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Metaxas, Eric

Summary: A five-time New York Times best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio host describes growing up as the Queens-born son of Greek and German immigrants who attended Yale while feeling like an outsider.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salem Books, an imprint of Regnery Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MET

Metaxas, Eric

Summary: "On All Hallow's Eve in 1517, a young monk named Martin Luther posted a document he hoped would spark an academic debate, but that instead ignited a conflagration that would forever destroy the world he knew. Five hundred years after Luther's now famous Ninety-five Theses appeared, biographer Eric Metaxas paints a startling portrait of the wild figure whose adamantine faith cracked the edifice...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LUTHER, MARTIN MET

Metaxas, Eric

Summary: Eric Metaxas offers a thrilling review of America's uniqueness, and a sobering reminder that America's greatness cannot continue unless people truly understand what their founding fathers meant for them to be. The book includes a stirring call-to-action for every American to understand the ideals behind the 'noble experiment in ordered liberty' that is America. It also paints a vivid picture of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit NON FIC

Metaxas, Eric

Summary: Eric Metaxas offers a thrilling review of America's uniqueness, and a sobering reminder that America's greatness cannot continue unless people truly understand what their founding fathers meant for them to be. The book includes a stirring call-to-action for every American to understand the ideals behind the 'noble experiment in ordered liberty' that is America. It also paints a vivid picture of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 MET

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.5 MET

LaPlante, Walter

Summary: During the early 1800s, it was difficult and expensive to transport goods from the East Coast to the Great Lakes region. The Erie Canal connected these two areas, causing a population boom in western New York and encouraging settlement around the Great Lakes. Readers learn the history of this important canal through the main content and fun fact boxes, and also discover the many ways travelers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974 LAP

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: R 797.1097 Lake

Gansworth, Eric

Summary: "The term "Apple" is a slur in Native communities across the country. It's for someone supposedly "red on the outside, white on the inside." Eric Gansworth is telling his story in Apple (Skin to the Core). The story of his family, of Onondaga among Tuscaroras, of Native folks everywhere. From the horrible legacy of the government boarding schools, to a boy watching his siblings leave and return...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Levine Querido 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 GAN

Idle, Eric

Summary: From the ingenious comic performer, founding member of Monty Python, and creator of Spamalot, comes an absurdly funny memoir of unparalleled wit and heartfelt candor.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B IDL

Summary: A collection of animated adventures based on popular children's books. A skeleton band tickles the funny bone.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by New Video Group 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV DEM

Chack, Erin

Summary: The Buzzfeed senior editor reflects on the highs and lows of the millennial experience, sharing such stories as escaping a bear attack and her battle with cancer at nineteen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 CHA

Hazan, Éric

Summary: "Eric Hazan, author of the acclaimed The Invention of Paris, takes us by the hand in this walk from Ivry to Saint-Denis, more or less following the dividing line between the east and west of Paris, or what you could call the "Paris meridian." He chose this itinerary without much consideration, but later on it became clear to him that it was no accident, that this line followed the meanders of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.4 HAZ

Moorcock, Michael

Summary: Elric of Melnibone. Traitor. Savior. Lover. Thief. Last king of a fallen empire whose cruelty was surpassed only by its beauty. Sustained by drugs and the vampiric powers of his black sword, Stormbringer, haunted by visions of a tragic past and a doomed future, Elric wanders the world in quest of oblivion. But the great lords of Law and Chaos have other plans for this tormented adventurer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOO

Nardo, Don

Summary: Describes the events in Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey," from the causes of the Trojan War to the legendary Greek and Trojan characters, the end of the war, and Odysseus's harrowing journey home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 292.13 NAR

Cercas, Javier

Summary: An elderly man in his nineties, living in Barcelona, a Holocaust survivor who gave hundreds of speeches, granted dozens of interviews, received important national honors, and even moved government officials to tears. But in May 2005, Marco was exposed as a fraud: he was never in a Nazi concentration camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARCO, ENRIC CER

Napoli, Lisa

Summary: A portrait of the relationship between McDonald's chairman Ray Croc and his wife, Joan, describes how he helped establish an international brand and amassed a considerable estate before his impassioned wife gave most of the family fortune away to philanthropic pursuits.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House LLC 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 NAP

Summary: A documentary that explores the possibility that extra-terrestrial creatures visited Earth thousands of years ago and were responsible for many of the structures built by ancient man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: VCI Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CHA

Jolley, Dan.

Summary: Ravenpaw, having been forced from his home by rogue cats, teams up with Firestar and the ThunderClan warriors to get revenge and reclaim the farm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tokyopop 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAR

Hering, Marianne.

Summary: Beth and her cousin Patrick travel in Mr. Whittaker's invention, the Imagination station, to 1000 A.D. Greenland, where they meet Erik the Red and Leif Eriksson and witness the spread of Christianity in that country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Hering

Weihenmayer, Erik

Summary: Erik Weihenmayer has a long history of turning obstacles into adventures. Born with a rare condition that blinded him as a teenager, he never let his diagnosis hold him back from a full life. As an athlete, explorer, speaker and activist, he has opened the eyes of people around the world to what's possible. In 2001, he became the first blind man to climb Mount Everest, the highest point on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 WEI

Weihenmayer, Erik

Summary: "No Barriers is about my journey since coming down from Mt. Everest in 2001, and the path to where I am today. It is the story of my own life, the personal and professional struggles in the pursuit of growth, learning, and family, as well as a dream to kayak one of the world's great rivers as a blind athlete. It is also about the many people I've encountered along the way who possess what I...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 797.122 WEI

Summary: Motivation and the will to win are portrayed in this true story of two British track athletes striving to win major events at the 1924 Paris Olympics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1997

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Chariots 1997

Grant, Neil.

Summary: Presents the saga of the Norse explorer who settled Greenland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 998.2 GRA

Ripert, Eric.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Before he earned his third Michelin star at his iconic restaurant, Le Bernardin, the James Beard Award for Outstanding Chef of the Year, became a regular guest judge on Bravo's Top Chef, even before he knew how to make a proper omelet, Eric Ripert was a young boy in the South of France who felt that his world had come to an end. At the age of five, his parents went through a bitter divorce....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RIPERT, ERIC RIP

LeMarque, Eric

Summary: In this first-person account, former Olympian Eric LeMarque recounts a harrowing tale of survival--of eight days in the frozen wilderness, of losing his legs to frostbite, and coming face-to-face with death. But Eric's ordeal on the mountain was only part of his struggle for survival--as he reveals, with startling candor, an even more harrowing and inspiring tale of fame and addiction, healing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Good Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEMARQUE, ERIC LEM

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