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Summary: Where eagles dare: Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should trust nothing -- including their own search-and-rescue orders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ESS

Summary: A college student plans a cross-country trip to California during spring break to get laid, but ends up traveling with a young woman. As they mount every obstacle from show tune-singing simpletons and bad weather to leering truck drivers and bad luck, their temperaments change, and he realizes that she is the one for him!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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Isaacson, Walter.

Summary: Traces the life of Benjamin Franklin, from his days as a runaway printer to his triumphs as a statesman, inventor, and founding father. Chronicles his tumultuous relationship with his illegitimate son and grandson, his practical marriage, and his flirtations with the ladies of Paris.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN ISA

Gingrich, Newt.

Summary: Newt Gingrich, former Congressman and student of Civil War history, has written an astounding book giving us an alternate history of the Civil War. On July 10th, 1863, Baltimore is in the hands of the Army of Northern Virginia under the command of Robert E. Lee. Shattered remnants of the defeated Army of the Potomac have fallen back into Washington. Six days earlier, General Ulysses S. Grant...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GIN

Stanton, Doug.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2001

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.545 STA

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.545 STA

Woodward, Bob

Summary: Woodward examines the struggle between President Obama and the United States Congress to manage federal spending and tax policy for the three and one half years between 2009 and the summer of 2012. More than half the book focuses on the intense 44-day crisis in June and July 2011 when the United States came to the brink of a potentially catastrophic default on its debt.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 338.973 WOO

Woodward, Bob.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 364.132 WOO

Summary: "When Daisy Werthan, a widowed, 72-year-old Jewish woman living in midcentury Atlanta, is deemed too old to drive, her son hires Hoke Colburn, an African American man, to serve as her chauffeur. What begins as a troubled and hostile pairing, soon blossoms into a profound, life-altering friendship that transcends all the societal boundaries placed between them. This iconic tale of pride,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DRI

Contents: Disc 1. Good living / Aleksandar Hemon (performed by Boyd Gaines) (13:22) -- Hell-heaven / Jhumpa Lahiri (performed by Rita Wolf) (49:29) -- Disc 2. The thing around your neck / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (performed by Condola Rashad) (25:04) -- Breaking and entering / Sherman Alexie (performed by B.D. Wong) (30:20).

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Symphony Space, Inc. 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SEL

Deaver, Jeff.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2002

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M DEA

King, Stephen

Summary: Everything's Eventual showcases Stephen King's ability to spook readers using the most mundane settings (a yard sale) and comfortable memories (a boyhood fishing excursion). True to form, each of these stories draws the reader into King's twisted world. An added bonus for fans is King's story-by-story annotation, in which he chronicles the event, thought, or image that served as his creative...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2002

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC Kin

Woodward, Bob

Summary: Washington Post editor Bob Woodward offers a sweeping chronicle of President Obama's clandestine decisions during his first term in office. From the Afghanistan War to secret operations in Pakistan, Obama's war on terror has been much quieter than his predecessor's. Here, Woodward sheds light on some of the closed-door conversations that have characterized Obama and his administration.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.932 WOO

Summary: "The two most treasured documents of American freedom together on one audiobook. 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal...' Drafted by Thomas Jefferson in 1776 as an act of rebellion, The Declaration of Independence powerfully expresses the political principles of an emerging nation. As justification for severing ties with England, The Declaration presented a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.313 DEC

Brown, Dan

Summary: When a NASA satellite discovers an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the floundering space agency proclaims a much-needed victory-- a victory with profound implications for NASA policy and the impending presidential election. To verify the the find, the White House calls upon intelligence analyst Rachel Sexton. Accompanied by a team of experts, Rachel travels to the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRO

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRO

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: The edited, annotated diary of President Jimmy Carter--filled with insights into his presidency, his relationships with friends and foes, and his lasting impact on issues that still preoccupy America and the world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 CAR

Lardo, Vincent.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2002

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Tobin, James

Summary: A history of the first-flight race documents the efforts of such Wright brothers competitors as the Smithsonian's Samuel Pierpont Langley, motocyclist Glenn Curtiss, and Alexander Graham Bell.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Inc. 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 629.13 Tobin

Woodward, Bob.

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Summary: Bob Woodward offers an analysis of the Bush Administration. He discloses secret plans, conversations, and meetings held with political leaders that directly influenced the war in Iraq.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.931 WOO