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Tucker, K. A. (Kathleen A.)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Life is a mixed bag for Piper Calloway. On the one hand, she's a twenty-nine-year-old VP at her dad's multibillion-dollar real estate development firm, and living the high single life with her two best friends in a swanky downtown penthouse. On the other hand, she's considered a pair of sexy legs in a male-dominated world and constantly has to prove her worth. Plus she's stuck seeing her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperbacks, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2019

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Chertoff, Michael

Summary: "Chertoff [posits] that our laws and policies surrounding the protection of personal information, written for an earlier time, need to be ... overhauled in the Internet era. On the one hand, the collection of data--more widespread by business than by government, and impossible to stop--should be facilitated as an ultimate protection for society. On the other, standards under which information...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 343 CHE

Luiselli, Valeria

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "From the two-time NBCC Finalist, a fiercely imaginative novel about a family's summer road trip across America--a journey that, with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity, probes the nature of justice and equality in America today. A mother and father set out with their kids from New York to Arizona. In their used Volvo--and with their ten-year-old son trying out his new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LUI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Luiselli 2019

Desmond, Matthew

Summary: "[The author] takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge. Arleen is a single mother trying to raise her two sons on the 20 dollars a month she has left after paying for their rundown apartment. Scott is a gentle nurse consumed by a heroin addiction. Lamar, a man with no legs and a neighborhood full of boys to look after, tries to work...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2016

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Urofsky, Melvin I.

Summary: From acclaimed legal historian, author of a biography of Louis Brandeis ("Remarkable" --Anthony Lewis, The New York Review of Books, "Definitive"--Jeffrey Rosen, The New Republic) and Dissent and the Supreme Court ("Riveting"--Dahlia Lithwick, The New York Times Book Review), a history of affirmative action from its beginning with the Civil Rights Act of 1866 to the first use of the term in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.13 URO

Pablo Cruz, Rosayra

Summary: "From a mother whose children were taken from her at the U.S. border by the American government in 2018 and another mother who helped reunite the family, a crucial, searing story about the immigration odyssey, family separation and reunification, and thepower of individuals to band together to overcome even the most cruel and unjust circumstances"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PABLO CRUZ, ROSAYRA PAB

Summary: Examines immigration policy under both the Trump and Obama administrations, investigates the origins of zero tolerance, and reveals the journeys and voices of children who were separated from their parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Gragg, Sanya Whittaker

Summary: "Ten year old Avery is in a panic over the shooting of another unarmed black man. His parents decide it is time to have "The Talk." They teach him and his brother a catchy and easy way to remember what to do if approached by an officer, while also emphasizing that all policemen are not bad."--Page 4 of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Mosley, Walter

Summary: After serving time in Rikers Island solitary for assault, Joe King Oliver, who is an ex-NYPD investigator working as a private detective, receives a note from a woman who admits she was paid to frame him, compelling him to investigate.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2018

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

Edgar, Timothy H.

Summary: America's mass surveillance programs, once secret, can no longer be ignored. While Edward Snowden began the process in 2013 with his leaks of top secret documents, the Obama administration's own reforms have also helped bring the National Security Agency and its programs of signals intelligence collection out of the shadows. The real question is: What should we do about mass surveillance?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brookings Institution Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342 EDG

Wides-Muñoz, Laura

Summary: "A timely and powerful chronicle of a generation's great civil rights battle as witnessed through the experiences of five young undocumented immigrants fighting to become Americans. We often call them DREAMers: young people who were brought or sent to the United States as children. They attend our local schools; work jobs that contribute to our economy. Some apply to attend university here,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.7 WID

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.7 WID

Leonard, Peter

Summary: After an altercation with his superiors in Harlan County, Kentucky, Deputy US Marshal, Raylan Givens is offered two choices. He can either retire or finish his career on the fugitive task force in the crime-ridden precincts of Detroit. Acting on a tip, Raylan and his new partner, deputy marshal Bobby Torres arrest Jose Rindo, a destructive and violent criminal. Rindo is also being pursued by...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Oshiro, Mark

Summary: Six years ago, Moss Jefferies' father was murdered by an Oakland police officer. Along with losing a parent, the media's vilification of his father and lack of accountability has left Moss with near crippling panic attacks. Now, in his sophomore year of high school, Moss and his fellow classmates find themselves increasingly treated like criminals their own school. New rules. Random locker...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Winslow, Don

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: In six intense novellas connected by the themes of crime, corruption, vengeance, justice, loss, betrayal, guilt, and redemption, the number one international bestseller Don Winslow at his nerve-shattering, heart-stopping, heartbreaking best. He creates a world of high-level thieves and low-life crooks, obsessed cops struggling with life on and off the job, private detectives, dope dealers,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2020

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Mosley, Walter

Summary: Ten years after serving time at Rikers Island for assault, Joe King Oliver, an ex-NYPD investigator working as a private detective, receives a note from a woman who admits she was paid to frame him, compelling him to find out who on the police force wanted him out. He also agrees to help a radical black journalist accused of killing two on-duty police officers who had been abusing their badges...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

Jance, J. A. (Judith A.)

Summary: Former Seattle homicide cop J. P. Beaumont, is learning to enjoy the new realities of retirement-- doing morning crossword puzzles by a roaring fireplace; playing frisbee with his new dog; having quiet lunches with his still working wife. When an acquaintance from long ago, Alan Dale, shows up on Beau's doorstep with a newborn infant in hand and asking for help locating his missing daughter,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC JAN

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Jance 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP M JAN

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

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

Summary: "The film follows a carnival owner, a labor-recruiter, and workers from a small town in Mexico who join the carnival legally on seasonal visas ... an honest on-the-ground portrait of the financial, emotional, and physical challenges they all face"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Media Distribution 2017

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

Woods, Stuart

Summary: "Stone Barrington has wiggled his way out of some tricky situations before, but his latest adversary might pose the biggest threat he's ever faced. This time, it will take every bit of his shrewd cunning to come out on top."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Woods 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M WOO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY WOO

Lutz, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LUT

Pilkey, Dav

2 holds on 10 copies

Summary: Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, is still learning a few tricks of the trade. If only the Chief would throw him a bone every once and a while...Dog Man needs to dry up the drool, dust away the dander, and roll out of the refuse if he's going to impress the Chief, and he needs to do it fast! Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2017

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Patterson, James

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "To Senior Midwife Lucy Ryuan, pregnancy is not an unusual condition, it's her life's work. But when two kidnappings and a vicious stabbing happen on her watch in a university hospital in Manhattan, her focus abruptly changes. Something has to be done, and Lucy is fearless enough to try. Rumors begin to swirl, blaming everyone from the Russian Mafia to an underground adoption network. The...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2020

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Patterson, James

4 holds on 12 copies

Summary: "To Senior Midwife Lucy Ryuan, pregnancy is not an unusual condition, it's her life's work. But when two kidnappings and a vicious stabbing happen on her watch in a university hospital in Manhattan, her focus abruptly changes. Something has to be done, and Lucy is fearless enough to try. Rumors begin to swirl, blaming everyone from the Russian Mafia to an underground adoption network. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

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Grayson, Robert

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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