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Ramsey, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson Publishers 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 RAM

Sutcliffe, Andrea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 623.8722 SUT

Summary: This collection of their most important interviews spans 20 years and is the most comprehensive yet published on the brothers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Mississippi 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 COE

Brooks, John

Summary: "An award-winning, candid, and compelling story of an adoptive father's search for the truth about his teenage daughter's suicide: "Rarely have the subjects of suicide, adoption, adolescence, and parenting been explored so openly and honestly" (John Bateson, Former Executive Director, Contra Costa Crisis Center, and author of The Final Leap: Suicide on the Golden Gate Bridge). Early one Tuesday...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

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

Amidon, Ervan L. (Ervan Lloyd)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anundsen Pub. Co. 2007

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PABST Amidon

Beyer, Ramsey

Summary: Describes Ramsey Beyer's journey from an eighteen-year-old from a small town in Michigan through her freshman year at a bustling art school in a big city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 BEY

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Elder, Janet.

Summary: Traces the inspirational story of a breast-cancer survivor whose new puppy ran away from its caregiver while the family was on vacation, a loss for which the author's family was assisted by numerous helpers from the police chief to local school children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.728 ELD

Kleinman, Paul

Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 100 KLE

Didion, Joan.

Summary: ""Life changes fast. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends." These were among the first words Joan Didion wrote in January 2004. Her daughter was lying unconscious in an intensive care unit, a victim of pneumonia and septic shock. Her husband, John Gregory Dunne, was dead. The night before New Year's Eve, while they were sitting down to dinner, he suffered a massive and fatal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 DID

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 DID

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 Did

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DIDION, JOAN DID

Didion, Joan.

Summary: [In this book, the author] explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage - and a life, in good times and bad - that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child. Several days before Christmas 2003, John Gregory Dunne and Joan Didion saw their only daughter, Quintana, fall ill with what seemed at first flu, then pneumonia, then complete...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2005

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Didion, Joan.

Summary: ""Life changes fast. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends." These were among the first words Joan Didion wrote in January 2004. Her daughter was lying unconscious in an intensive care unit, a victim of pneumonia and septic shock. Her husband, John Gregory Dunne, was dead. The night before New Year's Eve, while they were sitting down to dinner, he suffered a massive and fatal...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 813.54 Didio

Summary: "A collection of 121 letters by authors, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers about the impact reading has had on their lives. Every letter is accompanied by a full page illustration"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 028.5 VEL

Olshan, Matthew

Summary: Dr. John Jeffries and his pilot, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, each want to be the first man to fly from one country to another, across the English Channel. There's only one problem: they can't stand each other! Inspired by the true story of the first international flight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE OLS

Summary: Timed to coincide with the band's twenty-fifth anniversary, an inside portrait of Bon Jovi follows them on their 2008 Lost Highway tour, explores the history of the band, and discusses the band members' lives both at home and on the road.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins Design 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 782.42 BON JOVI BON

Summary: The 1960s was the decade America transformed from a country of conformity to a land of political, cultural, and social liberation. Looking through the lens of television, this production weaves together the events and personalities that influenced and dominated the 1960s in America, sketching a portrait of this remarkable decade that is both entertaining and illuminating.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2015

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

Swartz, Mimi

Summary: "In Ticker, Texas Monthly executive editor and two-time National Magazine Award winner Mimi Swartz takes readers behind the scenes of perhaps the greatest medical and technological quest of our time, as she follows pioneering heart surgeon O.H. "Bud" Frazier and his partner, Dr. Billy Cohn, in Frazier's lifelong effort to develop, perfect, and successfully implant an artificial heart in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRAZIER, O. HOWARD SWA

Johns, Jasper

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cameo/Abrams 1996

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.13 JOH

Moran, Michelle.

Summary: In ancient Egypt, a forgotten princess must overcome her family's past and remake history. Nefertari has been left to run wild in the palace, but catches the eye of the Crown Prince. All of Egypt opposes this union, and political adversity sets the country on edge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Corey, Shana

Summary: "Acclaimed author Shana Corey and New York Times Best Illustrated artist R. Gregory Christie deliver a fresh look at Kennedy, underscoring the greatness and fallibility of our leaders and how each one of us, no matter who we are, have the power to make adifference. With quotes from JFK's speeches, detailed back matter, and a thought- provoking author's note, this biography offers a sensitive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NorthSouth 2017

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

Summary: Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ANG

Kanefield, Teri

Summary: Describes the peaceful protest organized by teenager Barbara Rose Johns in order to secure a permanent building for her segregated high school in Virginia in 1951, and explains how her actions helped fuel the civil rights movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB POWELL KAN

Kohn, Howard.

Summary: A memoir of reconciliation between a man and his father as the son comes to terms with his father's farm in Saginaw Valley, Michigan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Books 1988

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.447 KOH

Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: How did Jon Scieszka get so funny? He grew up as one of six brothers with Catholic school, lots of comic books, lazy summers at the lake with time to kill, babysitting misadventures, TV shows, and jokes told at family dinner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2008

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SCI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Scieszka