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Israel, Steve

Summary: "When Chicago's Mayor Michael Rodriguez starts a national campaign to ban handguns from America's cities, towns, and villages, Otis Cogsworth, the wealthy chairman and CEO of Cogsworth International Arms worries about the effects on his company. In response he and lobbyist Sunny McCarthy convince an Arkansas congressman to introduce federal legislation mandating that every American must own a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ISR

Meltzer, Brad.

Summary: Bored with their jobs as senior staffers to a respected congressman, Matthew Mercer and Harris Sandler become involved in the clandestine Zero Game, but when someone close to them turns up dead, they discover the sinister intent of the "game."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Meltzer

Meltzer, Brad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books Large Print 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M MEL

Barnes, Peter W.

Summary: The Squeaker of the House and the Senate Mouse-jority Leader have a big job to do: Miss Tuftmore's second grade class in Moussouri has written Congress with an idea for a law to declare a National Cheese! But in a big country, it's not always easy to get everyone to agree on an important isssue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosebud Books, Vacation Spot Pub. 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC BAR

Patterson, Richard North.

Summary: President Kerry Kilcannon and his fiancee, television journalist Lara Costello, have at last decided to marry. But their wedding is followed by a massacre of innocents in a lethal burst of gunfire, challenging their marriage and his presidency in ways so shattering and indelibly personal that Kilcannon vows to eradicate gun violence and crush the most powerful lobby in Washington - the Sons of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

Zevin, Gabrielle

Summary: What do you do when one youthful indiscretion threatens to derail the rest of your life? Aviva Grossman is a bright, ambitious Congressional intern with a promising future in front of her--until her Lewinsky-esque affair with a married Congressman comes to a crashing end. Literally. (She's in a car crash with the Congressman and that's how their affair makes the news.) After unsuccessfully...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC ZEV

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ZEV

Grisham, John.

Summary: The incomparable master of the legal thriller takes us deeper into the labyrinth that is the American justice system, always drawing us in with an irresistible hook, pulling the thread of tension tighter and tighter, and then knocking us out with a conclusion that's never "by the book."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GRI

Zevin, Gabrielle

Summary: "Young Jane Young's heroine is Aviva Grossman, an ambitious Congressional intern in Florida who makes the life-changing mistake of having an affair with her boss who is beloved, admired, successful, and very married and blogging about it. When the affair comes to light, the Congressman doesn't take the fall, but Aviva does, and her life is over before it hardly begins. She becomes a late night...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZEV

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ZEV

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZEV

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ZEV

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ZEV

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: Max and Zoe's marriage, stressed by infertility problems and miscarriages, is finally destroyed by a stillborn baby. After their divorce, Max moves in with his brother and sister-in-law, Reid and Liddy, and backslides into self-destructive drinking, while Zoe devotes herself to music therapy turns into love and marriage. Max, meanwhile, converts to an evangelical brand of Christianity that pits...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Picoult 2011

Patterson, Richard North

Summary: A newly elected president faces the unexpected chance to nominate a new chief justice of the Supreme Court. His first choice is a nationally respected Court of Appeals judge, a woman whose nomination faces two serious obstacles: a long-held personal secret; and the prospect that a volatile abortion case- a trial pitting a 15-year-old girl against her pro-life parents- will come before the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PAT

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: A stillborn baby ends Max and Zoe's marriage, Max leaves Zoe and turns to drinking. Zoe falls in love with a female school counselor, Vanessa. Max finds help for his drinking problem through his brother's church. Vanessa and Zoe get married. Vanessa offers to carry one of Zoe and Max's fertilized embryos. Zoe goes to Max to get permission to release the embryos to her but Max's new found...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PIC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PIC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Picoult 2011

Patterson, Richard North.

Summary: When tragedy strikes at his own wedding, a young president takes on America's gun lobby.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2003

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

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: A stillborn baby ends Max and Zoe's marriage. Max leaves Zoe and turns to drinking. Zoe falls in love with a female school counselor, Vanessa. Max finds help for his drinking problem through his brother's church. Vanessa and Zoe get married. Vanessa offers to carry one of Zoe and Max's fertilized embryos. Zoe goes to Max to get permission to release the embryos to her but Max's new found...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LARGE PRINT FIC PIC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION PIC

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Picoult 2011

Grisham, John.

Summary: The incomparable master of the legal thriller takes us deeper into the labyrinth that is the American justice system, always drawing us in with an irresistible hook, pulling the thread of tension tighter and tighter, and then knocking us out with a conclusion that's never "by the book."

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2011

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

Sinclair, Upton

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIN

Powell, Patricia Hruby

Summary: Written in blank verse, the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a Caucasian boy, who challenge the Viriginia law forbidding interracial marriages in the 1950s.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC POW

Powell, Patricia Hruby

Summary: Written in blank verse, the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a Caucasian boy, who challenge the Viriginia law forbidding interracial marriages in the 1950s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA FIC POW

Le Carré, John

Summary: Oliver Single, working as a children's magician in the English countryside, goes on the run when a deposit of over five million pounds to his infant daughter's modest trust alerts him that his past has caught up with him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1999

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Sander, Richard Henry

Summary: Argues that affirmative action actually harms minority students and that the movement started in the late 1960s is only a symbolic change that has become mired in posturing, concealment, and pork-barrel earmarks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 379.26 SAN