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Evers, Stuart

Summary: "A multigenerational story about two families living in the shadow of nuclear apocalypse. The year is 1959. Two young soldiers, Drummond and Carter, one working-class, the other privileged, form an intense and unlikely friendship at "Doomtown", a training center that simulates the aftermath of an atomic strike. Years later, the men watch the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis unfold in horror....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2020

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVE

Summary: Presents a documentary style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England; and the eventual long range affects of nuclear war on civilization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Severin Films 2018

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

Jameson, Hanna

Summary: An American academic is stranded at a Swiss hotel as the world descends into nuclear war, along with twenty other survivors, who become obsessed with identifying a murderer in their midst after the body of a young girl is discovered in one of the hotel's water tanks.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JAM

Summary: War game: A dramatization of the possible effects of nuclear warfare on Great Britain. Explores the physical damage effects, the psychological effects on the survivors, the societal logic for the existence of nuclear arms, and the attempts to understand how the balance of power keeps atomic weapons in check.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WAR

Lifton, Robert Jay

Summary: Over his long career as witness to an extreme twentieth century, National Book Award-winning psychiatrist, historian, and public intellectual Robert Jay Lifton has grappled with the profound effects of nuclear war, terrorism, and genocide. Now he shifts to climate change, which, Lifton writes, "presents us with what may be the most demanding and unique psychological task ever required of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 LIF

Sasgen, Peter T.

Summary: The untold story of a covert submarine espionage operation against the Soviet Union during the Cold War, as experienced by the commanding officer of an active submarine. Few individuals outside the intelligence and submarine communities then knew anything about these top-secret missions, now known as the U.S. Navy's "silent service." Cloaking itself in virtual invisibility to avoid detection,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 359.93 SAS

Zak, Dan.

Summary: "A riveting, chilling tale of how a group of ragtag activists infiltrated one of the most secure nuclear weapons sites in the United States, told alongside a broader history of America's nuclear stewardship, from the early stages of the Manhattan Project to our country's never-ending investment in nuclear weaponry. On Saturday, July 28, 2012, three senior citizens broke into one of the most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 ZAK

Lifton, Robert Jay

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5426 LIF

Reedy, Trent

Summary: Danny Wright is considered to be a hero by many in the rebel held area of Idaho and the Northwest, but he has little faith in what passes for a government there, or in the secretive and repressive Brotherhood--and when nuclear weapons are detonated in Washington, D.C. and New York, the Civil War suddenly turns into World War III.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC REE

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC REE

Pachico, Julianne

Summary: "Taking place between 1993 and 2018 in Colombia and New York City, The Lucky Ones is a prismatic tale of a group of characters whose lives intersect in often unexpected ways and whose stories, taken together, provide a lens on the intensity of life in Colombia during the violent years of guerrilla insurgencies and corruption. A teenager hides alone in her family's mansion until she hears a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAC

Summary: "Fallout 76 is the online prequel where every surviving human is a real person. Work together -- or not -- to survive. Under the threat of nuclear annihilation, you'll experience the largest, most dynamic world ever created in the legendary Fallout universe. Reclamation Day, 2102. 25 years after the bombs fall, you and your fellow Vault Dwellers -- chosen from the nation's best and brightest --...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME PS4 FAL

Grossman, David.

Summary: Ora, a middle-aged Israeli mother, is on the verge of celebrating her son Ofer's release from army service when he returns to the front for a major offensive. She sets out for a hike in the Galilee, leaving no forwarding information for the "notifiers" who might darken her door with the worst possible news. Recently estranged from her husband, Ilan, she drags along their former best friend and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Grossman

Baldacci, David.

Summary: The Camel Club is a four-man group of Washington, D.C. misfits, that meet weekly to discuss political conspiracies they believe exist and what actions they might take. One night club members witness the murder of Secret Service employee Patrick Johnson, thus thrusting the wacky crew into the middle of a bigger conspiracy than they could ever have imagined.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner AudioBooks 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BAL

Forstchen, William R.

Summary: Two years since the detonation of nuclear weapons above the United States brought America to its knees, and after suffering starvation, war, and countless deaths, the survivors of Black Mountain, North Carolina, are beginning to piece back together the technologies they had once taken for granted: electricity, radio communications, and medications. They cling to the hope that a new national...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FOR

Summary: A documentary exploration of the United States government's propaganda promoting the atomic bomb. Relies on film clips of the 1940's and 1950's, including bits and pieces of propoganda films, newsreels, popular songs, and defense training films.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2002

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Blum, Beth

Summary: "Blum explores popular reading practices in which people turn to literature in search of practical advice alongside modern writers' rebukes of such instrumental purposes. As literary authors positioned themselves in opposition to people like Samuel Smiles and Dale Carnegie, readers turned to self-help for the promises of mobility, agency, and use that serious literature was reluctant to supply....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 BLU

Sagan, Carl

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.28 SAG

Summary: The need to have someone special in your life is particularly pressing in adolescence. But what happens when that relationship turns violent? Using dramatizations, this program offers information to teens on how to recognize an abusive relationship, and what to do about it. Media glorification of sex and violence, dysfunctional male role models, and thirst for control are examined as the roots...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Robinson, Chris

Summary: Healing Child Trauma Through Restorative Parenting details how children can be helped to recover with the use of Restorative Parenting, an innovative model informed by psychological and neurological understanding of trauma and its effects. It explains the critical role that people, relationships and the environment play in a child's recovery. It shows what constitutes a therapeutic environment,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 ROB

Coonts, Stephen

Summary: When Japan invades Russia for its oil, the American government sends a squadron of aircraft to help defend Russia, leading to high-tech dog fights between American F-22s and Japanese Zero fighters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COO

Summary: This compilation of ABC News segments reports on the complex, ongoing challenges facing families and organizations that shelter endangered children. The three segments are "Calling All Angels," which explores dangers and frustrations familiar to many foster kids and visits a Kentucky institution for girls who have been in and out of foster homes; "A Call to Action," which examines...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Ronson, Jon

Summary: A humorous and cautionary account of the U.S. military's use of psychic tactics in the War on Terror and other political agendas discusses the methods employed by the First Earth Battalion, questioning its soldiers' abilities to perform such feats as invisibility, walking through walls, and killing goats with their minds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 RON

Tyler, Madeline

Summary: "Few apocalypses are as scary as nuclear war. What could be more horrifying than doom humans bring upon themselves? Readers of this ultimate survival guide will go on a spine-chilling adventure through a nuclear war. They'll learn tips to survive the extreme destruction. Readers will also learn about cause and effect, and problems and solutions, which are standards of the English Language Arts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2019

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Rosenfelt, David

Summary: Lawyer Andy Carpenter and his wife, Laurie, enjoy walking their dogs, Tara and Sebastian. By this point in their marriage, it's routine. When out for one of their strolls, their simple ritual isn't so simple anymore. Across the street, a man is mistreating his dog. Three things happen at once: Andy yells, Laurie runs to stop the abuse, and so does a closer passerby, who so thoroughly beats the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Rosenfelt 2021

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