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Grann, David

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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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 976 GRA

Davidson, Adam

Summary: "Contrary to what you may have heard, the middle class is not dying and robots are not stealing our jobs. In fact, writes Adam Davidson-one of our leading public voices on economic issues- the twenty-first-century economic paradigm offers new ways of making money, fresh paths toward professional fulfillment, and unprecedented opportunities for curious, ambitious individuals to combine the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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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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Williams, Rachel DeLoache

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Summary: Anna Delvey, a self-proclaimed German heiress, was generous, worldly and ambitious. Then she asked her new friend Williams to join her on an all-expenses-paid trip to Marrakech at the five-star La Mamounia hotel. Anna's credit cards mysteriously stopped working, and Anna asked Williams to begin fronting costs-- for flights, meals and shopping, and, finally, for their $7,500-per-night private...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2019

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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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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 GOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Appleman, J. Reuben

1 hold on 1 copy

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

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 Adult 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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Murphy, Steve (Steven E.)

Summary: The explosive memoir of legendary DEA agents and the subject of the hit Netflix series Narcos. Readers will go deep inside the inner workings of the Search Bloc, the joint Colombian-US task force that resulted in an intensive 18-month operation that tracked Escobar.

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

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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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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 JEN

Brodkorb, Michael

Summary: "On the evening of April 19, 2013, Samantha and Gianna Rucki disappeared. Two of five children born to David Rucki and Sandra Grazzini-Rucki, the teenage sisters vanished in the midst of their parents divorce. The girls father, David Rucki, worked tirelessly with law enforcement to search day and night for his two missing daughters, following every lead while raising three remaining children at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wise Ink Creative Publishing 2018

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364 MCN

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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...

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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...

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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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Christie, Judy Pace

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Summary: "From the 1920s through 1950, Georgia Tann ran a black-market baby business at the Tennessee Children's Home Society in Memphis. She offered up more than 5,000 orphans tailored to the wish lists of eager parents--hiding the fact that many weren't orphans at all, but stolen children of poor families, desperate single mothers, and women told in maternity words that their babies died. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Cribari, M. F.

Summary: Like a rotten onion peeled away from itself, with seemingly no end to the many layers and stench; was the tragic truth, that four little ones and their torturous murders which set off a fire storm of fear, that for a time crippled a community and forever devastated their families; were, in the landscape of the underbelly of humanity where kings, thieves and killers dwelt; simply small pebbles...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Outskits Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 CRI

Hagberg Fisher, Eva

Summary: A luminous memoir about how friendship saved one woman's life, for anyone who has loved a friend who was sick, grieving, or lost-and for anyone who has struggled to seek help or accept it.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 HAGBERG FISHER, EVA HAG

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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Taddeo, Lisa

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Summary: "Desire as we've never seen it before: a riveting true story about the sex lives of three real American women, based on nearly a decade of reporting. It thrills us and torments us. It controls our thoughts, destroys our lives, and it's all we live for. Yet we almost never speak of it. And as a buried force in our lives, desire remains largely unexplored--until now. Over the past eight years,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2019

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Tumarkin, Maria M.

Summary: "How to speak of the searing, unpindownable power that the past-ours, our family's, our culture's-wields in the present? Drawing on nine years of research, Axiomatic explores the ways we understand the traumas we inherit and the systems that sustain them. In five sections-each one built on an axiom about how the past affects the present-Tumarkin weaves together true and intimate stories of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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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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Summary: How do wrongful convictions happen, and what are the consequences for the lucky few who are acquitted, years after they are proven innocent? Fourteen exonerated inmates narrate their stories, while another exoneree's case is explored. They detail every aspect of the experience of wrongful conviction, as well as the remarkable depths of endurance sustained by each exoneree who never lost hope.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.973 CAL