salamon, Gayle

Summary: "The Life and Death of Latisha King examines a single incident, the shooting of 15-year-old Latisha King by 14-year-old Brandon McInerney in their junior high school classroom in Oxnard, California in 2008. The press coverage of the shooting, as well as the criminal trial that followed, referred to Latisha, assigned male at birth, as Larry. Unpacking the consequences of representing the victim...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 SAL

Patterson, James

Summary: Two true-crime tales relate the stories of a couple who were tortured and left for dead after a home invasion, and a double homicide in Omaha, Nebraska.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PAT

Summary: "An anthology of essays and illustrations that illuminate mental health topics in a straightforward way"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers 2018

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Miller, T. Christian

Summary: August, 2008. Marie, a teenager, reported being raped in her Seattle apartment by a masked man. Confronted with inconsistencies, she was charged with false reporting and branded a liar. Years later Colorado detectives discovered they were dealing with a serial rapist. Miller and Armstrong follow the tale of doubt, lies, and a hunt for justice-- and the long history of skepticism toward rape...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 MIL

McNamara, Michelle

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Summary: "A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer-- the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade-- from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case. For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, where he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 MCN
1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364 MCN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364 MCN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 MCN

Summary: "Every year, over a million babies are born worldwide with a hereditary disease; most are serious, and many are fatal. For most of the history of medicine, doctors could only treat symptoms. Now an elite cadre of pioneers, gene doctors, is starting to target root causes. Through intimate stories of families whose lives are being transformed, the film takes viewers to the frontlines of a medical...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2017

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

Summary: For some 25 years, Frontline producer Ken Dornstein has been haunted by the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, a terrorist act that killed 270 people, including his older brother David. Now, Dornstein sets out to find the men responsible, hunting for clues to the identities and whereabouts of the suspects in the ruins and chaos of post-Qaddafi Libya in this rare, real-life...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: It traces the events that led McVeigh to that day and recounts the stories of the survivors, first-responders, US Marshals, FBI investigators, and journalists who covered the events. The film provides an in-depth and provocative exploration of the white supremacist, extremist militia movement that rose to prominence in the early 1990s and still makes news today.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Bustin, Greg

Summary: Whether you're running a small team or an international enterprise, all leaders know the feeling of facing a tough choice. It's impossible to see into the future to predict how our decisions play out, but we can look to the momentous decisions of the past for insights on how profound choices are made. Each decision made by influential figures, from Alfred Nobel and Marie Curie to Martin Luther...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2018

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Shumaker, Heather

Summary: This is the story of a small band of determined townspeople and how far they went to save beloved land and endangered species from the grip of a powerful corporation in the Arcadia Dunes. This is a narrative with roots as deep as the trees the community is trying to save, something set in motion before the author was even born. And yet, Shumaker gives a human face to the changing nature of land...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Wagner, Laurie

Contents: Helma and Benno Schneider -- Fredda and Harris Meisel -- Tomas and Elme Bermejo -- Leslie and Mort Gerson -- Howard and Cecil Waite -- John Burnside and Harry Hay -- Norm and Fran Grant -- George and Bertha Miller -- William and Mazie Price -- Bob, Vera, Al, and Verna Murray -- George and Eva Low -- Ada and Lee Spanier -- Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon -- Tony and June Giambalvo -- Dona and Frank...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 646.78 WAG

Eatwell, Piu Marie

Summary: Los Angeles, 1947. A housewife out for a walk with her baby notices a cloud of black flies buzzing ominously in Leimert Park. An "unsightly object" is identified as the mutilated body of Elizabeth Short, an aspiring starlet from Massachusetts who had been lured west by the siren call of Hollywood. Her killer would never be found, but Short’s death would bring her the fame she had always sought....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 EAT

Summary: "For the first time in print, rich, provocative first-hand stories of life in the Bronx in the twentieth century. In Bronx Faces and Voices, sixteen men and women tell their personal, uncensored stories of the New York City borough--before, during, and after the troubled years of arson, crime, abandonment, and flight in the 1970s and 1980s. The voices in this volume are as eclectic as the Bronx...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Texas Tech University Press 2014

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 BRO

Summary: Everybody has heard about when Vincent van Gogh looked into a mirror and cut into his own ear. Bernadette Murphy, an independent researcher, has uncovered definitive evidence which reveals exactly what happened that night, and how it ultimately shaped van Gogh's remarkable art. Murphy's detective work finally provides answers to the mystery that has divided art historians for decades.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Genoways, Ted

Summary: "The family farm lies at the heart of our national identity, and yet its future is in peril. Rick Hammond grew up on a farm, and for forty years he has raised cattle and crops on his wife's fifth-generation homestead in Nebraska, in hopes of passing it on to their four children. But as the handoff nears, their small family farm--and their entire way of life--are under siege.Beyond the threat...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 GEN

Harvey, Gill.

Summary: Are real criminals and detectives anything like the ones you see on TV or read about in novels? You can find out in these ten exciting stories. Serial murders, art forgers, kidnappers, robbers, runaways and forensic scientists are all here as well as cases of real life horror that will chill your bone.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HAR

Hunter, Nick.

Summary: A variety of case studies explores the ways countries relate to the rest of the world on a variety of issues.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 327 HUN

Knee, Jonathan A.

Summary: The past thirty years have seen dozens of otherwise successful investors try to improve education through the application of market principles. They have funneled billions of dollars into alternative schools, online education, and textbook publishing. They have, with surprising regularity, lost their shirts. In Class Clowns, professor and investment banker Jonathan A. Knee dissects what drives...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 379 KNE

Newton, Michael

Summary: Michael Newton uncovers the mystery of life in the spirit world after death on earth. Newton, is hypnotherapist in private practice, has developed his own hypnosis technique to reach his subjects' hidden memories of the hereafter.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Llewellyn 1994

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Schroff, Laura.

Summary: He asked for spare change; she kept walking. But something made her turn around and go back. They met nearly every week for years, and built an unexpected, life-changing friendship that has today spanned almost three decades.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit 921 SCHROFF, LAURA L Schroff