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Lee, Laura

Summary: "In the vein of The Collected Schizophrenias, a genre-bending debut memoir in essays by Laura Lee, exploring a range of topics from caregiving for a parent with early-onset Alzheimer's to stumbling toward intimacy, identity, and sexuality"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperback 2021

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Lovato, Roberto

Summary: Roberto Lovato shares a timely and no-holds-barred tale of gang life, guerilla warfare, immigration, and intergenerational trauma.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LOV

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

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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: 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

Summary: Dr. Gregory House is devoid of bedside manner and wouldn't even talk to his patients if he could get away with it. Dealing with his own constant physical pain and ignoring his pain killing addiction, he uses his cane to punctuate his acerbic, brutally honest demeanor. House and his team deal with unusual medical mysteries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tolley, Rebecca

Summary: "This book applies a trauma-informed care framework to library services. This approach can foster empathetic service, positive patron encounters, and a trusting workplace"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ALA Editions 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference Office Reference, Call number: OFR 027.6 TOL

Cahalan, Susannah.

Summary: One day in 2009, twenty-four-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. A wristband marked her as a "flight risk," and her medical records, chronicling a monthlong hospital stay of which she had no memory at all, showed hallucinations, violence, and dangerous instability. Only weeks earlier, Susannah had been on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.832 CAH

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CAH

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CAHALAN, SUSANNAH CAH

Austin, Nefertiti

Summary: "When Nefertiti Austin, a single African-American woman, decided to adopt two black children through the foster system, she was unprepared for the fact that there is no place for black women in the 'mommy wars.' Austin set off on her path with no place to seek guidance from others who looked like her or shared her experience. She soon realized that she would not only have to navigate skepticism...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AUSTIN, NEFERTITI AUS

Summary: He's sarcastic, incorrigible, bitter, and in a relationship? Dr. Gregory House has spent his career taking on seemingly hopeless cases, but when his rapport with Dr. Lisa Cuddy changes, he finds himself facing new, and very different, challenges. His team at Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital also continues to blaze trails as they investigate baffling medical cases involving a religious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studio Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Thomas, William G.

Summary: The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 THO

Kennedy, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph)

Summary: "Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battle with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental health care's history in the country alongside his and every family's private struggles"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 KENNEDY, PATRICK J KEN

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: Reunite with the perplexing and prickly Dr. Gregory House as he tackles impossible cases while putting a new staff of potential team members through the medical wringer with his trademark sarcasm and irreverent bedside manner.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Salkin, Allen

Summary: Between 2000 and 2015, when Trump announced his candidacy, he was able to identify an unserved political constituency, hone a persuasive message that appealed to their needs, and deliver it effectively, despite intense media opposition. Salkin and Short provide a nonpartisan oral history which shows that Trump had carefully planned his bid for the presidency since he launched what many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: All Points Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 SAL

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

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

Hall, Shyima.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Shyima Hall was born in Egypt on September 29, 1989, the seventh child of desperately poor parents. When she was eight, her parents sold her into slavery. An anonymous call from a neighbor brought about the end of Shyima's servitude-but her journey to true freedom was far from over. A volunteer at her local police department, Hall is passionate about helping to rescue others who are in bondage....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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Padgett, Jason.

Summary: "No one sees the world as Jason Padgett does. Water pours from the faucet in crystalline patterns, numbers call to mind distinct geometric shapes, and intricate fractal patterns emerge from the movement of tree branches, revealing the intrinsic mathematical designs hidden in the objects around us. Yet Padgett wasn't born this way. Twelve years ago, he had never made it past pre-algebra. But a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PADGETT, JASON PAD

Sherman, Jill

Summary: "On June 16, 2015, Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president of the United States. The celebrity businessman and reality TV show host went on to win the presidency in 2016. Trump has led a varied career, from his many business enterprises to his role as host in the reality TV show The Apprentice. As chairman of The Trump Organization, his net worth is estimated at more than $4 billion....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Lawrence Wetherhold is a recently widowed literature professor who is a numb and chilly intellectual. He rebuffs his students, ignores his own teenage children, James and Vanessa, and spurns cries for financial assistance from his ne'er-do-well but rather soulful adopted brother, Chuck. After an accident and Lawrence goes to the hospital, he is deprived of the right to drive. Janet is a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Smart 2008

Brands, H. W.

Summary: "From master storyteller and historian H.W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world. When asked by a reporter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.918 BRA

Summary: This made-for-TV movie tells the story of an old man, professor of sociology, Morrie Schwartz, who is dying from ALS. He tells a former student, Mitch Albom, about dying, living and what's important in life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TUE

Kennedy, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph)

Summary: "Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battle with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental health care's history in the country alongside his and every family's private struggles. On May 5, 2006, the New York Times ran two stories, 'Patrick Kennedy Crashes Car into Capitol Barrier' and then, several hours...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, PATRICK J. KEN

Cahalan, Susannah.

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Summary: One day in 2009, twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. A wristband marked her as a "flight risk," and her medical records--chronicling a monthlong hospital stay of which she had no memory at all--showed hallucinations, violence, and dangerous instability. Cahalan tells the astonishing true...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 CAHALAN, SUSANNAH CAH

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