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Rashḳes, Moshe

Summary: "Exquisitely written with a poetically beautiful touch, Days of Lead is the page-turning true story of a young soldier's brave escapades during Israel's War of Independence in 1948. This incredible account is a story of determination and heroism, but also a stinging portrait of life on the battlefield--of looking an enemy soldier, also wide-eyed and only eighteen, in the eyes and knowing that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Apollo Publishers 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RASHKES, MOSHE RAS

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Haney, Bill

Summary: A memoir containing chapters on Elmore Leonard, Ernie Harwell, Sue Marx, Lt. Milo Radulovich, Joe Dumars, Denise Ilitch, J.P. McCarthy, Carl Oglesby, Jennifer Granholm, Jack Kevorkian, George Pierrot, Tom Wilson, Charlie Gehringer, Ron Monchak, Bill Davidson, and Ed Cole.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seattle Book Company 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 920 HAN

Summary: In 1960, a filmmaking group was granted direct access to John F. Kennedy, filming him on the campaign trail and eventually in the Oval Office. This resulted in three films of remarkable, behind-closed-doors intimacy, Primary, Adventures on the New Frontier, and Crisis, and, following the president's assassination, the poetic short Faces of November. Collected here are all four of these titles,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Thompson, Laura

Summary: "The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in the head when Britain declared war on Germany; the fifth was a member of the American Communist Party; the sixth became Duchess of Devonshire. They were the Mitford sisters: Nancy, Pamela, Diana,...

Format: text

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

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

Summary: They were crack troops skilled in the techniques of unconditional warfare, the soldiers of the Special Forces-- and the focus of Hollywood's first feature film about the Vietnam War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: "Where did Anthony 'Zorba the Greek' Quinn actually grow up? What happened to Shirley Temple after the 'Good Ship Lollipop' of child superstardom sailed? Was Grace Kelly always destined to be a princess? You'll find the answers to these and many other questions in this collection!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image/Madacy Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LEG
1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LEG

Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kennedy, Caroline

Summary: A selection of more than 300 images collected by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (many never seen before) that capture the formative years of a uniquely American dynasty and detail the family's progress as it grows from a pair of turn-of-the-century newlyweds into a populous, vibrant clan of hopeful young men and women on the brink of their brilliant destinies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KENNEDY FAMILY KEN

Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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

Page, Susan

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Former First Lady Barbara Pierce Bush was one of the country's most popular and powerful figures. Here Page tells the riveting tale of a woman who helped define two American presidencies-- and an entire political era. As first the wife and then the mother of American presidents, Barbara Bush became an astute and trusted political campaign strategist, invested herself deeply in expanding...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUSH, BARBARA PAG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Bus

Atkins, Jeannine

Summary: A biographical novel in verse of seven girls from different time periods who used math to explore the mysteries of the universe and grew up to do innovate work that changed history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ATK

Summary: An unapologetically sexy and subversive comedy based on the bestselling novel by Charlotte Roch. When a bizarre shaving incident lands rebellious teen Helen in the hospital, she develops an unlikely bond with her male nurse. She seduces him with stories of her sexual adventures while using her illness to try and reunite her divorced parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WET

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Roesser, Marie

Summary: "The impact of the Norman Conquest in England can't be overstated. After William of Normandy conquered the Anglo-Saxons in 1066, the very culture of England changed, from the social structure to the written language. This carefully researched and accessible volume explains the Normans' strategy, significant events on and off the battlefield, and the key figures to know about this momentous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 942.02 ROE

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

Poldermans, Sophie

Summary: "This is the astonishing true story of three teenage Dutch girls, Hannie Schaft and sisters Truus and Freddie Oversteegen, that has inspired many throughout the world. When Nazi Germany invaded the Netherlands in World War II, these girls took up arms against the enemy by seducing high-ranking Nazi officers, luring them into the woods and killing them. They provided Jewish children with safe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SWW Press 2019

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

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2018

La Motte, Ellen N. (Ellen Newbold)

Summary: During World War One, Ellen La Motte became one of the first American war nurses to volunteer to go to Europe—and she witnessed its horrors firsthand as she worked near the Western front. Her controversial book, which the US banned in 1918, vividly and graphically describes the "backwash of war": the dirty, smelly, lice- and disease-ridden bodies of the wounded French soldiers she cared for....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Conway 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 LAM

De Visé, Daniel

Summary: "A lively and revealing biography of Andy Griffith and Don Knotts, celebrating the powerful real-life friendship behind The Andy Griffith Show--one of America's most iconic television programs"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 DEV

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 deVise 2015

De Visé, Daniel

Summary: "When Andy Griffith went to Hollywood in 1960 to film a TV pilot about a small-town sheriff, his friend Don Knotts called to ask if his sheriff could use a deputy. Together, Sheriff Andy Taylor and Deputy Barney Fife elevated The Andy Griffith Show from a folksy sitcom into a timeless study of human friendship. The program was fiction, but the friendship was powerful and real."--Book jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.45 DEV

De Visé, Daniel

Summary: A lively and revealing biography of Andy Griffith and Don Knotts, celebrating the powerful real-life friendship behind one of America's most iconic television programs. Written by Don Knotts's brother-in-law and featuring extensive unpublished interviews with those closest to both men.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 DE V

Markel, Howard

Summary: "A definitive history of the race to unravel DNA's structure, by one of our most prominent medical historians. Biologist James Watson and physicist Francis Crick's 1953 revelation about the double helix structure of DNA is the foundation of virtually every advance in our modern understanding of genetics and molecular biology. But how did Watson and Crick do it-and why were they the ones who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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