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Summary: "Brought to life by director Daniel Junge, this is a tale of brilliant innovations, colossal failures and ego-driven rivalries akin to Steve Jobs versus Bill Gates. It is a 50-year-long, multi-generation epic featuring corporate coups, industrial espionage, secret burial grounds and the promise of unimaginable riches just one cartridge away. The only constant through the saga is this: just when...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Wessel, David

Summary: "David Wessel's incredible tale of how Washington works-and why the rich keep getting richer-starts when a Silicon Valley entrepreneur concocts an idea that will save money on his taxes and spins it as a way to ostensibly help poor people. He organizes and pays for an effective lobbying effort that pushes his idea into law with little scrutiny or fine-tuning by congressional or Treasury tax...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Forman, Gayle

Summary: "Aaron Stein used to think books were miracles. But not anymore. Even though he spends his days working in his family's secondhand bookstore, the only book Aaron can bear to read is one about the demise of the dinosaurs. It's a predicament he understands all too well, now that his brother and mom are gone and his friends have deserted him, leaving Aaron and his shambolic father alone in a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA PA FIC FOR

Forman, Gayle

Summary: "Aaron Stein used to think books were miracles. But not anymore. Even though he spends his days working in his family's secondhand bookstore, the only book Aaron can bear to read is one about the demise of the dinosaurs. It's a predicament he understands all too well, now that his brother and mom are gone and his friends have deserted him, leaving Aaron and his shambolic father alone in a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Freedman, Russell

Summary: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newbery Medalist Freedman presents a riveting account of this pivotal event in the history of civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J323.1196 FRE

Sisson, Natalie

Summary: "After eight years of working in the soul-crushing bureaucracy of the corporate world, Natalie Sisson quit her high-paying job and moved to Canada, started a blog, and cofounded a technology company. In just eighteen months she learned how to build an online platform from scratch, and then left to start her own business--which involved visiting Argentina to eat empanadas, play Ultimate Frisbee,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Star Way 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 651 SIS

Clark, Carol Higgins.

Summary: PI Regan Reilly and her husband Jack, head of the NYPD Major Case Squad, investigate an L.A.-based business scam that extends up and down the coast of California.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Clark 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS CLA

Shelton, Paula Young

Summary: Paula Young Shelton grew up in the deep south, in a world where whites had and blacks did not. With an activist father and a community of leaders surrounding her, including Uncle Martin (Martin Luther King), Paula watched and listened to the struggles, eventually joining with her family--and thousands of others--in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 323.1196 SHE

Ward, J. R.

Summary: In Charlemont, Kentucky, the Bradford family is the crème de la crème of high society--just like their exclusive brand of bourbon. And their complicated lives and vast estate are run by a discrete staff who inevitably become embroiled in their affairs. This is especially true now, when the apparent suicide of the family patriarch is starting to look more and more like murder ... No one is above...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ward 2016

Summary: Over 50 titles across all genres from all-time classics like Sonic and Streets of Rage 2 to deep RPGs like the Phantasy Star series; arcade action, shooters, beat'm ups, puzzlers, old favorites and hidden gems.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME SWITCH SEG

Summary: It took two years of negotiation for the BBC's Fiona Bruce to get some face time with Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates. In this rare interview, Bruce gains insights into both the man and the icon-genius, business magnate, philanthropist, and one of the wealthiest people on the planet. In addition, Bruce probes what may be the key question facing Microsoft in the post-Gates era: with its hands...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Contents: Soul Sock Séga (2:58) / Ti L'Afrique -- Mademoiselle (3:04) / Jean Claude -- Eliza (4:09) / Georgie Joe -- Manuel Bitor (4:14) / John Kenneth Nelson -- La Vie En Badinage (2:51) / Marie Josée, Roger Clency -- Bonom Chinois (3:29) / Claudio -- Séga Lenoir (3:39) / Stardust -- L'Amour Artificiel (4:12) / Coulouce -- Bhai Aboo (4:22) / Claudio -- Mo Parrain (2:57) / Christophe -- Pop Soul Séga...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN SOU

Wallace, Sandra Neil

Summary: Reverend F. D. Reese's favorite subject to teach his students was freedom. But in Selma, Alabama, unfair tests and police officers' swinging billy clubs kept African Americans from voting. Reverend Reese knew something had to change, so he asked his fellow teachers to do something dangerous, something that might lead to beatings and prison time. He asked them to march.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD WAL

Peacock, Justin.

Summary: Defending a real estate tycoon from lawsuits stemming from a building collapse and suspected mafia ties, lawyer Duncan Riley finds the task complicated by his client's enamored daughter and a seemingly unrelated murder case.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEA

Boyack, Connor

Summary: "Do your kids know how the free market works? Ethan and Emily Tuttle have grown up taking for granted the many things they use: clothes, cars, homes, backpacks--even something as simple as a pencil. In this fun adventure to an amazing factory, the twins learn why even the common pencil is a miracle--one that nobody actually knows how to make--and how the process by which it is made is the key...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Libertas Press 2014

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Philippon, Thomas

Summary: "American markets, once a model for the world, are giving up on competition. Thomas Philippon blames the unchecked efforts of corporate lobbyists. Instead of earning profits by investing and innovating, powerful firms use political pressure to secure their advantages. The result is less efficient markets, leading to higher prices and lower wages"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 PHI

Mallery, Susan.

Summary: "After nearly a decade as a sous-chef in a trendy eatery, Jenna is desperate for a change. She's supported her ex-husband's dreams for so long that she can't even remember her own. Until she sees a for-lease sign near her parents' home and envisions her very own cooking store Her crash course in business is aided by a streetwise store manager and Jenna's adoptive mother. But just as she's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P MAL

Quin, Tegan

Summary: High School is the revelatory and unique coming-of-age story of Sara and Tegan Quin, identical twins from Calgary, Alberta, who grew up at the height of grunge and rave culture in the nineties, well before they became the celebrated musicians and global LGBTQ icons we know today. While grappling with their identity and sexuality, often alone, they also faced academic meltdown, their parents'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 Quin 2019

Cooper, Andrew Scott

Summary: " An immersive, gripping account of the rise and fall of Iran's glamorous Pahlavi dynasty, written with the cooperation of the late Shah's widow, Empress Farah In this remarkably human portrait of one of the twentieth century's most complicated personalities, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Andrew Scott Cooper traces the Shah's life from childhood through his ascension to the throne in 1941. He draws...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 955 COO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 995.05 COO

Rees, Lucy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Countryman Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.9 REE

Summary: Home to thousands of IT-related companies, Silicon Valley generates approximately

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: With a softening economy reducing revenues and stiffening competition in the high-tech sector, a time comes when even the most successful business plans must be adjusted. This program filmed at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, brings together Carly Fiorina, chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard, and John Chambers, president and CEO of Cisco Systems, to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Without adopting new technological developments, a company's profits will lag; with them, they can soar. This program uses two case studies-Ford and Australia Post-as they introduce very different types of technology in their respective organizations. Can these companies hope to maintain sales, market share, and profit if they are not in a position to exploit the latest technological advancements?

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Set in the 24th century, the exploits of the U.S.S. Enterprise continue as it explores the universe, seeking new life and new worlds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Paramount Home Entertainment] 2013

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

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