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Summary: "Cindy Shank, mother of three, is serving a 15-year sentence in federal prison for her tangential involvement with a Michigan drug ring years earlier. This intimate portrait of mandatory minimum drug sentencing's devastating consequences, captured by Cindy's brother, follows her and her family over the course of ten years."--IMDb.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Murphy, Steve (Steven E.)

Summary: The explosive memoir of legendary DEA agents and the subject of the hit Netflix series Narcos. Readers will go deep inside the inner workings of the Search Bloc, the joint Colombian-US task force that resulted in an intensive 18-month operation that tracked Escobar.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 MUR

Deutsch, Kevin

Summary: "An award-winning crime reporter describes how two high school honor-roll students used gang connections to loot pharmacies and sell narcotics through delivery drivers using location-based technology and even formed an alliance with the Mexican drug cartel headed by El Chapo,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.4 DEU

Del Bosque, Melissa

Summary: Drugs, money, cartels: this is what FBI rookie Scott Lawson expected when he was sent to the border town of Laredo, but instead he's deskbound writing intelligence reports about the drug war. Then, one day, Lawson is asked to check out an anonymous tip: a horse was sold at an Oklahoma auction house for a record-topping price, and the buyer was Miguel Trevino, one of the leaders of the Zetas,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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

Tone, Joe

Summary: The dramatic true story of two brothers living parallel lives on either side of the U.S.-Mexico border -- and how their lives converged in a major criminal conspiracy. José Treviño was a devoted family man working as a bricklayer in Texas. Back in Mexico, his younger brother Miguel was ascending to the top ranks of Los Zetas, a notoriously bloody drug cartel. One day José showed up at a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2017

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2017

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

Fenton, Justin

Summary: "Baltimore, 2015. Riots were erupting across the city as citizens demanded justice for Freddie Gray, a twenty-five-year old black man who had died while in police custody. At the same time, drug and violent crime were surging, and that year, Baltimore would reach its deadliest year in over two decades: 342 homicides in a city of six hundred thousand people. Under intense scrutiny--and a federal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 FEN

Link, Mardi.

Summary: "On a bitterly cold afternoon in December 1986, a Michigan State trooper found the frozen body of Jerry Tobias in the bed of his pickup truck. The 31-year-old oil field worker and small-time drug dealer was curled up on his side on the truck's bare metal, pressed against the tailgate, clad only in jeans, a checkered shirt, and cowboy boots. Inside the cab of the truck was a fresh package of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2014

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.152 LIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 364.15 Link 2014
1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MI 364.152 Link 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 364.152 LIN

Summary: Documents how former drug-trafficker, Anderson Sá and the Grupo Cultural AfroReggae are working to unite a Rio slum, or favela, against a violent drug industry and police oppression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2006

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

Buhk, Tobin T.

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "The spring of 1903 proved disastrous for the Murphy family. On April 22, the infant Ruth Murphy died in her crib. Within an hour, her mother, Gertrude, experienced a violent spasm before she, too, died. Ten days later, John Murphy followed his wife and child to the grave after suffering from a crippling convulsion. While neighbors whispered about a curse and physicians feared a contagious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Timmerman, L. C.

Summary: "On a hot August night, beautiful nineteen-year-old Rachel Helena Timmerman was brutally beaten and raped five times by a savage criminal. Her rapist was eventually caught and arrested, but made bond just as quickly and was able to walk the streets a free man until his court date. However, two days before she was to testify against her attacker in court, Rachel received a phone call inviting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Horizon Press 2011

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

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 364.152 Timmerman 2011

Summary: Based on a true story of the rise and fall of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar and the two DEA agents that brought the famed Medellin Cartel to its knees.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 MIL

Farzad, Roben

Summary: The wild, true story of the Mutiny, the hotel and club that embodied the decadence of Miami's cocaine cowboys heyday--and an inspiration for the blockbuster film, Scarface...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.4 FAR

Stauth, Cameron.

Summary: "An anonymous caller tells a detective in a small Oregon town that a woman has just bitten off a man's finger. But the man is not the victim, the caller says. The woman is. She's being held against her will by a group of faith-healing fanatics who are trying to cure her depression with violent exorcisms. The detective rescues her, but she is afraid to press charges against the people in her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2013

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Summary: Describes the devastating accident and case of mistaken identity that left one family grieving for the young woman they thought was their daughter while the wrong family cared for the lone survivor, and describes the healing journey of survivor Whitney Cerak.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 617.4 MIS

Summary: Five lives were lost in a tragic accident involving a Taylor University van, and one young woman, severely injured and comatose, was rushed to the hospital. Families, faculty, students, and communities grieved their losses and joined in prayer and hope as the one young woman, Laura Van Ryn, fought for her life in a hospital bed. The national news spread the story, and people everywhere shared...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 617.4 MIS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.481 MIS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 617.481 Mistaken

McIntyre, Tommy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1988

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

Lyon, Joshua.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Bringing together both the journalist's eye and the addict's mind, "Pill Head" explores Lyon's own addiction and the cultural phenomena that made pill-popping so popular, especially among the twenty-somethings of Generation Rx.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LYON, JOSHUA LYO

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Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 1996

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Summary: Follows seven homeless youth in and around Union Square as they live with addition to heroin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Film Network 2004

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

Janney, Rachel.

Contents: Positive behavior support -- Schoolwide positive behavior support -- Selected interventions for students at risk for behavior problems -- Individualized positive behavior support: conducting a functional behavioral assessment -- Designing, using, and evaluating individualized positive behavior supports.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.9 JAN

Luxenberg, Steve.

Summary: Traces the author's surprise discovery that his late mother had a sister who was sent away under mysterious circumstances and never mentioned by the family again, his efforts to research his long-lost aunt's story and whereabouts, and his struggles to understand the secrecy of her existence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.875 LUX

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.875 LUX

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.875 LUX

Summary: In the late 19th century, as America's teeming cities grew increasingly congested, the time had come to replace the nostalgic horse-drawn trolleys with a faster, cleaner, safer, and more efficient form of transportation. Ultimately, it was Boston, a city of so many firsts that overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen, and the great fears of its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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