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Samuels, David

Summary: The continuing story of James Hogue, the con artist, a homeless itinerant, who assumed a false identity and was admitted to Princeton University, an endeavor during which he dated a millionaire's daughter, achieved top grades, and gained entry into the elite Ivy Club before his deception was exposed

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 SAM

Grisham, John

Summary: A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a secure vault deep below Princeton University's Firestone Library. Their loot is priceless, but Princeton has insured it for twenty-five million dollars. Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in the sleepy resort town of Santa Rosa on Camino Island in Florida. He makes his real money, though, as a prominent dealer in rare books. Very few people know...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRI

Grisham, John

Summary: A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a secure vault deep below Princeton University's Firestone Library. Their loot is priceless, but Princeton has insured it for twenty-five million dollars. Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in the sleepy resort town of Santa Rosa on Camino Island in Florida. He makes his real money, though, as a prominent dealer in rare books. Very few people know...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Korelitz, Jean Hanff

Summary: Thirty-eight-year old Portia Nathan, a Princeton University admissions officer, must decide whether or not to confront the truth when a life-altering decision from her past resurfaces.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC Kor

Feinstein, John.

Summary: "The Legends Club is a sports book that captures an era in American sport and culture, documenting the inside view of a decade of absolutely incredible competition. Feinstein pulls back the curtain on the recruiting wars, the intensely personal competition that wasn't always friendly, the enormous pressure and national stakes, and the battle for the very soul of college basketball allegiance in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.323 FEI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 FEI

Grande, Reyna

Summary: From bestselling author Reyna Grandewhose remarkable memoir The Distance Between Us has become required reading in schools across the country comes an inspiring account of one woman's quest to find her place in America as a first-generation Latina university student and aspiring writer determined to build a new life for her family one fearless word at a time. When Reyna Grande was nine years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRANDE, REYNA GRA

Kryk, John

Summary: In Stagg vs. Yost: The Birth of Cutthroat Football, John Kryk brings to life a story that is both timeless and familiar to all football fans, indeed to all sports fans: one man’s obsession to end the pain of a long losing streak to a hated rival. This is the story of how Amos Stagg covertly punted many of the principles he espoused in order to dismantle one of the most powerful machines the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.332 KRY

Brown, Daniel

Summary: This is the remarkable story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the boys defeated elite rivals first from Eastern and British universities and finally the German crew rowing for Adolf Hitler in the Olympic games in Berlin, 1936.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

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Summary: U.S. health care has changed dramatically during the past century. A new breed of physicians use new machines, vaccines, and ideas in ways that have touched the lives of virtually everyone. How and why did these changes occur?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.774 MED

Garrett, Kent

Summary: The untold story of the Harvard class of '63, whose Black students fought to create their own identities on the cusp between integration and affirmative action. In the fall of 1959, Harvard recruited eighteen 'Negro' boys as an early form of affirmative action. Four years later they would graduate as African Americans. Some fifty years later, one of these trailblazing Harvard grads, Kent...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 378.1 GAR

Talusan, Meredith

Summary: "A heartrending immigrant memoir and a uniquely intersectional coming-of-age story of a life lived in duality and the in-between, and how one navigates through race, gender, and the search for love"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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Gerald, Casey

Summary: "The testament of a boy and a generation who came of age as the world came apart--a generation searching for a new way to live"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 GERALD, CASEY GER

Bayley, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MURDICH, IRIS BAY

Maraniss, Andrew

Summary: A biography of the first African American basketball player in the Southeastern Conference details his struggles against racism, persistence of will, and role as a civil rights trailblazer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WAL

Summary: They were one of the most famous, and infamous teams in college history. Arriving on the campus at the University of Michigan in the fall of 1991, these five freshmen (Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Jimmy King, and Ray Jackson) not only electrified the game, but also brought new style to the masses with their baggy shorts, black socks, and brash talk. Now viewers can see them in a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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

Brown, Daniel

Summary: "Out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times - the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant. ... Brown has created an unforgettable portrait of an era, a celebration of a remarkable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit 797.123 Brown

Brown, Daniel

Summary: Describes the American rowing team's triumphant and unlikely win during the 1936 Olympics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015

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Gerald, Casey

Summary: "Casey Gerald comes to our fractured times as a uniquely visionary witness whose life has spanned seemingly unbridgeable divides. His story begins at the end of the world: Dallas, New Year's Eve 1999, when he gathers with the congregation of his grandfather's black evangelical church to see which of them will be carried off. His beautiful, fragile mother disappears frequently and mysteriously;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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Morris, Charles R.

Contents: Fixing Mr. Goldfarb -- A very short history of heart surgery -- Artisans at work -- The most precious resource -- Erika's story -- School for heart surgeons -- The measurement problem -- The future of heart surgery -- Money -- Policy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.092 MOR

Moulton, Mo

Summary: "Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957) was a renowned crime novelist who achieved fame and fortune during a period that historian Mo Moulton calls 'the day after the revolution.' In a time when just as many doors were closed to women as open, Sayers found professional success with her Lord Peter Wimsey novels. Yet she never could have done it without the cohort of remarkable women she met at university...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SAYERS, DOROTHY L. MOU

Summary: In 1936, nine boys from the University of Washington took the rowing world and a nation by storm, when their eight-oar crew team captured the gold medal at the Olympics in Berlin. The boys' victory, and their obstacles, inspired a nation struggling to emerge from the depths of the Depression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BOY

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: Across the realms of civic and private enterprise alike, bureaucracies vitally impact our security, freedoms, and everyday life. With so much at stake, competence, efficiency, and effective service are essential; yet Americans know these institutions are often anything but, and many despair that they are too big and too hard to reform. Robert Gates disagrees. Having led change successfully at...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 658.5 GAT

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: Across the realms of civic and private enterprise alike, bureaucracies vitally impact our security, freedoms, and everyday life. With so much at stake, competence, efficiency, and fiscal prudence are essential, yet Americans know these institutions fall short. Many despair that they are too big and too hard to reform. Robert Gates disagrees. Having led change successfully at three monumental...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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Miller, Lulu

Summary: Nineteenth-century scientist David Starr Jordan built one of the most important fish specimen collections ever seen, until the 1906 San Francisco earthquake shattered his life's work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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