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23 holds on 5 copies

Summary: It tells the fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst whose painstaking work decoding thousands of messages for the U.S. government would send infamous gangsters to prison and bring down a massive, near-invisible Nazi spy ring in WWII. A suburban wife and mother who led a secret double life, her remarkable contributions to the science of cryptology would...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD COD

Mundy, Liza

Summary: Documents the contributions of more than ten thousand American women who served as codebreakers during World War II, detailing how their efforts shortened the war, saved countless lives, and enabled their subsequent careers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 MUN

DeBrosse, Jim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 DEB

Budiansky, Stephen

Summary: "A sweeping history of the NSA and its codebreaking achievements from World War II through the Cold War shares insights into the challenges faced by cryptanalysts and their role in some of the most complicated events of the twentieth century,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 BUD

Bamford, James.

Summary: This scrupulously documented account of the NSA's tireless hunt for intelligence dissects an organization that monitors enemies and allies alike--a leviathan whose influence has both prevented and provoked world conflict. Relying on testimony and documents never meant for the public eye, Bamford reveals espionage activities and profiles the commanders and the soldiers responsible for the covert...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.1273 BAM

Mundy, Liza

Summary: Recruited by the U.S. Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, more than ten thousand women served as codebreakers during World War II. While their brothers and boyfriends took up arms, these women moved to Washington and learned the meticulous work of code-breaking. Their efforts shortened the war, saved countless lives, and gave them access to careers previously denied to them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 Mundy 2017

Fagone, Jason

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Traces the life of Elizebeth Smith, who met and married groundbreaking cryptologist William Friedman and worked with him to discover and expose Nazi spy rings in South America by cracking multiple versions of the Enigma machine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey Street Books 2017

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Catton, Bruce

Summary: This is the story of Lincoln's famous army of the Potomac during the early years of the Civil War, when it was under the command of General George B. McClellan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1951

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 CAT

Nielsen, Kim E.

Summary: Covers the entirety of U.S. disability history, from pre-1492 to the present. Disability is not just the story of someone we love or the story of whom we may become; rather it is undoubtedly the story of our nation. It places the experiences of people with disabilities at the center of the American narrative. In many ways, it's a familiar telling. In other ways, however, it is a radical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.4 NIE

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