Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Summary: Follows the lives of New York City firefighters of Engine 62 in a post-9/11 world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Shulkin, David J.

Summary: The former VA secretary describes his fight to save health care from politics and money-and how it was ultimately derailed by a small group of unelected officials with influence in the Trump White House. Known in health care circles for his ability to fix ailing hospitals, Dr. David Shulkin was originally brought into government by President Obama, in an attempt to save the broken Department of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHULKIN, DAVID SHU

Krull, Kathleen

Summary: "Biography of Frances Perkins, the first female member of the presidential cabinet, and architect of much of the New Deal legislation as Secretary of Labor."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB PERKINS KRU

Carter, Ashton B.

Summary: The twenty-fifth Secretary of Defense takes readers behind the scenes to reveal the innter working of the Pentagon, its vital mission, and what it takes to lead it.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 355.6092 CAR

Kaplan, Robert D.

Summary: "The Good American is a story about courage, intense loneliness, and the State Department's golden age during the late Cold War and post-Cold War. It is also a celebration of ground level reporting and getting a worm's eye view of crisis zones. Robert Gersony, a high-school dropout later awarded a bronze star in Vietnam, spent over four decades on the ground in virtually every war and natural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GERSONY, ROBERT KAP

Bissonette, Aimée M.

Summary: "Hallie Morse Daggett loved spending time outdoors, hiking among the tall trees of the forests in California's Siskiyou Mountains. She wasn't afraid of the bears, coyotes, and wildcats. But Hallie was afraid of fire and understood the threat it posed to the forests, wildlife, and people. And more than anything, she wanted to devote her life to protecting her beloved outdoors; she decided she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Tells the story of former FBI Dir. James Comey and President Donald J. Trump, two powerful men whose strikingly different ethics and loyalties put them on a collision course.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV COM

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: Across the realms of civic and private enterprise alike, bureaucracies vitally impact our security, freedoms, and everyday life. With so much at stake, competence, efficiency, and effective service are essential; yet Americans know these institutions are often anything but, and many despair that they are too big and too hard to reform. Robert Gates disagrees. Having led change successfully at...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 658.5 GAT

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: Across the realms of civic and private enterprise alike, bureaucracies vitally impact our security, freedoms, and everyday life. With so much at stake, competence, efficiency, and fiscal prudence are essential, yet Americans know these institutions fall short. Many despair that they are too big and too hard to reform. Robert Gates disagrees. Having led change successfully at three monumental...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 352 GAT

Honig, Elie

Summary: "CNN legal analyst Elie Honig analyzes how Attorney General William Barr has demolished norms and destroyed faith in the Department of Justice, turning one of the most apolitical and respected American institutions into a private law firm supporting and protecting its client: Donald Trump"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 353.4 HON

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 353.4 HON

Coulter, Catherine

Summary: Scotland Yard's new chief inspector Nicholas Drummond is on the first flight to New York when he learns his colleague, Elaine York, the minder of the Crown Jewels for the Jewel of the Lion exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has been found murdered. Then the centerpiece of the exhibit, the infamous Koh-i-Noor Diamond, is stolen from the Queen Mother's crown. Drummond, American-born but...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD Fiction Coulter 2013

Mann, Jim

Summary: "A sweeping history of the intertwined careers of Dick Cheney and Colin Powell, whose rivalry and conflicting views of U.S. national security color our political debate to this day. Dick Cheney and Colin Powell emerged on the national scene more than thirty years ago, and it is easy to forget that they were once allies. It was Cheney who pressed for Powell's appointment as chairman of the Joint...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 327.73 MAN

Campisi, Charles

Summary: From 1996 through 2014 Charles Campisi headed NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau, working under four police commissioners and gaining a reputation as hard-nosed and incorruptible. When he retired, only one man on the 36,000-member force had served longer. During Campisi's IAB tenure, the number of New Yorkers shot, wounded, or killed by cops every year declined by ninety percent, and the number of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 CAM

Simon, Bryant.

Summary: For decades, the small, quiet town of Hamlet, North Carolina, thrived thanks to the railroad. But by the 1970s, it had become a postindustrial backwater, a magnet for businesses searching for cheap labor with little or almost no official oversight. One of these businesses was Imperial Food Products. The company paid its workers a dollar above the minimum wage to stand in pools of freezing water...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 SIM

Summary: While on a field trip to a fire station with Mrs. Gray's class, Curious George goes off on his own and is soon at the scene of a fire, where he finds a way to be helpful.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE CUR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Rey,

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: The former Secretary of Defense offers a candid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GATES, ROBERT MICHAEL GAT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Gates 2014

Summary: Former United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld discusses his career in Washington, D.C. from his days as a congressman in the early 1960s to planning the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF UNK

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vivid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. After working for six presidents in both the CIA and the National Security Council, Robert M. Gates was happily serving as president of Texas A&M University. But when he was asked to help a nation mired in two wars and to aid the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 GATES, ROBERT MICHAEL Gat

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: While helping their grandfather prepare for Greenfield's Winter Festival, the Alden children uncover a mystery surrounding the statue in the town square.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2015

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Cohen, Michael

Summary: Once Donald Trump's fiercest surrogate, closest confidant, and staunchest defender, Michael Cohen knows where the skeletons are buried. This is the most devastating business and political horror story of the century. As Trump's lawyer and "fixer," Cohen not only witnessed firsthand but was also an active participant in the inner workings of Trump's business empire, political campaign, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COHEN, MICHAEL COH

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B COHEN COH

Weintraub, Stanley

Summary: In "Young Mr. Roosevelt" Stanley Weintraub evokes Franklin Delano Roosevelt's political and wartime beginnings. An unpromising patrician playboy appointed assistant secretary of the Navy in 1913, Roosevelt learned quickly and rose to national visibility in World War I. Democratic vice-presidential nominee in 1920, he lost the election but not his ambitions. While his stature was rising, his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press, A Member of the Perseus Books Group 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D WEI

Miller, Melissa F.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Swinson, David

Summary: "In the wake of a baffling tragedy, 13-year-old Graham moves with his family to Beirut, Lebanon, a city on the edge of the sea and cataclysmic violence. Inquisitive and restless by nature, Graham suspects his State Department father is a CIA operative, and that their family's fragile domesticity is merely a front for American efforts along the nearby Israeli border. Over the course of one year,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWI

Maclean, Norman

Summary: "On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen Smokejumpers, the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana wilderness. Less than two hours after their jump, all but three of these men were dead or fatally burned. Exactly what happened in Mann Gulch that day has been obscured by years of grief and controversy. Now a master...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 634.9618 MACL

Back to Top