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Kendall, Joshua C.

Contents: Prologue: the sense and sensibility of James Garfield: "It is a most intense and innocent passion" -- The preoccupied: "I should like to have your opinion on it" -- Playful pals: "My father likes snakes" -- Double-dealing dads: "You know such things happen on plantations" -- Tiger dads: "I could feel nothing but sorrow and shame in your presence" -- The grief-stricken: "I always see my boy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 KEN

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

Clinton, Bill

1 hold on 19 copies

Summary: "Matthew Keating, a one-time Navy SEAL--and a past president--has always defended his family as staunchly as he has his country. Now those defenses are under attack. A madman abducts Keating's teenage daughter, Melanie--turning every parent's deepest fear into a matter of national security. As the world watches in real time, Keating embarks on a one-man special-ops mission that tests his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company, Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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2 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC CLI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

Brady, Tim

Summary: General Omar Bradley said of him, "I have never known a braver man or a more devoted soldier." But for much of his life, Theodore Roosevelt's son Ted seemed born to live in his father's shadow. With the same wide smile, winning charm, and vigorous demeanor, Ted possessed limitless potential, with even the White House within his reach. In the First World War, Ted braved gunfire and gas attacks...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ROOSEVELT, THEODORE BRA

Clinton, Bill

Summary: "Matthew Keating, a onetime Navy SEAL--and a past president--has always defended his family as staunchly as he has his country. Now those defenses are under attack. A madman abducts Keating's teenage daughter, Melanie--turning every parent's deepest fear into a matter of national security. As the world watches in real time, Keating embarks on a one-man special-ops mission that tests his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC CLI

Thornton, Stephanie

Summary: A sweeping novel from renowned author Stephanie Marie Thornton... Alice may be the president's daughter, but she's nobody's darling. As bold as her signature color Alice Blue, the gum-chewing, cigarette-smoking, poker-playing First Daughter discovers that the only way for a woman to stand out in Washington is to make waves--oceans of them. With the canny sophistication of the savviest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Thornton 2019

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Powerhouse Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 973.922 DHE

Solomon, Burt

Summary: "Washington City, 1862: The United States lies in tatters, and there seems no end to the war. Abraham Lincoln, the legitimate President of the United States, is using all his will to keep his beloved land together. But Lincoln's will and soul are tested when tragedy strikes the White House as Willie Lincoln, the love and shining light in the president's heart, is taken by typhoid fever. But was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SOL

Spada, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2001

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

Dray, Stephanie

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: As Thomas Jefferson's oldest daughter, Patsy becomes his helpmate, protector, and constant companion in the wake of her mother's death. She travels with him when he becomes American minister to France. It is in Paris that Patsy learns about her father's liaison with Sally Hemings, a slave girl her own age. Meanwhile, Patsy has fallen in love with her father's protégé William Short, a staunch...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION DRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Dray 2016

Fox, Emily Jane

Summary: To truly understand Donald Trump, argues Fox, you must know his children, whose own stories provide the key to unlocking what makes him tick. She explores the lives of Trump's five children (and son-in-law Jared Kushner), exploring their lives, their roles in the campaign and administration, and their dramatic and often fraught relationships with their father and with one another. Each...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 FOX

Palmer, Michael

Summary: A doctor informs the President and First Lady that to make a diagnosis on their son Cam, they need to find other people with the same symptoms to conduct additional testing, but when two young people Dr. Lee has found, each with exceptional gifts, are murdered, Cam's condition suddenly takes on a terrifyingly new dimension. As Dr. Lee searches for answers, he will uncover unimaginable secrets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Palmer 2018

Brower, Kate Andersen.

Summary: "America's first families are unknowable in many ways. No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. Full of stories and details by turns dramatic, humorous, and heartwarming, [this book] reveals daily life in the White House as it is really lived through the voices of the maids, butlers, cooks, florists, doormen, engineers,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.3 BRO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.3 BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.3 BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.3 BRO

Brower, Kate Andersen.

Summary: A remarkable history with elements of both In the President's Secret Service and The Butler, The Residence offers an intimate account of the service staff of the White House, from the Kennedys to the Obamas. America's First Families are unknowable in many ways. No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. Full of stories and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2015

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Bernstein, Andrea

Summary: In American Oligarchs, award-winning investigative journalist Andrea Bernstein creates a vivid portrait of two emblematic American families. Their journey to the White House is a story of survival and loss, crime and betrayal, which stretches from the Gilded Age through Nazi-occupied Poland to the rising nationalism and inequality of the twenty-first century. Drawing on hundreds of interviews...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 BER

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 BER

Brower, Kate Andersen

Summary: Andersen Brower shares a special inside look into the most famous home in America--and the lives of hardworking staff members and first ladies who've maintained it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 975.3 BRO

Hager, Jenna Bush

Summary: "The former first daughter and granddaughter ... shares moving, funny stories about her beloved grandparents and the wisdom they passed on that has shaped her life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAGER, JENNA BUSH HAG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B BUSH HAG

Clinton, Bill

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: There's a new administration in the White House. But it's the previous First Family who tops an international assassin's hit list. Michael Keating is a former Navy SEAL, and a former President of the United States, now relocated to rural New Hampshire after a brave but ill-fated military mission cost him his second term. All he wants is to sink into anonymity with his family (and his Secret...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Taraborrelli, J. Randy

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling celebrity biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli comes Grace & Steel, the epic, hidden history of the exceptional women behind the greatest political dynasty of all time-the Bush family. Bestselling author J. Randy Taraborrellireveals the unsung heroines of the inimitable Bush family dynasty: not only First Ladies Barbara and Laura, but other colorful women whose...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 920 TAR
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 TAR
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Ward, Vicky

Summary: "The first explosive book about Javanka and their infamous rise to power. Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are the self-styled Prince and Princess of America. Their swift, gilded rise to extraordinary power in Donald Trump's White House is unprecedented and dangerous. In Kushner, Inc., investigative journalist Vicky Ward digs beneath the myth the couple has created, depicting themselves as the...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Clinton, Bill

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Every detail is accurate— because one of the authors is President Bill Clinton. The drama and action never stop— because the other author is James Patterson. Matthew Keating, a one-time Navy SEAL—and a past president—has always defended his family as staunchly as he has his country. Now those defenses are under attack. A madman abducts Keating’s teenage daughter, Melanie—turning every parent’s...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company / Alfred A. Knopf 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC PAT

Kessler, Ronald

Summary: Investigates the relationship between the Secret Service and the presidency as reflected by the protective practices surrounding the First Ladies and children of presidents Truman through Obama.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 KES

Burns, Eric

Summary: Explores the relationship between president Theodore Roosevelt and his youngest and favorite son Quentin, who died in an air fight during the first World War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2016

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

Brady, Tim

Summary: The story of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., a fortunate son who proved himself on the battlefields of two world wars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, THEODORE BRA

Lustbader, Eric.

Summary: When reform efforts in the Middle East culminate in a violent power struggle between two criminal underworld bosses, Jack McClure finds himself at the center of a multi-national uprising that is complicated by powerful enemies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LUS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lustbader 2012

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