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Cohen, Jared

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: From the Founding to today, this book tells the stories of seven former presidents who each changed history and offered lessons about how to decide what to do in the next chapter of life as they handled human problems of ego, finances and questions about their legacy and mortality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2024

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 COH

Patterson, James

Summary: Two true-crime thrillers include "Murder of Innocence," in which a global effort captures a serial predator; and "A Murderous Affair," in which a rookie FBI agent is set up by his informant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 PAT

Herold, Benjamin

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Through the stories of five American families, a masterful and timely exploration of how hope, history, and racial denial collide in the suburbs and their schools Outside Atlanta, a middle-class Black family faces off with a school system seemingly bent on punishing their teenage son. North of Dallas, a conservative white family relocates to an affluent suburban enclave, but can't escape the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 307.76 HER

Reilly, Ryan J.

Summary: "The attack on the Capitol building following the 2020 election was an extraordinarily large and brazen crime. Conspiracies were formed on social media in full public view, the law-breakers paraded on national television with undisguised faces, and with outgoing President Donald Trump openly cheering them on. The basic concept of law enforcement--investigators find criminals and serve...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.131 REI

Jobb, Dean

Summary: "I the span of fifteen years, Dr. Thomas Neill Cream murdered as many as ten people in the United States, Britain, and Canada. Poison was his weapon of choice. Structured around the doctor's London murder trial in 1892, The Case of the Murderous Dr. Cream exposes the blind trust given to the medical practitioners, as well as the flawed detection methods, bungled investigations, corrupt...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC JOB

St. Clair, Chip.

Summary: The child of an abusive parent learns that his "father" is a wanted child murderer and that everything he has been told about his past is false, thus sending him on a quest for justice and identity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Local Author, Call number: 921 ST. CLAIR, CHIP ST. C

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Bunting, Josiah

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A portrait of one of the greatest leaders of modern history, George Catlett Marshall, and a distillation of the essential lessons his formation offers to the leaders of today and tomorrow. George Marshall was a soldier-statesman who guided the Allies to victory during World War II and set Europe on the postwar path to recovery with the plan that bears his name, receiving the Nobel Peace Prize...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2024

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Fleming, Candace

Summary: How did two teenagers brutally murder an innocent child ... and why? And how did their brilliant lawyer save them from the death penalty in 1920s Chicago? Written by a prolific master of narrative nonfiction, this is a compulsively readable true-crime story based on an event dubbed the "crime of the century." In 1924, eighteen-year-old college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb made a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anne Schwartz Books 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.152 FLE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.152 FLE

White, Tracy (Tracy A.)

Summary: "This book tells the true stories of five brave teens fleeing their home countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Guinea, on their own, traveling through unknown and unfriendly places, and ultimately crossing into the US to find refuge and seek asylum. Based on extensive interviews with teen refugees, lawyers, caseworkers, and activists, Tracy White shines a light on five individual...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Street Noise Books 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 362.7 WHI

DJ Envy

Summary: Gia and Raashaun Casey met when they were two teenagers living around the corner from each other in Queens. They have been together for an astounding twenty-five years and have remained together through RaaShaun's growing celebrity, a devastating cheating scandal, and the births of five children. Gia and Raashaun explore the entire chronology of their love story with vulnerability, honesty, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 CAS

Cohen, Jared

Summary: "The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. Accidental Presidents looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected to it. It demonstrates how the character of the man in that powerful seat affects the nation and world. Eight men have succeeded to the presidency when the incumbent died in office. In one way or another they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 COH

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 COH

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Hist US Pres Cohen

Forbes, Lisa

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Riveting, honest, and raw, I Can Take It From Here recounts Lisa Forbes's harrowing journey into darkness -- including a fourteen-year-long stint in a maximum-security prison -- and her fierce resolve to understand the effects of the trauma she endured, to take personal responsibility for her actions, and to ensure that her history does not dictate her destiny. The youngest of six children,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Steerforth Press/Truth to Power Books 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FORBES, LISA FOR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B FORBES FOR

Marszalek, John F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.56 MAR

Rybczynski, Witold.

Summary: Traces the creation of a Pennsylvania residential subdivision from its planning stage to the residence of its first owners, in an account that offers insight into the long process of development and how it is related to sprawl and ex-urban growth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.76 RYB

Lee, Erika

Summary: "This book is a stirring account of the ordinary people and extraordinary acts that made Asian America and the young people who are remaking America today"--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.0495 LEE

Biskind, Peter

Summary: "Bestselling author of Easy Riders, Raging Bulls and Down and Dirty Pictures, cultural critic Peter Biskind turns his eye toward the new golden age of television, sparked by the fall of play-it-safe network TV and the rise of boundary-busting cable followed by streaming, that overturned both-based on exclusive, candid, and colorful interviews with executives, writers, showrunners, directors,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "He's only getting worse. Donald Trump's erratic behavior throughout his presidential campaign caused many of us to ask: What is wrong with him? After the election, politicians and pundits assured us he would change once he took office and would live up to his role as president. After spending two years in the most powerful position in the world, however, Trump has only gotten worse. He rants....

Format: text

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

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Walters, Ryan S.

Summary: "He's the butt of political jokes, frequently subjected to ridicule, and almost never absent a "Worst Presidents" list where he most often ends up at the bottom. Historians have labeled him the "Worst President Ever," "Dead Last," "Unfit," and "Incompetent," to name but a few. Many contemporaries were equally cruel. H. L. Mencken called him a "nitwit." To Alice Roosevelt Longworth, he was a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery History 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HARDING, WARREN G. WAL

Sciutto, Jim

Summary: "From praising dictators to alienating allies, Trump has made chaos his calling card. Has his strategy caused more problems than it solved?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 SCI

Summary: The 2016 election of Donald J. Trump exposed a deep divide in American politics and culture, one that pollsters and pundits didn't seem to realize was there. But Trump did, and he used it to his advantage in ways that surprised nearly everyone, even those who voted for him. Perhaps the biggest question on many people's minds is how, exactly, did a crass, unrepentant reality TV star and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 DAN

Isikoff, Michael

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In Find Me the Votes, two years of immersive reporting by Isikoff and Klaidman has produced the most authoritative and dramatic account yet of a defeated president's conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election and how a local Georgia prosecutor--a daughter of the civil rights movement--decided to indict him and his allies for his desperate attempt to hold on to power. From the beginning, Fani...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve, Hachette Book Group 2024

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Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: "An inspiring graphic novel about Jane Kendeigh, a nurse who helped wounded soldiers in combat zones during World War II. During World War II, the United States' fight against the Japanese on islands in the Pacific was intense and deadly. To help respond to casualties in battle, the U.S. Navy trained 122 nurses to aid wounded soldiers in combat zones. The first nurse to do so was Jane Kendeigh,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEN

Hennessey, Susan

Summary: "How Donald Trump has reshaped the norms of the American presidency"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 HEN

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