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Kerr, Dick.

Summary: Dick Kerr, former publisher and editor of the Leelanau Enterprise, retired in 1997 with the sale the Leelanau Enterprise, has finally penned his 40 years of newspapering experiences, and Leelanau County history is this honest and provacative memoir.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Business Helper 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 070 KER

Powers, Tom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Friede Publications 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 POW
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 920 POW

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: SC POW

Bernstein, Arnie.

Contents: A community in Michigan -- Andrew P. Kehoe -- Dawn of a decade -- New man in town -- The Bath Consolidated School -- A growing storm -- Electricity -- A school, a farm -- The valley of the shadow of death -- Requiems -- In the matter of the inquest as to the cause of death of Emery E. Huyck, deceased -- Summer -- Tulips.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 2009

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Bernstein, Arnie.

Contents: A community in Michigan -- Andrew P. Kehoe -- Dawn of a decade -- New man in town -- The Bath Consolidated School -- A growing storm -- Electricity -- A school, a farm -- The valley of the shadow of death -- Requiems -- In the matter of the inquest as tothe cause of death of Emery E. Huyck, deceased -- Summer -- Tulips.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.424 BER

Lehto, Steve.

1 hold on 4 copies

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Momentum Books 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977 Leh

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.4 LEH

Blair, Todd

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: GEN 977.4 Rum

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 RUM
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 977.4 Rumble

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977 BLA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977 BLA

Lewis, Kenneth E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.3 LEW

Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Mull, Carol E.

Summary: "This book is the first comprehensive exploration of abolitionism and the network of escape from slavery in the state. First-person accounts are interwoven with an expansive historical overview of national events to offer a fresh examination of Michigan's critical role in the movement to end American slavery"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McFarland & Co., Publishers 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7115 MUL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7115 MUL

Summary: Insiders' observations of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and the subsequent occupation, featuring commentary from high-ranking officials, Iraqi civilians, American soldiers and prominent analysts. Examines the U.S. policy decisions surrounding the invasion and their consequences in Iraq, including such issues as low U.S. troop levels, the uncontrolled looting of Baghdad, the purging of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NO
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NO

Noble, Trinka Hakes

Summary: In this creative nonfiction book, Gordy and Ira, one African-American and one German-Jewish, who live in Depression-era Detroit, bond over a shared interest in boxing as America awaits the rematch between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NOB

Mason, Philip P. (Philip Parker)

Summary: History of life in Michigan during prohibition when seventy-five percent of the illegal liquor smuggled into the United States came across the Detroit River from Canada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: MIO 364.133 MAS

Ostrander, Stephen Garr.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.403 OST

Summary: In 1925 Luigi Pirandello brought his troupe to England as part of a worldwide tour. This program re-creates one day in London as "The Einstein of the Theater" watches his plays and, away from the footlights, confronts the paradoxical nature of his life. Portions of Six Characters in Search of an Author; Henry IV; Right You Are, If You Think You Are; and The Rules of the Game are meticulously...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Neuschel, Fred.

Summary: The true, tragic story of the schooner, Rouse Simmons, provides a window into the robust but oft-forgotten communities that thrived along Lake Michigan from the Civil War until WWI. Tales are included of the burgeoning immigrant groups and rapid industrialization of the Midwest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 386 NEU

Oomen, Anne-Marie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OOMEN, ANNE-MARIE OOM

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 921 Oomen

Summary: For biographer Michael Holroyd, playwright George Bernard Shaw is practically an alter ego. Using archival footage and Holroyd's painstaking detective work, this intriguing program questions the extent to which Shaw's life and art fed upon each other, addressing issues including the effects of the triangle between his father, his mother, and Vandeleur Lee on his plays, as seen in Misalliance...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Decker, William A.

Contents: Construction of the asylum (Building 50) -- The colony system (cottages) -- Mental health statutes -- Governance -- Administrative support services -- Additions and improvements to the asylum -- Farming operations -- Non-patient buildings -- Employee living quarters -- Closing of the hospital : divesiture, demolition, preservation, and restoration -- Causes of mental illness(es) -- Treatment...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbutus Press 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.21 DEC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 362.21 DEC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 362.21 Decker 2010

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 362.21 DEC
2 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 362.21 DEC

Washington, John E.

Summary: "Originally published in 1942 and now reprinted for the first time, They Knew Lincoln is a classic in African American history and Lincoln studies. Part memoir and part history, the book is an account of John E. Washington's childhood among African Americans in Washington, DC, and of the black people who knew or encountered Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. Washington recounted stories told by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM WAS

Southwell, Rex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Word 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.465 SOU
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.465 SOU

Tobin, Jacqueline

Summary: The Underground Railroad was the passage to freedom for many slaves, but it was rife with dangers. While there were dedicated conductors and safe houses, there were also arduous nights in the mountains and days in threatening towns. For those who made it to Midnight, the code name given to Detroit, the Detroit River became their Jordan. And Canada became the Promised Land where they could live...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7115 TOB

Summary: Product Description: During the summer of 1967, race riots swept across U.S. cities. Detroit was the scene of one of the worst of these. "The State of Black Michigan" is a landmark volume that investigates how, since 1967, Michigan's black population has changed, how its interactions with the white community have altered, and, most important, how policymakers can act to further narrow the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2007

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 305.896 STA

Kalt, Brian C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4635 KAL
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.463 KAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.463 Kalt

Granholm, Jennifer.

Summary: Recounts the former Michigan governor's struggles to solve the problems of unemployment and budget deficits with the auto industry collapse and global financial crisis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRANHOLM, JENNIFER Gra