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Perron, Cam

Summary: "The extraordinary, unlikely, and inspirational true story of the friendships formed between Cam Perron--a white, baseball-obsessed teenager from Boston--and hundreds of former professional Negro League players, who were still awaiting the recognition andcompensation that they deserved from Major League Baseball more than fifty years after their playing days were over"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2021

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Smee, Sebastian

Summary: "Picasso & Matisse. Manet & Degas. Pollack & de Kooning. Lucian Freud & Francis Bacon. This is the story of four pairs of artists -- each linked by friendship and a spirit of competitiveness. Taken together, they form an impressive lineage stretching across more than 150 years. But in each case, these relationships had a flashpoint, a damaging psychological event that seemed to mark both an end...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 SME

Hazzard, Shirley

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 HAZ

Perry, Michael

Summary: Details the author's experiences and conversations with his octogenarian, cannon-shooting neighbor Tom Hartwig, who, armed with an arsenal of stories and an anti-authoritarian streak a mile wide, offers guidance and inspiration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HATWIG, TOM PER

Perry, Michael

Summary: Details the author's experiences and conversations with his octogenarian, cannon-shooting neighbor Tom Hartwig, who, armed with an arsenal of stories and an anti-authoritarian streak a mile wide, offers guidance and inspiration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2012

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 977.5043 PER

Summary: Candy Darling, the transgendered "superstar" of Andy Warhol movies (Women in Revolt; Flesh; and Small Craft Warnings) was Born James Slattery. She inspired Lou Reed's song "A Walk on the Wild Side" and earned good notices in a Tennessee Williams play. Candy became a prominent personality in Warhol's circles. Documentarian James Rasin uses a series of interviews, archival footage, and images...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed exclusively by Corinth Films 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BEA

Maddow, Rachel

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "The knockdown, drag-out, untold story of the other scandal that rocked Nixon's White House, and reset the rules for crooked presidents to come-with new reporting that expands on Rachel Maddow's Peabody Award-nominated podcast. Is it possible for a sitting vice president to direct a vast criminal enterprise within the halls of the White House? To have one of the most brazen corruption scandals...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 MAD
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Eyman, Scott

Summary: Henry Fonda and James Stewart were two of the biggest stars in Hollywood for forty years. They became friends and then roommates as stage actors in New York, and when they began making films in Hollywood, they roomed together again. Between them they made such memorable films as The Grapes of Wrath, Mister Roberts, Twelve Angry Men, and On Golden Pond; and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Destry...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 EYM

Berman, Matt

Summary: "As John Kennedy Jr.'s creative director for George magazine, Matt Berman had a wonderfully collaborative and fun-loving relationship with America's favorite son--his story is told here with unprecedented candor and wit. The Kennedys--their poise, the family secrets, and their grace in the face of unimaginable tragedies--have captured the imagination and interest of the public for more than...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY JR., JOHN F. BER

Summary: The friends, family, and co-workers of the late-night talk show host on the E! network describe how they have all been tricked by her into believing tales of utter nonsense and behaving like total fools.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 818.607 HAN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.607 LIES

Kindred, Dave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.83 KIN

Baldwin, James

Summary: The story of the friendship between writer Baldwin and editor Stein describes the early days of their life-long companionship in their North Bronx high school and their shared literary endeavors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 BAL

Patchett, Ann

Summary: Author Ann Patchett relates the story of her friendship with fellow writer Lucy Grealy, and of Lucy's zest for life despite a long struggle with a disfiguring childhood cancer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 PAT

Patchett, Ann

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 PAT

Roe, Sue

Summary: When young Pablo Picasso arrived in Paris in October 1900 he made his way up the hillside of Montmartre ... The real revolution in the arts first took place not, as is commonly supposed, in the 1920s to the accompaniment of the Charleston, black jazz and mint juleps but more quietly and intimately, in the shadow of the windmills-- artificial and real-- and in the cafes and cabarets of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 ROE

Baker, Russ

Summary: The long-hidden story of a family we thought we knew--and of a power-making apparatus that we have barely begun to comprehend. George W. Bush left office as one of the most unpopular presidents in American history. Russ Baker asks the question that lingers even as this benighted administration winds down: Who really wanted this man at the helm, and why did his backers promote him despite his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 BAK

Patchett, Ann

Summary: The author describes her twenty-year friendship with Lucy Grealy, tracing their introduction at a writer's workshop, the integral part their friendship played in their writing careers, and her witness to Grealy's medical deterioration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Patchett 2004

Flam, Jack D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Artists Rights Society 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.4 FLA

Gilot, Francoise

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1990

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Robertson, Mary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cliff Street Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DIANA. PRINCESS ROB

Cohen, Adam (Adam Seth)

Summary: Brings to life a fulcrum moment in American history--the tense, feverish first one hundred days of FDR's presidency, when he and his inner circle completely reinvented the role of the federal government in response to the Crash of 1929 and its consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 Coh

Jarrett, Valerie

Summary: The longest-serving senior advisor in the Obama White House shares her experiences as an Iran-born African-American woman as well as a family member, lawyer, public servant and government leader at a dynamic period in American history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JARRETT, VALERIE JAR

Stahr, Walter

Summary: "Walter Stahr, author of the ... bestseller Seward, now tells the amazing story of Lincoln's secretary of war, Edwin Stanton, the most powerful and controversial of the men close to the president. Stanton raised an army of a million men and directed it from his Washington telegraph office, with Lincoln often at his side. He arrested and imprisoned thousands for "war crimes," some serious and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STANTON, EDWIN Sta

Simon, Carly

Summary: A chance encounter at a summer party on Martha's Vineyard blossomed into an improbable but enduring friendship between Simon and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. An intimate, vulnerable, and insightful portrait of the bond that grew between two iconic and starkly different American women, this work is a celebration of kinship in all its many forms.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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