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Larson, Doran

Summary: "In Inside Knowledge incarcerated people step forth as the primary witnesses and documentarians of the American prison's historical and ongoing defeat of the four cardinal rationales for the legal caging of human beings: rehabilitations, deterrence, containment, and retribution"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 365 LAR

Bird, Kai

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress. In this biography twenty-five years in the making, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin capture Oppenheimer's life and times, from his early career to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OPPENHEIMER, J. ROBERT BIR

Summary: "A collection of compelling, hard-hitting first-person essays, poems, and photos that expose what our punitive social systems do to so many Americans. Going for Broke, edited by Alissa Quart, Executive Director of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, and David Wallis, former Managing Director of EHRP, gives voice to a range of gifted writers for whom "economic precarity" is more than just...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.569 GOI

Anderson, Carlotta R.

Summary: "All-American Anarchist chronicles the life and work of Joseph A. Labadie (1850-1933), Detroit's prominent labor organizer and one of early labor's most influential activists. A dynamic participant in the major social reform movements of the Gilded Age, Labadie was a central figure in the pervasive struggle for a new social order as the American Midwest underwent rapid industrialization at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LABADIE, JO AND

Funk, McKenzie

Summary: "The bizarre and captivating story of the most important person you've never heard of. The world we live in today, where everything is tracked by corporations and governments, originates with one manic, elusive, utterly unique man--as prone to bullying as he was to fits of surpassing generosity and surprising genius. His name was Hank Asher, and his life was a strange and spectacular show that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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Summary: Solidarity! All for One and One for All!₄ Founded in Chicago in 1905, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) took to organizing unskilled workers into one big union and changed the course of American history. This compelling documentary of the IWW (or The Wobblies' as they were known) tells the story of workers in factories, sawmills, wheat fields, forests, mines, and on the docks as they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Summary: In Treatment season three continues to center around Dr. Paul Weston who continues to cope with the after-effects of his recent divorce, as well as his move to Brooklyn to continue his practice. In the midst of new emotional and physical challenges (including hand tremors he fears might be the onset of Parkinson's Disease, which killed his father), Paul will be treating three new patients, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD IN RATED R

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

Hurd, Will

Summary: "From former Republican Congressman and CIA Officer Will Hurd, a bold political playbook for America rooted in the timeless ideals of bipartisanship, inclusivity, and democratic values. It's getting harder to get big things done in America. The gears of our democracy have been mucked up by political nonsense. To meet the era-defining challenges of the 21st century, our country needs a reboot....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 HUR

Kozol, Jonathan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "An eloquent and passionate call for educational reparations, from the New York Times bestselling author"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2024

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Summary: "Discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet's New York & the Mid-Atlantic's Best Trips. This trusted travel companion features 30 amazing road trips, from 2-day escapes to 2-week adventures. Journey through the wine regions or explore small roads in postcard-perfect Pennsylvania Dutch Country, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to New York and the Mid-Atlantic, rent a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet 2022

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Brown, Monica

Summary: A powerful and accesible bilingual picture book that highlights "the power and impact of ordinary but dedicated citizens." Every day, thousands of farmworkers harvested the food that ended up on kitchen tables all over the country. But at the end of the day, when the workers sat down to eat, there were only beans on their own tables. Then Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez teamed up. Together they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

Summary: From the east: "A journey from the end of summer to deepest winter, across Eastern Europe to Moscow."--Container

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: A collection of documentaries made during World War II using actual newsreel footage, chronicling important events of the war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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

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

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

Anderson, Nels

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.586 AND

Yoo, John

Summary: "[This guide] offers a penetrating and irreverent account of the justices--ideologues and cowards, geniuses and mediocrities, all of them thoroughly human--and a fascinating analysis of a Court that has swung like a pendulum from preserving the Republic to undermining government by the people and back to defending the Constitution. Sprightly, informative, and powerfully argued, this book is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing 2023

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Nocera, Joseph

Summary: "From the collaborators behind the modern business classic All the Devils are Here comes a damning indictment of American capitalism--and the leaders that left us brutally unprepared for a global pandemic In 2020, the novel coronavirus pandemic made it painfully clear that the U.S. could not adequately protect its citizens. Millions of Americans suffered--and over a million died--in less than...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2023

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Orange, Tommy

Summary: Colorado, 1864. Star, a young survivor of the Sand Creek Massacre, is brought to the Fort Marion Prison Castle, where he is forced to learn English and practice Christianity. Oakland, 2018. Opal Viola Victoria Bear Shield is barely holding her family together after the shooting that nearly took the life of her nephew Orvil. Now adrift, Opal searches for a way to heal her wounded family.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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1 available in Audiobook Display, Call number: CD FIC ORA

Baker, Mark

Summary: Discover the freedom of open roads with Lonely Planet's Midwest & the Great Lakes' Best Road Trips. This trusted travel companion features a collection of amazing drives, from day escapes to multi-week adventures. Follow the Tribal Trails, see Highway 61's vistas, and conquer Chicago. Get to the Midwest & Great Lakes, rent a car, and hit the road! Itineraries for classic road trips plus other...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet 2022

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Harris, Duchess

Summary: "Growing Up LGBTQ explores what life is like for adolescents in the LGBTQ community, including topics like coming out, bullying and discrimination in school, and mental health. It also examines the creation of community and found family for LGBTQ people. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 306.76 HAR

Ball, Georgia

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Knox becomes caught up in a gunfight between American and British troops during the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic Press 2023

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Contents: Essays. Collecting the image of America : Charles Willson Peale's The artist in his museum and Samuel F.B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre / Judith Russi Kirshner -- Painting the image of America : portraiture and genre in the 19th century / Elizabeth Milroy -- Americans in the landscape / D. Scott Atkinson -- American impressionism / Elizabeth Milroy -- America and the modernist spirit / D....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Terra Museum of American Art 1987

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709.73 PRO

Dennis, David J.

Summary: "A dynamic family exchange that pivots between the voices of a father and son, The Movement Made Us is a unique work of oral history and memoir, chronicling the extraordinary story of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and its living legacy embodied in Black Lives Matter. David Dennis Sr, a core architect of the movement, speaks out for the first time, swapping recollections both harrowing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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

DeRosa, Melissa

Summary: When COVID-19 hit the United States, New York governor Andrew Cuomo was thrust onto the national stage, hailed around the globe for his leadership. Alongside him every step of the way, Melissa DeRosa quickly became a household name. In her riveting memoir, DeRosa details her journey as a young woman in politics rising to the highest levels of government, writing with raw honesty and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Union Square & Co. 2023

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