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Vinocour, Susan Nordin

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Summary: "A powerful and humane exploration of the "insanity defense," through one heartbreaking case. A three-year-old boy dies, having apparently fallen while trying to reach a bag of sugar on a high shelf. His grandmother stands accused of second-degree murder.Psychologist Susan Nordin Vinocour agrees to evaluate the defendant, to determine whether the impoverished and mentally ill woman is competent...

Format: text

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

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Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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Summary: "These three 20-minute videos examine key constitutional concepts. The first explains why the nation's framers created the Constitution. The second describes the protection of individual rights by highlighting the Supreme Court case of Gideon v. Wainwright, affirming the right to an attorney. The last explores the separation of powers by examining the Supreme Court case of Youngstown v. Sawyer,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 342.730 DVD Key 2006

Rice, Susan E.

Summary: Recalling pivotal moments from her dynamic career on the front lines of American diplomacy and foreign policy, Susan E. Rice, who served as National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, delivers an account of a life in service to family and country.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 RICE, SUSAN E. RIC

Friedman, Jack P.

Summary: This study guide and test preparation manual has been updated to provide the latest information in real estate finance, federal law and regulation, and appraisal license requirements.Explains all aspects of real estate law and finance, including contracts, deeds, appraisals, brokerage, leasing, mortgages, federal regulation of Fair Housing, Truth-in-Lending, and environmental mattersPresents...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's Educational Services 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333 FRI

Summary: A lonely, isolated thirty-something insomniac young professional seeks an escape from his mundane existence with the help of a devious soap salesman. They find release from their reality prison through underground fight clubs, where men can be what the world now denies them. Their boxing matches and harmless pranks soon lead to an out-of-control spiral towards oblivion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FIG

Abrams, Dan

Summary: At the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln was hired to defend him. This was to be his last great case as a lawyer. The case posed painful personal challenges for Lincoln. The murder victim had trained for the law in his office, and Lincoln had been his friend and his mentor. His accused killer,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.7 ABR

Proudfit, Benjamin

Summary: "For more than three decades in the mid-1800s, the Oregon Trail was the main way settlers traveled west. Today, people can visit parts of this historic trail, and even walk where pioneers did as they made their way to new lives in the Pacific Northwest and California. Complemented by full-color photographs, the main content addresses the historical context of the trail to supplement the social...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978 PRO

Hoen, Sean Madigan

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOEN, SEAN MADIGAN HOE

Anderson, Carlotta R.

Summary: "All-American Anarchist chronicles the life and work of Joseph A. Labadie (1850-1933), Detroit's prominent labor organizer and one of early labor's most influential activists. A dynamic participant in the major social reform movements of the Gilded Age, Labadie was a central figure in the pervasive struggle for a new social order as the American Midwest underwent rapid industrialization at the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LABADIE, JO AND

Summary: A behind-the-scenes look inside the historic case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2015

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

Kluger, Richard

Summary: In 1733, struggling printer John Peter Zenger scandalized colonial New York by launching the New-York Weekly Journal, which assailed the British governor as corrupt and arrogant -- a direct challenge to the prevailing law against "seditious libel", which criminalized any criticism of the government. Fronting for a group of powerful antiroyalist politicians, Zenger was jailed for nine months...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZENGER, JOHN PETER KLU

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Summary: Ten-disc expanded edition of National Geographic's National parks collection that explores the natural history and wildlife of America's national parks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 NAT

Summary: "You may: 1. Travel the trail 2. Work together to overcome calamities 3. Get at least one member of your party to Oregon 4. Stop to rest 5. Decide which of your friends will die of dysentery 6. Write your name on a tombstone What is your choice?"--Container.

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: Pressman Toy Corporation 2016

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1 available in STEM Kits, Call number: J STEM KIT 6

Eubanks, Steve

Summary: In December of 2001, West Point cadet Chad Jenkins and Naval Academy midshipman Brian Stann faced off in the Army-Navy game and would not meet for another decade as they went to war, led soldiers, and witnessed and participated in events they never imagined possible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 EUB

Stein, Jean.

Summary: "An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles by the author of the contemporary classic Edie; Jean Stein influenced the art of oral history in her groundbreaking book Edie : American Girl, an indelible portrait of Andy Warhol 'superstar' Edie Sedgwick. Now, in West of Eden, Stein turns her lens toward the city Sedgwick came from--Los Angeles--and a mythic cast of fortune...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979 STE

Krist, Gary.

Summary: "From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans' other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City. Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans' thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city's elite 'better half' against its powerful and long-entrenched...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2014

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Summary: Provides parents with strategies and tips for helping their fifth grade student prepare for the Common Core assessment, offering easy-to-follow lessons, practice questions, and mini-quizzes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kaplan Publishing 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 372 PAR

Bolton, John R.

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Summary: As President Trump's National Security Advisor, Bolton spent many of his 453 days in the room where it happened. After working in the Reagan and both Bush presidencies, he has a great eye for the Washington inside game. What Bolton saw with Trump astonished him: a President for whom getting re-elected was the only thing that mattered, even if it meant endangering or weakening the nation. Here...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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Buttafuoco, Mary Jo.

Summary: Mary Jo Buttafuoco's life as a suburban wife and mother in sleepy Massapequa, New York, ended in May 1992, when she was shot in the head on her own front porch. The 'Long Island Lolita' saga sparked a media frenzy. As the years passed and Mary Jo steadfastly stood by her man while Joey Buttafuoco and Amy Fisher continued to make headlines, one question lingered in the minds of women everywhere:...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUTTAFUOCO, MARY JO BUT

January, Brendan

Summary: Places the events relating to the 1857 Supreme Court decision regarding rights of slaves into the larger context of the conflict about slavery among the states.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.087 JAN

Hayden, Dolores.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.76 HAY

Hollander, Stuart J.

Summary: "Whether you're a parent planning to pass on a cottage to your children, someone who has inherited a cabin with your siblings or other relatives, or someone who is thinking about buying a vacation home, you want to know how to keep the property in the family--and avoid squabbles over it. This book tells you how. You'll find out how to:. Prevent a family member from forcing a sale of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 346.73 Hollander 2013

Summary: This premium, blue-chip Centennial Collection features beautiful new footage of eight of America's most beloved National Parks, creating an experience of some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world. Insightful explorations and fascinating stories of America's most majestic lands include Olympic, Yosemite, Everglades, Yellowstone, Saguaro, Grand Canyon, and Great Smoky Mountains.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME

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