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Champion, David.

Summary: An eccentric Chicago heiress and her entourage are watching Fourth of July fireworks in the backyard of her California mansion when she is shot in the head. A self-styled communist and employee at the mansion is tackled and witnesses swear they saw him shoot her. The young man is so offensive, mega lawyer Bomber Hanson posits he couldn't be guilty and takes the case. Bomber's son and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Allen A. Knoll 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Rabb, Jonathan.

Summary: In post-World War I Berlin, Detective Inspector Nikolai Hoffner investigates a series of murders in which five women--including revolutionary leader Rosa Luxemburg--turn up dead with identical markings etched into their backs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAB

Petterson, Per

Summary: Anticipating a divorce against a backdrop of the fall of communism, Arvid Jansen is further dismayed by his mother's diagnosis with cancer, a situation that prompts his emotionally charged quest for understanding and balance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Petterson 2010

Nguyen, Viet Thanh

Summary: It is April 1975 and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a general of the South Vietnamese army is drinking whiskey and, with the help of his trusted captain, drawing up a list of those who will be given passage aboard the last flights out of the country. The general and his compatriots start a new life in Los Angeles, unaware that one among their number, the captain, is secretly observing and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC NGU

Potok, Chaim.

Summary: A Jewish girl in 1930s New York looks past her parents' idealism in search of something to comfort her as she observes discord and disunity everywhere.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1985

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POT

Nguyen, Viet Thanh

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: It is April 1975 and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a general of the South Vietnamese army is drinking whiskey and, with the help of his trusted captain, drawing up a list of those who will be given passage aboard the last flights out of the country. The general and his compatriots start a new life in Los Angeles, unaware that one among their number, the captain, is secretly observing and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Nguyen, Viet Thanh

Summary: Follows a Viet Cong agent as he spies on a South Vietnamese army general and his compatriots as they start a new life in 1975 Los Angeles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2015

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NGU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NGU

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC NGU

Lethem, Jonathan.

Summary: Jonathan Lethem's new novel is a family saga that tells stories of several generations living in Sunnyside Gardens, Queens.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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

Thompson, Laurie Ann.

Summary: Empower yourself in today’s highly connected, socially conscious world as you learn how to wield your passions, digital tools, and the principles of social entrepreneurship to affect real change in your schools, communities, and beyond.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 361.2 THO

Moyle, Eunice

Summary: With a unique mix of history and inspiration, Be The Change! gives young readers the tools and encouragement needed to be the change they wish to see in the world. Featuring the popular founders of Hello! Lucky stationery, this guidebook offers instruction and guidance to spark readers' creativity and inspire action in their local communities. With a lighthearted approach, the authors enlighten...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walter Foster Jr. 2018

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Keppeler, Jill.

Summary: No one should take for granted the fact that Americans have the opportunity to say what we feel about issues. Young readers are taught in the social studies curriculum to engage in their community and be an active citizen, but how can they when they can't yet vote? This book teaches both the history of and necessity for activism in our society through easy-to-understand language. Each spread is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 302 KEP