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Turow, Scott.

Summary: An autobiographical account revealing the shocking, fascinating reality of a first year at Harvard Law School.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaisance 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 340.073 TUR

Summary: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent student at M.I.T. Wanting to transfer to the Harvard School of Medicine, he learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the tuition. Then Ben is introduced into a small but secretive club by his math professor, Micky Rosa. The club has four other students: Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Jimmy; and they are being trained by Mickey in the skill of blackjack...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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Mezrich, Ben

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.172 MEZ

Mezrich, Ben

Summary: Looks at how a group of M.I.T. students employed simple math and complex disguises to win nearly $4 million at blackjack tables in Las Vegas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 364.172 MEZ

Mezrich, Ben

Summary: When M.I.T. sutdent Kevin Lewis meets classmates Jason Fisher and Andre Martinez, he is intrigued. Although neither seems to have any real responsibilities, they always have plenty of cash. One evening, they tell Kevin why. Using card-tracking calculations, they have devised a way to beat blackjack. Once he learns the system, Kevin joins Jason and Andre at the casinos. There to the growing...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 364.172 MEZ

Mezrich, Ben

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Semyon Dukach was the darling of Las Vegas. A legend at twenty-one, this hotshot was the biggest high roller in decades, a mathematical genius with a system the casinos had never seen before and couldn't stop--a system that has never been revealed until now; that has nothing to do with card counting, wasn't illegal, and was more powerful than anything tried before. From Atlantic City to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2005

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Talusan, Meredith

Summary: "A heartrending immigrant memoir and a uniquely intersectional coming-of-age story of a life lived in duality and the in-between, and how one navigates through race, gender, and the search for love"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TALUSAN, MEREDITH TAL

Goodman, Susan E.

Summary: Shares the story of Sarah Roberts and her 1847 case petitioning that she be allowed to attend a white school, explaining how her heroic efforts established key precedents and paved the way for civil rights advancements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROB

Summary: Serious and hard-working Harvard Law School student Hart finds he must survive much more than the pressures, all-night cramming and insecurities he expected. He becomes the fearful adversary of Kingsfield, the school's most imperious, witheringly sarcastic yet brilliant professor. Terrorizing some, inspiring others, the professor easily separates the men from the boys by the time the term is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Cooper, Becky

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "1969: the height of counterculture and the year universities would seek to curb the unruly spectacle of student protest the winter that Harvard University would begin the tumultuous process of merging with Radcliffe, its all-female sister school and the year that Jane Britton, an ambitious 23-year-old graduate student in Harvard's Anthropology Department and daughter of Radcliffe Vice...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.152 COO

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 COO

Garrett, Kent

Summary: The untold story of the Harvard class of '63, whose Black students fought to create their own identities on the cusp between integration and affirmative action. In the fall of 1959, Harvard recruited eighteen 'Negro' boys as an early form of affirmative action. Four years later they would graduate as African Americans. Some fifty years later, one of these trailblazing Harvard grads, Kent...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 378.1 GAR

Abrams, Dan

Summary: History remembers John Adams as a Founding Father and our country's second president. But in the tense years before the American Revolution, he was still just a lawyer, fighting for justice in one of the most explosive murder trials of the era. On the night of March 5, 1770, shots were fired by British soldiers on the streets of Boston, killing five civilians. The Boston Massacre has often been...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press, with Harlequin Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 ABR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 ABR

Westover, Tara

Summary: Cómo una educación puede salvar una vida. "Podéis llamarlo transformación. Metamorfosis. Falsedad. Traición. Yo lo llamo una educación." Nacida en las montañas de Idaho, Tara Westover ha crecido en armonía con una naturaleza grandiosa y doblegada a las leyes que establece su padre, un mormón fundamentalista convencido de que el final del mundo es inminente. Ni Tara ni sus hermanos van a la...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lumen 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 WES

Anderson, Robert Charles

Contents: Structure of the great migration -- Narrative of the Winthrop migration -- Structure of the Winthrop migration -- Overview -- Genealogical sketches.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society, Great Migration Study Project 2012

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.341 Anderson

Shepard, Ray Anthony

Summary: Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the battlefields. Their dispatches told the truth of their lives at camp, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, An Imprint of Highlights 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.7 SHE

Kim, Hyun Sook

Summary: "The autobiography of a South Korean woman's student days under an authoritarian regime, and how she defied state censorship. When Kim Hyun Sook started college in 1983 she was ready for her world to open up. After acing her exams and sort-of convincing her traditional mother that it was a good idea for a woman to go to college, she looked forward to soaking up the ideas of Western Literature...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Iron Circus Comics 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 KIM

Grande, Reyna

Summary: From bestselling author Reyna Grandewhose remarkable memoir The Distance Between Us has become required reading in schools across the country comes an inspiring account of one woman's quest to find her place in America as a first-generation Latina university student and aspiring writer determined to build a new life for her family one fearless word at a time. When Reyna Grande was nine years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRANDE, REYNA GRA

Grisham, John

Summary: "Mark, Todd, and Zola came to law school to change the world, to make it a better place. But now, as third-year students, these close friends realize they have been duped. They all borrowed heavily to attend a third-tier, for-profit law school so mediocre that its graduates rarely pass the bar exam, let alone get good jobs. And when they learn that their school is one of a chain owned by a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRI

Summary: Follows the personal and professional exploits of a group of attorneys working at the law firm of Crane, Poole & Schmidt. They tackle some of today's most inflammatory, and sometimes irreverent, social and moral issues, from teen pregnancy and the death penalty to sex surrogates and Alzheimer's. Now, the firm faces financial ruin and its brilliant attorneys face chaotic caseloads filled with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOS

Summary: Midwesterner James Hart struggles to survive an Ivy League law school and to meet the expectations of imperious Prof. Charles Kingsfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAP

Ryan, Hank Phillippi

Summary: Law student Rachel North will tell you, without hesitation, what she knows to be true. She's smart, she's a hard worker, she does the right thing. She's successfully married to a faithful and devoted husband, a lion of Boston's defense bar. And her internship with the District Attorney's office is her ticket to a successful future. Problem is--she's wrong. And in this cat and mouse game--the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RYA

Moore, Kate

5 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "1860: As the clash between the states rolls slowly to a boil, Elizabeth Packard, housewife and mother of six, is facing her own battle. The enemy sits across the table and sleeps in the next room. Threatened by Elizabeth's intellect, independence, and outspokenness, her husband of twenty-one years is plotting against her and makes a plan to put her back in her place. One summer morning, he has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2021

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Cao, Lan

Summary: "A mother-daughter memoir exploring loss, love, and healing, told in two alternating voices, from the critically acclaimed novelist and her teenage daughter"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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Grisham, John

Summary: Three students who have borrowed heavily to attend a third-rate law school realize they have been caught in a scam when they discover that the school's owner also owns a bank specializing in student loans, and plot to expose the scam.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Grisham 2017

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