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Herman, Eleanor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2004

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Fraser, Antonia

Summary: The self-proclaimed Sun King, Louis XIV ruled over the most glorious and extravagant court in seventeenth-century Europe. Now, Antonia Fraser goes behind the well-known tales of Louis's accomplishments and follies, exploring in detail his intimate relationships with women. The king's mother, Anne of Austria, had been in a childless marriage for 22 years before she gave birth to Louis XIV. A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LOU

Carroll, Leslie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.0099 CAR

Mitford, Nancy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review of Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 POMPADOUR, JEANNE ANTOINETTE MIT

Isaacson, Walter

Summary: A portrait of the Nobel Prize-winning scientist explores the impact of James Watson's "The Double Helix" on her career and how her team's invention of CRISPR technology enabled revolutionary DNA-editing approaches to fighting disease, as well as curing diseases, fending off viruses, and enhancing our children

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 576.5 ISA

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 DOUDNA, JENNIFER ISA

Summary: With the rise of industry came the rise of the cities. In this program, host Dan Cruickshank scours London to examine how the mechanisms of industrialization generated urban life as people know it today. Mass production enabled a growing swathe of society to enjoy high-quality products and created a new and instantly recognizable world: the modern home. Chemistry also stoked the fires of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Ainsztein, Reuben.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.8 AIN

Krimstein, Ken

Summary: When I Grow Up is New Yorker cartoonist Ken Krimstein's new graphic nonfiction book, based on six of hundreds of newly discovered, never-before-published autobiographies of Eastern European Jewish teens on the brink of WWII-found in 2017 hidden in a Lithuanian church cellar. These autobiographies, long thought destroyed by the Nazis, were written as entries for three competitions held in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: Lucy Worsley brings to life key events in European royal history, covering: Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, and England's parting of ways with Catholic Europe; the Regency, and the reasons that George III reliquished power; the Russian Revolution, revealing that the Czar had actually been deposed by an uprising that had preceded the October Revolution of 1917.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Aleksievich, Svetlana

Summary: "Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive style of oral history, Secondhand Time is a monument to the collapse of the USSR, charting the decline of Soviet culture and speculating on what will rise from the ashes of Communism. As in all her books, Alexievich gives voice to women and men whose stories are lost in the official narratives of nation-states, creating a powerful...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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Egan, Timothy.

Summary: "From the National Book Award-winning and best-selling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America. The Irish-American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told throughthe improbable life of one man. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his Irish countrymen died,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MEA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MEAGHER, THOMAS FRANCIS EGA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B MEAGHER EGA

Dolnick, Edward

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Summary: Presents the true story of a pivotal moment in modern history when a group of strange, tormented geniuses--Isaac Newton chief among them--invented science and remade our understanding of the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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Summary: Rich in history, the Rhine feeds Europe's collective identity-as well as its divisions. Flowing from Switzerland through Austria, Germany, France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands, the river intersects a multitude of towns and cities in the process. This program follows the Rhine on its multifaceted journey and examines economic, political, environmental, and historical issues surrounding it....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Wilkins, Veronica B.

Summary: "In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the unique and defining characteristics of Europe. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about this continent's landscape, biomes, climate, wildlife, culture, and more. Strong STEM connections promote multi-subject learning. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pogo 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940 WIL

Morton, Andrew

Summary: Provides an inside look at Prince William and Kate Middleton, delving into their backgrounds, their meeting as students at the University of St Andrews, the ups and downs of their relationship, their engagement, and their wedding.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILLIAM & CATHERINE MOR

Matthews, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firebird Books 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.14 Matth

Basu, Shrabani

Summary: "In the twilight years of her reign, after the devastating deaths of her two great loves--Prince Albert and John Brown--Queen Victoria meets tall and handsome Abdul Karim, a humble servant from Agra waiting tables at her Golden Jubilee. The two form an unlikely bond and within a year Abdul becomes a powerful figure at court, the Queen's teacher, her counsel on Urdu and Indian affairs, and a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 941.081 BAS

Sypeck, Jeff.

Summary: In the year 800, Pope Leo III placed the crown of imperial Rome on a Germanic king named Karl. Thus, the man later hailed as Charlemagne claimed his empire and forever shaped the destiny of Europe. Transporting readers far beyond Europe to the glittering palaces of Constantinople and the streets of medieval Baghdad, this far-ranging book shows how the Frankish king and his wise counselors built...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHARLEMAGNE Syp

Chadwick, Elizabeth.

Summary: Fictionalizes the life of William Marshal, who is appointed tutor to Prince Henry, heir to the throne, after he rescues the queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine, but William quickly learns of the dangers that are attached to his reward.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Goodwin, Jason

Summary: When the Ottoman Empire of 1836 is shattered by a wave of political murders that threatens to upset the balance of power, eunuch intelligence agent Yashim Togalu conducts an investigation into clues within the empire's once-elite military forces.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOO

Gregory, Philippa.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Encore/Simon & Schuster Audio 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRE

Summary: Early eighteenth-century England is at war with the French. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her friend Lady Sarah tends to her ill health. When a new servant Abigail arrives, Sarah takes her under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become time-consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps in to fill in as the Queen's companion....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

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3 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FAV

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FAV

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Fa

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE FAV

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Favourite 2019

Goodwin, Jason

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOO

Plaidy, Jean

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1971

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PLA

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