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Maraniss, David.

Summary: Author Maraniss weaves sports, politics, and history into a tour de force about the 1960 Olympics. Along with the unforgettable characters and dramatic contests, there was a deeper meaning to those days at the dawn of the sixties. Change was everywhere. Old-boy notions of Olympic amateurism were crumbling. Rome saw the first doping scandal, the first commercially televised Summer Games, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.48 MAR

MARANISS, DAVID

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SIMON 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.332 MAR

Maraniss, David.

Summary: Based on hundreds of interviews and documents, this book chronicles the forces that shaped the first black president of the United States and explains why he thinks and acts as he does.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 OBA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 OBAMA, BARACK MAR

Maraniss, David.

Summary: The author examines how the world's political and social climate affected the 1960 Olympics presenting tales of espionage and propaganda and portraits of its personalities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 796.48 MAR

Maraniss, David

Summary: "It's 1963 and Detroit is on top of the world. The city's leaders are among the most visionary in America: Grandson of the first Ford; Henry Ford II; influential labor leader Walter Reuther; Motown's founder Berry Gordy; the Reverend C.L. Franklin and his daughter, the amazing Aretha; Governor George Romney, Mormon and Civil Rights advocate; super car salesman Lee Iacocca; Mayor Jerome...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 977.434 MAR

Maraniss, David.

Summary: In 1963 Detroit was on top of the world. The city's leaders were among the most visionary in America; it was the American auto makers' best year; the revolution in music and politics was underway. Reuther's UAW had helped lift the middle class. The time was full of promise. Once in a Great City shows that the shadows of collapse were evident even then. Detroit at its peak was threatened by its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.4 MAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Featured Reads, Call number: 977.4 Maraniss 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.434 MAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.434 MAR

Maraniss, David.

Summary: Maranisss offers an account of the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, revealing the competition's unexpected influence on the modern world, in a narrative synopsis that evaluates the roles of Cold War propaganda, civil rights, and politics.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 796.48 MAR

Maraniss, David.

Summary: Here is the epic story of Vietnam and the sixties told through the events of a few tumultuous days in October 1967. David Maraniss takes the reader on an unforgettable journey to the battlefields of war and peace. In a seamless narrative, Maraniss weaves together three very different worlds of that time: the death and heroism of soldiers in Vietnam, the anger and anxiety of antiwar students...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 959.7043 MAR