Summary: "The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos--the Enron of Silicon Valley--by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end in the face of pressure and threats from the CEO and her lawyers. In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup...
Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018
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Summary: "This dramatic film, a presentation of the United States Postal Inspection Service, tells the story of victims of financial crimes and their efforts to restore their lives"-- Container.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: U.S. Postal Inspection Service 2006
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.136 DVD All 2006
Summary: It started as the perfect crime, then took a turn for the worse. Two brothers, Charlie and Oliver Caruso, learn their jobs have no future, so they leave the private bank, taking three million dollars from an abandoned account. But before the can blink, a friend is dead, and the bank, the Secret Service and a private investigator are closing in.
Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2002
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MEL
Summary: The author forces readers to confront fundamental questions about the balance between free speech and state secrecy, and between individual rights and corporate power as he traces the rise of whistleblowing through a series of riveting cases.
Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.16 MUE
Summary: After the arrest and subsequent imprisonment of her beloved father, who was one of the guilty players in the schemes of the "Wolf of Wall Street," the author details the harsh realities of a fall from grace as she and her family dealt with addiction, depression, homelessness and loss.
Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MCD
Summary: "In the fall of 1974, the Chicago Tribune found a woman its readers were sure to hate. Linda Taylor had reported a phony burglary, concocting a lie about stolen furs and jewelry. The detective who checked it out soon discovered she was a scammer, a welfare cheat who drove a Cadillac to collect ill-gotten government checks. Taylor, it turned out, was also a kidnapper, and possibly a murderer....
Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019
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Summary: The great Comstock silver strike: October 29th, 1873. John Mackay and James Fair have invested close to $300,000 into the apparently worthless Comstock mine in the hopes of discovering silver. People are losing faith and increasingly suspicious of stock manipulation and fraud. Then they receive the big news.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: CBS News 2000
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Summary: This premium, blue-chip Centennial Collection features beautiful new footage of eight of America's most beloved National Parks, creating an experience of some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world. Insightful explorations and fascinating stories of America's most majestic lands include Olympic, Yosemite, Everglades, Yellowstone, Saguaro, Grand Canyon, and Great Smoky Mountains.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2019
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Summary: The astonishing account of the decades-long cocaine use of Sigmund Freud and William Halsted. The author discusses the physical and emotional damage caused by the constant use of the then-heralded wonder drug, and of how each man ultimately changed the world in spite of it--or because of it.
Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2011
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MAR
Contents: Background -- The stroke -- Rehabilitation -- Assisted living -- The dementia unit -- Nursing home -- Doctors, other medical personnel, and hospitals -- Informal care -- The roads not taken -- End of life -- What kind of long-term care do we want? -- What can we do about it?.
Publisher / Publication Date: Vanderbilt University Press 2005