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Brown-Nagin, Tomiko

Summary: This biography of the first black woman to argue a case in front of the Supreme Court examines how she played a critical role in vanquishing Jim Crow laws throughout the South.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MOTLEY, CONSTANCE BAKER BRO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MOTLEY BRO

Steel, Lewis M.

Summary: "The Butler's Child is the personal story of a Warner Brothers family grandson who spent more than fifty years as a fighting, no holds barred civil rights lawyer. Lewis explores why he, a privileged white man, devoted his life to seeking racial progress in often uncomprehending or hostile courts. In fact, after writing a feature for The New York Times Magazine entitled "Nine Men in Black Who...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STEEL, LEWIS STE

Tannen, Deborah

Summary: "A New York Times bestselling author traces her father's life from turn-of-the-century Warsaw to bustling New York City in an intimate memoir about family, memory, and the stories we tell. Long before she was the acclaimed author of a groundbreaking bookabout women and men, and praised by Oliver Sacks as having "a novelist's ear for the way people speak," Deborah Tannen was a little girl who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Group 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TANNEN, ELI SAMUEL TAN

McGovern, Robert

Summary: An NFL linebacker-turned-military prosecutor presents an insider's look at the Iraq War, sharing his decision to join the military, his relationships with soldiers and citizens he has befriended, and his arguments in support of the conflict.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 McGOVERN, ROBERT MCG

Huang, Eddie

Summary: A Taiwanese-American rebel restaurateur chronicles his rise to success from his difficult childhood in the American South to his decision to embrace all he had learned about food in his father's restaurants and his mother's kitchen to create his own culinary identity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2013

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HUANG, EDDIE HUA

Patterson, James

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Takes readers inside the courtroom to witness defense lawyer and Bronx-native Barry Slotnick, known for his brilliant legal mind, sharp suits and bold courtroom strategies, as he never loses a case for his notorious and dangerous clients.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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