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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

Graff, Garrett M.

Summary: "The eye-opening truth about the government's secret plans to survive a catastrophic attack on US soil--even if the rest of us die--a roadmap that spans from the dawn of the nuclear age to today"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 GRA

Summary: Now, seemingly invincible "fixer" Olivia Pope must confront the ultimate challenge: fixing herself. After sifting through her mysterious father's labyrinth of lies, Olivia's search for answers about her mother threatens not just national security, but the entire world. Meanwhile, the lives of her "gladiators", as well as those of the president, his wife and key White House staffers, take...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SCA

Summary: While Ray makes progress in therapy, there are dangers from the past that require the Ray Donovan of old. Between NYC mayor Ed Feratti, an unrelenting NYPD officer hunting for the truth and clients old and new, Ray struggles to find the balance between fixing for clients and fixing himself. And when Feratti's corruption brings a piece of Mickey's past back to New York, Ray is forced to seek...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV RAY

Lehane, Christopher.

Summary: Whether you're a politician caught with his pants down, a publicly traded company accused of accounting improprieties, a family-owned restaurant with a lousy Yelp review or just the guy in the corner cubicle who inadvertently pushed "reply all," a crisis doesn't have to be the make-or-break moment of your career. For those of us that aren't natural spin doctors, it's hard to resist the impulse...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.8 LEH

Michelli, Joseph A.

Summary: "From business guru Joseph Michelli-the leadership lessons you need navigate your team and company through the greatest business crisis in modern history, for long-lasting success Within days of COVID-19 disrupting the business world, Joseph Michelli began asking senior leaders at major companies about their specific challenges and how they were meeting them, getting raw yet thoughtful...

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw Hill 2021

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

Taylor, Jim

Summary: Few of us go through life without experiencing some sort of crisis, whether health, financial, relationship, career, or personal safety. Crises happen and they are often out of our control. But the one thing we can control is how we respond to them. Yet, our natural instincts often hinder us as we confront today's crises that are complex, amorphous, and not readily solvable. Changing our...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.2 TAY

Summary: After working as a White House communications director for the president of the United States, Olivia Pope sets up her own crisis management firm.

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Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2018

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Summary: "Poison on Tap is a compelling case study in how government at all levels can go very wrong and yet shows the power of the human spirit to overcome" - back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.43 POI

Moss, Todd.

Summary: "Fresh off the harrowing events of The Golden Hour, State Department crisis manager Judd Ryker is suddenly thrown into a quickly developing emergency in Zimbabwe, where a longtime strongman is being challenged for the presidency. Rumors are flying furiously: armed gangs, military crackdowns, shady outside money pouring in, and, most disturbing for the United States, reports of highly enriched...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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

Summary: Ray Donovan is the go-to guy who makes the problems of Los Angeles celebrities, superstar athletes, and business moguls disappear. This powerful family drama unfolds when his Irish gangster father is unexpectedly released from prison, setting off a chain of events that shakes the Donovan family to its core.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Even Ray Donovan's actions have consequences and he soon learns that clean slates are a dirty business. Ray has taken some hits that would leave lesser men down for the count, but what doesn't kill a Donovan only makes him stronger. One thing's for sure, whether you're with him or against him, it may be a new day, but it's the same Ray.

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Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV RAY

Summary: One of the most critically acclaimed dramas on television is back with its most exciting season yet! After the bloody Minassian shootout, Ray Donovan is focused on healing himself and his damaged relationship with his family. But Ray is soon pulled back into his old life by a troubled boxer and an enigmatic art dealer with ties to the Russian mafia.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Ray rebuilds his life both personally and professionally in New York City. After being rescued from a plummet into the East River, his savior, a cop named Mac, brings Ray into the Staten Island Police Departmentfraternity. While exploring this new world of brotherhood and corruption, Ray finds himself once again working for media mogulSamantha Winslow. Sam has teamed up with New York City...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV RAY

Diamond, Jared M.

Summary: "In his international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding of what makes civilizations rise and fall. Now, in his third book in this monumental trilogy, he reveals how successful nations recover from crises while adopting selective changes -- a coping mechanism more commonly associated with individuals recovering from personal crises....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.48 DIA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 DIA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 DIA

Micklethwait, John

Summary: "From the bestselling authors of The Right Nation, a visionary argument that our current crisis in government is nothing less than the fourth radical transition in the history of the nation-state. Dysfunctional government: It's become a cliche. And most of us are resigned to the fact that nothing is ever going to change. As John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge show us, that is a seriously...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.1 MIC

Dezenhall, Eric.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEZ

Summary: Ray's ongoing family upheaval has taken an emotional toll, leaving him more vulnerable than ever. LA's preeminent fixer is heading into uncharted territory and will soon discover that some damage cant be controlled.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV RAY

Jeffrey, Grant R.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Word Pub. 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEF

Moss, Todd

Summary: Judd Ryker, a State Department crisis manager, becomes embroiled in an emergency in Zimbabwe, where a challenge to the presidency has resulted in roving armed gangs, military crackdowns, shady financing, and reports of enriched uranium being available for purchase.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

Unger, David C.

Summary: Provides an analysis of the United States government's narrow-minded focus on security in the years since World War II and how it has become huge, unwieldy, and a detriment to democracy and the economy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.033 UNG

Ripley, Amanda.

Summary: Nine out of ten Americans live in places at significant risk of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, terrorism, or other disasters. Tomorrow, some of us will have to make split-second choices to save ourselves and our families. How will we react? What will it feel like? Will we be heroes or victims? Will our upbringing, our gender, our personality--anything we've ever learned, thought, or...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.935 RIP

Ripley, Amanda.

Summary: Nine out of ten Americans live in places at significant risk of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, terrorism, or other disasters. Tomorrow, some of us will have to make split-second choices to save ourselves and our families. How will we react? What will it feel like? Will we be heroes or victims? Will our upbringing, our gender, our personality--anything we've ever learned, thought, or...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2009

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Summary: For celebrities and public figures, there's only one thing worse than being talked about-and that is not being talked about. Similarly, most corporations have a need to both nurture and control publicity, and that means hiring a public relations firm. This program features two respected PR specialists who discuss what they do and how they do it. Outlining the differences between public...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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