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Harris, Kamala D.

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Summary: Harris communicates a vision of shared struggle, shared purpose, and shared values while offering a master class in problem solving, in crisis management, and leadership in challenging times. In examining the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, she shows how our shared efforts will continue to sustain us and this great...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: B HARRIS HAR

Harris, Kamala

Summary: Now adapted for young readers, Senator Kamala Harris's empowering memoir about the values and inspirations that guided her life. As the first woman, African American, and South Asian American to become attorney general of California, and the second black woman ever elected to the U.S. Senate, Kamala Harris has blazed trails on her path to the national stage. But how did she achieve her goals?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2019

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

Hitchens, Christopher

Summary: "At the dawn of the new atheist movement, the thinkers who became known as "the four horsemen," the heralds of religion's unravelling--Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and Daniel Dennett--sat down over cocktails for a filmed discussion. The video of the enthralling, path breaking evening that followed was released on YouTube and soon went viral. This is intellectual inquiry at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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Summary: One Little Pill takes an in depth look at a simple, safe method for combating alcoholism, the suppressing obstacles surrounding it, and those people just now finding it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kinonation 2014

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Fullilove, Michael

Summary: Documents the lesser-known role of the President and five influential diplomats in overturning American isolationist beliefs and pulling the country into World War II, citing the reports that led to America's support of Great Britain and Russia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D FUL

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Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRE

Druett, Joan.

Summary: Recounts the story of the whaleship Sharon, whose captain was murdered by a trio of mutineers and whose remaining crew members died over the course of three subsequent years under mysterious circumstances.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909.0964 DRU

Scott, Michael.

Summary: Fifteen-year-old twins Sophie and Josh Newman continue their magical training in Paris with Nicholas Flamel, Scatty, and the Comte de Sant Germaine, pursued by Doctor Dee and the immortal Niccolo Machiavelli.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCO

Roll, David L.

Summary: Based on newly available sources, The Hopkins Touch is an absorbing, substantial new work that offers a fresh perspective on the World War II era and the Allied leaders, through the life of the man who kept them on point until the war was won.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.532 HOPKINS, HARRY ROL

VanderVelde, Lea.

Summary: In telling the life of Harriet, Dred's wife and co-litigant in the case, this book provides a compensatory history to the generations of work that missed key sources only recently brought to light. Moreover, it gives insight into the reasons and ways that slaves used the courts to establish their freedom.--From publisher description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7115 SCOTT, HARRIET VAN

Cohen, Adam (Adam Seth)

Summary: Brings to life a fulcrum moment in American history--the tense, feverish first one hundred days of FDR's presidency, when he and his inner circle completely reinvented the role of the federal government in response to the Crash of 1929 and its consequences.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 Coh

Scott, Michael

Summary: Fifteen-year-old twins Sophie and Josh Newman continue their magical training in Paris with Nicholas Flamel, Scatty, and the Comte de Sant Germaine, pursued by Doctor Dee and the immortal Niccolo Machiavelli.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC Sco

Scott, Michael

Summary: Fifteen-year-old twins Sophie and Josh Newman continue their magical training in Paris with Nicholas Flamel, Scatty, and the Comte de Sant Germaine, pursued by Doctor Dee and the immortal Niccolo Machiavelli.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2008

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Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Enigma Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 SHE

Beschloss, Michael R.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 Besch

Beschloss, Michael.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5314 BES

Scott, Michael

Summary: Fifteen-year-old twins Sophie and Josh Newman continue their magical training in Paris with Nicholas Flamel, Scatty, and the Comte de Sant Germaine, pursued by Doctor Dee and the immortal Niccolo Machiavelli.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2008

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

Black, Cara

Summary: Paris, July 1999: Private investigator Aimee Leduc is walking through Saint-Germain when she is accosted by Suzanne Lesage, a Brigade Criminelle agent on an elite counterterrorism squad. Suzanne has just returned from the former Yugoslavia, where she was hunting down dangerous war criminals for the Hague. Back in Paris, Suzanne is convinced she's being stalked by a ghost--a Serbian warlord she...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA QUE

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD QUE RATED PG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Qu

Klara, Robert.

Summary: "In April 1945, the funeral train carrying the body of Franklin D. Roosevelt embarked on a three-day, thousand-mile odyssey through nine states before reaching the president's home where he was buried. It passed with darkened windows; few gave thought to what might be happening aboard. A closer look inside the train, however, would reveal a Soviet spy about to leak a state secret, a newly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 KLA

Miller, William Lee.

Summary: Presents a dual examination of Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower to analyze their similarities and differences, covering their roles in the high politics of their time and their respective experiences during and between the world wars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MIL

Black, Cara

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Summary: Aimée Leduc is about to go onstage to give the keynote address at a tech conference that is sure to secure Leduc Detective some much-needed business contracts when she gets an emergency phone call from her daughter's playgroup: Aimée's own mother, who was supposed to pick up Chloé, never showed. Abandoning her hard-won speaking gig, Aimée rushes to get Chloé, annoyed that, yet again, her mother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BLA

Black, Cara

Summary: Paris, July 1999: Private investigator Aimée Leduc is walking through Saint-Germain when she is accosted by Suzanne Lesage, a Brigade Criminelle agent on an elite counterterrorism squad. Suzanne has just returned from the former Yugoslavia, where she was hunting down dangerous war criminals for the Hague. Back in Paris, Suzanne is convinced she's being stalked by a ghost, a Serbian warlord her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

Faulkner, Harris

Summary: Growing up in a military family, journalist and news anchor Harris Faulkner experienced firsthand how success in life is rooted in the knowledge, integrity, and duty that came from her military surroundings. She shares the formative lessons in leadership and work ethic she learned from a lifetime spent absorbing the military mindset, and offers recommendations for how all families can benefit...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 FAU

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FAULKNER, HARRIS FAU