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Isaacson, Walter

Summary: "He was history's most creative genius. What secrets can he teach us? The author of the acclaimed bestsellers Steve Jobs, Einstein, and Benjamin Franklin brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography. Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo's astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, Walter Isaacson weaves a narrative that connects his art to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DA VINCI, LEONARDO ISA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 DAV

Isaacson, Walter

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Summary: Leonardo da Vinci created the two most famous paintings in history, The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. But in his own mind, he was just as much a man of science and engineering. With a passion that sometimes became obsessive, he pursued innovative studies of anatomy, fossils, birds, the heart, flying machines, botany, geology, and weaponry. His ability to stand at the crossroads of the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks, Simon & Schuster Audio 2017

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Isaacson, Walter.

Summary: Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years, as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks/Simon & Schuster Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 JOBS, STEVE ISA

Isaacson, Walter.

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Summary: The computer and the Internet are among the most important inventions of our era, but few people know who created them. Most innovations of the digital age were made collaboratively. There were a lot of fascinating people involved, some ingenious and a few even geniuses. This is the story of these pioneers, hackers, and entrepreneurs, how their minds worked and what made them so creative. It's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 004 ISA

Isaacson, Walter.

Summary: Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years, as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues, the author has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries:...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B JOBS

Isaacson, Walter.

Summary: The first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available. Biographer Isaacson explores how an imaginative, impertinent patent clerk--a struggling father in a difficult marriage who couldn't get a teaching job or a doctorate--became the locksmith of the mysteries of the atom and the universe.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD 921 Einstein

Isaacson, Walter.

Summary: "Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson's revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution and an indispensable guide to how innovation really happens. What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs to turn their visionary ideas into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 004 ISA

Isaacson, Walter.

Summary: Chronicles the founding father's life and his multiple careers as a shopkeeper, writer, inventor, media baron, scientist, diplomat, business strategist, and political leader, while showing how his faith in the wisdom of the common citizen helped to forge an American national identity based on the virtues of its middle class.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 FRA

Isaacson, Walter.

Summary: Traces the life of Benjamin Franklin, from his days as a runaway printer to his triumphs as a statesman, inventor, and founding father. Chronicles his tumultuous relationship with his illegitimate son and grandson, his practical marriage, and his flirtations with the ladies of Paris.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN ISA

Isaacson, Walter.

Summary: The first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available shows how his scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his personality. Biographer Isaacson explores how an imaginative, impertinent patent clerk--a struggling father in a difficult marriage who couldn't get a teaching job or a doctorate--became the locksmith of the mysteries of the atom...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 530.092 ISA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 EIN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EINSTEIN, ALBERT ISA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B Einstein Isa

Isaacson, Walter.

Summary: Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years -- as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues -- Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 338.761 JOB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 338.761 JOB

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Jobs 2011

Summary: Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2016

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Steve 2016

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD STE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD STE RATED R

Franklin, Benjamin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.309 Franklin

Summary: Did Henry Kissinger sabatoge the 1968 Vietnam peace talks for his own personal gain? Did he orchestrate the secret bombing of Cambodia? Did he authorize covert operations to overthrow a Chilean President? This explores how a young boy who fled Nazi Germany grew up to become one of the most powerful and controversial figures in United States history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2003

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRI