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Stocklassa, Jan

Summary: When Stieg Larsson died, the author of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo had been working on a true mystery that out-twisted his Millennium novels: the assassination on February 28, 1986, of Olof Palme, the Swedish prime minister. It was the first time in history that a head of state had been murdered without a clue who had done it, and on a Stockholm street at point-blank range. Internationally...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amazon Crossing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 STO

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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

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

Pettersson, Jan-Erik.

Summary: "Stieg Larsson's former publisher reveals the real man behind the mega-bestselling Millennium Trilogy--a man who fought heroically for human rights, and who brought that same political and moral passion to his writing. Until the trilogy's posthumous publication, Larsson was best known for his devotion to left-wing causes and as a tireless anti-fascist activist. Horrified by the rise of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LARSSON, STIEG PET

Craig, Daniel

Summary: Forty years after a woman vanishes from a gathering of a powerful and secretive family, a journalist and a computer hacker are asked to solve the mystery of her disappearance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GIR

Burstein, Daniel.

Summary: Reveals the real-life experiences and incidents involving Swedish politics, violence against women, and neo-Nazis that are at the heart of Larsson's work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 839.738 BUR

Swaby, Rachel

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Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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Feigel, Lara.

Summary: A portrait of World War II-era London by five literary volunteers documents their experiences as ambulance drivers, firefighters, and other civilian aids through five years of war, beginning with a single night in September 1940.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5342 FEI

Chandler, Matt

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Summary: "This is the true story of one man's bravery, ingenuity, and daring determination as he trekked thousands of feet up in the mountains. Readers will learn about the struggles Sven Somme endured as he eluded 900 German soldiers set out to capture him."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.53 CHA

Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

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

Hughes, Langston

Summary: Presents a collection of letters exchanged over the course of four decades between poet Langston Hughes and his mentor, Carl Van Vechten, offering an incisive look at current events and issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.5209 HUG

Barnet, Andrea

Summary: This is the story of four visionaries who profoundly shaped the world we live in today. Together, these women showed what one person speaking truth to power can do. With a keen eye for historical detail, Andrea Barnet traces the arc of each woman's career and explores how their work collectively changed the course of history. Consummate outsiders, each prevailed against powerful and mostly male...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 BAR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 Barnet 2018

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rutgers University Press 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.13 LET

Baldwin, James

Summary: "James Baldwin was newly recognized as the most brilliant black writer of his generation when his first book of essays, Notes of a Native Son, firmly established his reputation in 1955. No one was more pleased by the book's reception than Baldwin's high school friend Sol Stein. A rising New York editor, novelist, and playwright, Stein had suggested that Baldwin write the book and coaxed his old...

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2004

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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

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

Cash, Vivian

Summary: A memoir by the iconic musical artist's first wife covers a wide range of topics, from Cash's struggles with drug addiction and his tenacious family relationships to his divorce from the author and the inspirations for his most famous songs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CASH, VIVIAN CAS

Capote, Truman

Summary: Spanning his entire life, this collection of private letters by the acclaimed author includes Capote's correspondence with such notables as David O. Selznick, Edith Sitwell, Cecil Beaton, Christopher Isherwood, and Bennett Cerf.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

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

Buruma, Ian.

Summary: "A family history of surpassing beauty and power: Ian Buruma's account of his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars. During the almost six years England was at war with Nazi Germany, Winifred and Bernard Schlesinger, Ian Buruma's grandparents, and the film director John Schlesinger's parents, were, like so many others, thoroughly sundered from each...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BUR

Thompson, Laura

Summary: "The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in the head when Britain declared war on Germany; the fifth was a member of the American Communist Party; the sixth became Duchess of Devonshire. They were the Mitford sisters: Nancy, Pamela, Diana,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 THO

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Children's Books 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 813.522 Wilder

Crown, Sarah Rose.

Summary: "The dramatic, inspiring story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain's elite spy agency to sabotage the Nazis, shore up the Resistance, and pave the way for Allied victory in World War II."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 CRO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 CRO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 CRO

Greene, Graham

Contents: The early years -- The man within -- The power and the glory -- The heart of the matter -- The end of the affair -- A burnt-out case -- The comedians -- The honorary consul -- The human factor -- The last word.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.912 GRE

Gordon, Alan (Alan R.)

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2002

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Berry, Wendell

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.5409 BER

Emling, Shelley.

Summary: "Marie Curie was the first person to be honored by two Nobel Prizes and she pioneered the use of radiation therapy for cancer patients. But she was also a mother, widowed young, who raised two extraordinary daughters alone: Irene, a Nobel Prize winning chemist in her own right, who played an important role in the development of the atomic bomb, and Eve, a highly regarded humanitarian and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CURIE, MARIE EML