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Contreras, Jorge L.

Summary: "The gripping true story of a Supreme Court civil rights battle to prevent biotech companies from owning the very thing that makes us who we are-our DNA"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 346.7304 CON

Doskow, Emily

Summary: Offers guidance to couples with children who are separating, describing the different types of custody options, what factors are considered in custody decisions, how child support is calculated, and how to hire and work with a lawyer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.01 DOS

Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 Eggers 2017

Pressman, David

Summary: For 30 years, "Patent It Yourself "has guided hundreds of thousands of inventors through the process of getting a patent, from start to finish.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.04 PRE

Brown, Theresa

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Practicing nurse and New York Times columnist Theresa Brown invites readers to experience not just a day in the life of a nurse but all the life that happens in just one day on a hospital cancer ward. In her skilled hands, as both a dedicated nurse and an insightful chronicler of events, we are given an unprecedented view into the individual struggles as well as the larger truths about medicine...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.02 Brown 2015

Montalván, Luis Carlos

Summary: "Following the success of his New York Times bestseller, Until Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Luis Carlos Montalván takes to the road with his beloved Golden Retriever service dog, Tuesday, advocating for America's wounded warriors and for each other. Luis's first book sparked a national conversation about service dogs and PTSD. In this spectacular new memoir, he and Tuesday bring their healing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONTALVAN, LUIS CARLOS MON

Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 974.71 Eggers 2018

Puri, Sunita

Summary: "A heart-wrenching and provocative memoir about how the essential parts of one young woman's early life--her mother's work as a surgeon and her spiritual practice--led her to become a doctor and to question the premise that medicine exists to prolong life at all costs. Dr. Sunita Puri's parents grew up in urban India, in extreme poverty. Yet they managed not only to reach America, but her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PURI, SUNITA PUR

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "FAR FROM THE TREE follows families meeting extraordinary challenges through love, empathy, and understanding. This life-affirming documentary encourages us to cherish loved ones for all they are, not who they might have been. Based on Andrew Solomon's award-winning, critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling non-fiction book "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sundance Selects 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FAR

Summary: Play Misty for me: A radio disc jockey becomes the victim of psychotic obsession when he tries to end a torrid love affair with a fan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Summary: An urgent documentary explores the militarization of local police departments, in their tactics, training, and acquisition of equipment, since 9/11. With unprecedented access to police conventions, equipment expos, and officers themselves, filmmaker Craig Atkinson, the son of a SWAT team member, crafts an eye-popping nonpartisan look at the changing face of law enforcement in America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanish Films 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF DO

Czerwiec, MK (MaryKay)

Summary: "A graphic memoir and adapted oral history of Unit 371, an inpatient AIDS care hospital unit in Chicago that was in existence from 1985 to 2000. Examines the human costs of caregiving and the role art can play in the grieving process"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Grissom, Fred.

Contents: Using the notebook -- Legal protection -- Marketing -- Financing -- Help beyond this book -- Appendix 1. Notebook -- Appendix 2. Worksheets -- Appendix 3. Glossary -- Appendix 4. Fee schedule -- Appendix 5. Tear-out forms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.04 GRI

Grayson, Robert

Summary: "Describes SWAT teams operating in the United States, including their history, gear, weapons, training, and missions"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J363.23 GRA

Summary: The film centers on Joe Paterno, who, after becoming the winningest coach in college football history, is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure regarding the victims.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAT

Castner, Brian.

Summary: A memoir by a bomb-disposal veteran of the Iraq War traces his three tours of duty in the Middle East and his team's daily life-threatening efforts to stop roadside bombers, and shares the challenges he faced while reacclimating to civilian life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 CASTNER, BRIAN CAS

Castner, Brian.

Summary: Brian Castner served three tours of duty in the Middle East, two of them as the commander of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit in Iraq. Days and nights he and his team would venture forth in heavily armed convoys from their Forward Operating Base to engage in the nerve-racking yet strangely exhilarating work of either disarming the deadly improvised explosive devices that had been discovered...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 956.7044 CASTNER, BRIAN CAS

Summary: Justine Shapiro follows the Blue Ridge Parkway, journeying to Tennessee and the city of Nashville. She visits its famous country music sites and the old plantation home of US President, Andrew Jackson. Justine then hits the legendary Route 66, stopping at a giant cattle auction in Oklahoma City. She then joins the 'Trail of Tears' memorial walk for Native Americans before crossing the Texas...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 GLO

White, Mel

Summary: From New England to Alaska, this 544 page resource is filled with helpful advice, historical background, and practical facts on how to reach scores of park system properties, when to go, and what to do there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 WHI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 WHI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 WHI

Rajczak, Michael

Summary: "Have you ever heard the expression, "You had to be there?" When you visit a national landmark, you have the chance to experience history--and a primary source--firsthand. You can explore the fascinating history of the United States by visiting such landmarks as Independence Hall, the White House, Gettysburg Cemetery, and many more amazing places. Get a taste of our how our national landmarks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 RAJ

Summary: House finds himself in an uncomfortable position: away from the examination room. As he works to regain his license and his life, his coworkers deal with the staff shakeups, moral dilemmas, and their own tricky relationships with House.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOU

Feder, Tyler

Summary: "Tyler Feder shares her story of her mother's first oncology appointment to facing reality as a motherless daughter in this frank and refreshingly funny graphic memoir"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 362.17 FED

Bates, Laura.

Summary: Just as Larry Newton, one of the most notorious inmates at Indiana Federal Prison, was trying to break out of jail, Dr. Laura Bates was trying to break in. Now, a decade later, her Shakespeare in Shackles program has been lauded by academics and prison communities alike. In this profound illustration of the enduring lessons of Shakespeare through the ten-year relationship of Bates and Newton,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 BATES, LAURA BAT

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