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McCaskill, Claire.

Summary: Missouri's first woman senator recounts her coming-of-age in a political family at a time when women were held back from their ambitions, describing her failed first marriage, her unconventional choices in office and her relationships with fellow politicians. --Publisher's description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCCASKILL, CLAIRE MCC

Calloway, Colin G. (Colin Gordon)

Summary: "In 1791, General Arthur St. Clair led the United States Army in a campaign to destroy a complex of Indian villages at the Miami River in northwestern Ohio. Almost within reach of their objective, St. Clair's 1,400 men were attacked by about one thousandIndians. The U.S. force was decimated, suffering nearly one thousand casualties in killed and wounded, while Indian casualties numbered only a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 CAL

O'Mara, Margaret Pugh

Summary: "The epic human story of how, out of a small patch of land in Northern California, high tech re-created America in its image, for good and for ill. Long before Margaret O'Mara became one of our most consequential historians of the American-led digital revolution, she worked in the White House of Bill Clinton and Al Gore in the earliest days of the commercial Internet. There she saw firsthand...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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Berlin, Leslie

Summary: "At a time when the five most valuable companies on the planet are high-tech firms and nearly half of Americans say they cannot live without their cell phones, Troublemakers reveals the untold story of how we got here. This is the gripping tale of seven exceptional men and women, pioneers of Silicon Valley in the 1970s and early 1980s. Together, they worked across generations, industries, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 BER

Graybill, Andrew R.

Summary: Award-winning western historian Andrew R. Graybill ... sheds light on the overlooked interracial Native-white relationships critical in the development of the trans-Mississippi West in this multigenerational saga. Beginning in 1844 with the marriage of Montana fur trader Malcolm Clarke and his Piegan Blackfeet bride, Coth-co-co-na, Graybill traces the family from the mid-nineteenth century,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.02 GRA

Fisher, Adam

Summary: A candid and comprehensive oral history of Silicon Valley's secrets traces the disruptions and start-ups that impacted its economy from the origins of Apple and Atari through the present-day clashes of Google and Facebook.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 FIS

Menuez, Doug.

Summary: Offers a pictorial chronicle of the Silicon Valley technology boom, beginning with Steve Jobs' NeXT Computer company in 1985 and expending to other innovative companies in the region up to the bursting of the dot com bubble.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2014

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 979.473 MEN

Matthews, J. L.

Summary: When you've been hurt in an accident, the prospect of dealing with insurance companies and lawyers can feel daunting. But armed with the right strategy, you can handle a claim yourself--and save thousands of dollars in the process. How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim guides you through the insurance claim process, step by step. After almost any kind of accident, you'll learn how to: figure...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.03 MAT

Eisner, Peter

Summary: The true story of three intrepid people who successfully eluded the Japanese in Manila for more than two years, sabotaging enemy efforts and preparing the way for MacArthur's return. One was a debonair polo-playing expatriate businessman who was also a U.S. Navy intelligence officer. Another was a defiant enlisted American soldier. And the third was a wily American woman, an intinerant torch...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 EIS

Monet, Claude

Summary: Presents paintings of Claude Monet, accompanied by phrases in the painter's own words, edited to form a simple rhyme that runs through the text.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Museum of Art 2009

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Smith, Brian

Summary: "This book sets out the records available for research on the history of County Clare families, where they can be accessed, and how they can be used to best effect. For each type of record, it describes the background to their compilation, and the categories of people and data included. It also provides background on the social history of County Clare and how this history has affected the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3415 Smith

Hess, Joan.

Summary: "Claire Malloy--now a married woman of leisure--tries her hand at volunteering, but instead lands her right in the middle of another murder investigation Longtime bookseller and single mother, Claire Malloy has recently married her long term beau and moved out of her less than opulent apartment into a sprawling, newly remodeled house. Her daughter, Caron, is making plans for college. All of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HES

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M HES

Lynch, Thomas

Contents: Prologue: Fit & start -- Introduction: The ethnography of everyday life -- The brother -- The same but different -- Inheritance : a correspondence with Sile de Valera -- Death comes to the young curate : a pilgrim's story -- Bits & pieces -- Great hatred, little room -- The sisters Godhelpus -- Odds & ends -- On some verses by Irish & other poets.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.891 Lynch

Bilal, Parker

Summary: Hired to investigate the disappearance of a university student who may have become involved in political activities, Makana is drawn by a gruesome murder into an ethnic rivalry and gang war among young men from South Sudan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIL

Hamilton, Omar Robert

Summary: "A debut novel that captures the experience of the Egyptian revolution like no news report could. The City Always Wins is a remarkable novel from the psychological heart of a revolution. From the communal highs of pitched night battles against the police in Cairo to the solitary lows of defeated exile in New York, Omar Robert Hamilton's debut is a unique immersion in one of the key chapters of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: MCD 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Millman, Chad.

Summary: An account of the World War I bombing of Black Tom Island in New York Harbor describes the reticence of the president to prevent the attack, the German government's evasion of responsibility, and the efforts of lawyers to determine accountability.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 MIL

Buckingham, E. Tolley (Evelyn Tolley)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Traverse Area Genealogical Society 1989

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.5 CEM

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: O'Meara-Brown Publications 1998

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 797.1097 Lake

Kusugak, Michael.

Summary: A little dog named Igvillu dreams of being a sled dog in the North.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE KUS BASKET

Engler, Nick.

Summary: Learn the techniques for making tables and chairs.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 684 ENG

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

St. George, Judith

Summary: Presents an account of the two-and-a-half-year expedition that yielded vast knowledge of the West, geographically and scientifically.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA BASKET

Rufin, Jean-Christophe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUF

Sagner-Düchting, Karin.

Summary: Between the motif and the artist Claude Monet (1840-1926) was both the most typical and the most individual painter of Impressionism. His long life and extraordinary work capacity - coupled with a sometimes furious perfectionism--he dedicated to a pictorial exploration of the sensations which reality, and in particular landscape offer the human eye.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Taschen 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 702 MON