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Lepore, Jill

Summary: In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation. The American experiment rests on three ideas -"these truths," Jefferson called them-political equality, natural rights, and the sovereignty of the people. And it rests, too, "on a dedication to inquiry, fearless and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973 LEP

Lepore, Jill

Summary: A portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister, Jane, reveals how she was, like her brother, a passionate reader, gifted writer, and shrewd political commentator who made insightful observations about early America.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3092 MECOM, JANE Lep

Lepore, Jill

Summary: A history of American ideas about life and death discusses how the age of discovery, Darwin's theories of evolution, and the space age changed ideas about life on Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

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Lepore, Jill

Summary: Examines the origins of dozens of writings, speeches, and other printed pieces from American history--from paper ballots and the Constitution to Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" and Barack Obama's 2009 inaugural address.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 LEP

Lepore, Jill

Summary: A cultural history of Wonder Woman traces the character's creation and enduring popularity, drawing on interviews and archival research to reveal the pivotal role of feminism in shaping her seven-decade story

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LEP

Lepore, Jill

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Summary: "In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian ... Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation, an urgently needed reckoning with the beauty and tragedy of American history. Written in elegiac prose, Lepore's groundbreaking investigation places truth itself--a devotion to facts, proof, and evidence--at the center...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2018

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Lepore, Jill

Summary: "From the best-selling author of These Truths, a work that examines the dilemma of nationalism and the erosion of liberalism in the twenty-first century. At a time of much despair over the future of liberal democracy, Harvard historian Jill Lepore makes a stirring case for the nation in This America. Since the end of the Cold War, Lepore writes, American historians have largely retreated from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2019

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Lepore, Jill

Summary: A revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister and a wholly different account of the founding of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.309 Lepore 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3092 MECOM, JANE LEP

Lepore, Jill

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.24 LEP

Lepore, Jill

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 LEP

Kamensky, Jane.

Summary: In Boston in 1764, the sudden death of revolutionary leader Samuel Bradstreet causes Scottish portrait painter Stewart Jameson and his apprentice Francis Weston--who is really a fallen woman from an elite family disguised as a boy--to search for the truth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAM

Roosevelt, Eleanor

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Summary: "Eleanor Roosevelt never wanted her husband to run for president. When he won, she . . . went on a national tour to crusade on behalf of women. She wrote a regular newspaper column. She became a champion of women's rights and of civil rights. And she decided to write a book."--Jill Lepore, from the Introduction

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books, an imprint of Perseus Books 2017

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