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Stewart, Christopher S.

Contents: The early years--1. John Wayne dreams--2. Taking Europe--3. How we change--4. The case of the elusive man--5. The smiling bank robber--6. We got you! No you don't!--7. Breakout--8. Hit man--9. The man Arkan didn't kill, Part II: Warlord--10. My fixer Milan and our search for truth among Serbia's crime lords--11. Cruising in the pink Cadillac--12. Lord of the soccer warriors--13. The Tigers--14....

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.703 STE

Seierstad, Asne

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.7103 SEI

Keith, Thomas H.

Summary: During the Vietnam era, many of the U.S. Navy SEALs never filed for a Purple Heart unless they were severly wounded. Thomas H. Keith, Master Chief, SEAL Team 2, is living proof. He carries a piece of shrapnel behind one lung, a reminder of the day he called in 40 mm mortar fire on the enemy that was trying to catch up to his crew as the crew hauled ass out of the bush. Not only did he never...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 KEITH, THOMAS H KEI

Summary: Examines the myth and reality of Che Guevara including his friendship with Castro, his world travels, his days as guerilla leader and his death at age 39.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1997

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CHE

Chandler, Matt

Summary: "This is the true story of one man's bravery, ingenuity, and daring determination as he trekked thousands of feet up in the mountains. Readers will learn about the struggles Sven Somme endured as he eluded 900 German soldiers set out to capture him."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.53 CHA

Jacobson, Sidney.

Contents: The motorcycle diarist -- The plight of Latin America, 1953 -- Back on the road -- Cuba -- Victory -- Crisis after crisis -- The revolutionary -- The Congo misadventure.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2009

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 GUEVARA, ERNESTO JAC

Lovato, Roberto

Summary: Roberto Lovato shares a timely and no-holds-barred tale of gang life, guerilla warfare, immigration, and intergenerational trauma.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Strauss, Gwen

Summary: "The Nine follows the true story of the author's great aunt Helene Podliasky, who led a band of nine female resistance fighters as they escaped a German forced labor camp and made a ten-day journey across the front lines of WWII from Germany back to Paris. The nine women were all under thirty when they joined the resistance. They smuggled arms through Europe, harbored parachuting agents,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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Labrecque, Ellen

Summary: "Viva la revolucion! Find out how Che Guevara--a doctor turned communist leader and much more than a face on a T-shirt--ended up paying the ultimate price for his cause. His very image has become associated with a spirit of rebellion, but Ernesto Guevara--known around the world simply as Che--didn't dream of becoming a revolutionary. Author Ellen Labrecque takes readers on a journey through...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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

Kix, Paul

Summary: "A scion of one of the most storied families in France, Robert de La Rochefoucald was raised in magnificent chateaux and educated in Europe's finest schools. When the Nazis invaded and imprisoned his father, La Rochefoucald escaped to England and learned the dark arts of anarchy and combat--cracking safes and planting bombs and killing with his bare hands--from the officers of Special...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, ROBERT DE KIX

Westergaard, Azadeh

Summary: "Born at the stroke of midnight during a lightning storm, Nikola Tesla grew up to become one of the most important electrical inventors in the world. But before working with electricity, he was a child who loved playing with the animals on his family's farm in Serbia. An inventor since childhood, Tesla's patents encompassed everything from radar and remote-control technology to wireless...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

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

Betancourt, Ingrid

Summary: Ingrid Betancourt tells the story of her captivity in the Colombian jungle, sharing teachings of resilience, resistance, and faith. Born in Bogota, raised in France, Betancourt at age 32 gave up a life of comfort and safety to return to Colombia to become a political leader in a country that was being slowly destroyed by terrorism, violence, fear, and hopelessness. In 2002, while a candidate in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 986.106 BET

Anderson, Jon Lee

Summary: "The graphic novel adaptation of the groundbreaking and definitive biography of Che Guevara. The Argentine revolutionary has become an internationally recognized icon, as revered as he is controversial. In Che: A Revolutionary Life, Jon Lee Anderson and José Hernández present the man behind the myth, creating a complex and human portrait of this passionate idealist. Adapted from Jon Lee...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 AND

Kix, Paul

Summary: "A scion of one of the most storied families in France, Robert de La Rochefoucald was raised in magnificent chateaux and educated in Europe's finest schools. When the Nazis invaded and imprisoned his father, La Rochefoucald escaped to England and learned the dark arts of anarchy and combat--cracking safes and planting bombs and killing with his bare hands--from the officers of Special...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, ROBERT DE KIX,

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 940 KIX

Cline-Ransome, Lesa

Summary: Shares the story of the sisters and tennis stars, including their special relationship as sisters and best friends, their constant training as children, and their incredible success in professional tennis.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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Marzorati, Gerald

Summary: 'Seeing Serena' is a riveting chronicle of trailblazing tennis champion and cultural icon Serena Williams' turbulent 2019 tour season and a revealing portrait of who she is, both on and off the court.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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Al Abed, Bana

Summary: When seven-year-old Bana Alabed took to Twitter to describe the horrors she and her family were experiencing in war-torn Syria, her heartrending messages touched the world and gave a voice to millions of innocent children.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AL ABED, BANA AL

Harbury, Jennifer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.8105 HAR

Alpeyrie, Jonathan

Summary: "Discover a gripping and harrowing tale of war and torture from the man who lived it in this powerful memoir by the celebrated war journalist who not only documented over a dozen conflict zones worldwide but was also captured and held hostage by Syrian rebels in 2013. Capturing history was Jonathan Alpeyrie's job but he never expected to become a news story himself. For a decade, the French...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALPEYRIE, JONATHAN ALP

Gigliotti, Jim

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Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the Croatian-born engineer who developed alternating-current technology and invented the radio.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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Rosenberg, Justus

Summary: "In 1937, as the Nazis gained control and anti-Semitism spread in the Free City of Danzig, a majority German city on the Baltic Sea, sixteen-year-old Justus Rosenberg was sent to Paris to finish his education in safety. Three years later, France fell to the Germans. Alone and in danger, penniless, and cut off from contact with his family in Poland, Justus fled south. A chance meeting led him to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROSENBERG, JUSTUS ROS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B ROSENBERG ROS

Winter, Jeanette

Summary: "Celebrated picture book biographer Jeanette Winter shares the story of champion tennis players--and sisters--Venus and Serena Williams"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WIN

Fleming, Melissa (Melissa R.)

Summary: Adrift in a frigid sea, no land in sight-just debris from the ship's wreckage and floating corpses all around-nineteen-year-old Doaa Al Zamel floats with a small inflatable water ring around her waist and clutches two children, barely toddlers, to her body. The children had been thrust into Doaa's arms by their drowning relatives, all refugees who boarded a dangerously overcrowded ship bound...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZAMEL, DOAA AL FLE

Kaiser, Charles.

Summary: This heroic true story of the three youngest children of a bourgeois Catholic family who worked together in the French Resistance is told by an American writer who has known and admired the family for five decades In the autumn of 1943, André Boulloche became de Gaulle’s military delegate in Paris, coordinating all the Resistance movements in the nine northern regions of France only to be...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 KAI

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