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Jobb, Dean

Summary: "It was a time of unregulated madness. And nowhere was it madder than in Chicago at the dawn of the Roaring Twenties ... Enter a slick, smooth-talking, charismatic lawyer named Leo Koretz, who enticed hundreds of people ... to invest as much as $30 million--upwards of $400 million today--in phantom timberland and nonexistent oil wells in Panama ... When Leo's scheme finally collapsed in 1923,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KORETZ, LEO ROB

Bacon, John U.

Summary: After steaming out of New York City on December 1, 1917, laden with a staggering three thousand tons of TNT and other explosives, the munitions ship Mont-Blanc fought its way up the Atlantic coast, through waters prowled by enemy U-boats. As it approached the lively port city of Halifax, Mont-Blanc's deadly cargo erupted with the force of 2.9 kilotons of TNT -- the most powerful explosion ever...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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2 available in Adult, Call number: 921 BAC
Call number: 971 BAC

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971 BAC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971 Bac

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 971.6 BAC

Walker, Sally M.

Summary: Recounts the story from World War I in which two towns were leveled and almost two thousand people killed following the collision of two warships in Halifax Harbour and a blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow in the area.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2011

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Bacon, John U.

Summary: After steaming out of New York City on December 1, 1917, laden with a staggering three thousand tons of TNT and other explosives, the munitions ship Mont-Blanc fought its way up the Atlantic coast, through waters prowled by enemy U-boats. As it approached the lively port city of Halifax, Mont-Blanc's deadly cargo erupted with the force of 2.9 kilotons of TNT -- the most powerful explosion ever...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT 971 BAC

Bacon, John U.

Summary: A gripping account of the world's largest man-made explosion before the atomic bomb describes the events that led to the catastrophic igniting of the French freighter Mont-Blanc in 1917 Halifax, killing and wounding thousands while leading to advances in medicine and weapons science.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CDA 971 Bacon

Summary: An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: They met in the dark: Discharged for treason, a former Navy commander sets out to expose the espionage ring that destroyed his career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2015

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BRI

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

Koeppel, Gerard T.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The Herbert Fuller, a three-masted sailing ship loaded with New England lumber, left Boston bound for Buenos Aires on July 8, 1896 with twelve people on board: captain-owner Charles Nash, his wife and Maine childhood-sweetheart Laura, two mates, the "mulatto" steward, six crewmen, and one passenger. Just before 2 A.M. on the sixth day at sea, the captain, his wife, and the second mate were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 KOE

Grisham, John.

Summary: Theo thought the danger had passed, but he's about to face off against an old adversary: accused murderer and fugitive Pete Duffy. On a field trip to Washington, DC, Theo spots a familiar face on the Metro: Duffy, who jumped bail and was never seen again. Theo's quick thinking helps bring Duffy back to Strattenburg to stand trial. But now that Duffy knows who he is, Theo is in greater danger...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GRI

Gilman, Dorothy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1978

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 GIL

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: In 1945, at the end of World War II, Adolf Eichmann, the head of operations for the Final Solution, walked into the mountains of Germany and vanished from view. Sixteen years later, an elite team of spies captured him at a bus stop in Argentina and smuggled him to Israel, resulting in one of the century's most important trials--one that cemented the Holocaust in the public imagination. THE NAZI...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 364.151 BAS

Kulish, Nicholas.

Summary: "The compelling story of the hunt for Aribert Heim, whose decades-long flight from justice turned a mid-level SS officer and concentration camp doctor into the most wanted Nazi war criminal in the world Dr. Aribert Heim worked at the Mauthausen concentration camp for only a few months in 1941 but left a horrifying mark on the memories of survivors. According to their testimony, Heim...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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

Tahir, Sabaa

Summary: Laia and Elias fight their way north to liberate Laia's brother from the horrors of Kauf Prison, a mission that is complicated by hunting Empire soldiers, the manipulations of the Commandant, and lingering ghosts from their pasts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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1 available in JT Fantasy, Call number: JT Fantasy Tahir 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC TAH

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

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: As the horrors of the Third Reich were exposed after World War II, many Nazi war criminals--including Josef Mengele, Klaus Barbie, and Adolf Eichmann--went on the run. But self-styled "Nazi hunters" were determined to track them down. This disparate group included a French couple, American lawyer, German prosecutor, Israeli Mossad agents, and a death camp survivor. Over decades, these men and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5318 ORE

Summary: Vincent Parry, a man unjustly accused of murdering his wife, escapes from San Quentin and sets out to clear his name; but, he needs the help of someone he can trust. He finds both help and love in Irene, a San Francisco artist who is convinced he's innocent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distribued by Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY DAR

Flanagan, John (John Anthony)

Summary: When the former Baron Morgarath escaped to avoid punishment for treason, an uneasy peace fell on Araluen. But Morgarath, now in hiding, is already planning his next move, recruiting an army of savage, overpowering beasts known as Wargals. Newly crowned King Duncan knows he must assemble his troops for battle. To find out the full extent of Morgarath's plan of attack, Halt prepares for a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FLA

Hays, Daniel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971.6 HAY

Brubaker, Ed

Summary: Bruce Wayne escapes from prison after being charged with murder, and his friends try to prove that he is innocent. In the mean time, Batman must renounce his identity as Bruce Wayne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 BRU

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: Recounts how, sixteen years after the end of World War II, a team of undercover Israeli agents captured the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann, in a remote area of Argentina and brought him to trial in Israel for crimes committed during the Holocaust.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.151 BAS

Wetherall, Tyler

Summary: ""In this wondrous and richly detailed coming of age story, Tyler Wetherall follows the breadcrumbs of her childhood to discover a family home that is unlike any other." --Katy Lederer, author of Poker Face Tyler had lived in fifteen houses and five countries by the time she was nine. She didn't think this was strange until Scotland Yard showed up in her bucolic English village, and she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WETHERALL, TYLER WET

Cullen, Kevin

Summary: This unforgettable narrative follows the astonishing career and epic manhunt for Whitey Bulger -- a gangster whose life was more sensational than fiction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 CUL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 BUL

Lehr, Dick.

Summary: Whitey Bulger was the crime boss and killer who brought the FBI to its knees. Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill examine and reveal the factors and forces that created the monster. This is a deeply rendered portrait of evil that spans nearly a century, taking Whitey from the streets of his boyhood Southie in the 1940s to his cell in Alcatraz in the 1950s to his cunning, corrupt pact with the FBI in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BULGER, WHITEY LEH

Bascomb, Neal.

Summary: Based on extensive interviews and previously classified details,Bascomb offers a compelling account of the relentless hunt for the nefarious Adolf Eichmann.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.086 EICHMANN, ADOLF BAS

Sands, Philippe

6 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "The life and mysterious death of Otto Wachter, former Governor of Nazi-occupied Poland, who died in the Vatican after World War II"-- Baron Otto von Wächter: Austrian lawyer, husband, father, high Nazi official, senior SS officer, former governor of Galicia during the war, creator and overseer of the Krakow ghetto, indicted after as a war criminal for the mass murder of more than 100,000...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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