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Sepetys, Ruta

Summary: Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming guise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson, the son of an oil tycoon, who arrives in Madrid with his parents hoping to connect with the country of his mother's birth through the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Sep

Summary: From Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, dictators have shaped the world we live in. How did they seize and wield power? What forces rose up against them or resisted them in secret? How did they finally come to the bitter end? This series answers those questions in six immersive hours, each a revealing portrait of brutality and power.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2019

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DIC

Sepetys, Ruta

Summary: "Madrid, 1957. Under the oppressive dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the promise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson, the son of an oil tycoon, who arrives in Madrid hoping to connect with the country of his mother's birth. Photography introduces him to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SEP

Pandi

Summary: "The Accusation is a deeply moving and eye-opening work of fiction that paints a powerful portrait of life under the North Korean regime. Set during the period of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il's leadership, the seven stories that make up The Accusation give voice to people living under this most bizarre and horrifying of dictatorships. The characters of these compelling stories come from a wide...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

Dikötter, Frank

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin, Mao Zedong, Kim Il-sung, Ceausescu, Mengistu of Ethiopia and Duvalier of Haiti. No dictator can rule through fear and violence alone. Naked power can be grabbed and held temporarily, but it never suffices in the long term. A tyrant who can compel his own people to acclaim him will last longer. The paradox of the modern dictator is that he must create the illusion of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 321.9 DIK

Mafi, Tahereh.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Juliette Ferrars isn't who she thinks she is. Still reeling from the explosive events of the Continental Symposium and the secrets Warner has been keeping, Juliette has nowhere to turn and doesn't know whom she can trust. She's desperate for answers, but to get them, she'll have to face the nightmares that have been chasing her for a lifetime.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Oda, Eiichirō

Summary: "The Straw Hat crew is reunited again in Zou, but this animal kingdom is already in a state of collapse when Luffy gets there. As the mystery of the events that transpired on Zou is slowly unraveled, new questions arise about Sanji's background"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 ONE

Mafi, Tahereh

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Juliette thought she'd won. She took over sector 45 and now has Warner by her side. She's still the girl with the ability to kill with a single touch--and with so much power in her young hands, the world is watching her every move, waiting to see what happens next."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MAF

Dobson, William J.

Summary: "Across the globe, there is a war raging between dictators and those who challenge their rule. With groundbreaking reporting and brilliant analysis, acclaimed journalist William J. Dobson reveals the inner workings of today's authoritarian regimes and takes us behind the lines in this battle for the future of freedom."--Jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 321.8 DOB

Kramer, J. Kasper

Summary: In Romania in 1989, when people who say or do the wrong thing disappear, ten-year-old aspiring writer Ileana copes with fear, hunger, and cruelty by writing new endings to stories, including her own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KRA

Kreie, Chris

Summary: A few days after aliens attack Earth, Austin and his mother arrive safely at an emergency shelter, but they soon realize the shelter is not exactly a safe haven.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Darby Creek 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KRE

Gessen, Masha

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "An analysis of the destruction the Trump administration has waged on our institutions, the cultural norms we hoped would save us, and our very sense of identity"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2020

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Herbert, Brian.

Summary: "A revolution has taken over the government of the United States and the environment has been saved. All pollution has been banned and reversed. It's a bright, green new world. But this new world comes with a great cost. The United States is ruled by a dictatorship and the corporations are fighting back. Joining them are an increasing number of rebels angered by the dictatorship of Chairman...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Science Fiction, Call number: S.F. Hebert 2014

Mafi, Tahereh

Summary: Juliette questions everything she ever believed about Adam and her abilities when she is forced to team up with Warner to stop the Reestablishment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harpercollins Childrens Books 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAF

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MAF

Mafi, Tahereh

Summary: The explosive finale to the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Shatter Me series. Juliette Ferrars. Ella Sommers. Which is the truth and which is the lie? Now that Ella knows who Juliette is and what she was created for, things have only become more complicated. As she struggles to understand the past that haunts her and looks to a future more uncertain than ever, the lines between right...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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Atogun, Odafe

Summary: "A stunning debut from a fresh Nigerian literary voice: a mesmerizing, deceptively simple, Kafkaesque narrative, resonant of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice and lightly informed by the life of Nigerian musical superstar Fela Kuti--a powerful story of love, sacrifice, and courage. The day a stained brown envelope reaches Taduno from his homeland, he knows that the time has come to return from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATO

Cardenas, Mauro Javier

Summary: "Extravagant, absurd, and self-aware, The Revolutionaries Try Again plays out against the lost decade of Ecuador's austerity and the stymied idealism of three childhood friends-an expat, a bureaucrat, and a playwright-who are as sure about the evils of dictatorship as they are unsure of everything else, including each other. Everyone thinks they're the chosen ones, Masha wrote on Antonio's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Coffee House Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Hunter, Nick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 321.9 HUN

Sepetys, Ruta

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: At the Castellana Hilton in 1957 Madrid, eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson connects with Ana Moreno through photography and fate as Daniel discovers the incredibly dark side of the city under Generalissimo Franco's rule.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2019

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Jacobs, John Hornor

Summary: [The author] turns his fertile imagination to the evil that breeds within the human soul. A brilliant mix of the psychological and supernatural, blending the acute insight of Roberto Bolaño and the eerie imagination of H. P. Lovecraft, The Sea Dreams It Is the Sky examines life in a South American dictatorship. Centered on the journal of a poet-in-exile and his failed attempts at translating a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Mafi, Tahereh.

Summary: Ostracized or incarcerated her whole life, seventeen-year-old Juliette is freed on the condition that she use her horrific abilities in support of The Reestablishment, a post-apocalyptic dictatorship, but Adam, the only person ever to show her affection, offers hope of a better future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAF

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAF

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MAF

Mafi, Tahereh.

Summary: tickticktickticktickit's almosttime for war. Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her-people with gifts-and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance. She's finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch. Or from Warner, who wants Juliette...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2013

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Mafi, Tahereh.

Summary: "Juliette has escaped to Omega Point, the headquarters of the rebel resistance and a safe haven for people with abilities like hers. She is finally free from The Reestablishment and their plans to use her as a weapon, but Warner, her former captor, won'tlet her go without a fight."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MAF

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAF

Oda, Eiichiro

Summary: "The Straw Hats have successfully freed the people of Dressrosa from Doflamingo's tyrannical grip, but can they make it off the island alive? With some of the Navy's strongest officers on their tail, Luffy and his crew are going to need some new allies!"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 ONE

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