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Hlad, Alan

Summary: "Recruited from Churchill's typing pool to become an undercover spy in German-occupied France, a young woman from London bravely endures daring missions, audacious escapes, and harrowing imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp, risking everything for the country--and the man--she loves. London, 1941: In a cramped bunker in Winston Churchill's Cabinet War Rooms, underneath Westminster's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Scognamiglio Books, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2021

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Hlad, Alan

Summary: "It is September 1940-a year into the war-and as German bombs fall on Britain, fears grow of an impending invasion. Enemy fighter planes blacken the sky around the Epping Forest home of Susan Shepherd and her grandfather, Bertie. After losing her parents to influenza as a child, Susan found comfort in raising homing pigeons with Bertie. All her birds are extraordinary to Susan-loyal,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HLA

Hlad, Alan

Summary: September 1940, as German bombs fall on Britain, fears grow of an impending invasion. Since losing her parents as a child, Susan Shepherd has raised homing pigeons with her grandfather, Bertie. All her birds are extraordinary to Susan, but none more so than Duchess, with whom she shares a special bond. When a young pilot named Ollie Evans travels to Britain to join the Royal Air Force, his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: John Scognamiglio Books, Kensington Books 2019

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Alai

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA

Alam, Rumaan

Summary: "That Kind of Mother dives deep into big questions about parenthood, adoption, and race: Is mothering something learned, or that you're born to? How far can good intentions stretch? And most of all, can love can really overcome the boundaries of race and class? With his unerring eye for nuance and unsparing sense of irony, Rumaan Alam's second novel is both heartfelt and...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA

Lee, Elan

Summary: It is a highly-strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette. Players draw cards until someone draws an Exploding Kitten, at which point they explode, they are dead, and they are out of the games; unless that player has a Defuse card, which can defuse the kitten using things like laser pointers, belly rubs, and catnip sandwiches. All of the other cards in the deck are used to move,...

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Alam, Rumaan

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Summary: Amanda and Clay head out to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a vacation: a quiet reprieve from life in New York City, quality time with their teenage son and daughter, and a taste of the good life in the luxurious home they've rented for the week. But a late-night knock on the door breaks the spell. Ruth and G.H. are an older couple, it's their house, and they've arrived in a panic....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ALA

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ALA

Mastai, Elan

Summary: "There's no such thing as the life you're "supposed" to have... You know the future that people in the 1950s imagined we'd have? Well, it happened. In Tom Barren's 2016, humanity thrives in a techno-utopian paradise of flying cars, moving sidewalks, and moon bases, where avocados never go bad and punk rock never existed. because it wasn't necessary. Except Tom just can't seem to find his place...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAS

Alam, Rumaan

Summary: "From the celebrated author of Rich and Pretty, a novel about the families we fight to build and those we fight to keep. Like many first-time mothers, Rebecca Stone finds herself both deeply in love with her newborn son and deeply overwhelmed. Struggling to juggle the demands of motherhood with her own aspirations and feeling utterly alone in the process, she reaches out to the only person at...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ALA

Plan B

Contents: Ill Manors -- I am the narrator -- Drug dealer (feat. Takura Tendayi) -- Playing with fire (feat. Labrinth) -- Deepest shame -- Pity the plight (featuring John Cooper Clarke) -- Lost my way -- The runaway -- Great day for a murder -- Live once (feat. Kano) -- Falling down.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SHOW MUSIC ILL

Alyan, Hala

Summary: The Nasr family is spread across the globe--Beirut, Brooklyn, Austin, the California desert. A Syrian mother, a Lebanese father, and three American children: all have lived a life of migration. Still, they've always had their ancestral home in Beirut--a constant touchstone--and the complicated, messy family love that binds them. But following his father's recent death, Idris, the family's new...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2021

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

Alyan, Hala

Summary: "From a dazzling new literary voice, a debut novel about a Palestinian family caught between present and past, between displacement and home ... On the eve of her daughter Alia's wedding, Salma reads the girl's future in a cup of coffee dregs. She sees an unsettled life for Alia and her children; she also sees travel, and luck. While she chooses to keep her predictions to herself that day, they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALY

Stavans, Ilan

Summary: Enough with the dead white men! Forget what you learned in school! Ever since Columbus --who was probably a converted Jew -- "discovered" the New World, the powerful and privileged have usurped American history. The true story of the United States lies not with the founding fathers or robber barons, but with the country's most overlooked and marginalized peoples: the workers, immigrants,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Stavans, Ilan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0468 STA

Alam, Rumaan

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Summary: "A magnetic novel about two families, strangers to each other, who are forced together on a long weekend gone terribly wrong"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA

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2 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA

Alda, Alan

Summary: One of America's most recognizable and acclaimed actors, the only person to ever win Emmys for acting, writing, and directing, Alda has written a memoir as elegant, funny, and affecting as his greatest performances. The son of a popular actor and a loving but mentally ill mother, he spent his early childhood backstage in the erotic and comic world of burlesque and went on, after early...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 792.028 ALD

Lee, Elan

Summary: It is a highly-strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette. Players draw cards until someone draws an Exploding Kitten, at which point they explode, they are dead, and they are out of the game; unless that player has a Defuse card, which can defuse the kitten using things like laser pointers, belly rubs, and catnip sandwiches. All of the other cards in the deck are used to move,...

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: Ad Magic 2017

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1 available in Games, Call number: GAME EXP

Mastai, Elan

Summary: "There's no such thing as the life you're "supposed" to have ... You know the future that people in the 1950s imagined we'd have? Well, it happened. In Tom Barren's 2016, humanity thrives in a techno-utopian paradise of flying cars, moving sidewalks, and moon bases, where avocados never go bad and punk rock never existed. because it wasn't necessary. Except Tom just can't seem to find his place...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Alda, Alan

Summary: The popular actor looks back to reassess the meaning of his own life and the paths he has taken, from the turbulent 1960s to the tragedy of September 11, and to answer such questions as "What do I value?" and "What, exactly, is the good life?"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 792.02 ALD

Alda, Alan

Summary: The actor and founder of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science traces his personal quest to understand how to relate and communicate better, from practicing empathy and using improv games to storytelling and developing better intuitive skills.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 Alda 2017

Alyan, Hala

Summary: "A rich family story, a personal look at the legacy of war in the Middle East, and an indelible rendering of how we hold on to the people and places we call home"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALY

Alyan, Hala

Summary: On the eve of her daughter Alia's wedding, Salma reads the girl's future in a cup of coffee dregs. She sees an unsettled life for Alia and her children; she also sees travel, and luck. While she chooses to keep her predictions to herself that day, they will all soon come to pass when the family is up rooted in the wake of the Six-Day War of 1967. Salma is forced to leave her home in Nablus;...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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