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Samuels, David

Summary: The continuing story of James Hogue, the con artist, a homeless itinerant, who assumed a false identity and was admitted to Princeton University, an endeavor during which he dated a millionaire's daughter, achieved top grades, and gained entry into the elite Ivy Club before his deception was exposed

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR

Tierney, Harry

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Leo Feist 1919

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Dunlap, Annette

Summary: Charles Gates Dawes: A Life is the first comprehensive biography of an American in whose fascinating story contemporary readers can follow the struggles and triumphs of early twentieth-century America and Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northwestern University Press and the Evanston History Center 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAWES, CHARLES GATES DUN

Logue, Mark.

Summary: Albert, Duke of York began to see speech therapist Lionel Logue in a desperate bid to cure his lifelong stammer. Little did the two men know that this unlikely friendship would ultimately save the House of Windsor from collapse. The amiable Logue gave the shy young Duke the skills and the confidence to stand and deliver before a crowd. And when his elder brother, Edward VIII, abdicated the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2011

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Logue, Mark.

Summary: Presents the life of the Australian speech therapist who helped the English king, George VI, overcome a lifelong speech disorder and become an eloquent leader of his people during the difficult days of World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 941.084 LOG

Boström, Mattias

Summary: "Everyone knows Sherlock Holmes. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created a unique literary character who has remained popular for over a century and is appreciated more than ever today. But what made this fictional character, dreamed up by a small-town English doctor in the 1880s, into such a lasting success, despite the author's own attempt to escape his invention? In From Holmes to Sherlock, Swedish...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Mysterious Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 828 BOS

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Lutes, Della T. (Della Thompson)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 640.973 LUT

Bates, Katharine Lee

Summary: Provides a history and words to four verses of the song, "America the Beautiful," as well as simple instructions for making a patriotic garden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 782.42 BAT

Summary: "In harm's way": An epic treatment of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, details the devastating sneak attack on the Naval base as well as the explosive behind-the-scenes stories, and the counter-offensive. (167 min.).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA AME

Summary: A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV AME

Bourassa, Lorraine B.

Summary: Adelard Comtois, son of Simon Comtois and Olivine Ducharme, married Caroline Lambert 26 July 1886 in St. Didace, Quebec. They had ten children. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Quebec.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Higginson Book Co 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.2 COMTOIS Bourassa

Jones, Lisa

Summary: "Broken" entwines the story of writer Lisa Jones with that of quadriplegic healer Stanford Addison, a Northern Arapaho on the Wind River Indian Reservation, while also exploring powerful spirits, material poverty, spiritual wealth, friendship, violence, confusion, death, and above all else,"a love that comes before and after and above and below romantic love."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JONES, LISA JON

Carlsen, Spike

Summary: "Carpenter Spike Carlsen, his wife, and their recently blended family of five kids set out to build a cabin on the north shore of Lake Superior. Part building guide and part memoir, Cabin Lessons tells the funny, wry, and heartwarming story of their eventful journey--from buying land on an eroding cliff to (finally) enjoying the hideaway of their dreams. Learning as they go, and learning about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 690.80 CAR

Brown, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 BRO

Vaill, Amanda.

Summary: "A spellbinding story of love amid the devastation of the Spanish Civil War Madrid, 1936. In a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe--a conflict one writer will call "the decisive thing of the century"--six people meet and find their lives changed forever. Ernest Hemingway, his career stalled, his marriage sour, hopes that this war will give him fresh...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 946.081 VAI

Arthur, Elizabeth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971.182 ART

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Summary: Uses interviews and archival footage to tell the story of the melodramatic life and stunning architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FRA

Summary: Busker and drug addict James is living hand to mouth in London when he adopts a sickly cat. James names the cat Bob and soon they are inseparable.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY STR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD STR RATED PG-13

Howard, Hugh

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 690.83 HOW

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 690.8372 HOW

Kennefick, Daniel

Summary: In 1919, British scientists led extraordinary expeditions to Brazil and Africa to test Albert Einstein's revolutionary new theory of general relativity in what became the century's most celebrated scientific experiment. The result ushered in a new era and made Einstein a global celebrity by confirming his dramatic prediction that the path of light rays would be bent by gravity. Today,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530.11 KEN

Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: "In 1963, thirteen-year-old Arthur is sentenced to community service helping the neighborhood Junk Man after he throws a brick at the old man's head in a moment of rage, but the junk he collects might be more important than he suspects. Inspired by the work of American folk artist James Hampton"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PEA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PEA

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