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Cohen, Jared

Summary: "The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. Accidental Presidents looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected to it. It demonstrates how the character of the man in that powerful seat affects the nation and world. Eight men have succeeded to the presidency when the incumbent died in office. In one way or another they...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Hist US Pres Cohen

Cohen, Jared

Contents: Destination Iran -- Removing the shackles -- Democracy after dark -- Nuclear pride -- "Death to America" -- The calm before the storm -- The all-night "party of God" -- Struggling for dignity -- Babies in the Ba'ath Party -- The road to Mesopotamia -- Iraqis who like us -- Waking up in the insurgency -- Epilogue : the youth party.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gotham Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.604 COH

Cohen, Jared

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: From the Founding to today, this book tells the stories of seven former presidents who each changed history and offered lessons about how to decide what to do in the next chapter of life as they handled human problems of ego, finances and questions about their legacy and mortality.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2024

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 COH

Stelson, Caren

Summary: "This powerful story is told from the collective perspective of the children who were rescued from Czechoslovakia on the eve of World War II, as Hitler's campaign of hatred toward Jews and political dissidents took hold. The narrative starts in 1938 and follows the children as they journey to foster families in England for the duration of the war, return to Prague afterward in an unsuccessful...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 STE

Cooper, Caren B. (Caren Beth)

Summary: "Think you need a degree in science to contribute to important scientific discoveries? Think again. All around the world, in fields ranging from astronomy to zoology, millions of everyday people are choosing to participate in the scientific process. Working in cooperation with scientists in pursuit of information, innovation, and discovery, these volunteers are following protocols, collecting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Overlook Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 500 COO

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