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DeFrank, Thomas M.

Summary: In an series of private interviews, conducted over sixteen years with the stipulation that they not be released until after his death, the 38th President of the United States reveals a profoundly different side of himself: funny, reflective, gossipy, strikingly candid. In 1974, journalist DeFrank, then a young correspondent for Newsweek, was interviewing Vice President Gerald R. Ford when Ford...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FORD, GERALD DEF

Gunderson, Megan M.

Summary: Presents details of the life and career of America's first appointed president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2009

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

Mara, Wil.

Summary: "Provides comprehensive information on President Gerald Ford and places him within his historical and cultural context. Also explored are the formative events of his times and how he responded"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2010

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Ford, Gerald R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbor House 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.925 FOR

Sidey, Hugh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1975

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 921 FOR

Werth, Barry.

Summary: Author Werth takes readers inside the White House during the tumultuous days following Nixon's resignation and the swearing-in of Gerald Ford. Watergate had torn the country apart. Within the White House and the Republican Party, Nixon's resignation produced new fissures and battle lines--and new opportunities for political advancement. Ford had to reassure the nation and the world that he...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.925 WER

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: A biography of the first president to be sworn into office as a result of his predecessor's resignation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FORD, GERALD BRI

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Greene, John Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.925 GRE

Ford, Gerald R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1979

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

Garth, John.

Summary: This book tells the full story of how Tolkien embarked on the creation of Middle-earth as the world around him was plunged into the catastrophe of World War I. It reveals the horror and heroism that he experienced as a signals officer in the Battle of the Somme and introduces the circle of friends who spurred his mythology into life. It shows how, after two of these brilliant young men were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Tolkien 2003

Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

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

Summary: Germany, 1936. Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a life of cards, booze, and women. Suddenly his luck runs dry when he is arrested by Superintendent Friedrich Herzog. He is immediately thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp. There, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills and is soon transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. Upon his arrival, he once...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN COU

Pollack, Pam

Summary: Best known for his epic Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien was born in British-occupied South Africa. His early life was full of action and adventure. Tolkien spent his childhood roaming the British countryside with his family and could read and write by age four. He was naturally gifted with languages and used this skill as a signals officers in World War II as well as in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Turtleback Books 2015

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET TOLKIEN

Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRE

Caroli, Betty Boyd

Summary: "Marriage is the most underreported story in political life and yet is often the key to its success. This is the idea driving a revealing new portrait of Lady Bird as the essential strategist, fundraiser, barnstormer, peacemaker, and ballast for Lyndon...[A] biography of a political partnership that helps explain how the wildly talented but deeply flawed Lyndon Baines Johnson ended up making...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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

Baime, A. J. (Albert J.)

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: Chronicles Detroit's dramatic transition from an automobile manufacturing center to a highly efficient producer of World War II airplanes, citing the essential role of Edsel Ford's rebellion against his father, Henry Ford.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 BAI

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.531 BAI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.531 BAI

Golding, Julia.

Summary: When pirates raid a village in ninth-century Norway, eighteen-year-old Toki is captured as a prize, while Freydis, his younger sister, is taken to a friendly village where she and her African slave, Enno, learn that their fates are linked by prophecy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GOL

Summary: The Fellowship divides to conquer, as Frodo and Sam, with the help and hindrance of Gollum, continue on their way to Mount Doom. Gandalf and Pippin ride to Minas Tirith to help defend Gondor, while Merry remains with Eowyn and the other Rohan fighters. Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli seek aid from those that live in the Cursed Mountains. All these battles have one ultimate goal in mind: to distract...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY LOR

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Lord 2004

Mihalti, Eric Michael

Summary: Covers U.S. and Canadian models of Ford Crown Victoria and Mercury Grand Marquis, for model years 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haynes Pub. Group 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 Ford Crown Victoria

MacCarry, Noel

Summary: Presents the life of the folk singer and social activist, and discusses his role in the union, anti-war, civil rights, and environmental movements and the opposition he sometimes aroused for his radical views.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB SEGER MAC

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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

Huey, Michael

Contents: volume 1. 1921-1963.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Independent Pub Group 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4635 HUE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.4635 HUE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4635 HUE