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Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history. As the shadows of the 30's deepen, Stalin's drive to militarize Soviet society takes on increasing urgency, and the ambition of Nazi Germany becomes the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KOT

Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history. As the shadows of the 30's deepen, Stalin's drive to militarize Soviet society takes on increasing urgency, and the ambition of Nazi Germany becomes the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KOT

Contents: Disc 1: Part of the story / Stephen Dobyns ; read by Isaiah Sheffer -- Second-hand man / read by Audra McDonald -- Disc 2: The man who could see radiance / John J. Clayton ; read by Paul Hecht -- Bush pigs / Richard Dooling ; read by Mark Nelson -- Disc 3: The smoker / David Schickler ; read by Robert Sean Leonard -- Night calls / Lisa Fugard ; read by the author.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Symphony Space 2003

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

Bradbury, Ray

Summary: Presents two novellas, including "Somewhere a Band Is Playing," in which a young writer discovers that all is not as it seems in a nostalgic community, and "Leviathan '99," in which Ishmael Hunnicut Jones prepares for a first interstellar hunt.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD SF BRA

Griffin, W. E. B.

Summary: The Office of Strategic Services has now been tasked with convincing the Axis powers that the Allied forces will not be invading Europe via France's beaches. Layers of secrecy shroud the operation--anyone could be a double agent.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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

Kerr, Philip.

Summary: Bernie Gunther finds himself imprisoned in 1954--and told he can either work for French intelligence or he can hang. Accepting his new job, Bernie begins interviewing POWs returning from Germany. And things get interesting when he meets a French war criminal and member of the French SS who has been posing as a German Wehrmacht officer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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Nelson, Craig

Summary: A profile of the United States and French Republic founder describes him as a controversial figure who helped shape the revolutionary age, in an account that discusses his rise to fame and prominence, and his relationships with his contemporaries.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 PAINE, THOMAS NEL

Kempe, Frederick.

Summary: Shares controversial perspectives on a defining event in the Cold War, revealing how nearly American and Soviet troops came to waging nuclear war while citing the specific challenges that were faced by international leaders.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 943.155 KEM

Kerr, Philip.

Summary: Bernie Gunther is working for the German War Crimes Bureau based in Berlin during the winter of 1943. Reports have been circulating of a mass grave hidden in a wood near Smolensk. Rumor has it that the grave is full of Polish officers murdered by the Russians--a war crime that is perfect propaganda for Germany. But it needs a detective of subtle skill to investigate this horrific discovery. Cue...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Professor Dr. Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, of the Institute of Romance Philology in the Bavarian city of Regensburg, finds that life is very difficult these days. His academic rival has been winning undeserved recognition. With help from Ophelia Prinzel, he stumbles towards a romance with Frau Benz. And at a dinner party, he is the only kind soul who can aid his rival's unfortunate dachshund,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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

Pottinger, Stanley.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2003

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

Waldman, Ayelet.

Summary: A tale inspired by the World War II Hungarian Gold Train follows the 1945 American capture of a locomotive filled with riches and the efforts of a Jewish-American lieutenant's granddaughter to track down a mysterious woman seventy years later.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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

Edwards, Sherman.

Contents: Overture -- Sit down, John -- Piddle, twiddle, and resolve ; Till then -- The Lees of Old Virginia -- But, Mr. Adams -- Yours, yours, yours -- He plays the violin -- Cool, cool, considerate men -- Momma look sharp -- The egg -- Molasses to rum -- Is anybody there? -- Finale.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Broadway 1992

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM SEV

Grimes, Martha.

Summary: As he leans over the body of an unidentified five-year-old girl shot in the back on a shabby London street, Superintendent Richard Jury knows he'll be facing one of the saddest investigations of his life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2004

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

Krauss, Nicole.

Summary: A young novelist inherited the desk from a poet taken by Pinochet's police. Then the desk is stolen from her by the poet's supposed daughter. In its drawers, another man discovers a long-kept secret about his wife. And a Jerusalem antiques dealer uses the desk in his family's study, which was devastated by the Nazis in 1944.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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

Marsh, Charles

Summary: A portrait of the German pastor-theologian draws on new research to cover the 1930 visit to America that shaped his perspectives on faith and moral responsibility, his achievements as an anti-Nazi activist, and the plot against Hitler that would result in his execution.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BONHOEFFER, DIETRICH Mar

Pettegree, Andrew.

Summary: A revolutionary look at Martin Luther and the Reformation details how the virtually unknown monk harnessed the power of the printing press to spread his ideas, triggering the wave of religious reform that changed the history of Europe.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.2 PET

Shorto, Russell.

Summary: Shorto tells a grand and strange history of the on-going debate between religion and science--seen through the oddly momentous journey of the skull and bones of the great French philosopher Rene Descartes. Shorto shows how this argument first started with Descartes and how his ideas (and bones) have remained central to this theoretical struggle for over 350 years.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 194 SHO

Viorst, Milton.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 956.04 VIO

Fallon, Steve

Summary: With turquoise seas and lush forests, magnificent Maya ruins, bustling markets and flourishing farms, Central America is packed with opportunities to chill out--or thrill out. Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Central America on a Shoestring, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice. Lonely Planet Central America on a shoestring is your passport to the most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Global 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.2 CEN

Summary: Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst enemy because of their love for music and in-house band who constantly practices. Soon, Jimmy finds himself trying to help the band by getting them gigs and trying to reconcile the family with his uncle, an avid...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Syndicado 1941

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