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Harris, Mark

Summary: Looks at the World War II experiences of five legendary directors--John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens--to assess the transformative impact of the war and period beliefs on Hollywood.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 791.43 HAR

Shiner, Lewis

Summary: What happened to the idealism of the 1960s? This question has haunted a generation. Outside the Gates of Eden follows two men from their first meeting in high school to their final destination in the twenty-first century. Alex is torn between his father's business empire and his own artistic yearnings. Cole finds his calling at a Bob Dylan concert in 1965. From the Summer of Love in San...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Adams, Mark

Summary: A few years ago, Mark Adams made a strange discovery: everything we know about the lost city of Atlantis comes from the work of one man, the Greek philosopher Plato. He sets out to uncover the truth behind the legendary lost city.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 398.23 ADA

Kurlansky, Mark.

Summary: Kurlansky offers a definitive history of paper and the astonishing ways it has shaped today's world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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Summary: A curmudgeonly instructor at a New England prep school is forced to remain on campus during Christmas break to babysit the handful of students with nowhere to go. Eventually, he forms an unlikely bond with one of them a damaged, brainy troublemaker, and with the school's head cook, who has just lost a son in Vietnam.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

O'Connell, Robert L.

Summary: A profile of the iconic Civil War general explores the paradoxes attributed to his character to discuss such topics as his achievements as a military strategist, his contributions to the Transcontinental Railroad, and his tempestuous family relationships.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 SHERMAN, WILLIAM O'Co

Riffenburgh, Beau

Summary: The story of the legendary detective credited with the defeat of the Molly Maguires gang and Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch offers insight into his innovative "cloak-and-dagger" methods and his investigation into the Western Federation of Mines for the assassination of Idaho's former governor.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 MCPARLAND, JAMES Rif

Shiner, Lewis

Summary: What happened to the idealism of the 1960s? This question has haunted a generation. Outside the Gates of Eden follows two men from their first meeting in high school to their final destination in the twenty-first century. Alex is torn between his father's business empire and his own artistic yearnings. Cole finds his calling at a Bob Dylan concert in 1965. From the Summer of Love in San...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Sorry, no copies available

Sandlin, Lee.

Summary: Sandlin brings readers a riveting true account of supercell tornadoes. Re-creating some of the most destructive storms in America's history, this narrative delves into the origins of meteorology, as well as the harrowing adventures of the weather-obsessed scientists whose dedication to their profession changed a nation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 551.55 Sandlin

Shelden, Michael.

Summary: Drawing heavily on Twain's own letters and journals, Shelden illuminates Mark Twain's twilight years in this account of the legendary author's life, recounting both Twain's private family experiences and his larger-than-life public image.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 TWAIN, MARK She

Barra, Allen.

Summary: Barra exposes the uncanny parallels--and lifelong friendship--between Micky Mantle and Willie Mays, two of the greatest baseball players ever to take the field.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 BAR

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: A tribute to Alaska's wilderness regions details key preservation activities, leading contributors, and historical events.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 333.72 BRI

Schrank, Ben.

Summary: "[Decades ago, Peter Herman wrote a much-beloved book on marriage.] Now a widower, Peter finds himself in a new relationship and questioning his own advice. So when his publishing company decides to sponsor a contest for struggling couples-- with an afternoon of his counseling as the grand prize-- Peter must face up to truths he's struggled with for far too long" -- from publisher's web site.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Carlan, Audrey

Summary: Calendar Girl Mia Saunders has come a long way. She rounds out the end of her year-long journey in Hollywood, New York City, and Aspen. In October, Mia starts her new life working on a celebrity daytime television show where she runs a regular segment about living beautiful. Her guy deals with the aftermath of captivity, and together they find a way to fight through the storms. Next, Mia...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Waterhouse Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Carlan, Audrey

Summary: Every year on her birthday, Suda Kaye opens another of the letters her mother penned before she passed. But on her twenty-eighth birthday, she opens the letter that sends her home.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC CAR

Carlan, Audrey

Summary: "Mia Saunders just barely escaped a paltry life back home in Las Vegas until she gets the call that her father has been beaten to within an inch of his life for not paying his gambling debt. Problem is, the lone shark is her lousy, ruthless ex-boyfriend. -- another guy in a long line of men she'd fallen head over heels for. Not anymore. Mia's mission is simple. Serve as a high-priced escort for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Waterhouse Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Carlan, Audrey

Summary: Mia Saunders's journey continues when she visits Miami, Texas, and her hometown, Las Vegas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Waterhouse Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Carlan, Audrey

Summary: Unwilling escort Mia Saunders’s journey continues in the second anthology of the Calendar Girl series! In the next three months, Mia heads to Boston, Oahu, and Washington DC. In April, she poses as girlfriend to philandering Mason Murphy, a professional baseball player who needs a better image, only to find he’s not at all what she expected. May finds Mia turning up the heat with Samoan model...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Waterhouse Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

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