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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

Hiaasen, Carl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam's 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.9 HIA

Blair, Todd

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977 BLA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977 BLA

Oomen, Anne-Marie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Troupe, Thomas Kingsley.

Summary: Describes what it was like to live as a settler in Colonial America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.2 TRO

Brower, Kate Andersen.

Summary: "America's first families are unknowable in many ways. No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. Full of stories and details by turns dramatic, humorous, and heartwarming, [this book] reveals daily life in the White House as it is really lived through the voices of the maids, butlers, cooks, florists, doormen, engineers,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.3 BRO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.3 BRO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.3 BRO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.3 BRO

Brower, Kate Andersen.

Summary: A remarkable history with elements of both In the President's Secret Service and The Butler, The Residence offers an intimate account of the service staff of the White House, from the Kennedys to the Obamas. America's First Families are unknowable in many ways. No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. Full of stories and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2015

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Jefferson, Margo

Summary: "At once incendiary and icy, mischievous, and provocative, celebratory and elegiac, a deeply felt meditation on race, sex, and American culture through the prism of the author's rarefied upbringing and education among a black elite concerned to distance itself from whites and the black generality, while tirelessly measuring itself against both. Born in 1947 in upper-crust black Chicago--her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JEFFERSON, MARGO JEF

Piper, Karen Lynnea

Summary: "A poignant, surreal, and fearlessly honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons installations on earth, by a young woman who came of age with missiles. The China Lake missile range is located in a huge stretch of the Mojave Desert, about the size of the state of Delaware. It was created during the Second World War, and has always been shrouded in secrecy. But people who make...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PIPER, KAREN PIP

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Piper 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B PIPER PIP

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William B. Eerdmans Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.456 VAN

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Naldrett, Alan.

Summary: Some of Michigan's most noteworthy yarns and compelling characters were lost down the corridors of history--until now. Discover the Nain Rouge, that "Demon from the Strait," spotted everywhere from the Battle of Bloody Run in 1763 to the Detroit Riot in 1967. Meet folks like Major Stickney, who named his sons One and Two and his youngest daughter Indiana. Inspect the Toledo War's ill-equipped...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The History Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 NAL

Sedaris, David.

Summary: From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler's experiences. Whether railing against the habits of litterers in the English countryside or marveling over a disembodied human arm in a taxidermist's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 SED

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 SED

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 814.54 SED

Graham, Adeline

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.411 GRA

Summary: Gabriel and Gretta Conroy are enjoying a holiday party when Gretta begins to have poignant memories of a former lover who is deceased. Gabriel begins to see his life in an entirely new light with the shattering revelation of Gretta's secret past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA DEA

Summary: "For the first time in print, rich, provocative first-hand stories of life in the Bronx in the twentieth century. In Bronx Faces and Voices, sixteen men and women tell their personal, uncensored stories of the New York City borough--before, during, and after the troubled years of arson, crime, abandonment, and flight in the 1970s and 1980s. The voices in this volume are as eclectic as the Bronx...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Texas Tech University Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 BRO

Bailey, Martine

Summary: "'That's how it is for us servants. No one pays you much heed; mostly you're invisible as furniture. Yet you overhear a conversation here, and add a little gossip there. Then you find something, something you should not have found.' Irrepressible Biddy Leigh, under-cook at the foreboding Mawton Hall, only wants to marry her childhood sweetheart and set up her own tavern. But when her elderly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAI

Chandler, Elizabeth Margaret

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 326.8 CHA

Schopieray, Julie.

Summary: "In 1883, after falling in love with the beauty of the area, George and Cornelia Lathrop purchased ten acres of land on the lower part of the Old Mission Peninsula in Grand Traverse County. And thus began the community of Edgewood Resort. Edgewood thrived as a destination resort from the 1880s into the 1950s. At its heyday, fifteen cottages were in operation. Although the resort no longer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bacon Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.464 SCH

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: M 977.464 SCH

Williams, Marjorie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.3 WIL

Miller, Donald L.

Summary: An award-winning historian surveys the astonishing cast of characters who helped turn Manhattan into the world capital of commerce, communication and entertainment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Moore, Susanna.

Summary: "The dramatic history of America's tropical paradise. The history of Hawaii may be said to be the story of arrivals--from the eruption of volcanoes on the ocean floor 18,000 feet below, the first hardy seeds that over millennia found their way to the islands, and the confused birds blown from their migratory routes, to the early Polynesian adventurers who sailed across the Pacific in double...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 996.9 MOO

Miller, Donald L.

Summary: Miller surveys the astonishing cast of characters who helped turn Manhattan into the world capital of commerce, communication and entertainment.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 974.7 MIL

Talbot, David

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Traces the story of San Francisco in the latter half of the twentieth century, covering topics ranging from the civil rights movement and pop culture to the 49ers and famous crime cases.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.09794 TAL