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Burlingham, Bo.

Summary: Most books about successful businesses focus on public companies, where the definition for success is steady growth in revenue and profits. Yet there are many excellent, privately held companies marching to the beat of a different drum; they have stricken revenue and profit growth from the top of their mission statements. Instead, they define themselves by their passion for their products and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.409 BUR

Mancuso, Anthony

Summary: Structuring your business as an LLC can limit your liability for business debts and simplify your taxes. Mancuso provides easy-to-understand instructions, helps you find key legal forms, and shows you how to take care of ongoing legal and tax paperwork.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.06 MAN

Contents: Taxonomy / Bart W. O'Gara -- Distribution: past and present / Bart W. O'Gara and Robert G. Dundas -- Elk and Indians: then again / Richard E. McCabe -- Physical and physiological adaptations / Robert J. Hudson and Jerry C. Haigh with contributions by Anthony Bubenik -- Nutrition and food / John G. Cook -- Diseases and parasites / E. Tom Thorne ... [et al.] -- Adaptive behavioral strategies /...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Institution Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.6542 TOW

Bolkovac, Kathryn.

Summary: "When Nebraska police officer and divorced mother of three Kathryn Bolkovac saw a recruiting announcement for private military contractor DynCorp International, she applied and was hired. Good money, world travel, and the chance to help rebuild a war-torn country sounded like the perfect job. Bolkovac was shipped out to Bosnia, where DynCorp had been contracted to support the UN peacekeeping...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2011

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

Davis, Raymond Allen

Summary: On January 27, 2011, on the streets of Lahore, Pakistan, US Government Security contractor Raymond Davis found himself staring down the barrel of a gun. Defending himself, he shot and killed two men who were—depending upon who you ask—illiterate robbers or Pakistani intelligence agents. The violent confrontation quickly escalated into a diplomatic crisis, making front-page headlines all over...

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Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books, Inc. 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAVIS, RAYMOND ALLEN DAV

Benmosche, Bob

Summary: "In 2009, at the peak of the financial crisis, AIG - the American insurance behemoth - was sinking fast. It was the peg upon which the nation hung its ire and resentment during the financial crisis: the pinnacle of Wall Street arrogance and greed. When Bob Benmosche climbed aboard as CEO, it was widely assumed that he would go down with his ship. In mere months, he turned things around, pulling...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BENMOSCHE, ROBERT BEN

Chase, Simon

Summary: Provides an insider account of the shadowy world of private military contracting, revealing operations too dangerous and sensitive to be officially acknowledged, including the search for Osama Bin Laden and the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company 2016

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Simons, Suzanne.

Summary: The name Blackwater, the world's largest private military contractor, became infamous early in the Iraq War, when four of its men were murdered by a mob in Fallujah and hung from a bridge. Since then, Blackwater has expanded dramatically; its men have been involved in scandals, including a shooting spree in Iraq that caused the Iraqi government to blacklist the company. As author Suzanne Simons...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 PRINCE, ERIK SIM

Clark, Teri B.

Summary: This revised book covers property/tenant selection, advertising, credit verification, deposits, rent, late notices, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333 CLA

Summary: The conflict in Iraq led to an enormous growth in the security industry as private security contractors were hired to perform seemingly mundane but definitely dangerous tasks-jobs that were once the exclusive responsibility of the military. Filmed in 2007, this program enters the kill zone to see what it's like to act as guards-for-hire, constantly on the alert and acutely aware that every...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Mancuso, Anthony

Summary: If you run your own business as a sole proprietorship or partnership, you've probably heard of the advantages of limited liability companies--especially the way an LLC can protect personal assets from business debts. But LLCs aren't the best structure for every business. LLC expert Anthony Mancuso clearly explains how to decide whether an LLC is right for you.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.06 MAN

Portman, Janet

Summary: Whether you're ready for a new entrepreneurial opportunity or considering renting out a home instead of selling, you'll need to learn the basics of being a landlord. Let First-Time Landlord show you how to start your landlording business and maintain it in your spare time. Get the concise information you need to start making money with a single-family home, written for property owners with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2017

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

Hale, Nathan

Summary: "Big Bad Ironclad! covers the history of the amazing ironclad steam warships used in the Civil War. From the ship's inventor, who had a history of blowing things up and only 100 days to complete his project, to the mischievous William Cushing, who pranked his way through the whole war, this book is filled with surprisingly true facts and funny, brave characters that modern readers will easily...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 973.7 HAL

Shlaes, Amity.

Summary: It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression--only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand it. These people are at the heart of this reinterpretation of one of the most crucial events of the twentieth century. Author Shlaes presents the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how through...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 SHL

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2018

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

Price, Steven D.

Contents: The death -- The funeral home -- The service -- Grief counseling and therapy -- Housekeeping -- Probate: an overview -- The probate process -- Estate planning -- Appendixes : A checklist -- Funeral practices -- A sample basic will -- Small estate affidavit -- The primary provision of a Living trust -- A bouquet of quotations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.9 Price 2014

Lutz, Robert A. (Bob Lutz)

Summary: Provides Chrysler's Senior Manager Bob Lutz's philosophy behind his "seven laws" of business, explaining how that can be applied to making changes, transforming an operation, and creating a successful company.

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Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 Lutz

Randolph, Mary

Summary: Randolph explains simple and effective methods to skip the probate process.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.05 RAN

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2017

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 EGG

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

Jorstad, Laura.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Globe Pequot Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 648.5 JOR

Graff, Garrett M.

Summary: "The eye-opening truth about the government's secret plans to survive a catastrophic attack on US soil--even if the rest of us die--a roadmap that spans from the dawn of the nuclear age to today"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 GRA

Summary: An insecure New York City ballet dancer wins the lead in Swan Lake, but slowly loses her grip on sanity when she thinks a seductive newcomer is out to steal her role.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation 2011

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BLA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Black 2011

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2 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER BLA

Summary: At over a billion dollars, the mobile food industry is enjoying more publicity and notoriety than ever before. Catering to a new generation of foodies looking for quick and unique specialties, the mobile food business is booming with new opportunities for eager entrepreneurs like you. From gourmet food to all-American basics and hot dog wagons to bustaurants, our experts give you the delicious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Entrepreneur Media, Inc. 2015

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Catton, Bruce

Summary: This is the story of Lincoln's famous army of the Potomac during the early years of the Civil War, when it was under the command of General George B. McClellan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1951

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 CAT