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Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: "In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 GOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Krames, Jeffrey A.

Contents: The exceptional seven and the traits that defined them -- Place the customer at the epicenter of the business model : Michael Dell and the art of the customer -- Create an authentic learning organization : how Jack Welch converts learning into results -- Focus on solutions : Lou Gerstner on creating a customer-obsessed IBM -- Prepare the organization for drastic change : Andy Grove on strategic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 KRA

Talty, Stephan

Summary: Beginning in the summer of 1903, an insidious crime wave filled New York City, and then the entire country, with fear. The children of Italian immigrants were kidnapped, and dozens of innocent victims were gunned down. Bombs tore apart tenement buildings. Judges, senators, Rockefellers, and society matrons were threatened with gruesome deaths. The perpetrators seemed both omnipresent and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 TAL

Younge, Gary

Summary: "On an average day in America, seven young people aged nineteen or under will be shot dead. In Another Day in the Death of America, award-winning Guardian journalist Gary Younge tells the stories of the lives lost during the course of a single day in theUnited States. It could have been any day, but Younge has chosen November 23, 2013. From Jaiden Dixon (9), shot point-blank by his mother's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 YOU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.6 YOU

Miller, Chanel

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Summary: Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting "Emily Doe" on Stanford's campus. Her victim impact statement was posted on BuzzFeed, where it instantly went viral, was translated globally, and read on the floor of Congress. It inspired changes in California law and the recall of the judge in the case. Now Miller reclaims her identity to...

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

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Bilton, Nick

Summary: From New York Times-bestselling author Nick Bilton comes a true-life thriller about the rise and fall of Ross Ulbricht, aka the Dread Pirate Roberts, the founder of the online black market Silk Road.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 BIL

Michaelis, Arno

Summary: Documents the story of the unlikely and powerful friendship between a Sikh and a former white supremacist in the aftermath of Wade Michael Page's murderous 2012 attack on a Wisconsin Sikh Temple, describing how they launched the Serve 2 Unite organization to promote community inclusion and fight hate crimes.

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

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

Weiss, Alan

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Publisher / Publication Date: AMACOM 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 WEI

Grann, David

Summary: In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. The family of an Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, became a prime target. Her relatives were...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2017

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Brown, Julie K.

Summary: "Dauntless journalist Julie K. Brown recounts her uncompromising and risky investigation of Jeffrey Epstein's underage sex trafficking operation, and the explosive reporting for the Miami Herald that finally brought him to justice while exposing the powerful people and broken system that protected him"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dey Street 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 BRO

Miller, T. Christian

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Summary: August, 2008. Marie, a teenager, reported being raped in her Seattle apartment by a masked man. Confronted with inconsistencies, she was charged with false reporting and branded a liar. Years later Colorado detectives discovered they were dealing with a serial rapist. Miller and Armstrong follow the tale of doubt, lies, and a hunt for justice-- and the long history of skepticism toward rape...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 MIL

Rybczynski, Witold.

Summary: Traces the creation of a Pennsylvania residential subdivision from its planning stage to the residence of its first owners, in an account that offers insight into the long process of development and how it is related to sprawl and ex-urban growth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2007

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

Dwyer, Kevin.

Summary: This book focuses on twenty-five true stories that real detectives have grappled with and explores the entire criminal process, from investigation and arrest to trial and verdict.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 364.15 DWY

Kane, Robert L.

Contents: Background -- The stroke -- Rehabilitation -- Assisted living -- The dementia unit -- Nursing home -- Doctors, other medical personnel, and hospitals -- Informal care -- The roads not taken -- End of life -- What kind of long-term care do we want? -- What can we do about it?.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vanderbilt University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.61 KAN

Freeman, Jim R.

Summary: As told by the three FBI agents who led the chase, this is the story of how the FBI broke its own rules, blasting away the layers of bureaucratic constraints that had plagued earlier efforts, to catch the notorious Unabomber and end his 16-year trail of terrorism.--Publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: History Pub. Co. 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 FRE

Summary: How do wrongful convictions happen, and what are the consequences for the lucky few who are acquitted, years after they are proven innocent? Fourteen exonerated inmates narrate their stories, while another exoneree's case is explored. They detail every aspect of the experience of wrongful conviction, as well as the remarkable depths of endurance sustained by each exoneree who never lost hope.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.973 CAL

Patterson, James

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Summary: Two true-crime tales relate the stories of a married woman who suspects her husband isn't who he says he is and a teenage girl who moves to Arizona and finds her perfect life is about to turn on its head.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 PAT

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Summary: FROM THE PUBLISHER : After the Nancy Cruzan case was decided by the Supreme Court in 1990, and ultimately resolved by the Courts of the State of Missouri, the decision to withhold or withdraw life-prolonging nutrition and hydration appeared to many to be as noncontroversial as decisions to refuse respirators or dialysis. Even the Catholic Church held that, although there should be a presumption...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 CAS

McDonald, John.

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Publisher / Publication Date: MIT Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SLOAN, ALFRED McDonald

Grann, David

Summary: Presents a true account of the early twentieth-century murders of dozens of wealthy Osage and law-enforcement officials, citing the contributions and missteps of a fledgling FBI that eventually uncovered one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976 GRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 976 GRA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976 GRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 976 Grann 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 976.6 GRA

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Figliuzzi, Frank

Summary: "The FBI's former head of counterintelligence delivers a field-tested playbook for unlocking individual and organizational excellence, based on the FBI's fiercely protected code of conduct and illustrated through dramatic stories from his own storied career"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.25 FIG

Sharfstein, Daniel J.

Summary: One of the nation's most accomplished historians unravels the stories of three extraordinary families from different eras in American history to represent the complexity of race in America, and to force readers to rethink assumptions about race, racism, and civil rights.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 SHA

Grann, David

Summary: "This essential book introduces young readers to the Reign of Terror against the Osage people--one of history's most ruthless and shocking crimes"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976.6004 GRA

Grann, David

Summary: Presents a true account of the early twentieth-century murders of dozens of wealthy Osage and law-enforcement officials, citing the contributions and missteps of a fledgling FBI that eventually uncovered one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, A Division of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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