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Collins, Paul

Summary: Traces the scandalous murder of a Harvard Medical School graduate and the ensuing trial that riveted mid-nineteenth-century America, exploring how the case established important precedents in medical forensics and the definition of reasonable doubt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Garrett, Kent

Summary: The untold story of the Harvard class of '63, whose Black students fought to create their own identities on the cusp between integration and affirmative action. In the fall of 1959, Harvard recruited eighteen 'Negro' boys as an early form of affirmative action. Four years later they would graduate as African Americans. Some fifty years later, one of these trailblazing Harvard grads, Kent...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 378.1 GAR

Cooper, Glenn

Summary: Harvard Professor of religion and archaeology Cal Donovan has been summoned by Pope Celestine to investigate a seemingly impossible miracle. Three Catholic teeange girls, from different corners of the world, have fallen pregnant. All three girls have been proven to be virgins. Are they really all bearing the son of God? Before Cal has a chance to visit all three girls, one of the Marys...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

Cooper, Becky

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: "1969: the height of counterculture and the year universities would seek to curb the unruly spectacle of student protest the winter that Harvard University would begin the tumultuous process of merging with Radcliffe, its all-female sister school and the year that Jane Britton, an ambitious 23-year-old graduate student in Harvard's Anthropology Department and daughter of Radcliffe Vice...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.152 COO

Garrett, Kent

Summary: "The untold story of the Harvard class of '63, whose Black students fought to create their own identities on the cusp between integration and affirmative action. In the fall of 1959, Harvard recruited eighteen "Negro" boys as an experiment, an early formof affirmative action. Four years later they would graduate as African Americans. Some fifty years later, one of these trailblazing Harvard...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.1 GAR

Summary: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon discovers evidence of the resurgence of the most powerful underground organization in history, the Illuminati. Upon learning of an unstoppable terrorist act against the Vatican, Langdon travels to Rome and joins forces with Italian scientist Vittoria Vetra and together they will follow the 400-year-old Path of Illumination that leads to the Vatican's only...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Angels 2009

Murray, Liz

Summary: The author offers an account of her journey from a fifteen-year-old living on the streets and eating garbage to her acceptance into Harvard, a feat that prompted a Lifetime movie and a successful motivational-speaking career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 MUR

Kogan, Deborah Copaken.

Summary: Centering around Harvard's Red Book, a collection of personal triumphs and failures from graduates, this tongue-in-cheek novel follows a group of roommates from the class of 1989 as they prepare for their twentieth reunion weekend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Voice/Hyperion 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kogan 2012

Summary: One of the most legendary games in the history of sports: Harvard Stadium, November 23, 1968. Harvard and Yale, both teams undefeated for the first time since 1909, meet for the annual climax of the Ivy League football season. Yale and Harvard stage an unforgettable football contest that baffled even their own coaches. Using vintage footage and bracingly honest contemporary interviews with the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.332 HAR

Martin, William

Summary: Harvard historian Peter Fallon investigates a university legend about an original Shakespeare manuscript that may have survived the Harvard Hall fire of 1764.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Martin

Murray, Liz

Summary: The memoir of a young woman who at age 15 was living on the streets but survived to make it to Harvard. Murray's story was featured in the Lifetime Original Movie "Homeless to Harvard."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.74 MUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Murray 2010

Summary: Liz Murray was raised in poverty by drug-addicted parents. Though they loved her, they were unable to care for her and Liz ended up living on the streets by the age of 15. Profoundly affected by her mother's AIDS-related death, Liz forced herself to look at her future and make some significant changes. Her prospects were dismal, yet she turned her life around by going back to high school. While...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOM

Light, Richard J.

Summary: "Based on ten years of interviews with Harvard students, this professor shares what faculty, administrators, & students can do to make the most of their college experience. Research findings are used to make policy suggestions in the areas of course design, faculty-student interaction, & the planned integration of students from different ethnic, racial, & social class backgrounds. The author...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.198 LIG

Talusan, Meredith

Summary: "A heartrending immigrant memoir and a uniquely intersectional coming-of-age story of a life lived in duality and the in-between, and how one navigates through race, gender, and the search for love"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TALUSAN, MEREDITH TAL

Wayne, Teddy

Summary: Shy, witty David Federman arrives at Harvard fully expecting to embrace, and be welcomed by, a new tribe of like-minded peers. But at first, beyond the friendly advances of a plain-looking Sara, his social status seems devastatingly unlikely to change. Then he meets Veronica Morgan Wells. Struck by both her beauty and her brains, David falls feverishly in love and is determined to stop at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAY

Harrington, Rebecca.

Summary: Misfit freshman Penelope is overwhelmed by the competitiveness of Harvard University's environment, a situation that is complicated by her crush on an upper classman and her participation in an absurdist production of Caligula.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Serritella, Francesca Scottoline

Summary: "Cadence "Cady" Archer arrives on Harvard's campus searching for answers about her brother, a schizophrenic genius who leapt from his dorm room window the year before. Eric's brilliance overshadowed Cady growing up, but she worshipped and adored him--even as he became more unstable, retreating deeper into his secretive work on multidimensional spacetime and isolating himself from everyone...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SER

Gerald, Casey

Summary: "The testament of a boy and a generation who came of age as the world came apart--a generation searching for a new way to live"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 GERALD, CASEY GER

Summary: Contains tours of the following Ivy League schools : Brown University -- Columbia University -- Harvard University -- Cornell University -- Dartmouth College -- Princeton University -- UPENN -- Yale University.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Goldhil Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.16 U

Gerald, Casey

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Casey Gerald comes to our fractured times as a uniquely visionary witness whose life has spanned seemingly unbridgeable divides. His story begins at the end of the world: Dallas, New Year's Eve 1999, when he gathers with the congregation of his grandfather's black evangelical church to see which of them will be carried off. His beautiful, fragile mother disappears frequently and mysteriously;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GERALD, CASEY GER

Summary: Tal Ben-Shahar shares principles from his popular "positive psychology" course at Harvard University in this program designed to help viewers bring more happiness and satisfaction into their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HAP

Summary: Part one of this program traces the spread of Christianity via the Puritans to North America. Victims of intolerance in the Old World, the emigres swiftly proved intolerant of others in the New World, leaving it to the Quakers to promote the religious freedom later associated with the United States. Part two outlines the Scientific and Industrial Revolutions, the Methodism of John Wesley, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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