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Gjelten, Tom.

Contents: Santiago de Cuba -- Entrepreneur -- A patriot is made -- A time of transition -- Cuba libre -- The colossus intervenes -- A public servant in a mis-governed land -- The one that made Cuba famous -- The next generation -- The empire builder -- Cuba corrupted -- Cha-cha-ch -̀- A brief golden age -- Rising up -- Giving Fidel a chance -- The year Cuba changed -- Exile -- Counter-revolution --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.7 GJE

Williams, Ian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.259 WIL

Stewart, Amy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.966 STE

Stewart, Amy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 635.966 STE

Summary: Based on the true story of George Jung. This is an uncompromising look at the rise and fall of the man who became the largest importer of Colombia cocaine to the United States in the 1970's.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

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

Llanas, Sheila Griffin

Summary: In this title, unwrap the life of talented Coca-Cola Inventor John Pemberton! Readers will enjoy getting the scoop on this Food Dude, beginning with his childhood in Georgia. Students can follow Pembertons success story from his early days in the Confederate Army to his work in medicine after the Civil War and his invention of Coca-Cola. Pembertons family life and the sale of his secret recipe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB LLA

Pendergrast, Mark.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 Pendergrast

Anderson, Dale

Summary: Describes why many Cubans immigrated to the United States and how they adapted to their new environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Almanac Library 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.047291 AND

Behar, Ruth

Summary: "La inspiradora historia de una joven judía que escapa de Polonia para rehacer su vida en Cuba, mientras trabaja para rescatar al resto de su familia. La situación se está poniendo terrible para los judíos en Polonia en vísperas de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. El padre de Esther ha huido a Cuba y ella es la primera en seguir sus pasos y reencontrarse con él en la isla. Vivir separada de su...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 468 SPANISH BEH

Juma, Liliane Leila

Summary: "Liliane Leila Juma was 16 years old when her family home in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was destroyed by rebel soldiers. In this gut-wrenching memoir, she gives an account of her life before and after her family was torn apart by the twin nightmares of civil war and invasion. Sincere and revealing, it gives a moving account of a young girl's journey from a protected and secure family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tradewind Books 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 JUM

Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: Describes the life of a man who has ruled Cuba since 1959, after leading a successful revolution overthrowing Batistas government and establishing a Communist regime in its place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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

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

Jokulsson, Illugi.

Summary: Offers information on World Cup 2018, including the soccer stars headed to the tournament, why the American team will not be going, and the winners and losers of previous World Cups.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abbeville Press Publishers 0000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.334 JOK

Baime, A. J. (Albert J.)

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Chronicles Detroit's dramatic transition from an automobile manufacturing center to a highly efficient producer of World War II airplanes, citing the essential role of Edsel Ford's rebellion against his father, Henry Ford.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 BAI

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.531 BAI

Bader, Bonnie

Summary: Describes the history of the soccer World Cup, covering clothing and equipment, host stadiums, the rules, qualifying to participate, and the most successful teams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.334 BAD

Eire, Carlos M. N.

Summary: A survivor of the Cuban Revolution recounts his pre-war childhood as the religiously devout son of a judge, and describes the conflict's violent and irrevocable impact on his friends, family, and native home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2003

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Latell, Brian.

Contents: More radical than me -- A peasant from Biran -- The victim of exploitation -- We will all be heroes -- My true destiny -- So we can seize power -- He is our father -- My job is to talk -- I detest solitude -- The moral and political duty -- The corpse of imperialism -- My brother twice over -- More than enough cannons-- Afterword.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.91 LAT

Curtis, Wayne

Contents: Introduction -- Kill Devil -- Grog -- Flip -- Medford Rum -- Planter's Punch -- Demon Rum -- Daiquiri -- Rum & Coca-Cola -- The Mai Tai -- Mojito -- A Thumbnail Guide to Rum -- When It's Cocktail Time -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliography -- Index.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.13 CUR

Mintz, Sidney W. (Sidney Wilfred)

Summary: In this book the author shows how Europeans and Americans transformed sugar from a rare foreign luxury to a commonplace necessity of modern life, and how it changed the history of capitalism and industry. He discusses the production and consumption of sugar, and reveals how closely interwoven are sugar's origins as a "slave" crop grown in Europe's tropical colonies with its use first as an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 MIN

Cooke, Julia.

Summary: "Over a period of five years, beginning when Fidel Castro stepped down from his presidency after almost a half-century of reign, journalist Julia Cooke embedded herself in Cuba, gaining access to a dynamic Havana--one that she found populated with twenty-five-year-old Marxist philosophy students, baby-faced anarchists, children of the whiskey-drinking elite, Santera̕ trainees, pregnant...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.9123 COO

Calcines, Eduardo F.

Summary: When Eduardo Calcines was three years old, Communists took control of Cuba. Eleven years passed before Calcines and his family were finally able to leave the country. Now sixty-three, Calcines, a successful American businessman, recounts what it was like to grow up under Fidel Castro's rule.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 972.91 CALINES, EDUARDO CAL

Bardach, Ann Louise.

Summary: An eye-opening account of the last chapter in the life of Fidel Castro: his near death, his enemies and their fifty-year failed battle to eliminate him, and the carefully planned succession and early reign of his brother Raul.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CASTRO, FIDEL BAR

Summary: A look at the life of Reinaldo Arenas, from childhood in Cuba to his death in New York City. His writings and homosexuality get him in trouble with Castro's Cuba and he spends two years in prison before leaving for the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: "These three 20-minute videos examine key constitutional concepts. The first explains why the nation's framers created the Constitution. The second describes the protection of individual rights by highlighting the Supreme Court case of Gideon v. Wainwright, affirming the right to an attorney. The last explores the separation of powers by examining the Supreme Court case of Youngstown v. Sawyer,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD 342.730 Key 2006

Bardach, Ann Louise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.91 BAR

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