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Gross, Edward (Edward A.)

Summary: "There have been iconic moments in the action movie genre over the years, but nothing has come close to matching the kinetic, balletic gun-fu of the John Wick films. In They Shouldn't Have Killed His Dog: The Complete Uncensored Ass-Kicking Oral History of John Wick, Gun-Fu and The New Age of Action, bestselling authors Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross take you behind the scenes of a franchise...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 GRO

Zucker, David

Summary: "Surely You Can't Be Serious is an in-depth and hysterical look at the making of 1980's comedy classic Airplane! by the legendary writers and directors of the hit film. Airplane! premiered on July 2nd, 1980. With a budget of $3.5 million it went on to make nearly $200 million in sales and has influenced a multitude of comedians on both sides of the camera. Surely You Can't Be Serious is the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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Mamet, David

Summary: "Award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and director David Mamet shares scandalous and laugh-out-loud tales from his four decades in Hollywood where he worked with some of the biggest names in movies. David Mamet went to Hollywood on top--a super successful playwright summoned west in 1980 to write a vehicle for Jack Nicholson. He arrived just in time to meet the luminaries of old Hollywood...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2023

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Bunn, T. Davis

Summary: Young line producer Danny Byrd is well-known in Hollywood for being someone who gets things done on time and under budget. But when his reputation takes a beating after his partner-- and former best friend-- makes off with their investors' money, Danny has but one chance to redeem himself and restore his ruined career. LA lawyer Megan Pierce sacrificed years proving herself to bosses only to be...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BUN

Reilly, Ryan J.

Summary: "The attack on the Capitol building following the 2020 election was an extraordinarily large and brazen crime. Conspiracies were formed on social media in full public view, the law-breakers paraded on national television with undisguised faces, and with outgoing President Donald Trump openly cheering them on. The basic concept of law enforcement--investigators find criminals and serve...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2023

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Censer, Jane Turner

Summary: "Tells the life of Amelie Rives, a talented, privileged young woman who was one of the most famous women in the United States at the turn of the twentieth century. This account of Rives's substantial literary career and her personal saga provides insights into the limits imposed on and actions taken by ambitious, elite young women in the late nineteenth-century South. Censer contextualizes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Virginia Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RIVES, AMELIE CEN

Summary: "A collection of compelling, hard-hitting first-person essays, poems, and photos that expose what our punitive social systems do to so many Americans. Going for Broke, edited by Alissa Quart, Executive Director of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, and David Wallis, former Managing Director of EHRP, gives voice to a range of gifted writers for whom "economic precarity" is more than just...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.569 GOI

Hochschild, Adam

Summary: "A character-driven look at a pivotal period in American history, 1917-1920: the tumultuous home front during WWI and its aftermath, when violence broke out across the country thanks to the first Red Scare, labor strife, and immigration battles"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 HOC

Rabb, Steven

Summary: "If the Founding Fathers surveyed our nation today and together composed a single speech to America, what would they say? The prologue begins to answer that question as it chronicles a current-day reunion of America's Founding Fathers at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. Through a stroke of Providence, the Founders have assembled once again to take up their pen and save the country they love....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liberty For All Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Social Politic Rabb

Delmont, Matthew F.

Summary: "The definitive history of World War II from the African American perspective, written by civil rights expert and Dartmouth history professor Matthew Delmont. Over one million Black men and women served in World War II. Black troops were at Normandy, Iwo Jima, and the Battle of the Bulge, serving in segregated units and performing unheralded but vital support jobs, only to be denied housing and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 DEL

Bird, Kai

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Summary: J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress. In this biography twenty-five years in the making, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin capture Oppenheimer's life and times, from his early career to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OPPENHEIMER, J. ROBERT BIR

Willrich, Michael

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Summary: "In the early twentieth century, anarchists like Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman championed a radical vision of a world without states, laws, or private property. Militant and sometimes violent, anarchists were heroes to many working-class immigrants. But to many others, anarchism was a terrifyingly foreign ideology. Determined to crush it, government officials launched a decades-long “war...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2023

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Summary: "For the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's arrival, a landmark collection of firsthand accounts charting the history of the English newcomers and their fateful encounters with the region's native peoples. For centuries the story of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower has been told and retold -- the landing at Plymouth Rock and the first Thanksgiving, and the decades that followed, as the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 PLY

Stevens, Stuart

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Summary: A former chief Republican strategist and best-selling author examines the five driving forces on the Right-financers, propagandists, party support, legal theories to legitimize and shock troops-and makes clear how they are working in concert to end our democracy as we know it.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2023

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Grim, Ryan

Summary: "A riveting insider account of the progressive movement in Congress centering Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Jamaal Bowman, Cori Bush, Ayanna Pressley, and Ilhan Omar-their rise, their efforts to set an ambitious agenda for the country, and their struggle to find their footing within the Democratic party"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 GRI

Cameron, Sharon

Summary: "In 1946, Eva leaves behind the rubble of Berlin for the streets of New York City, stepping from the fiery aftermath of one war into another, far colder one, where power is more important than principles, and lies are more plentiful than the truth. Eva holds the key to a deadly secret: Project Bluebird -- a horrific experiment of the concentration camps, capable of tipping the balance of world...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CAM

Bergsman, Steve

Summary: "In What a Difference a Day Makes: Women Who Conquered 1950s Music, Steve Bergsman highlights the Black female artists of the 1950s, a time that predated the chart-topping girl groups of the early 1960s. Many of the singers of this era became wildly famous and respected, and even made it into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. However, there were many others, such as Margie Day, Helen Humes,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Mississippi 2023

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Leonhardt, David

Summary: "Two decades into the twenty-first century, the stagnation of living standards has become the defining trend of American life. Life expectancy has declined, economic inequality has soared, and, after some progress, the Black-white wage gap is once again as large as it was in the 1950s. How did this happen in the world's most powerful country? And what happened to the "American dream"--the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2023

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Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: "An inspiring graphic novel about Jane Kendeigh, a nurse who helped wounded soldiers in combat zones during World War II. During World War II, the United States' fight against the Japanese on islands in the Pacific was intense and deadly. To help respond to casualties in battle, the U.S. Navy trained 122 nurses to aid wounded soldiers in combat zones. The first nurse to do so was Jane Kendeigh,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2023

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Summary: Trail of tears : Cherokee legacy: Documents the forced removal in 1838 of the Cherokee Nation from the southeastern United States to Oklahoma. Shows the suffering endured by the Cherokees as they lost their land and the difficult conditions they endured on the trail. Describes how thousands of Cherokees died during the Trail of Tears, nearly a quarter of the nation, including most of their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970 DVD Trail 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRA

Robbins, Trina

Summary: The world of comic strips always reflected the fashion of the time-- from R.F. Outcault's nightie-clad 'Yellow Kid' to Grace Drayton's 'Campbell Kids'. By the 1920s all the little roly-poly girls depicted in those early strips had grown up, bobbed their curls, and become flappers. Women got the vote in 1920, and suddenly they were equal to the boys-- at least in the voting booth. They smoked...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphic Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 ROB

Hurd, Will

Summary: "From former Republican Congressman and CIA Officer Will Hurd, a bold political playbook for America rooted in the timeless ideals of bipartisanship, inclusivity, and democratic values. It's getting harder to get big things done in America. The gears of our democracy have been mucked up by political nonsense. To meet the era-defining challenges of the 21st century, our country needs a reboot....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 HUR

Summary: Insiders' observations of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and the subsequent occupation, featuring commentary from high-ranking officials, Iraqi civilians, American soldiers and prominent analysts. Examines the U.S. policy decisions surrounding the invasion and their consequences in Iraq, including such issues as low U.S. troop levels, the uncontrolled looting of Baghdad, the purging of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NO
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NO

Marlow, Alex

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Summary: "Over his 50-year career in Washington, Joe Biden has become known for his wild dishonesty, embarrassing policy failings, and an absolute lack of accountability, culminating in his predictably unpopular presidency. But what has not yet been revealed is the vast web of consultants, bureaucrats, corporate titans, foreign interests, and various extended family members (it's not just Hunter!) who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2023

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