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Eischeid, Susan J.

Summary: This gripping account of the highest-ranked woman in the Third Reich who, as Head Overseer of the women's camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau, was personally responsible for the murder, torture and suffering of countless prisoners, explores how she became to embody the very worst of humanity.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Citadel Press, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2024

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Summary: "On September 13, 2022, a young Iranian student, Mahsa Amini, was arrested by the morality police in Tehran. Her only crime was that she wasn't properly wearing the headscarf required for women by the Islamic Republic. At the police station, she was beaten so badly she had to be taken to the hospital, where she fell into a deep coma. She died three days later. A wave of protests soon spread...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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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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Mills, Bill

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Summary: "Full of drama and intrigue, with master spies and double agents, diabolical sabotage devices, secret codes, and invisible ink, this is the true story of a German agent sent to the United States during World War I to launch a terror campaign of sabotage and murder, and the American counterintelligence effort that led to his capture"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2024

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McDonough, Frank

Summary: "Written with access to previously unpublished records, this is the fullest and most definitive account available on Hitler's secret police, the Gestapo. The book illustrates how, despite its material constraints, this group was able to extend its reach widely and quickly by manipulating and colluding with the general public during World War II, making ordinary German citizens complicit in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.086 MCD

Ohler, Norman

Summary: "Berlin 1945. Following the fall of the Third Reich, drug use-long kept under control by the Nazis' strict anti-drug laws-is rampant throughout the city. Split into four sectors, Berlin's drug policies are being enforced under the individual jurisdictions of each allied power-the Soviet Union, Britain, France, and the US. In the American zone, Arthur J. Giuliani of the nascent Federal Bureau of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2024

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Balis, Andrea

Summary: "A cutting-edge look into a pivotal moment in U.S. history: McCarthy's infamous "witch hunt" for communists during the 1950's Red Scare. At the cusp of the Cold War, Americans were so afraid of communists living among them that they began to hunt them like witches. As Senator Joe McCarthy took up this mantle to hunt down "communists" in the U.S., citizens grew terrified of being accused, so...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.9 BAL

Stirling, Jasmine

Summary: "Carrie Chapman Catt mobilized people across the nation to dare to question a woman's right to vote"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Union Square Kids 2023

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Censer, Jane Turner

Summary: "Tells the life of Amelie Rives, a talented, privileged young woman who was one of the most famous women in the United States at the turn of the twentieth century. This account of Rives's substantial literary career and her personal saga provides insights into the limits imposed on and actions taken by ambitious, elite young women in the late nineteenth-century South. Censer contextualizes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Virginia Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RIVES, AMELIE CEN

Mercieca, Jennifer R.

Summary: "Political communication expert Jennifer Mercieca shows how the Trump campaign expertly used the common rhetorical techniques of a demagogue, a word with two contradictory definitions--"a leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power" or "a leader championing the cause of the common people in ancient times" (Merriam-Webster, 2019). These...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Texas A&M University Press 2020

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

Bird, Kai

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2005

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

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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2023

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

LoMenzo, Angela

Summary: "Writer, makeup artist, and creative director Angela LoMenzo combines stunning photography and powerful real stories to shine a light on the wild and wondrous journeys of twenty-five extraordinary and deeply creative women." -- Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Publishing 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.0925 LOM

Cheney, Liz

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Summary: This first-hand account of the January 6 events tells of those who helped Trump spread the stolen election lie, those whose actions preserved our constitutional framework, and the risks we still face.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Audiobook Display, Call number: CD 921 CHENEY, DICK CHE

Ditum, Sarah

Summary: A scathing reexamination of the lives of nine female celebrities in the 2000s, and the sexist, exploitative culture that took them down. Welcome to celebrity culture in the early aughts: the reign of Perez Hilton, celebrity sex tapes, and dueling tabloids fed by paparazzi who were willing to do anything to get the shot. It was a time when the Internet was still the Wild West, and when...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 DIT

Speregen, Devra Newberger

Summary: "Series continuation, biographies of women in history"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920.72 SPE

Oneill, Therese

Summary: Slut. Shrew. Sinful. Scold. The 19th- and early 20th-century American women profiled in this collection were called all these names and worse when they were alive. And that's just fine. These glorious dames earned those monikers, and one hundred years later they can wear them proudly! They refused to conform to societal standards. They bucked everyday niceties and blazed their own trails. They...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Element 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 ONE

Cameron, Sharon

Summary: "In 1946, Eva leaves behind the rubble of Berlin for the streets of New York City, stepping from the fiery aftermath of one war into another, far colder one, where power is more important than principles, and lies are more plentiful than the truth. Eva holds the key to a deadly secret: Project Bluebird -- a horrific experiment of the concentration camps, capable of tipping the balance of world...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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

Summary: Examines influential events, athletes, coaches, teams, and personalities from the past three decades of sports history in celebration of ESPN's 30th anniversary.

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Publisher / Publication Date: ESPN 2010

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Jackson, Jenn M.

Summary: "Jenn M. Jackson has been known to bring deep historical acuity to some of the most controversial topics in America today. Now, in their first book, Jackson applies their critical analysis to the questions that have long energized their work: Why has Black women's freedom fighting been so overlooked throughout history, and what has our society lost in the meantime? A love letter to those who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 JAC

Summary: "The gripping true story of Stanislav Petrov, a man who single-handedly averted a fullscale nuclear world war, but now struggles to get his life back on track ... before it is too late. An epic and grand Cold War thriller that sends shivers down your spine and shows us just how close we came to apocalypse ... and it's not over yet! With a new Cold War rising and thousands of nuclear weapons on...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Elkins, Caroline

Summary: "Sprawling across a quarter of the world's land mass and claiming nearly seven hundred million people, Britain's twentieth-century empire was the largest empire in human history. For many Britons, it epitomized their nation's cultural superiority, but what legacy did the island nation deliver to the world? Covering more than two hundred years of history, Caroline Elkins reveals an evolutionary...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 ELK

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 ELK

Syrett, Nicholas L.

Summary: "The biography of one of the most famous abortionists of the nineteenth century-and a story that has unmistakable parallels to the current war on reproductive rights"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RESTELL, MADAME SYR

Gagne, Peter J.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quintin Publications 2002

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3714 GAG

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