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Packer, George

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: LP 956.7044 PAC

Packer, George

Summary: This book recounts how the United States set about changing the history of the Middle East and became ensnared in a guerrilla war in Iraq. It brings to life the people and ideas that created the Bush administration's war policy and led America to the Assassins' Gate--the main point of entry into the American zone in Baghdad. The consequences of that policy are shown in the author's reporting on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.704 Packer

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 PAC

Packer, George

Summary: "From the award-winning author of The Unwinding--the vividly told saga of the ambition, idealism, and hubris of one of the most legendary and complicated figures in recent American history, set amid the rise and fall of U.S. power from Vietnam to Afghanistan. Richard Holbrooke was brilliant, wholly self-absorbed, and possessed of almost inhuman energy and appetites. Admired and detested, he was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Packer, George

Summary: In this collection of essays from the past extraordinary decade, from September 11 to the rise of Barack Obama, journalist Packer brings insight and passion to his accounts of the war on terror, Iraq, troubled societies, political writers, and the 2008 election.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009

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

Packer, George

Summary: Paints a picture of the last thirty years of life in America by following several citizens, including the son of tobacco farmers in the rural south, a Washington insider who denies his idealism for riches, and a Silicon Valley billionaire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 PAC

Orwell, George

Contents: The spike -- Clink -- A hanging -- Shooting an elephant -- Bookshop memories -- Marrakech -- My country right or left -- War-time diary -- England your England -- Dear Doktor Goebbels, your British friends are feeding fine! -- Looking back on the Spanish war -- As I please, 1 -- As I please, 2 -- As I please, 3 -- As I please, 16 -- Revenge is sour -- The case for the open fire -- The sporting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 824.912 ORW

Orwell, George

Contents: Charles Dickens -- Boys' weeklies -- Inside the whale -- Drama reviews: The tempest, The peaceful inn -- Film review: The great dictator -- Wells, Hitler and the world state -- The art of Donald McGill -- No, not one -- Rudyard Kipling -- T.S. Eliot -- Can socialists be happy? -- Benefit of clergy: some notes on Salvador Dali -- Propaganda and demotic speech -- Raffles and Miss Blandish -- Good...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 824.912 ORW

Summary: Mulan: Mulan is a young Chinese woman who breaks tradition and joins the Imperial army, accompanied by a her guardian dragon, Mushu, to battle an invading army.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment] 2013

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY MUL

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Mulan 2013